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What infrastructure is required for automated testing on a hosted desktop?

I've started investigating dogtail as a solution for writing GUI-driven unit tests in a GNOME Wayland session. Before I dive deeper I want to understand what I'll need to run these GUI-based tests on ...
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Karma/ Jasmine testing framework - tests don't appear to be executed

I am looking to implement the Karma/ Jasmine test suite/ framework for use with my AngularJS app. Having never used a testing framework previously, I have followed the tutorial - to give it a go, ...
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Is there a way to stop GridLauncher opening during testing on Mac?

Since moving from a Linux VM to a Macbook Pro for testing, I have been having a recurring issue running Protractor automation. At a certain point in my suite all, a Java application called ...
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How could aqString["Format"] in TestComplete suddenly change format when machine's local did not change?

When using this code: aqString["Format"]("%.2f", numb); the returned number used "," as a decimal point before - which is correct since I'm in Norway. Suddenly - like a few days ago - it started to ...
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weighing tools/approaches for testing of database components

Currently, the way we do this on LedgerSMB is to have SQL scripts which insert records into a test results table. This table is created in a transaction which runs the tests, and the tests always ...
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Unable to launch Safari on iOS using Appium

I am automating some tests a real device (iOS) using Appium and Cucumber. My idea is to do the following steps: Open the app Do some tasks Launch Safari Navigate to a website, lets say google.com for ...
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Desktop automation of c# applications

I have a desktop application for which I need to automate the smoke test suite consisting of 30 odd test cases. An application consists of 3 screens with some buttons and data grid. Major work in this ...
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How do I disable 'show all' download bar of chrome in selenium

I need to disable 'show all' download bar of chrome in selenium. Because the download bar is showing, UI elements in the lower portion of my page that need to be clicked are not visible. I'm looking ...
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How to use multiple wait conditions in Selenium Webdriver using ruby?

I wanted to know, how I can use following waits in program at which situations? driver.manage.timeouts.implicit_wait = 20 driver.manage.timeouts.script_timeout = 20 driver.manage.timeouts.page_load = ...
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Jenkins Build Is Hanging

We are using Jenkins for continuous integration. I have already created a Jenkins job for running all my robot framework automation test scripts & Everything was absolutely working fine. But now,...
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Using MonkeyTalk to test android app, the record button stays disabled

I am unable to record in MonkeyTalk, the record button stays disabled I took the following steps: Created a sample android project in eclipse Created libs folder in the android project and copied ...
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Getting and logging the selenium version used in a groovy project

I'm using Selenium in my Groovy application as a Maven dependency. Now I'm looking for a way to log the used Selenium Version to the console. I tried this: BuildInfo info = new BuildInfo(); def ...
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Are there tools for Metamorphic Testing automation?

Reading about how to test an ML model, I've found the concept of "Metamorphic Testing" and this fits perfect on my project. Searching around Google I didn't find any Metamorphic Testing ...
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Contract testing with separate frontend and backend repos

We are using a code pipeline for our CI-CD. Front-end and back-end are separate repositories. We run cypress end-to-end tests on the deployment of both frontend and backend. The code gets merged from ...
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How to effectively test randomness in item ordering?

We have a function that introduces randomness in item ordering, e.g.: the order in which a number of given items are presented to a user is random For this scenario, there needs to be automated test,...
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Test Automation for different user roles within an application - Selenium and C#

I was a developer a long time ago and have been tasked with our teams automated testing with Selenium and C# for our web application; Our application has many roles a user can be; such as an admin, ...
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How to select option in a dropdown when the html-tag has a random id

I have a problem how to select a desired option (e.g. From, To...etc.) from list if 'datalist id' and 'select name' are randomly generated. This means that the ID and name has another value after ...
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Drag & Drop issue in selenium web driver

Drag and Drop not working..as my drag and drop area not having 'Frames' i didn't use switchTo() here. Actions action= new Actions(driver); //driver.switchTo().frame(0); WebElement drag=...
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How to click an available time slot in customized UI calendar?

I have customized UI calendar attached in screenshot having date and time slots to book some test drive. actually the booked slot div contains some class and available slot contains some class name. ...
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How to drag an element and drop it in another frame?

Hope you doing well, I'm trying to dragAndDrop an element from FrameOne to FrameTwo but not able to do so.Please help me to understand the concept and what I'm doing wrong here and need to achieve ...
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How can I make my solution thread safe for testNG parallel execution?

Background: For quite some time I have ran automated tests using forked JVM processes, this proved quite easy when injecting a driver object using spring, I could simply provide the following: @Bean(...
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Protractor starts Firefox but doesn't run any tests

Problem is the web app I'm testing is behind 2 basic auths and requires a proxy. I wanted to pass the two basic auths by adding AutoAuth addon in a FireFox profile and setting up that profile to load ...
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How to set browser window size using Phantom JS + Java

I am working on PhantomJS with Java for one of my project. I am looking for some help in working with PhantomJS in following scenario. Scenario: Step-1: Mouse hover on tab/link then 2 sub-links will ...
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How do I access fields within Braintree's Hosted Fields' iframes using selenium

On my application payment gateway is Braintree, I need to automate it and face some difficulties when I am automating it, the major problem is I cannot send credit card details using xpath, I research ...
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How to run Selenium through xvfb? (X frame virtual buffer)

Somewhat specific to Ubuntu, this is towards running this JAR on a server. Running xvfb just hangs for me, so trying to get the syntax properly: thufir@doge:~/.html$ thufir@doge:~/.html$ xvfb-run --...
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Test Coverage Report in Cypress

I write my test cases in Confluence and then automate them in Cypress. I was wondering is there any way I can get the test coverage report. I already looked into Istanbul but it is for code coverage. ...
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How to open outlook and click on the link that is there in the mail using Selenium

In my application I need to send a confirmation after which an mail will arrive to my Outlook which I need to open and click on the link which is sent in the mail. Can someone please let me know if ...
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How are you testing configuration changes?

