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Resources to learn about testing theory

Can anyone recommend some good resources (books, perhaps) to dive into the theory of testing? (I don't mean "what is a test plan", but more on the level of "use these techniques to make your tests ...
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1answer
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How does one measure pixel width on mobile devices?

I have a question about running fit and finish testing on mobile devices. For checking designs, the test usually involves measuring the pixel width of on-screen elements for webpages or native apps on ...
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stuck with picking up particular date in selenium webdriver

I want to select a particular date from the calender so I wrote this code with the help of other sources: WebDriverWait waitForDate = new WebDriverWait(driver,300); waitForDate.until(...
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1answer
97 views

Turn to automation QA process [closed]

I am a manula QA. But i want to turn to automation QA process, i select Selenium(IDE, RC, WebDriver)as Functional Testing Tools. but i want help for learn this ID quickly. so anybody knows ...
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Web application testing on Mobile browser

Currently we are working on one of the web app for Mobile (that will cover iOS and Android devices). So my question here is what should be the strategy for testing web apps: Is it necessary to ...
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How do you automate testing a web applications server side input validation?

When testing web applications I often write automated browser tests to test input field validation rules are enforced (not allowing the user to input dodgy data) and the appropriate messages are ...
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494 views

Tool to generate test cases for configuration app based on use case variation?

I am making changes to a configuration tool for a web application. The tool allows internal users to configure messages and custom experiences for external users of the webapp. I have been given a ...
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2answers
317 views

In The Grinder, what is a run number?

In The Grinder, the script context includes a thread number, a process number, and a run number. I believe the thread number identifies a thread within a group of threads spawned by a worker process. ...
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207 views

Learning web testing QA [closed]

I am a general student. Nowadays I am trying to learn website testing but where from I will start, where from learn, which process will be better for me. I want to know about it. Please anybody give ...
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Testing Page Layout with webdriver

Has anyone tried to test the page layout of a website using webdriver? To be specific, using webelement.getPosition() and webelement.getDimension(). Shouldn't these two methods be enough for testing ...
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3answers
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Selenium Webdriver - FindElement in scope of WebElement doesn't work

The FindElement() method doesn't seem to work with an XPath locator, if called on an existing WebElement. My code is this: htmlDiv = _driver.FindElement(By.XPath("//h2[text()='" + onvNaam + "']/../.....
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4answers
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Unable to get Selenium Web Driver running with Java

I tried running the following code to start running Selenium WebDriver on Java, using the following code import org.openqa.selenium.WebDriver; import org.openqa.selenium.WebElement; import org....
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3answers
434 views

Which automation tool can be used to automate a desktop application whose frontend is developed on MS Access

.. I am working on an application which is developed on MS Access platform. Its a desktop application and in MS Access the executable file is created with .ADP extension. I had tried some of the tools ...
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1answer
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Non Functional Requirement of a Laptop?

If we want to find of Non functional Requirements of a system, What would be it in generally? In example. I want to know the non-functional requirements of a Laptop?
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3answers
107 views

Testability analysis for PHP

Is there any tool that reports on the testability of a PHP codebase? I'm familiarised with what makes the code unit-testable, but I need a way to visualize it so I can easily find which classes can ...
3
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6answers
215 views

How to make good impression as a functional tester in front of recruiter/employer

I would like to know that if I want to represent myself as a good functional tester then in that case what points do I consider telling the recruiter? Because last time I had this interview and i got ...
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14answers
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Typical software & tools short-list for *manual* QA specialist (tester) working environment

For QA workstations preparation (Windows-based PCs) our IT department uses typical batch deployment tools. I'm not at all interested in the details of such process, but IT guys ask me: What ...
1
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1answer
653 views

Doesn't work Keys.CONTROL in WebDriver

help me please, i have a WebDriver script: package AdvancedInteraction; import org.openqa.selenium.By; import org.openqa.selenium.Keys; import org.openqa.selenium.WebDriver; import org.openqa....
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1answer
511 views

Button click not redirecting to next page in Selenium IDE

I am using clickAndWait for xpath=//button[contains(.,'Next')] When I click Find on Selenium IDE the button is found, but the script doesn't click on the button. The button has id = pmc_wizard_next ...
0
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3answers
683 views

How to manage to learn Selenium, Jmeter on your own so that you could use it to your best knowledge on your new automation role

I arrived UK this august and was looking for jobs here into functional testing, but i have been called for an role which has functional testing, automation testing(Selenium), Performance Testing(J ...
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2answers
70 views

How do you document the PROCESS of fixing bugs independent of product/technology

It seems relatively easy to find bug tracking tools, but I'm looking for a way to document the process of fixing the defects that will track things such as: who is working on it, being sure that it ...
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4answers
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Will getting a Software Testing Certification benefit me in my career?

I have 2 years of experience in manual testing, and I am currently learning automation testing in my spare time. I was thinking that will getting a foundation/entry testing certification really help ...
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1answer
796 views

how to pick a date from a calendar?

I have to select a date from a calendar. There is a icon to activate the calendar. when I click on that icon calendar popup appears on the screen but I am not able to select the date from the calendar....
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1answer
284 views

Selenium WebDriver - how to cleanly code with PageObjects in combination with By locators?

I'm using the PageObjectModel as I'm understanding it. The FindsBy elements are instantiated by the PageFactory (in the constructor) public class wizard_Uittreksel_Bestemmeling { private readonly ...
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1answer
1k views

HP Agile Manager versus JIRA

Has anyone used and able to offer a comparison of HP Agile Manager versus JIRA in a scrum environment, with 2 week sprints? This is considering test management, the benefits of integrated bug tracking,...
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4answers
309 views

When should you clear the browser cache?

