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Using JMeter to record program http requests

Is JMeter designed to only record web browser traffic, or can it record http requests made by installed programs as well? I set up JMeter as per these instructions and I do not see the web traffic ...
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8answers
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Capturing screen shots in selenium tests

How do you use screen shot capture in selenium tests? If anyone is using, how effective do you find it ?
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6answers
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What techniques are available to determine which browsers to test?

When websites being deployed to the internet are about to go live, the age old question always comes up. "Which browsers should I test?" I am not asking that question because it will soon become ...
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What are the advantages of automated user acceptance tests?

I'm completely new to this stuff, and for what I've seen it takes a while to get used to it. I once tried, but felt I was spending way too much time just writing the tests, or just fixing them 'cause ...
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1answer
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Selecting items in a combobox using Webdriver

Which Selenium Webdriver command is used for selecting items from combobox in Java? I mean when we want to select one item from a Combobox but this element is not an instance of Select class, e.g., ...
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How to build a test for iterative HTTP requests using JMeter?

Background I would like to probe our own map tile server and for this I'd like to have a loop from which I could request individual tiles, each time a different one. Our tile server is based on ...
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1answer
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Unit Testing The Presenter (in an MVP Context) Using Mock Objects?

Below is some code which is just the simplest MVP project I could make. How can I unit test the presenter using mock objects? Does a mock object mean a completely made up object? In this case, the ...
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1answer
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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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What aspects normally differ when developing automation framework in QTP VS Selenium

I have worked in Selenium. For developing Web UI Functional Test automation suite I considered below aspects Using TestNG Framework Using Page Object pattern XML based configuration Logging of ...
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1answer
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What's the difference between system testing and release testing?

I was going through the types of software testing...Can anyone tell me what exactly are the differences between system testing and release testing?
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0answers
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Someone added a JavaScript alert() to my site [closed]

I went to my site to notice that as soon as I go to it, 2 seconds later an alert(1); pops up. It only shows the 1. After 1 -2 clicks of OK, it redirects to another site. How could this have ...
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0answers
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Some good books for Web Testing [duplicate]

I am in the QA Guild for 6 months now and I am working for a company developing a WEB Product and using Selenium for tests. I think we are doing a great job in the QA area, but there is much room ...
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1answer
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TestLink Report on Execution Type

TestLink has field name - Execution Type which could be set for test case. It could be marked as Manual or Automated. I am keen to find a report on this field but did not see any similar report on ...
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2answers
671 views

How to convince your colleagues of pairwise testing?

I've been working on the pairwise topic for more than one month now and I went from "pairwise testing is a nice method in theory, but not applicable in our case" to "pairwise is nice in theory and ...
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3answers
262 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 ...
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0answers
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TestComplete On-Demand Video Training [closed]

SmartBear, the vendor for TestComplete automation tool, have over a 90 on-demand training videos available covering various subjects. However, it costs $349 for a years access. Has anyone watched ...
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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 ...
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10answers
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Best free (or very cheap) automation tool for Windows GUI testing?

I used to use vTask Studio, but it seems they've abandoned it. No updates in almost a year.
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1answer
1k views

What are the usability test cases for given scenario? [closed]

I have three fields: username, password and confirm password. Next to those fields there is a submit button. Explain all possible usability test cases I can make out of it. If i got an error even ...
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1answer
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Selecting xpath using a variable in selenium 2

I am doing a selenium automation where I want to pass the variable into the xpath and select the element. The xpath which I am trying looks like: browser.find_element_by_xpath("//span[contains(.,'SEM ...
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0answers
58 views

xss scripts through console of web-developers-tools

So, well i am learning selenium webdriver, junit4. I need to know, is it a proper way to add "xss scripts" through console of web developers tools ? Can anyone help me with example ?
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1answer
764 views

How to use AutoIT for handling multiple authentication windows with different credentials?

I am writing the test script in java using selenium webDriver. I have a situation where while executing the test script different authentication windows will appear and might need different ...
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3answers
131 views

Suggestions for Software Testing Blogs [duplicate]

I want to be more up to date with current events and ideas in SQA. I was wondering if anyone could offer any suggestions for Software Testing Blogs.
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1answer
4k views

TestNG like unit testing framework in C# (C sharp)

I am trying to create data provider in C#. However, I don't want to connect the DB. I just want to provide some values. Is there TestNG like unit testing framework in C#, which can I use? Is there any ...
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5answers
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What is the difference between “automated testing” and “automated regression testing”?

"Automated Testing" as a term seems to have a number of different uses. For some, it means built in unit tests that, when a new build is run, execute to make sure code refactors have not broken ...
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3answers
155 views

Fresh to Software SQA

I've been working in SQA field for a year now, and basically I used only black box methods. What advice can you give me to enhance my skills? Recently I have started learning Jmeter Apache for load ...
2
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2answers
151 views

How are dependencies dealt with when writing tests?

If you have three tests A,B,C and each tests a specific scenario, where B depends on A and C depends on B and A. How do you deal with that? Is it a case where there should not be three tests in the ...
3
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1answer
336 views

Path to becoming a security tester for a QA Engineer?

