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asked What real problems can “Testing Object-Oriented Systems” book be applied to?
Aug
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comment What are some good approaches to separating test data from test scripts?
@KatePaulk, having thousands of lines of CSV, how do you read that and maintain? How do you know which scenario you have already covered?
Aug
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comment What are some good approaches to separating test data from test scripts?
I don't think any of solutions in asnwer scales well if you want to add a new parameter to your test data schema. Especially, if you want already have a front-end to enter test data, you will need to add new parameter in all tiers: DB, business logic and UI. Same for other types of modifications.
Aug
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comment What are some good approaches to separating test data from test scripts?
Welcome to SQA Deirdra! Can you sum up in your answer how does your solutions address requirements given in question? Scalability, test script agnostic and modifiable from outside the test scripts?
Aug
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revised What are some good approaches to separating test data from test scripts?
Referred direcftly to OU requirements in question
Aug
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comment What are some good approaches to separating test data from test scripts?
joshin4colours: why do you want to have your test data modifiable from outside the test code? And why test scripts have to be agnostic to incoming data?
Aug
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revised What are some good approaches to separating test data from test scripts?
Reformat
Aug
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comment What are some good approaches to separating test data from test scripts?
To simplify processing of test data demarcated in CSV or XML, map them to Java Beans. Use OpenCSV or SuperCSV for CSV (see example here), and JAXB for XML test data.
Aug
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revised What are some good approaches to separating test data from test scripts?
Provided conclusions instead of long story
Aug
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comment Is jQuery faster than CSS/Xpath selectors for IE 8.0 in Selenium1?
-1: because The question was rather about performance of different locators types, and your answer does not relate to that at all. How does your post answer the question?
Aug
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comment Is jQuery faster than CSS/Xpath selectors for IE 8.0 in Selenium1?
-1 because answer is not backed up by any facts or link, so it sounds like a subjective perception of performance.
Aug
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revised Is jQuery faster than CSS/Xpath selectors for IE 8.0 in Selenium1?
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Aug
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comment absolute Xpath is not working for Gmail login page
A more general question comes to my mind: Why don't you use Ids instead of XPaths to locate elements? Ids seems easier to read for a human, more stable and reliable in this particular context. And Gmail Web page provides them :-)
Aug
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comment absolute Xpath is not working for Gmail login page
Might be a bit off-topic comment, but... why work with XPath at all, if you refer to elements' ids in them? Why don't you simply locate elements By.id()?
Aug
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comment absolute Xpath is not working for Gmail login page
If you use PageObject design pattern, the cost of maintenance can be much lower. If page structure changes, you will need to update only one class.
Aug
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comment Is the source code required when using Selenium-RC with Grails?
@Ardesco, it might however be aware of JavaScript code on browser-side, correct?
Aug
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reviewed Reviewed absolute Xpath is not working for Gmail login page
Aug
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revised absolute Xpath is not working for Gmail login page
Improved formatting
Aug
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comment What is the difference between regression testing and re-testing?
Welcome to SQA! How does your answer differ from likitha's answer?
Aug
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revised What are some good approaches to separating test data from test scripts?
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