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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 = driver....
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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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3answers
435 views

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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486 views

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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1answer
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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 after ...
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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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2answers
681 views

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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2answers
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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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0answers
534 views

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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2answers
469 views

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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4answers
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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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163 views

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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1answer
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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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2answers
171 views

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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1answer
527 views

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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2answers
148 views

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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1answer
1k 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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5answers
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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" name="...
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5answers
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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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1answer
482 views

How do I use PSR.exe - all the time or when replicating a problem?

I'm going to be running a software testing session in the near future. It will be a whole day of hands-on testing by a group of users. I'm thinking of using Problem Steps Recording (psr.exe) but am ...
2
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1answer
4k views

Excel Add In for Quality Center won't run in 64 bit excel - is there a workaround?

Our company recently upgraded everyone to Office 2010, the 64 bit version. This broke the functionality of the HP Excel ADD IN for Quality Center that I had been using. I prefer to write my test cases ...
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1answer
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Recovery scenario in QTP not invoked from script

I've written the following code for attaching my recovery scenario with script during run time. It is as follows: Dim App Set App = CreateObject("QuickTest.Application") App.Test.Settings.Recovery....
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2answers
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Desktop apps or web services to test receiving text / SMS messages US-based

I'm a manual QA tester. I have a client (web-based) which allows certain business to send custom promotional text messages to their customers provided the business account has the customer's mobile ...
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2answers
199 views

Prepare TestComplete project suite for submit

I was wondering what is the best way to prepare a project (suite) for submit into version control. Since I am very happy with my way I wanted to share it. Maybe this helps someone. Criticism wanted. ...
2
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1answer
1k views

How can I automate in Selenium IDE for email activation link?

In the send invitation process, the user will get a link in his/her inbox. When the user will click on the link, it will ask for a password and confirm the password. How can I automate it with ...
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1answer
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Your suggestions for writing reliable Web UI automation

Web UI automation is unreliable. I presume it is possible to increase the reliability of Web UI tests. One such advice would be to put an abstraction layer on top of your test that does actual DOM ...
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How to automate the action on a canvas object, when the canvas element has no name or ID in Selenium?

I want to automate the testing for a digital signature, which is a canvas element. Can anyone provide me with sample code, which could be used. I have tried, selenium.clickAt(), driver.findElement(...
3
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1answer
763 views

Test execution report in HTML format for MonkeyTalk

MonkeyTalk provides the functionality of running test suites with Ant. Reference: Running Suites With Ant I wanted to know if it is possible to generate HTML reports of test execution? I want to ...
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2answers
410 views

What are some common problems that can occur when upgrading TestComplete 8.X to 9.0?

I managed to convert the project suite and all projects successfully and they are still running. I want to use this thread to collect issues that might still arise to warn others.
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Handling JSF ViewState errors using JMeter

I'm facing an issue while running a recorded test scenario of an application login using a single user on JMeter. I've used JMeter's proxy server to record all the requests of the login scenario. The ...
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5answers
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Fundamental Requirements For an Entry Level QA Engineer

My intention is for this to be a Community Wiki. Being that I have not been granted the power to make this a Community Wiki, I ask that someone who does have the power make it one before it gets ...
3
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1answer
744 views

Creating bugzillas for failed tests on Jenkins?

We have a Jenkins enviroment running for a while and we create a bugzilla for each failed test to inform developers that something went wrong and he needs to correct that test. For now, we create this ...
7
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4answers
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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 ...
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5answers
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How to isolate a bug?

One of a tester's tasks is to isolate a bug. Narrowing a problem search space will help a developer to find the cause and fix it. By isolating the bug I mean both finding the class of inputs that ...
2
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1answer
480 views

What is the role of the software development manager in a QA/QC process?

I have read about software QA/QC and software-test that in an agile environment the software QA process "directs" the software process, that is to say, that it doesn't ship until it's ready to ship ...
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0answers
166 views

How do I reconfirm my software for ISO 9001 certification? [closed]

Our company is being asked to show that on a regular basis we reconfirm the ability of our software to perform certain tasks. The section in question from the ISO 9001 standard is as follows: 7.6 ...
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1answer
410 views

Advance commands of Selenium are not working in IE browser

I am using the SeleniumBackedWebdriver API in my current project, which supports both Selenium RC and WebDriver APIs. The Advanced User Interactions API like mouseUp(), mouseDown(), runScript() are ...
2
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1answer
2k views

SSO in Selemium web driver

I am trying to run selenium web driver(Firefox) test cases which will need a single sign on (web). Issue over here is i have to sign in manually with my OTP every time i tear down the test case. So i ...

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