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Runtime exception at selenium.start() - Could not start Selenium session: Failed to start new browser session: Error while launching browser

Followed this post - http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1414934/selenium-could-not-start-selenium-session-failed-to-start-new-browser-session Error comes up at selenium.start(). I am using Selenium ...
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Quicker way to assert that an element does not exist

The goal of my test is to assert that a popup does not appear after certain actions. Previously to test if the popup exist, i have used exception handling. try: ...
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Include Watir test cases in a Continuous Integration system

Did anyone succeed deploying Watir test cases to a continuous integration system such as Team City or Hudson? I'm trying to find a way to have the test scripts executed and have the results generated ...
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Deploying Selenium RC tests with Teamcity

I'm looking at setting up my Selenium tests in a QA environment which will run with a Teamcity build each time. This seems to be the best resource I've come across so far where someone has gone ...
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How to record a thickbox using Selenium IDE?

Is there any way to record a thickbox using selenium IDE? The thickbox which I am trying to record is developed using jQuery.
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Issue with losing focus of “hover” command when the mouse is outside of the active window

If I automate mouse actions using Selenium2/Webdriver in combination with Firefox 12, I can easily get the "mouse" to move to and hover over a context menu so the sub-menus are seen. However, if I ...
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"Element is no longer attached to the DOM” StaleElementReferenceException when selecting HTML table row

I am using Selenium 2/WebDriver for automation. I have a table and am trying to select a row in it. When the test runs, I can see the row become highlighted as if it is clicked, but then immediately I ...
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Press ESC key or click on CANCEL button of print(ctrl+p) dialog box in MAC OS using Selenium RC

I am using Selenium RC to create a framework with JAVA in MAC OS and Safari browser. Now to click on the CANCEL button in the safari browser print dialog box, I am using apple script. In the same ...
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Should Selenium 2 WebDriver tests of CRUD operations be self-contained and independent?

I am currently writing Selenium 2 WebDriver tests for an ASP.NET MVC 2 website (the tests are written in C# and run with NUnit as the testrunner). I'm familiar with unit testing (and have written ...
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Good Grep Tools for Windows

We're looking for a Windows based tool to help us grep our apache & JBoss logs. We have access to the unix boxes & are generally comfortable with the grep command, but because we don't use it ...
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Selenium Webdriver - Unable to get focus back to child window

I have scenario where clicking on some link in parent window opens a new window, after performing the actions on the child window, iam unable get back focus on the parent window, I have used the ...
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Watir : NoMethodError: undefined method `click' for nil:NilClass

I'm trying to expand a dynamic section of the UI without much success. It works like a charm in the console (using the rubyshell instance) but when I execute this in a batch on TestWise I get this ...
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Using a variable in the filename textfield of CSV dataset config in JMeter

I want to parameterize the filename textfield of CSV dataset config. I am writing into different files for every user that I'm using in JMeter, hence I need to parameterize the filename option in the ...
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Rule of thumb for using wait()

A rule of thumb for using wait() would be before navigating to a different page. For Ex : WebDriverWait(driver,10).until(lambda driver: driver.title.startswith("Submitted!!")) What would be other ...
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Fundamental classification- discrepancies

Is there any trusted, verified and regarder classification of testing? The discrepancies I talk about are like: Functional testing =testing against documentation/requirements to verify functions ...
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Suitability of functional testing to problems with many interrelated inputs

I have read that functional testing is not that suitable when there is a lot of interrelated inputs. Is my understanding correct that e.g. following program would be really difficult to test using ...
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How do you manage the expectations of the management that the QA team would find all the bugs in their owned feature?

In a QA team suppose someone finds a defect that doesn't belong to his own assigned feature area but actually belongs to my owned feature area. That person logs this defect in the tracking system. It ...
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Unskipping skipped tests once bugs are fixed?

I'm wondering how others in the industry deal with this. Right now I do this in my tests that have known bugs and aren't worth taking the time to run: from nose.plugins.skip import SkipTest def ...
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Is there a patch in Microsoft Test Manager to allow for editing tests while running?

I am in a project which uses Microsoft Test Manager (MTM) for running tests. Although a fairly solid piece of software, it lacks some functionality that other test management software has. One ...
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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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What is Pre-beta release?

I've been coming across this term too much recently. But I'm not sure what it is. I know about Alpha testing and Beta testing. I know the version of the application made available to users for and ...
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Handling popup with many buttons using Selenium webdriver

I'm using Selenium web driver with Java language. When there are two buttons in a popup i.e. ok and cancel , it can be easily handled with web driver using the following code: Alert alert = ...
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Is a web application bug found on the Android emulator more likely than not to be a legitimate bug?

Our company hopes to roll out support for mobile devices this year. We plan to go with a pure-browser solution. I am working on a strategy for testing our web application's mobile support. We will, ...
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Is there any way to convert existing QTP script in to selenium?

Is there any way to convert existing QTP script in to selenium? if yes then how ? is there any converter to convert or recreation of script is only possible solution for tha?
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How to report test progress when you have blocking issues?