I was looking for some guidelines/documentation on how to start security testing my app and progress on as a security tester. It seems interesting to me to be able to break an application using trial ...
3
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1answer
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(QTP/UFT) How do I use a test's input action parameters to parameterize a test?

I am working with HP Unified Functional Testing 11.52. In my example below, I'd like to use the test's input action parameters "C1" and "C2" in Action1. Here is the code in action 1, it is just 1 ...
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1answer
83 views

Are there any part time jobs related to QA? [closed]

I am currently working as full time QA but seeking opportunity in part time job in QA. I can spend 4/5 hour per week. please suggest any.
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4answers
102 views

Operating system restoration

I'm currently setting up a couple of systems to test the company software, and I require the ability to "flash" the hard drives of the machines at any point in time, and restore them to their fresh ...
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2answers
1k views

jenkins build when a change is pushed to another repository

I'm sure that this happens frequently. My testing suite is a separate repository from the company's main app. I wanted to know If there's a way to run the suite when a change is pushed to repository ...
1
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2answers
138 views

Tools to check file presence and integrity after installation

I have different versions of different programs, that require different sets of files/resources. Knowing a list, I would like to check after the installation of a software, that all the corresponding ...
1
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0answers
72 views

Feed TestNG tests

recently i used feed4testng in order to run multiple instances of test using a dataprovider with feed4testng tool. But this tool only iterates through external resources. Is there any other tool for ...
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2answers
83 views

Technical debt report

I've been asked to create a report about the technical debt of an application, but I haven't receive farther guidelines about its elaboration. I'll be assisted by Sonar code analysis tool. My main ...
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4answers
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Testing Exchange Rates / FOREX in an accounting app

In black box automation testing of an accounting app which uses live feeds of foreign exchange rates for transactions, I would like to be able to record those exchange rates used to be able to assert ...
1
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1answer
6k views

Regarding Setting text of a WebElement without using SendKeys method

I have the following code piece in java using selenium inorder to access UI element on iOS and populate a textfield. WebElement username = driver.findElement(By.xpath("//window[1]/textfield[1]")); ...
4
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7answers
252 views

Software Quality Assurance Conferences - List and recommendations

I have been looking for some good conferences to attend and recommend to colleagues. Looking up on Google and some sites, I thought it would be a good idea to create a list of SQA conferences, the ...
1
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1answer
141 views

Outage Tracking Tool

Is there any open source tool to track application outages/downtime? I work in a testing project and sometimes due to some anomalies we can't do the normal system testing. I need a tool to track ...
3
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2answers
849 views

QA as Scrum Master

I have been thinking more and more as to whether it’s a good idea to have the one off the Lead QA testers as the projects Scrum Master? Here’s my thinking, which may not be the same in every company/...
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4answers
3k views

How do you write a great bug report? [closed]

"Is this going to be a stand-up fight sir, or a bug hunt?" - Hudson I've always wondered what the secrets were to writing a great bug report. Over time I've narrowed down the activity to three ...
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4answers
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Is there a standard term for tests run against production? [duplicate]

After running our normal automated tests against a test area, we releasing the change to production then run some additional tests against production to verify the roll-out ran correctly and to test ...
1
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1answer
460 views

How to save compiled document on Desktop using C# Selenium

Using Selenium WebDriver with C# in VS 2010, I compiled a document using automation and then I want to save the file on my desktop. During automation a new window is popping up to "save or open file". ...
0
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1answer
104 views

Selenium IDE is automatically getting rid off

I am using selenium-ide-2.4.0 api in Mozilla Firefox 16, when i close and use Firefox 2 and again restart my Firefox 16 i need to re-install my api and use it, Why is it happening so?
1
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1answer
167 views

PHPUnit Selenium2 calling a function

I am testing with PHPUnit and Selenium2. I am testing the admin panel. So, I need to add Admin Login Test into all my admin panel tests. I want to create a new Admin Login Test with a new file and I ...
7
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4answers
4k views

what is the best way to write automated end to end user scenarios?

When automating user scenarios, we typically cover an end-to-end user flow. Unit testing recommends that each test method should be independant and only test one thing. But things are different in ...
0
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1answer
110 views

Issue tracking - project version tracking

I have recently joined a new company and I am dragging them by the scruff of their neck into the 21st Century when it comes to development and testing processes. I have just introduced JIRA after ...
0
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1answer
331 views

CSS/XPATH selector management using python's dictionary

I have a lot of functional tests in Python. As expected , they use a wide variety of css/xpath selectors . I think I read somewhere that a practice is to have a dictionary where each selector would ...
0
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1answer
399 views

How should I plan for a QA job where I work at home, part time?

Working from home has many advantages, no commute time, no relocation and a lot of other benefits. As an alternative I think I need a future job for me mainly to have the following characteristics: ...
2
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1answer
225 views

Load Testing in Visual Studio 2012

We currently use Visual Studio to drive load tests against our software, and I'm trying to determine where we can improve data collection. The best reference I've been able to find is here. Is this ...

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