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How does one get started with web test automation using Selenium?

So I've been testing web based analytical software now for the past 4 years or so with mostly manual techniques. But for 2015, I've set myself the goal of getting setup and start writing automated ...
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What should QA ask developers they are interviewing?

I'm doing QA for a small dev team and we are interviewing some candidates for an open position. I've been asked to be part of the interview process. Anyone have ideas for the kinds of questions QA ...
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1answer
147 views

Selenium : How can I scroll to an element in an iFrame

I have an element that is out of view when I am using Selenium within an iFrame. I have switched the context using Driver.SwitchTo.Frame("frame_id") and I am able to interact with elements that are ...
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1answer
46 views

Testing REST API with SHA1 HMAC authentication

I am a developer and I am looking for some software to provide our QA for testing REST API that requires SHA1 HMAC authentication (each request is signed using user's secret key, the process is ...
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1answer
41 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 ...
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Selenium: Unable to automate file upload

Can someone please help me in automating file upload on this page- https://www.designerexchange.com/index.php/sell/quote I tried everything, but the file upload is very dynamic.
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Raising unreproducible bugs

The system I'm working on has error logs which show various types of visible (front end user gets an error message) and none visible errors (missing image file etc). Some of these errors are ...
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Play current test case button stops working after custom function called

I have a really strange error occurring when using Selenium IDE and that is when this function is called, any attempts to use the Play Current Test Case button no longer work ...
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253 views

New to code reviews. How to approach from a software test engineer perspective?

I may be expected to perform code reviews in what'll likely be Java. The thing is, I'm a software test engineer. I've never been a developer nor programmer. I've always thought another developer would ...
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how to develop testing tool for android?

I am very new to mobile testing. I do not have any knowledge of creating test tool for mobile application. I want to create a test tool for Android 2.3 and above. Can anyone describe how to make ...
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Compatibility Issues Microsoft Test Manager with 3rd party tool Kendo UI dropdowns/grids

When creating recordings in Microsoft Test Manager 2013, we are running across the 3 issues below: 1- MTM is unable to pass the parameters set in test cases into the Kendo UI dropdowns 2- MTM is ...
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1answer
44 views

Checklist for mobile apps automation ROI

Suppose, your company develops mobile apps for different platforms with different teams & technologies. Which points would you put on the checklist to analyse the ROI (or usefulness) of ...
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2answers
124 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. ...
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3answers
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Switching into testing from development

I am working as associate developer and I have 1 year of experience. But I really wish to switch into testing, as I have completed Manual Testing and QTP course, and because I have less knowledge in ...
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1answer
161 views

How can I test load for a chat app built on node.js and socket.io?

Here is the link for a simple chat application with room concept which I'm referring to learn how to create socket.io applications - https://github.com/mcantelon/chatrooms . I need to test how much ...
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Works the HP Application Automation Tools Jenkins Plugin with JUnit?

We have test cases in our HP Quality Center. We automated some of them with JUnit and the test run can start with Jenkins. Now we want a connection between JUnit/Jenkins and the HPQC, to update the ...
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Enforced Folder Structure in Java for Uploaded Files

I am looking to create a system where a clearly-defined local filesystem folder structure follows a specific pattern. Programmatically or manually violating the pattern should throw an exception. ...
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1answer
263 views

Automated Testing: What QA processes should be directed at validating test code?

As I get further into test automation, I have begun to wonder what QA activity should be directed towards verifying that automated tests do in fact do what they say on the tin? Automated Tests: ...
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1answer
44 views

Should an acceptance test cover requirements that resemble specifications?

I am trying to clarify the difference between Acceptance testing vs System testing, which has led me down the road of separating validation from verification activities. So, I am focusing on business ...
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2answers
56 views

Scripts in jmeter run successfully but doesn'y do the required functionality on my application

I just started using Jmeter. I recorded a test script successfully. Now that i replay my test scripts it doesn't do the required functionality that it was meant to do. More over the process i recorded ...
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2answers
185 views

How difficult is selenium and test-automation in general? [closed]

How difficult is it to start writing test-scripts for someone who has been coding in Java? I've been hearing a lot about test-automation, selenium, test-script and so on but I cant get my hands on ...
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207 views

Get older versions of Internet Explorer

How can I get installer for older IE version? For testing, I often need particular version and have found compatibility mode to not be good. Where is some nice directory of every version? Extra ...
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4answers
185 views

Blended testing strategy in agile. Is it really possible to do efficiently?

In a book I have, it says that for agile project, blended test strategy is the best, where it should use: Risk based strategy Reactive Automated regression So I was about to implement in our ...
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1answer
22 views

Adding a threshold amount to an Excel formula for validation

I'm using Excel to highlight differences in two outputs that should be the same. My problem is that even if they're different by a value of 0.001 (which is technically correct), I want to add a ...
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2answers
85 views

Waterfall QA testing

As a QA learner I want to know about some methods. Now I am learning about waterfall testing methodology. Need to know details about the testing process of waterfall methods. I have learnt some topic ...
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2answers
45 views

Is it useful to include .js .css files etc in a performance test?

For an Angular based web application: Is it useful to include the requests to get javascript and css files? Knowing that the files will be stored in the browser cache after the first visit. I am ...
0
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1answer
89 views

Connect selendroid with Genymotion

I have been working using selendroid to test android app. Code is running fine but thing is default android virtual devices are too slow. So I would like to call genymotion virtual device instead of ...
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1answer
66 views

Which tool can I use (as a tester) to track the code coverage for a web based application?

