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Obfuscating logs before publishing

I sometimes have a temptation to report some entries from our logs on public fora like StackExchange to get help form the wider community on isolating root causes. However, I rather refrain from that ...
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1answer
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How do I wait for properties like color changes in WPF?

I want to check, whether a background that was grey turned into black. Usually I wait for changes of attributes like this: Aliases.MyApp.BtnCalculationType.WaitProperty("Enabled", "True", 9999999); ...
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Is the source code required when using Selenium-RC with Grails?

Can anyone help with using Selenium-RC + Grails? I have used Selenium with Java but had no problem writing the code and launching the browser. But is the source code of my project required when i need ...
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How do I get dynamic div content in selenium

See how the dynamic message displays in the browser. I am adding a name in a text field and clicking save button. After clicking save, a message displays as New Staff added or Staff Name already ...
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1answer
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Career Change in to Testing

I've around 10+ years of experience in Banking operations including, reconciliations, sales, customer services, Asset Management financial transaction QA. Coming to academics I've done my PG in ...
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1answer
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ALM/QC API - Update test execution in a test set?

Overview of the problem I am trying to update test execution statuses of tests that are not automated (i.e. test scripts that cover multiple manual test cases), but I am having problems doing this ...
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Is it necessary to have strong coding skills to perform software testing?

I do have a query related to automated software testing.We all know that these days many new test automation tools are being launched. Does this tool still require any coding or scripting knowledge to ...
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Installation testing of a web based application on developed .net platform

Is there any checklist to do installation testing of a web based application ?
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1answer
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Pairwise Testing - How do you find the most important cases?

Currently I have to create manual test cases for a feature with 64 different combinations. I think it is not useful to create test cases for all of them. How do I find the most important combinations? ...
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1answer
115 views

Setup appium for Android on Mac osx 10.8.5

I am new to mobile testing. I want to configure appium for testing android applicaiton on Mac machine. Can someone provide the steps to do. And I want to using with selenium webdriver using Java.
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1answer
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Difference between WebDriver and Selenium in Selenium Grid Node Configuration

I'm using Selenium Grid and noticed that I can configure the seleniumProtocol parameter for the different capabilities in the Node. I can chose between WebDriver and Selenium. Excerpt from my ...
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0answers
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Selenium IDE ClickAt Not Working

The coordstring part of the ClickAt command in Firefox IDE doesn't seem to have any influence on where IDE clicks. It's always at (0,0). Has anyone had this issue before? It's driving me crazy.
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1answer
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Selenium IDE: sign out button not working

sign out button is not responding in selenium ide Error: "" clickAt(locator, coordString) Arguments: locator - an element locator coordString - specifies the x,y position (i.e. - ...
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How do I convince management that we need a formal QA department?

At my firm, we don't really have a QA department. If you've followed some of my other questions you know essentially, we have no automated tests and our 'testers' are the analysts who design the ...
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2answers
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Any fields that are enabled, disabled or prepopulated should do so without having the page post back. What does this post back means?

Any fields that are enabled, disabled or pre-populated should do so without having the page post back. What does this post back means?
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Webdriver Check if Checkbox is Set and Set it if Not

I am learning Webdriver with JUnit by going through Alan Richardson's Selenium Simplified book and taking translating the exercises/tests from Selenium RC to Webdriver. So far, this has proven to be ...
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2answers
105 views

What are basic metrics of coverage with functional UI automation testing

There is web application product which is tested by test automation (selenium webdriver based test project in scope of the whole project) Client is asking what is the test coverage by automation of ...
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1answer
92 views

How to detect performance issues within native Android app

What tools or techniques can be used to performance/load test a native Android application? Are there any that can detect the root cause of performance issues and suggest a solution?
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1answer
178 views

Is it possible to automate Silverlight in windowless mode?

Does anybody have an application under test (AUT) that uses a mixture of HTML and Silverlight controls, which they have successfully automated? My AUT web app has screens with a mixture of HTML and ...
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3answers
1k views

Comparing Sqlite databases

I would like to compare Sqlite databases with each other, both schema and data. I know that a rather crude method exists by comparing the database dumps with each other. But are ther any other methods ...
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10answers
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Should I learn Python or Java to get into test automation? I am new to programming

Should I learn Python or Java to get into test automation? I'm new to programming. Please share your thoughts or links to any useful information.
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4answers
99 views

What mathematical skills does testing require?

I've just been wondering what mathematical skills I would need to become a software tester.
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1answer
56 views

How to open a link in new tab and then coming back to previous tab in webdriver

I have a situation in which I have to perform some action on one web page and their changes will reflect in the other web page. And after that I want to check whether changes are reflecting or not by ...
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0answers
46 views

How to handle capcha in Jmeter?

I have created a test plan for a user for a web application. Test plan is running as expected but on registration screen, user has to enter capcha. I m not able to handle it from Jmeter.
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5answers
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Industry Average Bug Fix Cost

You often hear statistics like "$5,000 is the average cost of repairing a defect in production". While I understand that this varies greatly based on the company you work for, how they manage bug ...
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Browser Testing

We have now been conducting browser testing on our websites for over 4 years and are conducting a review on how we work. We split browser testing down in the following areas. Functional - All keys ...
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0answers
35 views

Jmeter - Firefox crashes after the url is being passed onto address bar

I am facing an issue with the Web driver sampler in Jmeter. I have written a simple code in web driver sampler where I have given a url and pass a few credentials to login. When I run the test.. the ...
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3answers
60 views

When all web browsers follow IT industry standards then what is the need of Compatibility testing?

