Questions tagged [automated-testing]

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Integration tests without mocking vs. unit tests

Let's say that I have a software component A (function, class, react component, etc.) that uses three other software components B, C, D. If I try to test fully test A (without mocks!), then I would ...
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Selenium Download Keep and Discard Problem (.cer or xml extensions)

I am Test Automation Engineer, working with Selenium and Java. I am developing selenium automation tests but I have a problem with downloading something from the software I am working on. Chrome asks ...
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What are the tools I need to run robot test every time a deployment is triggered

I'm trying to automatically trigger a robot test project which will not be run in local machine everytime there is a deployment. I need to know the tools I need to somehow execute the automation ...
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Should you create a manual test script before automating it?

Is it best to first create a manual test script for a newly developed feature and then automate it? and then link them up for tracking purposes? Or it's not necessary to create an automated test ...
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Selenium and Powershell drop down menu select

Selenium WebDriver, using Chrome and Powershell. I'm trying to choose and click the 'en' value, from the drop down of the language menu. Here is the HTML Code: <select id="language_select"...
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java.lang.UnsupportedClassVersionError -CucumberJvm4SMFormatter -Java runtime Version error

My testing framework is built with Cucumber, TestNG, Java 1.8 and Maven I recently updated my IntelliJ IDE Details: IDE : IntelliJ IDEA Ultimate 2020.3 - Runtime version : 11.0.9 Cucumber is ...
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In Page Object Model does all classes need to share a single driver instance?

I can create a BaseTest.java file and declare Public static WebDriver driver; in it. Then all classes can extend and use the same driver reference. Then all my test classes can use same instance. Can ...
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Can Testers ask for more Salary hike if they switch to Test Automation?

I was doing pure black box manual testing since 9 years. This year I took initiative and started learning automation tools like selenium, maven, TestNG, Cucumber bdd, Jenkins and contributed to ...
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What role does Docker play in Test Automation?

Should I learn Docker containers tool to run Selenium test automation. What's the purpose of learning it? Isn't it enough to run your automation project in Jenkins?
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How to plan selenium automation of webapplication when more than 1 person is involved

We are automating a web application, 3 people are involved using different machines and using bit bucket for code integration.how can we split the work and where to start from? As we may need to reuse ...
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Moving test environments to AWS cloud

I'm new here and this is my first post. Currently we are doing manual testing within a local closed environment. Our Ops team is working on building an AWS environment using VPC, RDS for the DB's etc. ...
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Automated testing of Google Pub/Sub

I'm new to test automation and Google Pub/Sub. I'm developing automation scripts for regression testing. My automation framework is built with Java, Maven, Cucumber and TestNG My application is a ...
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What Test Automation skills should a Engineer posses in 2021? [closed]

I see Automation engineers learning lot of tools like jenkins, docker, cloud tools, Kubernates, git, vmware, etc. In 2021, what skills should a highly skilled Automation resource have to become a ...
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How to scroll current whole screen with UI Automator

I can scroll until get the specified text by the following code driver.find_element_by_android_uiautomator( 'new UiScrollable(new UiSelector().scrollable(true).instance(0)).getChildByText(new ...
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Will AI based test automation tools make selenium webdriver obsolete in few years? [closed]

I have a fear that in few years companies will deploy AI based robotic process test automation tools and my java selenium programming skills will become obsolete.
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Python + Selenium: Using and managing old web drivers

Details Based on a browser matrix I have to test several browsers, also older ones. Example: https://www.lambdatest.com/blog/creating-browser-compatibility-matrix-for-testing-workflow/ You surely know ...
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How to do ETL Automation Testing using C# or Python

In my present project I m testing on reports which needs to be checked everyday manually by executing SQL queries for all columns from source tables, Dims and Facts tables and destination tables. Is ...
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Cucumber- Selenium Getting null pointer exception while openBrowser method

I am getting null pointer exception when selenium tries to launch the browser. I have already checked step Definition. Selenium OpenBrowser Method. Chrome browser version. ( I have driver 87.04 ...
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Selenium ide Java generated code does not scroll

I am trying to automate a test suite by using selenium IDE, the idea its to generate the tests with the IDE and then export them to a java/jUnit format. The problem its that the the tests generated in ...
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Are DevOps tools mandatory to survive in Automation Testing field?

I work as Test Engineer in Selenium, TestNG, Java, Maven, Cucumber and Jenkins. My knowledge about Jenkins is limited in the sense that I can create freestyle or Maven based jobs and can trigger those ...
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How to measure productivity of the test team or of testing in general?

Basically many people know the problem that the project owners would like to see the progress of the test. Technically via test suites, via CI integration possible, reports. But how does it behave ...
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How to run a web browser automated test in mobile mode using cypress version 5?

I want to run my browser tests against tablet versions of a release targeting iOS tablets-how can i script it in cypressio or is it possible in alternation web automation tools? The objective to write ...
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Cucumber + Junit + Extend Test Steps (use IDs in next step)

Details: We currently use Mockito/ Wiremock (in different teams), Junit and Cucumber in our test procedure. And test cases are functional, but we want to extend them with regard to post procedures. ...
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authentication proxy with selenium C# 2020

This is an old problem but I can't resolve it. I created a chrome extension or Proxy auto auth.crx but it's too old. I used AutoIt but it has not resolved my problem. I saw the link Setting a proxy ...
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Can anyone suggest me some good tools to learn in free time? [closed]

I have been into testing since like three years now. Had been into Manual app testing, Game testing and Embedded testing as well. I have already been using POSTMAN, JMeter, Blazemetr, LoadRunner, ...
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How do you test Microservices?