I am a QA Intern and we use Selenium Webdriver to test our web based application. We are provided with a server on which the build to be tested is deployed. I wish to know is there a tool that I can ...
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3answers
65 views

Leadership/Management versus Technical Roles

I feel like I am in a point in my career path where I need to start thinking more long term. Up until now I have been known as the technical guy who can figure out anything. I am the person who gets ...
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3answers
69 views

What are the Job Responsibilities of a White Box Tester?

Do white box tester only test code coverage, branching condition, looping conditions or do they also perform some coding on the project? what are the skills needed to become an expert white box ...
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1answer
24 views

Security testing for iOS app

I got task today to do Security testing of Ios App. I have read many articles and answers on google search and in http://sqa.stackexchange.com/ But still there is no one provides exact tricks for ...
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0answers
267 views

JMeter https recording, firefox get “SSLHandshakeException” at app page

I'm using JMeter 2.12 in windows7, HTTP(s) Test Script Recorder (port: 8080, HTTPs Domain: blank, Type: HttpClient4) I followed the below instruction to record https request in firefox. add ...
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1answer
23 views

Jmeter scenario

Initial load vu Ramp up 1 (after 5 min) Ramp up 2 (after 10 min) Ramp up 3(after 10 min) 200 vu +50 vu +50 vu +120 vu how to implement this scenario in jmeter. is this psbl in Jmeter, kindly help ...
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134 views

Should I perform tests during fixture?

I'm automating testing for a fairly complex system involving multiple VMs, routers, and switches. Because of this complexity, the setup/teardowns sometimes fail (a node did not boot up correctly, or ...
0
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1answer
84 views

Selendroid - How to run test script?

Can I run test using selendroid when device connected using WIFI? Or I will have to connect device using USB cable and then test will run? I have created script just need help to run it.
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5answers
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Which language would benefit in Software Testing career?

I'm Software Test Engineer and having 3+ years of experience. Still I haven't done any localization testing. As far I can guess, tester should know the language to test the application for that ...
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0answers
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When should we mark a Test case as “No Apply”? [duplicate]

When should we mark a test case as "No Apply". When requirement are not clear or when test case is not testable or it is not understood. Kindly explain when to fail or pass a test case, rather than ...
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How to post a Utest project?

We have an android app that we have to do a little bit of usability testing/beta testing.All I have found about Utest.com is you can sign up and work on projects, but I was unable to find how to post ...
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votes
1answer
132 views

Include assertions/expectations within the Page Objects, yes or no?

Martin Fowler favors having no assertions in page objects however is not definitive on the subject: Advocates of including assertions in page objects say that this helps avoid duplication of ...
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Page Object Design: Is there a Javascript equivalent to Ruby gem “site_prism”

I'd like to know if there is a framework in Javascript (NodeJS) for Protractor which supports a clean way to define the Page Object Elements on a Page Object as site_prism does. I've already checked ...
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votes
2answers
520 views

Selecting an item of a drop-down menu with Splinter lib (Python)

I am looking for a way to select an item in a drop-down menu in python with Splinter (very similar to selenium I guess) : <li class="option1" rel="1158"> Option 1</li> <li ...
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vote
3answers
71 views

When should a Test Case be marked as “No Apply”?

When executing test cases when should we mark a test case as 'No Apply'. When the test conditions/requirement is not clear or when its not feasible/possible to perm a test. Also why not mark a test ...
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votes
3answers
128 views

testcases for mobile apps on different devices

I am developing test cases for some mobile apps for my organization. Do i need to prepare different test cases for the same application for different devices like i pad, i phone, android, blackberry. ...
0
votes
1answer
67 views

Coding (automation) with selenium

I need help! I have thoroughly studied selenium IDE and now I want to proceed with coding using selenium(scripting), how and where should I start. I have setup complete environment settings with ...
0
votes
3answers
543 views

How to Retrieve the values from a drop down using selenium-WebDriver?

I am using below script to retrieve specific item from drop down but it's not working. Select salTitle = new Select(driver.findElement(By.id("s2id_QuickEnquiryForm_salutation"))); ...
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vote
3answers
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How to reproduce “Multiuser Concurrency Problems” in testing environment with limited resources

Scenario: In case of simultaneous usage by multiple users the cookie based login sometimes gets overridden causing one user to see other users information. Session is completely cookie based and ...
0
votes
3answers
714 views

IE 11 gives Unable to find element with css selector or xpath or Xpath expression cannot be evaluated or does notresult in a WebElement

I am getting below error messages : IE 11 gives intermittently error like Unable to find element with css selector or xpath or Xpath expression cannot be evaluated or does notresult in a WebElement. ...
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votes
2answers
95 views

Universal algorithm testing tool

Currently I'm working on my thesis. I'm writing about subgraph isomorphism problem and various algorithms, solving this problem. One of my task is to integrate that problem in a testing environment, ...
0
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1answer
379 views

Using Allure framework with Selenium webdriver tests for better reporting.

I am using Selenium webdriver for automation. I have around 200 scripts ready and now i need a good reporting tool to generate reports. I recently heard about Allure framework, which is an open source ...
4
votes
3answers
58 views

I need to automate the testing of installing Chrome and Firefox extensions. Suggestions?

We are developing extensions for Firefox and Chrome. We need to test installing, uninstalling and ultimately interacting with this extension in a basic way (it will bring up a dialog to log into an ...

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