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Difference Between CSS and XPATH [duplicate]

Difference Between CSS and XPATH ? Which is the best locator in selecting Elements in selenium? If Xpath is the better why? why should we use Xpath instead of CSS? If CSS is the better why? why ...
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What is the best code coverage tool for a java based Web application [closed]

I have an automation framework based out of Selenium Web driver. I want to find out the extent to which automated test scenarios covers various sections of code. Can some one please suggest a code ...
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WebDriver: Can I inject a jQuery script for a page that isn't using jQuery?

Is it possible to inject a jQuery script into a page if the page isn't already using jQuery? We have a few pages in our sites where we don't add jQuery if it doesn't need it, but I'm using it to ...
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What practices are used to avoid constantly testing the login screen in web driver tests?

Good tests shouldn't shouldn't have duplication and should be concise, however when testing a web application with authentication the test must first get past authentication to perform the desired ...
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96 views

Maintaining list of testcases in an agile environment

I am working on an agile team building a web-based product. We do have jUnit tests and API automation as well. However since we iterate fast, more and more test-cases are being added or updated ...
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878 views

What are the pros and cons of using selenium and TTCN 3 for automation? Which one of the two is better in which scenario? [closed]

What are the pros and cons of using selenium and TTCN 3 for automation? Which one of the two is better and in which scenario?
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How can I structure Selenium tests in a way that minimises the maintenance work?

What is the best way to build / structure the tests in a way that will minimize the work needed to keep the tests up to date as the product changes and improves?
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0answers
145 views

Query TFS 2013 to get recently automated

I want to find a method to query our TFS Server 2013 for test cases that have been switched from "Not Automated" or "Planned" to "Automated" within a given time period. I know I can create a query in ...
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2answers
96 views

Where should I look to find Testing and QA talents?

We are looking to build up a QA and Testing team within our Product Development. We started out by looking for a person with experience both hands-on and as a manager and for a product similar to ours....
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1answer
232 views

What is a golden bug in software testing life cycle?

What is a golden bug in software testing life cycle. Kindly help me understand what kind of bug is this?
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78 views

How should I be unit testing the search process of a web app

A lot of the examples for unit testing that I see involve testing that numbers add up. For example, Derek Greer demonstrates unit testing a calculator app, making sure that the equals function does ...
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1answer
83 views

Testing strategies for testing a Scheduler

We have developed an in-house Scheduler which is based on Rate-monotonic scheduling. We have 6 tasks (5 actual tasks and 1 idle task). Our scheduler works on 1msec timer interrupt. Before sending it ...
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4answers
138 views

Tips for wanna be testers? [closed]

I am a postgraduate student and want to become a software tester after graduation. I have no work experience, but when I read some stuff about the traits a software tester should have I can relate to ...
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1answer
3k views

Is there any framework for UI automation testing for Unity3D?

Does anyone know any framework that is compatible/integrated with Unity3D? I'm interested in Unit, Integrated and UI testing.
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1answer
298 views

How to stop the browser loading process after 20 minutes?

I want to stop the browser loading process after 20 minutes in selenium webdriver script. Please suggest, how to do this?
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5answers
462 views

Should I do performance testing of my web application having two instances behind a load balancer?

My organization recently created a Performance testing environment. Our primary goal of performance testing is to catch performance degradation with future releases of our application. In Production, ...
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3answers
172 views

Should environment for performance tests be isolated?

I've been tasked with arranging performance tests for a Web application to measure response time and memory consumption in different load scenarios. However, our current test environment is shared ...
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4answers
14k views

How to configure selenium Web driver into Eclipse

I want to Integrate the selenium Web driver test into eclipse, but i am really stuck at this point. Can any one help me at this point.
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5answers
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Suite of automated tests - owned by devs or testers?

I'm working on a project that involves 4 developers and three QAers. I've tried to encourage the other devs to write tests for every new feature they have added, and we have built up a suite of ...
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4answers
711 views

Should unit tests be executed as part of a build?

I worked at a company where unit tests ran as part of the build. The build failed if the unit tests failed. What are the benefits and disadvantages of that practice?
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Differences between: QA, QC, Software Testing, Verification, Validation, Prevention and Detection

I've trouble understand the differences between these terms: "Quality Assurance", "Quality Control", "Software Testing", "Verification", "Validation", "Prevention" and "Detection". Here is what I ...
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265 views

QA Testing Process

We currently use the following processes for testing: Write a test plan (currently stored in Microsoft Test Manger) Execute Test plan Once the tested functionality is promoted to Production, ...
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2answers
323 views

Best practices on testing access permissions

My web system has roles which allows the users to access different resources depending on the role. My questions are: should permissions be tested by automated integration tests? Are there best ...
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2answers
83 views

When to decide that certain features are to no longer be tested

I pretty sure that most of you guys have reached this at a given moment in time. That moment when your regression tests keep piling and also the amount of time it takes to go through them also ...
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272 views

How do you maintain your testing data?