Simple question: WHY we need compatibility testing? Mostly answer that because application behaves differently on different web browsers. That is what I’m asking that why application behaves ...
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2answers
174 views

Desktop Application testing using selenium

Is it possible to test desktop applications using selenium? Suppose we have a simple application like gtalk. A desktop application, can we automate that application with selenium.
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4answers
123 views

Test reports for Agile software releases

Our organisation and clients expects us to give a sort of test "certificate" for each release. Each release consists of a couple of three/four weeks sprints, including testing efforts as: Automated ...
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2answers
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What is the best way to do load test Emails

our application SLA is to send 25000 emails per hour. We use AWS SES, So use success simulate email provided by AWS SES as in here instead of sending actual emails ...
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1answer
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Alternative to Selenium Grid Console?

Does anyone know of any alternative to Selenium Grid's console? *edit We are thinking about building our own console. What I was asking was, are there any alternatives out there for the default ...
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1answer
70 views

How to start all tests with a clear session after browser crash,

Im using WebDriver and Python to automate a website. I have a suite of tests and sometimes running into the following problem. Test no.1 = Login to home page, navigate to Account page, perform some ...
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1answer
68 views

What is the meaning of J in Apache Jmeter performance testing tool? [closed]

I have a strange query; I was unable to figure it out using Google. I user Jmeter very often for performance testing, but I’m not aware that what is the meaning of J in Jmeter tool? Does anybody know ...
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3answers
72 views

How can i start my session in other browser rather than firefox in Selenium WebDriver?

I am new to selenium webdriver and by default when i run a script it is opening a session in Firefox. now i want to open this session in other browsers like Google Chrome, IE. How can i open this ...
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1answer
303 views

QTP is not recognising Java objects

I have a java application which is running in a browser which seems to be invisible to QTP. I've not automated for a Java application before so I'm not sure what to expect, but I'd expect more than ...
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1answer
160 views

Selenium WebDriver (Java) with database [closed]

I want to validate application output result with Database using selenium webdriver (Java). Please let me know how this can be achieved. Or could you please let me know how to use selenium webdriver ...
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1answer
41 views

To run all test cases by invoking driver once for a suite

I want to run all my test cases with one start up and tear down process. I have written code for multiple browser testing and as of now I am repeating those codes in every class file under ...
2
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2answers
129 views

Checking two related functionalities in same test case

Each of our end-to-end test cases checks two aspects/functionalities of message processing: Whether the message has been processed correctly (resulted in a correct action of the system). Whether ...
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2answers
227 views

Send testng report through email after test execution

I have to send an email of report of the test as soon as my all tests get executed. I will have to mention this in AfterSuite but don't know what exactly will have to use to achieve this. Any ...
2
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1answer
73 views

Combining coverage from unit tests and functional tests/Selenium

Has anyone had experience getting a combined code coverage measure across both unit tests and functional/UI automation tests? I'm in a Java stack with Cobertura, Jenkins and Ant. I can successfully ...
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2answers
104 views

Difference Between CSS and XPATH [duplicate]

Difference Between CSS and XPATH ? Which is the best locator in selecting Elements in selenium? If Xpath is the better why? why should we use Xpath instead of CSS? If CSS is the better why? why ...
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2answers
51 views

What is the best code coverage tool for a java based Web application [closed]

I have an automation framework based out of Selenium Web driver. I want to find out the extent to which automated test scenarios covers various sections of code. Can some one please suggest a code ...
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2answers
54 views

Which one is best for mobile application testing? Manual or Automation? [closed]

At present i am working in Mobile Testing (Manual), i just want to know which type of testing best suits for mobile apps (Manual or Automation)? Kindly provide suggestions on this.
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5answers
6k views

WebDriver: Can I inject a jQuery script for a page that isn't using jQuery?

Is it possible to inject a jQuery script into a page if the page isn't already using jQuery? We have a few pages in our sites where we don't add jQuery if it doesn't need it, but I'm using it to ...
0
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0answers
26 views

Which queue implementation to choose to model a queue of test cases to be run?

In our organization we have an in-house written test execution framework. We are going to abandon it in several phases, and we decided to start with a Test Queue. My requirements: Supports ...
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2answers
112 views

What practices are used to avoid constantly testing the login screen in web driver tests?

Good tests shouldn't shouldn't have duplication and should be concise, however when testing a web application with authentication the test must first get past authentication to perform the desired ...
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2answers
71 views

Maintaining list of testcases in an agile environment

I am working on an agile team building a web-based product. We do have jUnit tests and API automation as well. However since we iterate fast, more and more test-cases are being added or updated ...
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0answers
19 views

OS X hypervisor for software tests

I am setting up an OS X (build and) test environment for a open source project with a big C codebase. It shall be a Mavericks host on a Mac mini, which has a virtual machine with Snow Leopard. Both ...
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1answer
533 views

What are the pros and cons of using selenium and TTCN 3 for automation? Which one of the two is better in which scenario? [closed]

What are the pros and cons of using selenium and TTCN 3 for automation? Which one of the two is better and in which scenario?

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