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3answers
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Performance testing with 100 users: how to read links from CSV file in JMeter?

I am using JMeter to do performance testing of a site. I need to test various links of a site (no need to login) with 100 users and loop it for some number of times. I want to put those links in a ...
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2answers
216 views

Validate worksheet name using WATiR

How to validate the worksheet name / file name of Excel and CSV files in WATiR? Because if we save the CSV file in with different name, the worksheet name will also change while in Excel it will ...
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1answer
1k views

Pre-requisites & Procedure to install selenium tool on Windows 7 Operating system? [closed]

I would like to Install Selenium open source tool in my pc ( windows 7 OS) hence would like to know the procedure as well as pre-requisities . Thank you regards venkat
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0answers
161 views

Strategies for testing .ics or .ical file compatibility with iOS devices

I need to test .ics and .ical files for compatibility with the native calendar app on iOS devices. If I purchase an iOS dev kit will this allow me to use the native calender application under ...
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2answers
490 views

Tool to generate test cases for configuration app based on use case variation?

I am making changes to a configuration tool for a web application. The tool allows internal users to configure messages and custom experiences for external users of the webapp. I have been given a ...
0
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1answer
5k views

How do I get Selenium Server to launch Chrome on 64bit Windows under Jenkins with Selenium Grid?

I am migrating a Selenium server environment from Windows 2008 server 32bit to Windows 2008 server 64bit. Whenever I try to run a job with Google Chrome, I get the following error message: Error ...
1
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0answers
452 views

Simple SVN post-commit hook for Jenkins on Windows Server 2008 [closed]

I have VisualSVN Server holding several repos with PHP applications on Windows Server 2008 machine. I need to figure out how to deploy PHP scripts to production machines (2 Windows servers + 1 ...
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1answer
3k views

How to read data from Excel by using loops? [closed]

I created an Excel file name "readdata.xls" and entered some inputs like UserName Password Akshit Ak12345 Ashwika AS12345 I've written a code like this .... package ...
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1answer
2k views

ArrayOutOfBoundException when reading test data from Excel [closed]

I am very new to Selenium RC. Please, help in my question. I installed jxl.jar file (Java library for Excel) and added it to Eclipse build path. I created an Excel file as readdata.xls where I ...
2
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4answers
908 views

Competition ideas between test teams

In my office we have several test team. Recently our organization decided to keep competitions between test teams. I look forward for the ideas to improve ourselves and compete among us to show up our ...
2
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1answer
563 views

Telecom testing - any tool integration and use of test frameworks?

Telecom testing is an interesting niche area, and you either use expensive commercial tool solutions, or open source solutions to do testing (e.g. SIPp), but they're not always one-size-fits-all. I ...
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3answers
622 views

How to create a 'quality-centric culture' within a team/organization?

I have recently talked to the head of the quality department of another company and they struggle with the problem that the developers still think quality is actually the QA's job. They work in ...
6
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1answer
485 views

Open source web security testing tools

Are there any open source solutions for testing web security vulnerabilities? I am not looking to make my web application bullet proof since it'll be used internally at our organization. But I'd ...
2
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3answers
180 views

Deployment Testing - when to perform

In order to put an updated service live we have a test team who conduct SAT, UAT etc and the desktop support team will create a Rapid Install Package (RIP) for deployment. My question is when is it ...
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2answers
83 views

What common browser plugins should be tested against?

In previous companies, I'd decided not to test against Skype plugin breaking my website's UI. Is it common enough now that it should be tested, just as Flash is/was common place? I have no analytics ...
2
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3answers
263 views

Is it common to track defects found during code reviews?

In "Applied Software Measurement" and "Code Complete" the authors state concrete numbers for removal efficiency of defects found during code reviews (formal, informal etc). Is it common to track ...
4
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2answers
4k views

Web application GUI automation best practices

Our team develops automation solutions for various web based products. I'd like to compile a list of patterns and best practices from the GUI web automation space that have been used and proven as ...
3
votes
1answer
7k views

Selenium - page load timeout

Is it possible to set timeout for page load in Selenium test? I have a problem, when sometimes test execution freezes on page load (application doesn't load new page, test hangs up), so test needs to ...
0
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3answers
80 views

Bug Reporting/Tracking Solution for Third Party and In-house Teams

I am gearing up to start a project where development will be taking place in-house and with a third party at the same time. I am trying to find a solution which will allow both us and the third ...
3
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3answers
261 views

Bug Fix Verification - UI Design

I am working on this ticket created by a fellow QA Tester. The ticket requires a notification message with a link to be created. Our developer worked on it and acceptance test was met. However, upon ...
5
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2answers
327 views

What tools are available for testing client/server software in various network topologies?

For testing a client/server platform that communicates over TCP/IP, is there a tool available to mimic various types of interposed network component, such a firewall with NAT or a SOCKS5 server. ...
7
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3answers
5k views

How to finish the testing in the same iteration/sprint?

I am aware of the fact that agile testing is an ongoing process and should happen in parallel to development. But how is that actually achieved? Is it even possible to fix all found issues in the same ...
4
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12answers
9k views

Test team names

Has anyone found a name for a software testing team that they think really communicates our role well? Our team is brainstorming ideas right now, and I know this is something my last team struggled ...
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0answers
2k views

Why can't my Selenium Grid VM node get parameters from/register to the hub?

