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What real problems can “Testing Object-Oriented Systems” book be applied to?

I bought Binder's "Testing Object-Oriented Systems" book. I'm a technical QA, and wanted to both strengthen my test automation skills and become more thorough. However, I found the book so abstract ...
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What are some nice sources for User-Agent strings?

I'm testing a library that processes queries based on User-Agent. In my tests, I'd like to feed it as much strings as possible. Where can I find a public collection of User-Agent strings? I'm ...
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How to filter defects that are linked to test instances with 'blocked' status in Quality Centre

I need to generate a report from the dashboard view of Quality Center to get all the blocking defects in my test sets. Meaning, I want to filter the list of defects that are linked to test instances ...
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How to simulate Caps Lock keystrokes with Selenium WebDriver?

I know there is an action class where this is possible, but I just understand common keys, such as: enter, backspace, and tab. For instance: action.sendKeys (Keys.ENTER).perform(); For modifier ...
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How to Automate Testing of this type of Web Application?

I have a web application which i would like to automate the testing for functional as well as load testing. However , it has the following features which i feel will hinder the most common automation ...
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Appium vs. AndroidDriver + IPhoneDriver in Mobile Automation Tests

I have been writing Selenium Browser automated tests and now I would like to begin writing mobile browser automated tests for Android and IPhone. I am deciding between the Appium framework and the ...
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Building trust in automated front-end testing

I recently came across a Google Tech Talk during which the speakers seemed to stress that trust in a test suite is crucial to the overall software development process. Here the link. Can anyone share ...
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Cannot upload a file using requests module in python

After two days of continuous trial, I thought it's better to ask you folks here. I want to upload a file on my desktop to a remote server. For this I am making use of python and its module requests. I ...
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How to handle a native OS (Ubuntu) file upload window in selenium webdriver with python?

This is my first time here but I have already posted this question on SO. I keep getting solutions for Windows + Java and not for Linux or python for that matter. I am using selenium and python to ...
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What are some good approaches to separating test data from test scripts?

We're working on test code (mainly UI tests with a few different tools). One thing that's really stumping me is how to best separate test data from test scripts. By test data, I mean values that get ...
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Which automation tool needs JavaScript or JQuery to be used more?

I have started off my career in manual testing and an automation tool rarely. I would like to concentrate more on automation testing. I believe I have the object-oriented concepts in a good manner. I ...
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Does Microsoft provide any automation tool to test REST APIs?

I am looking for a tool using which I can do automated testing of REST APIs. I was going through SOAPUI. But as our clients prefer Microsoft products, I would like to know if there are any Microsoft ...
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How to aggregate similar test failures in Jenkins?

How to aggregate similar test failures in Jenkins? We use Jenkins and every once in a while we'll get hundreds (700+ at the moment) of failures when testing against Oracle. Most of them are a ...
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What Test Automation Product delivers management, execution and results?

I am looking into ways of managing my automated tests through some kind of framework or management tool. While there is a lot of software that does the grunt work, such as Selenium, CodedUI etc, I am ...
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Mocking IVR system

I am new to automation testing and was looking for guidance on how I can mock or create a simulator for a IVR ( automated call system ). We have an application, which sends some user data to a third ...
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How to perform Selenium navigation before tests run without using JUnit 4.11+'s setUp or at the start of the test method?

How to perform Selenium navigation before tests run without using JUnit 4.11+'s setUp or at the start of the test method? We've got both navigation and bookmark based Selenium tests. The test code ...
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Dealing with Failures after testing?

How do you mentally deal with this? For example im testing on a "Virtual" Environment of the customers set up....but a lot of things are simulated either due to not having the equipment etc... When ...
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Monitoring DB setup in a way convenient for DBA

Our DBA is very eager to help us with monitoring DB status. We had recently some problems with buggy deployments scripts (both manual and automated) that set up DB incorrectly or incompletely. So his ...
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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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Is branching tests the only option for system with multiple versions?

Our system under test have schema that differs between system versions 1.0 and 2.0: new entities have been added, some have columns added. We used Hibernate to generate Java entities for both schema ...
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How to test a new Wildcard SSL Certificate?

What are possible sources of problems when a new certificate is installed. 1) Different browsers accessing the site [ff/chrome/mobile iphone/ mobile android/etc] 2) I dont think this matters but ...
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Who do you use/recommend for ad hoc QA testing?

I'm a software developer on a VERY small team (read as... me). I'm working on a large project, and in a few months think it would be beneficial to have some sort of formal QA process. I can have ...
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How to automate testing of received emails?

I'm testing an Email system where I would test a set of received emails to see if the received emails actually displayed as expected. This is done for each release of the system. So basically I want ...
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Regarding Performance Analysis through Jmeter

I am running a thread of 500 users for an e-application using Jmeter. My Application is deployed on 1 server and DB is deployed on another server.( Java, Tomcat Server and Oracle 11g) My question is ...
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Functional requirements and release criteria [closed]

What are the pros and cons of putting functional requirements into release/exit/ship criteria?
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How to start Selenium with Firefox Portable?

I want to use Selenium Server on Windows 7 with a FirefoxPortable as browser, starting the selenium-server-standalon JAR file. My first attempt was without a profile, just like this: java -jar ...
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How to Force a server error on Android / Iphone platform?

