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I want to select the value from the dropdown

I am testing www.paytm.com In that I have filled in the mobile number but I am not able to focus and select the mobile operator which is present in the dropdown just after the phone number section. ...
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How to switch pop-up handler using selenium webdriver

I am working on a application that opens a form to fill up when i click on a button. I need to switch to that window , fill up the form and come out I tried this code Set beforePopup = ...
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Efficient way of figuring out whether web apps are forward compatible with a new browser?

So my company has web applications created in .NET/ASP.NET which are fully supported in IE 8 (current company standard). We want to move our company standard browser to IE 10 or 11. Also, we have ...
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Does cascading tests violate the “one assertion per Test” principle?

Since I have been writing tests, I always stuck to the principle of one assertion per test. Now assume I have a simple application where I want to perform a system test with the following three test ...
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Using FluentWait Class to wait until a condition is true in Selenium Webdriver?

I am not able to understand the use of new function() and apply() in the following code while learning timeouts using Fluent Wait method to set timeout in Selenium Webdriver script in java. Wait ...
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Data Testing for Massive CSV/XML files

Some background: I am automating for continuous deployment a massive amount of massive files that are in different data structures that gather different data. I know this is vague but sadly, that is ...
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How to generate software reliability reports

We have are developing software application and we have developed about 80% of application and also tested. Now, for pilot launching, we required software reliability reports. Does anyone have any ...
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Who should do the automation test? [closed]

I don't want to bring any argument. Just want to know who should do the automation test. I heard from somebody that automation is a dev activity should own by developers. But I should 100% think this ...
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Decision to separate or combine Test Procedure and Test Case documentation

Background: Combining separate Test Procedure and Test Case documentation has advantages, but so does leaving them separate. IEEE std. 829 mentions system level of complexity as a contributing factor ...
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Software Tester Skill Matrix with Levels

I would like to know if there's a standard Skill set for Skill Matrix for a Software Tester of different levels, like for example, what are the skills needed for an Entry level tester as well as what ...
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What are the different roles of a sqa/sqc person at experience levels of entry/junior, mid/intermediate, and senior [duplicate]

I work in a company that creates websites. Currently, they do not have any description for the roles for the different levels (entry/junior, mid/intermediate to senior level) of sqa/sqc staff but ...
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Is Great Software Testing all about generating Test Ideas? [closed]

In manual testing, how important role do great Test Ideas play? How often do you you fall short of testing ideas. for instance:- you are testing a financial domain web application. any idea ...
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Future of DOM based UI testing

I work with Selenium for quite a while now and was very happy with it for some time. However recently, I get more and more projects where I see extensive use of JavaScript. For example webpages ...
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Is it recommended to document how selenium automation tests are laid out?

The automation code I'm working with was written by several people before me. It's messy, complex, etc. There are barely any comments within the code. It takes me an extremely long time to figure out ...
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Selenium RC with Firefox portable (Windows)

I try to use Firefox Portable with Selenium from my Windows 7 OS but I'm having difficulty . So, I launch selenium RC server with the default folder profile of FirefoxPortable : java -jar ...
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Selenium support (native and its bindings)

As far as I am aware, Selenium is an active project that is being developed and heavily used. However, when I look at the defects list on their official site, it looks like there are thousands of ...
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What Concepts of Java do i need to learn to use Selenium Webdriver?

I want to learn Selenium WebDriver automation using Java. I have done manual testing before and want to learn automation. I just know the basics of Core Java. Could you please suggest me the Core ...
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Can you use javascript with selenium webdriver?

I want to automate a website with selenium web driver using javascript. I am good at Junit(java) but not an expert in javascript. please can anyone help me rewrite this little code snippet in ...
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Found In Phase of a Defect

In HPALM we have different options for Found in Phase like : Construction, Implementation, Post Implementation, Initiation, Strategy. How do we classify a defect to fit into one of these Phases ? Ex ...
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How to become a more Creative Software Tester?

I am a manual tester. I use creativity sometimes when generating Test ideas. How can a tester improve his creative/innovative skills which will ultimately help me in testing the product better and ...
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Is there any opportunity for freshers in ETL Testing?

I'm an Engineering graduate in Computer Science Engineering. I want to build my career in ETL Testing, what are the best sources for me to learn ETL? Please suggest?? Also let me know the difference ...
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Comparison of JMeter vs Visual Studio Load Test

My organization is currently planning to test the load capability of our web application (we live in a third-world country, of which testing practice is a very new thing here). In accommodating this ...
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How to import test results to Testlink

I'm using Testlink 1.9.9. I'm trying to make automated system that uploads results to testlink. The system should do it automatically, or create xml file with results, that will be uploaded manually ...
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Load Testing Options for Clojure Application

I have a mostly back-end, non-user facing web application that I need to have load tested. I was wondering what the options were that are tailored for my use case. It needs to be a load testing ...
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Authentic Testing of Mobile Website

