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543 views

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 ...
3
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3answers
356 views

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 ...
3
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1answer
755 views

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 ...
3
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2answers
102 views

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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1answer
920 views

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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0answers
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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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1answer
93 views

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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2answers
178 views

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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2answers
981 views

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 ...
0
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2answers
484 views

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 ...
3
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1answer
204 views

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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2answers
118 views

Is it OK to use the classes under test to initialize the database for the tests?

I am working at a small in-house dev department in a non-IT organisation. Me and another junior dev are creating a mid-sized CRUD web application in ASP MVC. There is no formal test process in our ...
5
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1answer
142 views

Can a requirement be verified just by white or gray box testing?

I've read that if a requirement can't be verified by black-box testing or inspection, then it's not a requirement, but a design specification. I'm building a software that makes processing with on ...
2
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1answer
1k views

Verifying Youtube Video in Selenium IDE

We have a need to verify content on our site using Selenium IDE; specifically for this question Youtube video served up in an iframe: {<iframe width="506" height="315" frameborder="0" ...
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7answers
2k views

Is it realistic to try to hire someone who is a developer and a tester?

I've been trying to hire a tester for a few months without success. I really want to find someone who is both a tester and a developer, not because I want them to do two roles, but because the kind of ...
2
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2answers
10k views

How to record in JMeter when proxy settings is configured to connect to internet

To record scripts in JMeter we need to run the proxy on local port 8080, where as in browser I need to configure for internet connectivity proxy to connect to internet. The company I work for is ...
11
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7answers
646 views

Should a salary bonus be based on bugs in released code or other metrics?

I've received a job offer recently with a significant portion of the pay based on yet to be determined "objective" performance metrics. We are supposed to sit down together after I've worked there ...
2
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1answer
63 views

Creation of bug specification

I am currently testing a piece of vehicle management software. To kill two birds with one stone I am also going to create a user guide, alongside a similar document to point out and describe bugs. ...
3
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2answers
264 views

Using a system test framework that handles test dependencies

To explain better, if test B depends on test A, then if test A fails, then test B should not be run and fail implicitly if test A produces some output, then it should be available for test B I can ...
0
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1answer
557 views

management of images in sikuli

I am currently working on a project that requires automating tests on a content player, I am using sikuli for it. The problem is that we have piled up a large amount of screenshots which is becoming ...
0
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1answer
107 views

In QC10, how can I find outdated tests?

IN HP QC 10, I'm looking to find all tests that have not had their design steps altered in the last 6 months. Having trouble finding the correct table and query to do this..... Thanks,
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1answer
630 views

Adding VBA Reference in QC Post Processing Script

I have a VBA script which i want to run in the post processing section of the QC 11 Excel Reports generator (using the UI, not the API). This script uses the Dictionary object in the ...
0
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1answer
357 views

Can a QTP 11.0 Shared Object Repository Contain WebList or WebRadioGroup Possible Values?

I am trying to re-purpose a QTP Shared Object Repository to be used in a different context, by exporting it to XML and processing the XML with an XML parser. So far, so good. The XML schema is simple ...
0
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2answers
70 views

How to approach running automated tests “from the head”?

I'm currently one of a group of developers developing tests for a web-based line of products. These products are separate but related, and are periodically released (ie versioned). We are trying to ...
4
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3answers
3k views

Tips for QA lead?

I was recently promoted to QA lead on an agile team working with offshore testers and an onshore development team. What kind of things should I expect? Any helpful tips for how to be awesome at this? ...
4
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5answers
12k views

How can I test a user story? Examples please?

I'm a new QS tester in a company in an Agile environment. During the sprint commit I was told that one of my tasks was going to be testing user stories? How exactly do you test something like that. If ...
0
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1answer
88 views

How to change status or notify based on timings in Jenkins with JMeter tests?

We're using the Performance Plugin running JMeter tests in Jenkins. I'm looking for some way to change the status and/or notify when tests run slower. Is there another plugin I could use? Any ideas ...
0
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1answer
467 views

Recent comparisons of Java mocking frameworks?

I'm trying to find recent comparisons of Java mocking frameworks but all of the ones I've seen are quite old. Can anyone point me to something relatively recent? Thanks
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1answer
222 views

Keeping JMeter User Defined Variables and Uses DRY?

I'm looking for a way to reuse User Defined Variables and Uses of said variables in a way that doesn't require repeating them in every JMeter test, I fear this isn't possible. For example we've ...
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4answers
7k views

What is meant by the term “Pesticide Paradox” in testing point of view?

