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QA in an Extreme Programming Agile Environment

I've been a QA in an agile environment before, but I've now found myself at a company that practices Extreme Programming to the T. I was wondering where you guys think that a somewhat traditional ...
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Appium: How to find installed app's package name and its main Activity in Appium?

I am doing mobile application automation testing using appium and in that following things are must: WebDriver wd; File app=new File("Path\\to\\WhatsApp.apk"); DesiredCapabilities dc=new ...
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Which tool can be used to automate remote control functionality from web to mobile device

I have application like to control mobile devices remotely from Web. My Requirement is: 1. Login to the webpage (WPF app) 2. Enter Phone Number in the search field on launched webpage & ...
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Soapui or Rest Service Testing? and where I can find good Soapui and rest service testing tutorials?

I want learn Soapui or Rest Service Testing, so could you please let me know which one is good for me? as per your knowledge/Experience. Before today I discussed the same with my colleagues, some ...
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Documentation for Web Service testing with SoapUI

I am new in web service testing with SoapUI. I refer SoapUI own documentation resource for testing. But their is not discussed all features step by step properly. And not also discussed for advanced ...
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64 views

Which .Net test frameworks/runners support attaching files (such as a screenshot) to the test report?

I want to attach an html document to any test case that is about to fail. I can do this if I use Gallio test runner but it doesn't integrate well with Visual Studio or TFS. According to MS's ...
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508 views

How is QA involved in usability testing?

Usability testing provides feedback how well users can accomplish tasks using a GUI. In many companies there dedicated departments for usability testing, separate from QA testing. Still, I wonder ...
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MTBF for a software product

Our end clients are requesting the MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures) estimation for our software. I know that MTBF relies on a model not suitable for software, it uses a mechanical model where parts ...
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243 views

What are good resources for mentoring QAs/Testers?

In recent times, I have been doing a lot of reading about mentoring and recently came across an article on the importance of good mentors. For the testing community, what are good resources (books, ...
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218 views

Unable to run Appium Version 1.3.6-(Ophiuchus) on Yosemite for Testing Android App on real device

sdk path-/usr/local/adt-bundle-mac-x86_64-20140702/sdk apk path-/usr/local/adt-bundle-mac-x86_64-20140702/sdk/platform-tools/Setmore.apk Given Package name, Launch Activity,Platform Name, Automation ...
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2answers
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How to version a RFT project

Version control for test assets is a no brainer, but dropping a Rational Functional Tester directly into VC hasn't been easy. Attempting to use a tool like Subversion with multiple users modifying ...
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Selenium IDE: selectWindow in SalesForce

I'm having trouble using Selenium IDE to automate going through the order process in Salesforce. I have to test a website that is an app(?) inside of Salesforce and want to automate how a customer ...
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320 views

Examples and Best Practices for Seeding Defects?

Defect Seeding seems to be one of the few ways a development organization can tell how thorough an independent testing group is. I'm a fan of using metrics to help counter overconfidence biases, and ...
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1answer
110 views

Is there an easy way to do Compatibility QA testing for web app?

I am working on a project that has a fair amount of daily bug/design changes that are minor but need to be tested in all major browsers / OSs. Does anyone know of a way to make this easier? It really ...
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2answers
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What are the similarities and differences between UX as a software quality and other quality requirements?

There are a number of quality requirements (also known as non-functional requirements) that have been explored over the years both in theory and practice. Examples are: performance, security, ...
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477 views

Mutation testing: is it useful for assessing test quality?

This is part of my quest how to test my tests and test data. I looked at the techniques that would help improve my test cases. While code/branch coverage can tell me whether my test suites cover my ...
2
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2answers
179 views

Testing asynchronous concurrent systems in a systematic way

Problem I have a system with two logical threads, living on different machines and operating concurrently and asynchronously. First one receives data from an external system and puts them into DB. ...
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2answers
85 views

QA friendly stubbing and service virtualization tools?

Wikipedia lists several tools used to virtualize services (create stubs). Some of them are purely focused on developers, some of them have GUIs and are more QA/tester friendly. The ones that look QA ...
2
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1answer
314 views

Selenium - What Is The Best Way To Mock Browser Time and Time Zone?

I like to run Webdriver tests with altered time and time zone. I see two approaches ahead: 1.) Using a mocking library like SinonJS or TimeShift.js. 2.) Using system libraries like ...
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1answer
372 views

How to test performence and load for silverlight application in jmeter

Can anyone provide a step by step process how to test Performance and load in Jmeter for Silverlight application.
0
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2answers
205 views

Keys.ARROW_DOWN does not select an item in the 'Select Box'?

I have a select box which has 3 values in the drop-down. When i click on the select box and then further use click() on the value item , it works fine. but when i use Keys.ARROW_DOWN its displays the ...
0
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2answers
33 views

What items do you look for in a staging(test) environment

I have been asked to come up with a document for a staging environment and what requirements QA would have for such an environment. My main question would be "What do you look for in a staging ...
0
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1answer
26 views

Why does my Selenium - python automation fails for IE browser in VM?

I have a set of automated checks running in a VM. The same cases are scheduled to executed against Chrome, Firefox and IE browsers. Internet explorer tests always fail with a black screen. Why? How ...
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2answers
48 views

What should I be testing, aside from unit testing, in an agile environment?

The focus always seems to be on short stories and then the code that goes with them tends to have units tests. What other areas or levels should I be testing in? The context is for SaS (Software as ...
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7answers
870 views

In agile (Scrum) practices, where do I start with making Q&A (testing) more efficient if the team is transitioning from waterfall to agile?