Many testers reflexively clear the browser cache before running a test on a web application. Yet, we cannot necessarily expect that actual users of the application will approach it with a clean cache ...
0
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1answer
76 views

Testing with PICT, but incomplete testcases

I've also already asked this question in Stackoverflow, but I think I would get a better answer here. I'm testing a triangle problem in PICT. I'm testing if a triangle is an equilateral triangle, an ...
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2answers
582 views

Desktop application automation

I need to automate desktop application i.e Bluetooth PTS tool. But can't find any good way to do. I have no exposure to scripting.
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1answer
157 views

automating selenium 101

I'm just getting started with selenium: package selenium; import java.util.List; import java.util.concurrent.TimeUnit; import java.util.logging.Logger; import org.openqa.selenium.WebDriver; import ...
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2answers
235 views

How to effectively deal with repetitive test cases

Suppose we have a contact form with these fields: first name last name contact number pin code. While writing test cases is it a good practice to group similar test cases? For example test cases ...
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2answers
168 views

Systematic approach to test case generation

I have two legacy applications with huge source code base which should get integrated into one application. As my knowledge of the domain of the applications is quite limited and there is no testing ...
0
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3answers
1k views

Selenium (Java): Which IDE to use; Eclipse or Netbeans

For a new project i want to start automating tests using Selenium. I'm going with Java as the object that has to be tested is a Java application. In my company most people use either Netbeans or ...
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1answer
822 views

Type of direct and indirect Testing in software testing

I have been asked in interviews What are direct and indirect scenarios in Testing?. Can anyone put some light on this question. I search on google but do not satisfied with answer.
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2answers
392 views

Selenium Reporting

During my experience in Quality Assurance, especially automation testing, I have experienced two functional test tools(QTP and Selenium). In fact, I have noticed that Selenium have more strong points ...
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3answers
210 views

What makes Python a good tool in daily testing?

I have seen people commenting that Python is a very handy language in everyday's testing. I wonder what makes it such a good tool, or what testing tasks are easier to achieve with Python than with ...
0
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0answers
66 views

ElementNotVisibleException on Mac, not Windows

I'm trying to get Webdriver in Python to click a cell in a table, wait for JavaScript to add an element into the cell and then click the element that appears which causes a dropdown to appear. We ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

How to use modify_headers extension for Firefox via Webdriver?

I'm trying to use modify_headers extension (because this feature will never be added to Webdriver) but without success. I use the following code: @profile = Selenium::WebDriver::Firefox::Profile.new ...
1
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1answer
556 views

Wrap specflow scenario within try-catch

I have been running into a problem with the C# selenium bindings decribed here: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/22322596/ where a timeout exception is thrown occasionally while running my selenium ...
2
votes
6answers
3k views

How does a Manual tester become expert in automation testing in selenium? [duplicate]

How does a manual tester become expert in automation testing in Selenium? Please also explain where to start and how to start. I am also not good in Java but I have basic knowledge. I want to do ...
13
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5answers
2k views

Should I unit test for null values even if it can never happen?

Lets say I have an event listener that is called whenever a person has changed their location. Here's some Java code. public class LocationManager() { //.. .. ..// public void updateLocationFromGPS(...
4
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2answers
57 views

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 ...
0
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2answers
4k views

Selenium session timeout

I have a session timeout problem like this: I am using selenium + webdriver + java(junit) While testing each(tab) test case of particular web page in one programme, i need first test Login button, ...
0
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5answers
2k views

What is the difference between feature testing and functionality testing

Recently I happened to be in an interview where I was asked to explain feature testing and functional testing. Even after looking up so many references I am unable to find a convincing explanation ‒ ...
2
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2answers
1k views

How to ignore/accept/avoid SSLHandshakeException while trying to check for broken links?

I'm trying to verify if a link is throwing response code other than 200. Link that I'm trying to verify is https:// and after process has run, it throws this error -- "javax.net.ssl....
0
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1answer
145 views

Pre-load database for testing

I'm a bit new to mocking data for testing. I'm using ruby in conjunction with watir-webdriver and I have a local version of the app. I'd like to run a script which empties the tables of the local ...
2
votes
2answers
153 views

Where can I find good tutorials for Cloud Environment, Automated Testing in Cloud and Tools [closed]

I want to learn automation testing in cloud and I do not have knowledge or experience in cloud environment. I searched over the internet and found some blogs, steps, etc but I am not sure whether ...
0
votes
2answers
282 views

Test Duration when we execute JMeter Test with 1 user and more

I have concerns about the duration of executing JMeter Test Scenario. In fact, if we execute a manual test with 1 user in 1 hour, we will find the same duration or little more with 3 user. But, with ...
0
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2answers
281 views

Verify value range of data in an Excel sheet

An excel sheet having rows and columns, each cell accept 1 to 6 numeric values. How to check 1000 columns? what are the technique following for this?
0
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2answers
64 views

Single threaded browser

Looking for a browser which can be set to send requests one at a time ( and thus not in parallel as normally is the case). If anyone knows of a browser with this option I'd be very grateful. If not ...
5
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2answers
2k views

key points for choosing a framework in selenium webdriver - Java

My query is related to this Choosing framework type for selenium RC/Webdriver I am a beginner in Selenium and want to know how to select or choose a framework in Selenium Webdriver. What are the key ...

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