All, During an interview with an major MNC , I was asked this curious question of " What is meant by pesticide paradox ? " I have been working as Test Engineer for almost 4 Years but I have never ...
5
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1answer
1k views

What test management system should I use?

There must be many questions like this on the site but I have some unique requirements that affect my choice of test management / QA process management system. This is for managing the test cases and ...
1
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2answers
422 views

Is my approach to performance testing in Linux environment correct?

I want to do performance testing in linux environment for a C++ application. I need to measure the CPU usage, Memory usage of the application. This application is a multi threaded application. In ...
3
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5answers
2k views

Alternative to Test Run for manual testing?

In the past, at companies that didn't yet have a robust automated testing suite, I've used Test Run to manage manual test scripts for multiple users. It was a pretty handy tool, but the site now seems ...
3
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1answer
160 views

Quality Center - specifying the version in which a test set or a test were executed

My team is part of a project that is practicing the SCRUM methodology. We use continuous integration server to build our product. One of the requirements is to run our integration tests at least once ...
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2answers
5k views

What is the difference between Software Test Engineer, Test Automation Engineer and Software Developer in Test (SDET)?

Software Test Engineer usualy performs “manual” testing (without spending time on automating and supporting the tests). Usually is responsible to find all (as more as possible) critical bugs in the ...
4
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3answers
984 views

How do I simulate a right click using Selenium 2 and PHPUnit?

I am trying to execute a functional test using Selenium 2 and PHPUnit. In the class 'Selenium2TestCase.php', I found this code: class PHPUnit_Extensions_Selenium2TestCase_SessionCommand_Click ...
3
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1answer
660 views

Unable to locate WYSIWYG element using selenium and phpunit

I am creating functional tests with selenium & PHPUnit, but I can't locate a WYSIWYG element using different locators: Xpath byId byName by Css Selector Examples: public function test(){ ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Wait until the text-field values are fetched through API in Watir-WebDriver

I am writing the registration script where the API is being called in company registration no field and it fetches all the data regarding company and fill it automatically in according field like ...
2
votes
2answers
979 views

Automating Flash Applications with out rebuilding application code with flash api

I have a flex based application and I need to automate it to reduce the manual repeatitive work. I am aware of few automation tools but all of them need the application to be rebuild. Currently we do ...
2
votes
2answers
130 views

Regarding selenium commands [closed]

I am new to Selenium automation. I have some queries to be clarified. I have recorded and done the play back. Issue is as below: If I use the clickAndWait command in Selenium IDE, it shows an error ...
1
vote
1answer
361 views

How can I run a set of tests on multiple machines concurrently using MSTest?

I have integration type tests (not unit tests) which require different environments/configurations. In order to run them I have to create test settings files for each environment and sync the test ...
2
votes
1answer
656 views

Selenium 2 opens Google Chrome but doesn't load webpages

When I execute a test calling google chrome (*googlechrome), Selenium Wedriver opens a browser and starts to launch the test cases but it doesn't load anything. I had the same problem with Firefox and ...
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3answers
2k views

Is it necessary to have strong coding skills to perform software testing?

I do have a query related to automated software testing.We all know that these days many new test automation tools are being launched. Does this tool still require any coding or scripting knowledge to ...
3
votes
1answer
3k views

Using Selenium's PageObject pattern and an Open() method

Here is an example of some C# WebDriver code I'm using to model a registration page: public class RegistrationPage : BasePage { private IWebDriver driver; private String URL = ...
4
votes
2answers
1k views

Running automated tests for Unity apps on iOS/Android devices?

I want to run automated tests for a game that I am developing with Unity. It runs on iOS and Android devices. As a first step we would like to Launch the game on device type X If the game loaded on ...
1
vote
1answer
685 views

Stability testing for open source operating systems

You can find quite an interesting panoply of open source operating systems to choose from. Being open source you can have access to a lot of their code, build systems, bug tracking, etc. As of this ...
4
votes
5answers
177 views

Making sense of performance regressions

Imagine a situation in performance regression testing where commit A is very deleterious to page performance, but does not trigger a failure - it's just under the level required to do that. Commit B ...
1
vote
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 ...
4
votes
3answers
749 views

Automated testing: focusing on testing controls vs. workflow

I'm in charge of regression automation on my team, and I need to add some new tests into our regression. Before I get started, though, there's an issue I'm struggling with: where is the line between ...
1
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1answer
3k views

How to handle child window in selenium webdriver?

In selenium webdriver, i can switch between from parent window to child window but i cant focus child window.it is not working. Anybody having suggestions to find the solution?

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