I tried to set up a Selenium Grid node on a virtual machine. I am using VirtualBox for the VM and Jenkins (with VirtualBox plugin) to set up the grid. When I try to register the node, I get the ...
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1answer
110 views

How to use statistics to improve our site? [closed]

Someone has asked me: Which way to measure 'why customer leaves our site?' or 'closes our apps' ? How to complete our statistics and KPI that are More complete & More perfect? How can ...
0
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2answers
5k views

Selenium WebDriver and Highchart testing

I know this question has been asked before on S.O. and other websites but I haven't found a definite answer -- most of them say its not easily done but I wanted to make sure that was the final ...
6
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3answers
262 views

Should a scrum be any different for testers from multiple teams?

I am about to start managing a team of testers within a company. Each tester is on a different team, one tester per team. For example, one tester is on the database team, another on the software ...
3
votes
2answers
10k views

Selenium WebDriver: select value from KendoUI DropDownList

I'm not being able to select a value from a Kendo's dropdown, this is the code (C#): var select = FindElement(By.Id("Type")); select.SelectByValue("HouseHold"); That's not the selenium raw api, I'm ...
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2answers
508 views

Converting emoticons to images in chatroom: how to test this?

I'm testing an application which has chatrooms, where the users will input emoticons while chatting each other. The user will input the various types of smiley/emoticons in it. How can I write a ...
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1answer
1k views

How can I test a chatroom in a webpage? [closed]

I have a Web app which has built-in chatroom. The chatroom was built with Flash and it will be loaded within the webpage. Any ideas and guidance to test in this scenario? What kind of scenarios can ...
3
votes
1answer
96 views

Industry standard on testing zoom levels

Is there an industry standard on how many zoom levels should be tested when working on a website?
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3answers
640 views

Reporting Intermittent Bugs

I am an entry level tester and been experiencing new things about testing everyday which is great. So I am thinking, how do I deal with an intermittent bug since its most likely that developers wont ...
6
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2answers
2k views

Using Selenium Opera Driver doesn't start my test execution

I am able to open the Opera browser using Selenium Opera driver. But I am unable to navigate to any URL using: driver.get("www.google.com"); Opera driver starts and doesn't load the given link. -- ...
7
votes
2answers
3k views

Open-source/freeware testing tool for Set-Top Box

According to Wikipedia a set-top box (STB) is: an information appliance device that generally contains a tuner and connects to a television set and an external source of signal, turning the source ...
4
votes
3answers
2k views

How does ITIL training benefit my software testing career

I have just been offered an opportunity to do ITIL certification. How will this benefit my career as a QA Tester? I have read about the course but I still dont get how important it will be for me.
7
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3answers
254 views

What would be the best roles and assignments for a developer in a QA team?

How can a developer that joins a QA team give the help that has the biggest impact and which are the best assignments for him that would most benefit the team?
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1answer
2k views

Considering automation parameters, which is better: relative Xpath or absolute xpath? [closed]

I want to perform automation (selenium) using Xpath. Which one gives better results?
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2answers
16k views

How to open multiple browsers using webdriver?

I want to perform multiple browser testing: While working on a project i needed to open multiple browsers simultaneously using Webdriver script. Does anyone have experience in implementing this ?
4
votes
2answers
592 views

Open source security testing tool faster than Zed Attack Proxy?

I want to perform security testing on a website. I have already tested a website with Zed Attack Proxy (ZAP) but I found it quite slow. I am looking for an open source tool that will be faster and ...
3
votes
1answer
645 views

“session has expired” error - after clicking a button with webdriver in IE8

After clicking a button in my application with webdriver, it gives me “sorry..your session has been expired” in IE8 and I am unable to proceed but I am able to do it manually. Now to proceed with ...
4
votes
4answers
1k views

Should web pages be tested for ZOOM levels?

As a Product Manager, one of my entry-level SQA Testers asked me an interesting question - "Should we be testing for zoom levels? ie, when a user magnifies or zooms out in their browser or an iOS user ...
5
votes
2answers
406 views

What test generators do exist?

What tools exist to automatically generate test scripts (or test script templates) from a formal specification or a program's source code? EDIT: The background of this question is, that I’m ...
3
votes
4answers
176 views

Which automated tests do devs create vs SQA staff?

We have a big remote SQA team now who have identified about 600 bugs with test cases to both assist in manual testing and prepare for us to start automation testing. Our development lead has setup a ...
1
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3answers
1k views

Best practices for organising and naming test cases

I have a Python package which may contain several modules. Of course, I have unit tests, component tests, and functional tests. All of them are in package/module/test directories, most of them are ...
4
votes
2answers
8k views

What is the correct way to configure the VirtualBox plugin on Jenkins?

I am trying to get the VirtualBox plugin working with Jenkins. My plan is then to hook up the Selenium plugin as well and get a grid running on the VirtualBox cloud. When I follow the instructions on ...
2
votes
1answer
104 views

Test automation for .NET / Java Project relying on app container

I am looking to a testing / continuous integration tool which can help me with the following: 1) Inside a Maven project, allow me to run a JUnit test case that, using some API, deploy an application ...
6
votes
4answers
3k views

Looking for open source, Java-based tool for performance testing

Goal: I have an enterprise application written in java to test for performance. I need to do it separately, so I will be basically simulating a user interaction over http/https. My findings: ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

How to stress test this chat application

I am creating a chat application with node.js and socket.io. I want to know how many chatters my application can handle. What I want to know is what will happen to CPU and memory on the server ...
14
votes
10answers
52k views

Looking for an excellent example of using a spreadsheet for test case management

It is an unfortunate reality of our industry that many testers are stuck using a spreadsheet to manage their test cases. I wanted to ask (in a community wiki), what are some good techniques and ...
2
votes
4answers
661 views

Test automation strategy for mobile apps

I am currently working on planning a test strategy for test automation for our mobile apps. The problem is that all the automation frameworks I've seen utilize a slightly different context than what ...

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