I'm currently on a project in which we've set up a test infrastructure for automated regression testing of the customer's website (that is, the desktop and mobile versions thereof). My question ...
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Powershell or similar to run all test suites of a test plan

Does anybody have a powershell to run all test cases of all test suites in a test plan? I want a simple way of running all test cases of a test plan despite of their state (Active, Failed, etc). MTM ...
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How to create and write Excel .xls file using C#

I have few tests which run three times and their average is calculated through c# code. I am able to write the three test times and their averages to the xls file if I create the file beforehand in ...
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select_by_value causing odd issue with the DOM

I'm new to Python and Selenium testing so please forgive me if this isn't written right. I've been asked to look at the test that does a few actions on a form. The form has 2 text fields, a drop down, ...
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Test dropdown creation in several pages

Currently I am writing tests for a web application using Selenium, when a question popped in my mind. Since this is my first time with Selenium, I'd wish to have some help on it. I have to test the ...
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Couting browser windows opened by Selenium

Is there a way to get a list of opened browser windows using Selenium? I want to use this to count the number of open browsers within a test.
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How to replace a call to test with another call to test in HP ALM 11

Background: There used to be two alternative ways A and B of doing a thing in the application I'm testing, so I have two template tests A and B which are each used by a lot of tests. Now, the B ...
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How to manage a lot of automated test cases

We are a team of 8 QA Analysts. We have automated more than 3,000 test cases for our application. As this number grows bigger and bigger, we are having issues controlling tests that are already ...
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Spell check application for websites

Is there a tool for checking the spelling errors, grammar and broken links in a web application completely. This application should crawl through all the pages of the site and produce a report which ...
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Testng giving null pointer exception

I have installed testng plugin using "http://beust.com/eclipse" site. I used option of adding new software to eclipse. Then i converted my junit test cases to testng. But the test cases which were ...
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Automate graphs using selenium

I am trying to automate the graphs using selenium but because these graphs auto generated It does not have any id.can you please help me out?
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Blurred screenshots with Selenium Webdriver

Please refer to the link to see what kind if screenshots I get - http://goo.gl/uDIyf3 instead of http://goo.gl/BQy1hI . Not sure what could be wrong here as the same code has been working for me on ...
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Robot framework installation

I want to learn robot framework with java and python, but not sure how to use this?. I searched over the net but did not get steps to instal robot framework. I installed only selenium2library file in ...
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Unit tests: avoiding overspecification

Say I have the following method that sends emails. I know I should have tests for the different status codes returned. I am also testing if the the methods CreateMail() and Send() are being called. I ...
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Measuring code coverage in end-to-end tests?

I've been hearing about ideas for measuring code coverage in end-to-end tests (e.g., Selenium tests) and I really don't see a reason for that, even if this is technically feasible. There's a concept ...
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Tagging python tests for selective execution

What I am trying to do is : create a tagging system for around 400 tests so I can run them selectively. For example, some tags may be UI_elements, production, staging etc. When a developer makes a ...
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Testing on restricted users

I am using visual Studio 2013 test agents and controllers to do testing on the end environment. The end environment is composed of a single virtual machine running Windows 7 with a user that has very ...
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Inhibit PC-lint message 9007, MISRA

According to MISRA rule 13.5 the right hand operand of a logical && or || operator shall not contain persistent side effects. Our C-code is checked with PC-Lint, message 9007 ...
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Comparing the term “Build Verification Testing” with “System Testing”

I have a question about the term "Build Verification Testing". In the context of QA, when we run test automation, we aren't "building" anything. We are compiling and running tests against a module, ...
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Dashboard plugin for Jenkins job with multiple module

I’m using Dashboard plugin for Jenkins and was wondering whether the following would be possible with it. We have a single job wrapping a Maven project. The Maven project consists of several maven ...
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cross-OS automated testing

First, please leave your stones down: I am a windows-oriented developer and I have very limited knowledge in testing tools world - especially in those that works on multiple platforms. I have been ...
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Applying non-MS skills in TFS environment

I have to automate functional testing of an application with GUI, written in some .net. My background experience in GUI apps testing has nothing about Visual Studio and other MS systems -- I used ...
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WebDriver Clicking button issue in IE 11

Have a suite of web-drivers tests that run in chrome and IE 10, but will not run in IE 11. The tests fail in IE-11 when clicking a button as the following action (a form popup) does not occur. I ...
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View changes to test steps in MTM

When you want to see the changes made to a test in MTM, you go the history tab, but it just gives you the whole "steps" field. There is no way, as far as I know, to see the actual steps that were ...
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Can testers benefit from knowing the status of unit tests?

If a unit test passes, what you can infer is - barred exceptions - that the unit tested works as intended. Nothing can be said about all other components involved since they might be (and usually are) ...
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Sikuli wrapper for .NET..Unable to connect to the remote server

I am using a Sikuli wrapper for .NET (Sikuli4Net). Using an embedded jetty server, it exposes the core functionality of Sikuli for use within .NET projects. However, in Visual Studio, when I try to ...

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