So my question is somewhat simple. I want to test 2 things Error logging Server error page For the web platform it's somewhat easy to do using fiddler or Charles (I'm sure there are plenty other ...
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SeleniumIDE Issue - js alert() is not detected by IDE

SeleniumIDE Issue - js alert() is not detected by IDE These steps will reproduce the problem: Open http://www.w3schools.com/js/tryit.asp?filename=tryjs_alert2 Click on the "try it" button The ...
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How to automatically performance test just the web UI layer?

We've setup the Jenkins-performance-plugin to run our JMeter tests automatically. However we'ld also like to test the Web UI layer for performance. We've found tools and websites, but we're looking ...
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Using Selenium (C#) how do I select an item from a drop-down list

I'm using the Selenium IDE to record my initial tests and then export them to c# and then use the webdriver. Some things that I do from the IDE don't export. I am trying to select a State from a ...
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Running Web and Application Automated Tests from the same Framework

I am writing automated tests for my company, and I am doing so from the ground up. We provide both desktop and web applications to our clients. After doing a lot of research and testing, I landed on ...
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How to start with Selenium and TeamCity integration?

I am basically from Testing and I know QTP Automation, but now my client is asking to do some analysis and start with pilot project as auotmate the teamcity tests using Selenium. But I am really not ...
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How long should test results be kept?

We've got Jenkins jobs running Unit Tests, Integration Tests, JMeter Tests, and Selenium Tests. Given my choice I'ld keep all these test results forever, but maybe that is excessive. How long ...
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Performance test IIS 8 response time very low, is there any configuration necessary?

I have been running performance tests on an asp.net mvc 4 application using visual studio 2012 ultimate, the response and the pages per second have been quite high at least when I ran the performance ...
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Which is the most appropriate book I should acquire in order to get started with selenium webdriver + jbehave?

We need to test a web application coded in html and javascript. They decided to use Selenium webdriver + jbehave technology and I am not very familiar with it. Which is the most appropriate book I ...
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Writing test cases before implementation?

So currently at my company it is common practice to write test case high level steps before implementation. Myself and others find this to be a somewhat wasted effort. I often end up blowing away much ...
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Selenium test case fails due to page load time

I run nearly 30-40 test cases twice a day. And everytime some test case fails due to page load time. Infact i have explicitly mentioned Thread.sleep("2000"); wherever i feel it takes more time to ...
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Web Portal localization testing estimation as % of estimated functional testing efforts?

I'm currently estimating QA efforts for huge enterprise web portal (about 5k+ hrs DEV efforts / 1.5k hrs QA), based on Liferay / Alfresco platforms / solutions. One of the requirements - 3 interface ...
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Jmeter's WebDriver Sampler VS. Selenium

Now that Jmeter has a webdriver sampler, is there anything that regular selenium can do to test a UI, that Jmeter still can't? For example, I use Selenium in Java to do things like getting html ...
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Access the DOM of a PDF using WebDriver and FireFox's built-in PDF viewer

I'm trying to use FireFox's built-in javascript PDF viewer with WebDriver so I can access the DOM of a PDF. However, FireFox has an Adobe plugin which takes over and displays the PDF. Whatever ...
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PHPUnit Selenium2TestCase BadMethodCallException

I have installed selenium-server-standalone-2.33.0.jar, phpUnit, selenium extension for phpUnit. This test runs ok: $this->url('/'); $this->assertEquals('my title',$this->title()); But ...
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Threading Tests in Ranorex

I'm not sure if anyone here has experience with Ranorex, but I've got a very large suite of tests. They are testing web services with fairly long processes and the full set of tests takes a little ...
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Testing a system with scheduled, event-driven data changes

I am testing a software system that forces users to take action on their data every 60 or 180 days. The users get notified when the due date is approaching or if they have missed one. These users can ...
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Any tricks to using Microsoft Word to build cross-referenceable requirements statements in test plan documentation?

I'm in the process of updating document templates for a customer. Part of the documentation template stack are the usual QA items: Requirements (RS), Architecture (ADD), Test Plan (TP) and Test Report ...
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Does Emma provide true block coverage?

While trying to find the block coverage from Emma, I came across this curious observation. See the method below public double getBalance() { return this.balance; } The coverage summary from ...
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What are some typical javascript, HTML and AJAX issues that I should write test cases for?

HTML rendering, Javascript and AJAX plays an important role in the development of modern web applications. How significant is JavaScript when designing test cases for a website that uses it? What ...
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Can anyone recommend a tool for integration tests for multi-machine system?

I've inherited a collection of desktop applications that currently have (for all intents) no automated test coverage. Generally speaking, these applications are typically deployed as a suite, ...
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Can someone provide a detailed description of how the Selenium WebDriver isDisplayed() method works?

I currently have a large number of circumstances where I need to verify that a page (along with all of its elements) are displaying correctly. The isDisplayed() method of WebElement appears to be a ...
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After writing selenium test cases and integrating them with ANT, where can i see the results?

I wrote a few selenium test cases for testing a web application and then integrated the testcases using ANT build automation tool using build.xml. The output comes to the reports folder, but how can ...
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SDET working as freelancer?

Many developers work as freelancer, developing a project on request. Is there a similar career path for SDET? I would like to work in a similar independent way, e.g., by automating tests per project. ...

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