Questions tagged [automated-testing]

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Free tool for Visual Testing / visual regression testing? [duplicate]

I have a localhost webapp (development) that requires a login to use and I would want to implement Visual Testing which for me means having a tool taking screenshots when I want and, as a plus, do the ...
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Appium-based framework for testing desktop app (not web)

Anyone had experience in automating desktop applications (not web)? I need an Appium-like solution to integrate it with my mobile automation (written on Appium, Java). Our company has a messenger ...
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Is there any possibility of semi-automated text execution in selenium? [duplicate]

Can one semi-automate the test execution, say there are certain things that we can`t do using selenium like captcha issue, so is it possible to start the script, perform some task manually and ...
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Automated tests in CI: same or different repo as SUT?

I'm currently writing API and UI automated tests for a website. My goal is to plug these tests in the CI workflow (Jenkins is used in this organization). The workflow would be: if there's a new commit ...
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A new (maybe?) idea about cooperation between development engineers and test engineers - is this feasible/good? [duplicate]

Suppose we want to develop a small module (time needed: two weeks of one developer). Then what about this new (maybe?) pipeline: The test engineer starts working: Think about all cases (including ...
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Isn't a name-mapping repository simply a shared object repository?

I am doing a research on automated software and the development of such. When thinking about automated testing it is required to have references of the UI present in your software, therefore one can ...
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Merge Selenium projects [closed]

I need help about how to merge two projects into one in Selenium IDE tool for Google Chrome? For example, when I test a part of an application and my friend tests another part of the same application,...
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What is progression in test automation? What open source tool could be used to design automation framework for that?

I 've been working in automation for the last 8 years. Recently, I have come across the term "Progression" in test automation. I've learned basics but still, I am not sure how to implement this ...
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Triggering ALM test sets (UFT tests) in Jenkins Unix slave

We have a Jenkins Unix slave through which builds are scheduled in different testing environments. Objective: To schedule a job in Jenkins unix slave to trigger 2 ALM test sets(containing 30 UFT test ...
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Is it important to know manual testing before learning test automation?

Is it important to know manual testing before starting to learn how to do test automation? Test automation is a part of testing activity, so obviously you need to be aware of testing concepts and ...
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Testcase Python Request: 405 Error despite not accepting the certificates

Details Currently I have the problem that I cannot accept the certificate on our test page. We use Python requests for our test cases and unittest from Python directly. We have also excluded the ...
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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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How to query the Canvas using Selenium with JavaScript Executor or Protractor?

I like to know if it's possible to automate this 'graph' which is created on the canvas, if yes, how to automate it. I have to interact with all the elements on the 'graph or a map like thing' by ...
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Once an exception is thrown, it shouldn't ideally go to a TearDown/ aftertest

I'm using the NUnit framework. If my test-case failed with an exception like a timeout or any other exceptions. After the test it should go to [Teardown] but it is not going struck there abort the ...
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Can we use a counter variable inside to form another variable so I can access it's value?

I have a Regex Extractor that retrieves following values, With this, i'm trying to retrieve all such values, orderId_1_g1=SGSM10820, orderId_2_g1=SGSM10821, orderId_3_g1=SGSM10822, and pass them in a ...
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What is the difference between BeforeClass and BeforeTest in TestNG - Selenium WebDriver

What is the difference between BeforeClass and BeforeTest in TestNG - Selenium WebDriver, please suggest me best link or site for this.
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What is shoulder checkin in software testing?

I had an interview and they asked me about shoulder checking. This is the first time I heard this term. Share your knowledge on this topic.
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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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Methods to setup parallel test execution in NUnit with Selenium WebDriver C#

For true parallel execution of Selenium tests in NUnit, does the setup of the webdriver object need to be within the test method itself? Or is there a better way? Previously, for parallel execution ...
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How to Access span element and change it's value

I am trying to create a python + selenium script in order to fetch CSV from a salesforce pardot page. Can Somebody please help me in accessing the nested span element inside the dropdown list which ...
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Facing issues while sendkeys for a autosuggestion dropdown in a webapplication

1) On the current screen we have dropdown with div tag (Select Agent) 2) When we click on the dropdown, the options appear only till time the cursor stays on the dropdown, once moved the options ...
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While running TestNG program in eclipse getting error: A JNI error has occurred, please check your installation and try again

Getting JNI error while running TestNG program (that doesn't have main() function). But If trying to run the same program with same set of configuration (i.e. eclipse and java version), "Run as a ...
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How to approach setting up test data for a project that has a microservice architecture?

I have to integrate API test-automation on a project that has a microservice architecture. Each back-end service has a different repository and is deployed separately. I haven't had the opportunity of ...
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Python + Selenium: Is there a way convert Groovy based test cases into Python?