My team has recently transitioned from the traditional waterfall method to practicing Scrum. Being the QA lead, really the only tester on a small team, how can I get the process more aligned with ...
0
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1answer
24 views

Getting NPE on screencapture with an error

I am currently setting up PageObject with PageFactory Automation tests. I currently have a screenCapture.java and I try to call the method within the screenCapture when there's an error. Here is the ...
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1answer
2k views

Performance testing for MS Windows desktop applications

Could you recommend any tools for testing performance of desktop applications running on MS Windows? I would like to verify the speed of application activities versus HW and OS configuration. I have ...
4
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1answer
82 views

Does the Page Objects pattern scale?

This question asks if the Page Objects pattern for automated GUI testing works for bigger projects. But as the question was focused on a single testing tool/framework I think its a good idea for a bit ...
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1answer
32 views

Automating Chrome on Windows 8.1 with JavaScript using Selenium's WebDriverJS

I'm automating Chrome on Windows 8.1 with JavaScript using Selenium's WebDriverJS. 1) To get started with WebDriverJS for Node, I downloaded a copy of the ChromeDriver and selenium-server-standalone ...
3
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1answer
68 views

The HTTP request to the remote WebDriver server timed out after 60 seconds

I am running selenium tests in C# and every now and then I get this error while initiating or running my tests: The HTTP request to the remote WebDriver server for http://localhost:7055/xxxxx timed ...
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2answers
34 views

org.openqa.selenium.StaleElementReferenceException in selenium

I am getting stuck at below : List lstType=driver.findElements(By.xpath("//select[@id='ddlGeneralType']/option")); Thread.sleep(2000); int i,j; ...
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1answer
331 views

Unable to open Chrome WebDriver in another language

I'd really like to write a Selenium WebDriver test that verifies text is localized. The localization code bases the strings it displays on navigator.language (or navigator.userLanguage for IE). I ...
3
votes
3answers
90 views

How can I successfully introduce automated user interface testing to my organization?

Our development teams are good on writing unit tests and also for using the same framework (rspec in our case) for writing integrated tests. There is a strong desire to increase automated UI ...
0
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1answer
29 views

Get browser's current position using selenium webdriver

I would like to know if there's any way to know the absolute position of the browser's visible canvas. Ex: if I'm at a webpage and I scroll down 200px, I would like to know I'm on the coordinate ...
0
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1answer
72 views

Selenium Drag and Drop with non visible Element

I've got a problem with drag 'n drop with elements in lists which are not visible at loading. When I scroll to the element I can click it or move the mouse over it but I am not able to perform a drag ...
0
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2answers
280 views

Selenium IDE - Selecting an option from Popup Menu

I am new to Selenium IDE and not very good at coding.Trying to record few actions and selenium throws error. I would like to select an option from the Popup Menu. I tried all possible combinations. ...
0
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1answer
27 views

Options for headless browsers for .net?

I am looking at speeding up my automation using a headless browser. I tried converting my tests to use PhantomJS but test stability took a big hit. Some pop ups don't seem to render correctly, tests ...
2
votes
1answer
59 views

Alternative automated test design patterns for the Page Objects pattern

I was wondering if there are alternative patterns for the Page Objects pattern. What possible design patterns are there for automated GUI testing? Looking for: Description and pro's and con's ...
0
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2answers
38 views

Jmeter with java coding

I want to write JMeter requests in Java. I found some examples by googling but I am not understanding how to assert the response i.e. the way we use Response Assertion to check whether the page was ...
10
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10answers
9k views

What is a good website to hack around using Selenium?

I want to learn Selenium, but I don't know what to code. Sure, I can throw Google some queries, I can fill out some forms, press buttons, find divs and links, etc. But I think this stuff is pretty ...
0
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2answers
125 views

Testing of distributed and asynchronous processing

We have camel based system domain-agnostic data channel framework which facilitate the raw data flow from an external data source , validate the raw data, enrich and standardize the data to ensure ...
1
vote
1answer
71 views

Data Flow Testing Tool/Software

I am looking for data flow testing tool/software. I have searched many times in the internet. But, I doubt my self that I can't find one of them. For example, Pestt, this tool for control flow ...
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vote
4answers
2k views

Unable to locate element in a dropdown

ul class="appt-dropdown-menu"> <li id="service-slot-blocker" class="slot-blocker-holder"> <li id="service-05b41399015375913"> <code class="light-blue"></code> <span ...
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votes
1answer
16 views

Is there a way to restrict/prevent copying of test scripts in ALM11

We are having issues with further phases of projects copying/re-using test scripts that are not suitable for that phase. When the desired outcome for that phase is not reached, our phase is being ...
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votes
6answers
5k views

UI test automation tools for Windows Phone 8 metro apps?

Is there any UI test automation tool or framework exist that can automate Windows Phone 8 metro app?
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2answers
23 views

Windows Phone 8.1 metro JS app testing

I started work as junior QA and after 2 months of manual testing my boss told me to learn about automation. The problem is that I should test app which has been written in JavaScript for Windows ...
2
votes
1answer
74 views

How to locate or write Xpath for an element of an Hybrid app which has only class and no other attribute

I am new to mobile automation and Appium and unable to find a way to get xpath or locate an element, getting following node details in uiautomatorviewer: index:0 text: resourceid: class: ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

How can I uninstall HPQC 11 Client?

Simple question. The answer from the Official Installation Guide: Go to http://h20230.www2.hp.com/selfsolve/document/KM176290 and download a tool for uninstalling (nice). Going there (right ...
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2answers
36 views

Ways to specify list of files for a build?

I am looking for alternative ways for developers to specify and maintain a list of files that need to be installed on the target system - to be communicated to the build team. At my small company we ...
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0answers
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What can I expect if we implement CAST Software?

My company plans to install and use CAST from castsoftware. Has anyone else had experience with this? Should I plan for a large, involved project? Or is this something relatively simple and ...

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