I am curious if folks are testing configuration changes in applications. For example, I have a Spring Boot app that pulls its configurations from a local properties file at build time and from Spring ...
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Design Industrial Process Controller for Testability

We are currently developing a new industrial process controller for applications with very low cycle times (<50us). The embedded software that runs on this controller shall be validated ...
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Large scale selenium automation project fails when multiple suites are running all together

I am working in a large scale project automation with Selenium where multiple test suites are available. When a single suite is running, it works fine. But when all suites are running all together it ...
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I have been struggling for more that a day to fix the Duplicate class given when running my android project for automation

Error: Duplicate class org.openqa.selenium.SearchContext found in modules jetified-java-client-7.3.0.jar (java-client-7.3.0.jar) and jetified-selenium-server-standalone-3.141.59.jar (selenium-server-...
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BeforeClass doesn't get displayed in TestNG test results window

We are expanding our TestNG suite to run multiple tests. Doing so we've encountered a strange occurrence. In one suite I have two tests. Both tests have one class each. Tests in IntegrationTest.java ...
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Selenium Chrome Driver: How to Load all the Frames and get the Complete Page Source?

I'm developing an web application that monitor changes in other websites. I came across some of the websites and that contain load of Frame set and Frames. I'm using the below code: var ...
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Selenium running Firefox instead of IE or Edge

I am trying to get Nightwatchjs tests running with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Edge, and mobile web browsers (iOS, Android, etc). I'm having difficulty getting Selenium to open up a non-Firefox browser. ...
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Has anyone automated an app built in RSA Archer?

I'm looking for tool options to develop regression and production validation scripts for a few apps built in the RSA Archer eGRC suite. I have not been able to find much information available out ...
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JQuery Not working after updating NUNIT to 3.7

I have used to find an element using jQuery select0r. This is how am trying to find out the element. var linkDom = new DomElement(DomElementType.JQuerySelector, string.Format("{0} a:icontains(\"{1}\")...
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How to expand upon the error from a Jasmine expect failure?

I'm using Jasmine, FrisbyJS, and Jest to create API tests for my team's product. I want to be able to handle when an expect (which I'm pretty sure Frisby is just using the underlying Jasmine expect) ...
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Unable to locate the elements of SmartGWT application using Selenium in IE browser

I'm testing a GWT + SMARTGWT application and I'm trying to locate the elements of this web application using Selenium Webdriver. The method which I have used to locate the elements is by the relative ...
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Data driven using xml file in java selenium

I have already used the data driven approach and executed the test cases using excel file. I mean the data is extracted from excel file. Now I want to extract the data from xml file and execute the ...
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Libraries and tools for Characterization/Golden Master Testing

I really like Characterization/Golden Master Testing, but I'm only aware of the ApprovalTests library. I wonder if there're more libraries and tools that embrace the paradigm. I'm looking for ...
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Visual Errors Training Data

I'm currently trying to automate the testing of the visual appearance of a web application. I'm using a combination of openCV and tesseract OCR to find text intersection with Element borders with ...
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Image comparision automation and OCR: Two images of different resolutions and one would be a cropped and resized image of the original image

We have a web page which we load inside the Android App and iOS App. the web page is having a header slot and footer slot and a banner slot for the image. When developers attach the URL's of the ...
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Can't run tests from Cucumber feature.file (cucumber.runtime.CucumberException:)

I can run my tests from my runner class without any problem. Here is my Runner-class: @RunWith(Cucumber.class) @CucumberOptions( format = {"pretty", "html:target/cucumber"}, glue = {"...
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How to save Appium logs to a local text file?

I am using Appium to automate all my test cases related to IOS device using Java, Logs are currently displayed on Appium app itself. I want to save them in a text file so that i can check error after ...
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Downloading m3u8 videos from Header based CDN

I need to automate download of m3u8 stream, any command line / browser automation plugins that can be easily plugged into Selenium to do the job? The test scope is open a web page, accept the cookies,...
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JMeter - Using Variables in XML scripts with $ references where the values are selected by ODBC connection to a database

In JMeter : I have to set up a DataBase with an ODBC that I'm hoping to use to streamline XML content in Jmeter scripts. When my data changes, I would just change it in the database instead of in each ...
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Can I use TFS as source control for rational functional tester scripts with Eclipse IDE

Is it possible to use TFS source control to manage and store test scripts created with Rational Funtional Tester from Eclipse IDE?
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Getting Dogtail to work with QT on GNOME 2

My question is in regards to GNOME 2 running on a CENTOS 5 box. I'm trying to get the Dogtail automation tool to work with my given box for the purpose of testing a QT application. Versions .7 (which ...
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Understanding semantic driven and symbolic execution based test case generation

I'm trying to understand aspects of automatic test case generation (tcg) from models. During my research, I came across two "techniques" called sematic driven tcg and symbolic execution based tcg. ...
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How to keep test cases synced with HP ALM after refactoring?

We're planning to automate test synchronization between HP ALM QC and our TestNG test cases. We want to keep them synced in the following scenarios: Test adding: When creating TestNG test, a test ...

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