I am in security administration, not QA. Our testers have requested a userID with full access to the QA databases that will run scripts to clean-up/delete (DB2 SQL) data when necessary - which is ...
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2answers
160 views

Very basic roles of a testing team

I'm the lead developer in a team of 10 devs of varying skill / experience. The majority of the work that we do is in-house but the projects are getting increasingly complicated and the business is ...
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2answers
290 views

Repository of Test Scripts

Are there any free tools available to store test scripts, execute and generate reports? For Ex : Test Link ( I am already using but there are lots of issues ) I know that all the free tools has some ...
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1answer
176 views

Industry standards in Quality Objective values

Can anyone tell me what is the industry standards for the following values in a IT industry? Average errors per man-day (count) Delivery slippage per release (days) Estimation variation (days)
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4answers
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Selenium - advantages and disadvantages of using Python vs C#

We currently have two teams. An automation team and also a web testing team. The automation team currently use Selenium and C# to automate tests on our web applications and legacy systems. As a ...
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2answers
177 views

What should be automated to minimize manual testing?

I have some queries regarding automation test cases. For example: I want to test login and logout from the application. What type of test cases should be automated?
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2answers
606 views

Accessing a sub menu within a sub menu using Webdriver with python on IE8

I have been trying for a while to complete this task. For context, I have a link called with text "Main Menu" along the top of the page, that when hovered reveals a list of more links. These links ...
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1answer
43 views

Is there a way to empty the browser appcache on mobile browsers? [closed]

On any mobile browser. Any info would be appreciated. I think I know how to do it on mobile safari, but I don't know about any of the others.
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4answers
799 views

Flow Control in Selenium IDE

I am learning Selenium IDE and I am stuck on flow control. Can anyone advise me on how to master this concept? I would like reference on video, or documentation. Thank you
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3answers
128 views

Is it reasonable to use Selenium RC over WebDriver if the former seems more suitable for the task?

The tests I am doing are on IE8, which is used throughout the company, and doesn't look to be changing any time soon. After testing both pieces of software with the system, it seemed as though ...
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5answers
1k views

Learning resources for Performance Testing and LoadRunner

This question might be off-topic and/or Subjective but I am asking this question because I could not fine any suitable answers via Google. I am a Manual tester with knowledge of Java, SQL Server. ...
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As a black box tester should I be asked to identify when defects were introduced and by who?

At first thought I think I am being asked the impossible but as a black box tester I can quite easily see from a defect tracker who is responsible for the introduction of defects when retesting, ...
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1answer
271 views

How to compare value of a td of a table with a numeric value using webdriver?

I have to compare a value of a td tag with a numeric value. I have o check whether the value coming in that td is >= some value. The html of td is: <td class="sorting_1">78000</td> I ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Selenium training in C# or Java [closed]

I want to go for a Selenium training course but was bit confused whether should I go for Java or C#. I have been to a training session for C# earlier so as far as the concepts are concerned I do have ...
0
votes
1answer
382 views

Manipulating hosts file in WebDriver tests

Most developers and testers usually takes advantage of Operation System Host File (commonly known as "hosts") to "trick" the S.O. and the browser to load websites and webservices from another server ...
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votes
2answers
298 views

Unable to verify meta description by Selenium IDE

I changed xml path like below. But it gives invalid xml path type of error verifyAttribute //meta[@name='description'] and @content 'Rent Vacation Rentals direc'
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votes
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" class="...
0
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2answers
116 views

How to check file(pdf) write protection?

What is the simplest way to check if file(pdf) got write protection(or not got)? I am using Ubuntu and not got any solution.
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votes
3answers
3k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
4k views

How to find the window name using firebug?

I can get the window name through selenium IDE, but with the same name, i cant able to find through firebug. Is there anyother way to find the window name using firebug?
0
votes
1answer
985 views

How to automate range values using web driver?

I have to test a price range bar implemented with a jQuery slider. Suppose the defined range is 100-10,000. I want web driver to slide the minimum value to 2000 and Maximum value to 8000. I thought of ...
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4answers
3k views

How to check no. of characters accepted by an input field using Selenium WebDriver?

I want to check the validation of an input field that what is the number of character it accepts? Suppose an username field is allowed to accept 15 characters then how can I automate this test?
4
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2answers
483 views

What are the benefits of using software Defect prediction in Agile based software development?

Currently most of the industries are using Agile based software development methodologies. And in Agile based development, we already have test cases in hand before development work starts. So, can ...
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vote
3answers
296 views

Ideas to implement offline smoke test for downloaded excel files

I run automated smoke tests for my web application, but until now, these tests are not covering offline excel spreadsheets that are downloaded by the user. I'm starting a study to find possible ...
2
votes
2answers
110 views

homework testing method for schools [closed]

I've looked a lot for this kind of question and couldn't find anything, I think the answers here could be helpful to schools and their students. My collage has problems with it's homework testing ...
2
votes
1answer
528 views

problem handling multiple windows in webdriver

Scenario: Step-1.Click link from window-1.New window gets opened.Say it as window-2. Step-2.Do action on window-2. Step-3.Close window-2. Step-4.Move focus to window-1 Step-5.Click an element in ...

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