I'm in charge of leading a QA Team and one of our tasks is to develop Automated Microservice Tests. We've been successfully testing these Microservices for a year. In summary, our Testing Process is: ...
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Using Selenium IDE to view webpage sources as in Google DevTools

I am testing multiple webpages and I need to automatically check webpage sources as in Google DevTools. What I aim to achieve is to check, whether a source is present, so for example, if you look here,...
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Cannot choose and click specific value in the table

Whatever companyCode I specify in the method it always chooses 3M Canada. Before it worked perfectly but after a few days it stopped even if I didn't do any changed in the code. The XPATH of the table ...
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Testing Rabbit MQ with OWASP ZAP

We currently use Test OWASP Zap. Integrated accordingly in a Jenkins pipeline, which performs a weekly vulnerability test. We have now integrated RabbitMQ in our project, and here we don't know how we ...
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Automated testing of thread synchronization

My program has two threads: Thread A scans the filesystem for files matching certain criteria, and adds them to an internal catalog. Thread B scans the internal catalog for entries matching certain ...
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How can Cypress be seen as an End-to-end testing tool when it cannot travel across different domains?

I want to use cypress as an alternative to webdriver.io but I am struggling to get my arguments across to the rest of my team as it cannot travel across other superdomains whereas Webdriver.io does ...
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JMeter 403 Error - CSRF Token

I am load testing a CSRF protected website and have successfully extracted the csrf token and authorized the login, however when loading a pages with many different graphs, all the graphs seem to fail....
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Migrate tests from Testim to Selenium

We have multiple tests scripts in Testim and after working for an year using Testim it seems Selenium is better suited for the UI automation and looking for available options to migrate Testim Scripts ...
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Automation of Functional Testing across all browser

This answer Will the DOM structure vary for same HTML based on the browser made me think that if DOM renders the same for all browser then why do I need cross-browser functional testing. For example, ...
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JMeter - How can I check mail count in gmail box thread by thread

I'd like to connect gmail server before user thread group, and I wanna open inbox and check mail count in every user interaction. Connect gmail ones Check registration emails many times (100, 1000) ...
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JMeter - save response to file listener but also ignore result

In JMeter, I am using a post processor running prev.setIgnore() within the setup thread group to ignore those requests. Some of these requests are JDBC requests to select data out of the database and ...
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Why are Selenium tests so unstable?

I am running a few scripts (in my personal and business laptop) and every day I get a different error at a different step. Sometimes I run and it is passed, but I run again and get an error that an ...
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What should be the testing type for a new version of an automated test case if edited manually [closed]

I have created a test case that was created via automation. The testing type for this Test case is Automated. Now I make some changes to the steps of this Test case by adding some more or removing ...
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Selenium test coverage visualization

We have a huge legacy application where unit/integration tests are impractical and most automation is done in Selenium with Java programming language in a separate automation project. There are about ...
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How to check message dispatch status in appium?

I'm testing a chat application with Appium. For each message there is three status Server sent Received Read How can I check the status in Appium? and I need to take screenshots form the receiver ...
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Taurus - JMeter properties set via command line are not being picked up

I've got a JMeter test setup with the environment details (protocol, hostname and port number) set as properties. This is so I can repeat the same test on multiple environments through a pipeline. ...
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Flutter driver Test Explorer

is there a way to get some kind of Flutter Test Explorer into the IntelliJ IDE? I am thinking of something like JUnit has in Visual Studio. Let's say that it should be something like this. My tests ...
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Flutter driver handle minimalized application

I am making some testing scenarios for my flutter application. One of the functionalities is "About us" section. When tapping on "About Us" user is redirected to the web page and ...
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Taurus & JMeter - ignore setup/teardown requests in reports

I'm using Taurus to execute JMeter test files. In my JMeter files, I need to do a small amount of setup and teardown (for authentication purposes and data seeding). They aren't directly related to the ...
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Can Test Automation Engineers call themselves Software Developers or Programmers? [closed]

One of my colleague asked me if what I do is a part of software development. He said that can you call yourself a developer or a programmer/coder or someone who is creating/developing test scripts for ...
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HTTP Header Manager in test fragment is not working

I was testing some REST endpoint with JMeter. Each request requires access_token for calling any of this API. My access tokens are in a CSV file, for removing duplication I've used a test fragment ...
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How to debug TestNg Test Execution getting crashed due to large number of test cases

I have a test suite having 10000+ test cases, and as all these test cases run under one suite (Regression Suite), my suite getting crashed always due to very high memory consumption, maybe the size of ...
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I want to run same configuration proj( Proj on diff machine) by using output of first machine is input for sec machine with single instance of jmeter

We have 3 parameter in our json body script for that we use Boolean values. 1 - Preprocess= true/false 2 - Merge = true/false 3 - syncRecordinMem =true/false as per Boolean values we select whether ...
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Serenity BDD and RabbitMQ use together

Details Currently we are in the process of integrating RabbitMQ into our stages. I sell here accordingly a test plan through. Currently we use the test framework Serenity and here also for the Api ...
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How to automate testing of Zebra TC75X barcode scanner?

I would like to implement test automation for an app running on a Zebra TC75X device (Android OS). The tricky part is the integrated barcode scanner. The device has a hardware button to trigger a ...

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