I have a data migration project going on. There's a semantic mapping tool in the middle to translate between two DBs. I'm testing that. However, some issues that I find are fairly...blocking. E.g, ...
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Deciding a tool for iOS UI automation providing recording and inspection of elements

I'm a complete newbie to automation testing. I am facing problems in the tools that i'm using for testing an iOS native application on iPad. The tools that I have tried so far and the problems i'm ...
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Set attribute of an element using webdriver + python

I am trying to automate uploading an image. The uploader is a Flash object and using AutoIt is not an option. So I am trying to work my way around this with just webdriver. The idea is to 'set' the ...
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How to simulate low RAM on a machine?

On an old build there was a problem with one component that consumed a lot of RAM. As a result, another component started failing with a wrong error message. The first component has been fixed and ...
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What is a good KPI for software QA?

How can you measure the efficiency of the QA team? What KPIs would you set up?
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What to expect when you're the client

I just asked a question about best practice for providing feedback to a 3rd party dev shop, and this question's more about what to expect from them, and basically how to review an iPhone app. Right ...
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Providing feedback to developers

I'm the client, and I'm wondering what the best practice is for providing feedback to a 3rd party development shop that's building my company's iPhone app. Current process: Devs provide a version ...
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Is FitNesse the only DSL for Selenium, or is there another DSL available?

I'm looking for a DSL for Selenium (or another testing tool) that will allow a non-programmer to automate functional tests.
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SafariDriver is not responding after opening a URL

I am trying to run SafariDriver to automate google pages. What I find is the driver opens the URL and loads the home page, but after that the driver is not responding and WebDriver is timing out. ...
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Testing with no QA team in an agile development environment

I'm currently working on a small team of a few developers, but even a small team of productive developers can develop a lot of functionality in one iteration (2 weeks in our case). We don't have a QA ...
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Mirror a browser session

I am doing some regression testing (changes to underlying database structures) where I'm lucky enough to two separate environments which should contain the same data. What I'd like to do is open a ...
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any suggestions on automation tools for mobile application? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are some tools for testing Mobile web apps? Me and my friends have developed an application for all the mobile platforms. The mobile camera opens immediately ...
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How to test the test scripts?

Once an automation test is created, how do I test it and make sure the test does what its supposed to do? I can easily test the scenarios where test passes, but how to go about the ones that fails due ...
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Do I need the PageObjects design pattern or not?

Right now I have a Selenium WebDriver framework that looks like this (vastly simplified): \app_func.py -- app_func has the web app's "actions", such as "save a new search" \app_data.py -- app_data ...
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Why does IE9 running WebDriver scripts gets out of focus if other applications are open?

I have automated tests running on IE9 on Windows 7 64 bit. The application under test is a simple webform with a 'Next' button on each page. When i run the automated tests on Firefox 12 they run in ...
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Passing session while switching control to a pop-up window [closed]

I am trying to choose a date by clicking an image which results in a pop-up window with a date picker in it.But when done through selenium the session expires and the login page appears in the pop-up ...
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Netsparker community edition: how to start with it?

I like to do SQL injection security testing. So I installed Netsparker (community edition 1.7). If any one have used this application to test SQL injection an web applications, then please tell me the ...
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What are some authoritative sources for smart phone market share for helping to determine test device purchases?

Our company plans to roll out a mobile support for our site later this year. I will need to test it. I will investigate several testing strategies, but one I will definitely use is testing on actual ...
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QA in Office Setting?

Can you identify simple quality assurance tool in an office setting? If there is, can you list them? Any list can be of great help.
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Using Selenium scripts with JMeter for load testing

I'm facing an untraceable problem in creating a 50 users load test on a JSF web application. The approach that I'm following is this: Writing a test script in Eclipse using Selenium RC API. ...
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How close is functional testing related to security testing?

I am working as a functional software tester now.I want to make a head start in the field of security testing such as security testing of web applications etc.I know this is a subjective question,but ...
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TestNg not executes @BeforeGroup if the method is in another class

My code structure is like this: I have four classes having ten tests and one @BeforeClass method to run before any of the tests. In each of four classes all tests are of one single group. And I have ...
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If the position of objects change will the same script work?

I am testing a Java applet with QTP.I am adding the objects in the applet to my object repository.I am able to create an action that works with the objects in Objects Repository.My doubt is if an ...
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841 views

Read requests and responses made by browser on naviagating a web page in C# webdriver

I wants to read all the requests and responses made and get by the browser on navigating on a page. For ex: If I navigate to http://www.yahoo.com then we observe that browser is making a lots of GET ...
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How to select or check multiple checkboxes in Selenium?

I've got this HTML code <input type="checkbox" value="abc" name="arr[]><br> <input type="checkbox" value="abc1" name="arr[]><br> <input type="checkbox" value="abc2" ...
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How to handle self-signed SSL certificate error in IE8? (Selenium Webdriver + Java)

I am literally stuck to this problem for two days now. Scenario The website that needs to be tested has a self-signed certificate. So Internet Explorer (8 in Windows XP) shows "The security ...

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