In my new project, I am supposed to bring the current test cases, all written in Groovy, to a Python base. We are talking about several thousand test cases that have accumulated over the last years. ...
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In Visual Studio 2019, The Name Of The Scenario In Test Explorer Is Different From The Test That I Want To Run

The test scenario in Test Explorer is different from what I have in my V/S Project. I have tried re-starting Test Explorer to no effect. Thanks !
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Specflow step is not bound even though the underlying step definitions have been implemented

Hello, the step has not been bound (hence, colour purple), even though the underlying step defintions have been implemented. In the screen shot, I clicked on "Ok". V/Studio takes me to the screen in ...
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Tool suggestion for Database Testing

Anyone can suggest/recommand a automation tool which will cover DB testing end2end. The tool should support sql queries execution,Test Reports generation and support the CI/CD.
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How to create a property file in python?

In java we have .property file to have all our locators, how to have and use a same kind of file in python?
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How to store text from a webpage using Ruby?

Ruby / automation beginner here - I'm trying to get and store an email address from a webpage using the element id, but am getting the error undefined local variable or method 'customer_email_address' ...
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Interacting with OAuth 2.0 elements using Appium in C#

I'm trying to write tests that interact with an Android application. We recently moved to OAuth 2.0, in which the application moves to a separate custom tab with a web view. I tried to use Appium ...
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HTTP client test integration into Jenkins

IntelliJ Ultimate offers a code editor to test HTTP request (including asserts). Those tests can even be stored as a file or run-config to be executed for later api testing. The official documentation ...
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Getting org.openqa.selenium.ElementNotInteractableException: element not interactable for Editor in selenium in Java [duplicate]

I have a Text Editor where I want to perform Sendkeys() but getting 'element not interactable' error. I'm able to get the text of that element by getText(). No idea how to work with this editor. ...
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What are the scopes of API testing

I am testing few API endpoints of a product and there are many observations like: Server response with 500 error if the application content type is JSON instead of form data. Different endpoints ...
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What is the correct way writing e2e tests?

I have a task do create e2e for a web app, but I don't know what is the correct way doing it. For example: In app there is a possibility to add new employee, so the scenario is as described: Login ...
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Test Management Tool for managing multiple projects

I am looking for recommendations on Test Management Tools. To start it would be mainly for manual testing, but we would like to integrate with our automated tests in the future. Ideally we would be ...
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If else loop is not working/ element exists: cypress automation

I am new to cypress. I read some of the other if-else cypress related questions and yet fail to understand whats wrong with my code. What I am trying to accomplish: if "There are no results" found on ...
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InvalidArgumentException: Message: invalid argument: 'using' must be a string

I'm very new to python, trying to create reusable code. when I try to call the class Login and function login_user in test_main.py by passing all the arguments that were used under Login class, I'm ...
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Is Nested Describes Acceptable For The Purpose Of Readability?

Is it ok to have a nested describe for the purpose of read ability? Example: describe('Atlas Search ', () => { beforeEach(() => browser.pause(20)); before(()=> { searchPage....
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Report non-unique ids?

Since a webpage should only have unique id attributes, does that mean you should report that as a bug on an otherwise functional page? For one, it surely makes automation more difficult, but for some ...
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Selenium WebDriver - handling authentication popups in Chrome and Edge

We have an internal web application that I am trying to automate using Selenium and BrowserStack, in C#. I have managed to use BrowserStack's 'local' functionality to get at the application but I'm ...
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iOS Automation Testing on AWS

Background: I have been searching how can I install an .ipa programmatically on a real iPhone, and all answers are "it's not possible". So I was wondering, iOS automation cannot be ...
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Run appium scripts without using Eclipse or any IDE

I developed appium scripts for my Android app in Eclipse and using this IDE to execute. But I wonder there's any way to run appium scripts on other PC without installing Eclipse or any IDE. I also ...
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Are there any automation tools which have a feature to first check (as a pre-request) for Internet connection up or down before script execution?

It was accidental but it's a required feature for most of the modern automation tools. Yesterday I made one automation script job on a remote machine and it will be supposed to run on schedule time ...
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Google Chrome browser and driver versioning

I have a CI pipeline that runs my E2E tests, which the agent is prepared by: Install Google Chrome by brew (latest) Chromedriver is installed by chromedriver_binary python package (fixed version) ...
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Does codeless automation tools work for large test suites?

AI-based codeless automation tools are on the rise. There are plenty of them that even claim to have flexibility and reusability. Are they good enough for large complicated test suites with many ...
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I am getting Stale element exception when I try to automate angular js - drop down using Selenium with Java

- I have around 40 items in my Drop down and I can see it by scrolling down in Gui - But when I inspect the DOM, I can see the code for only 10. I can see the rest only when I scroll it in GUI. (...
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TestNG how to build a queue of test cases to be retried

Currently, we have logic in place which retries all the failing test cases immediately after the failure, what could be any approach where if a test fails that test should go in a queue and should be ...
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Nightwatch JS - How to run multiple individual test cases?

Are there any other way to run test cases individually other than using --testcase flag ? also are there any to run 2 single test case from 2 different test suites? For example: Test Suite 1 Test ...
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JBehave - large number of steps in a scenario, due to preconditions and pre-steps

I'm having a scenario which consists of around 500 steps. About 490 steps out of the it are preconditions and steps that needs to be done, in order to come to a state where the actual acceptance (...
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Testing multiple browser configurations via Selenium WebDriver

When covering cross-browser testing using Selenium WebDriver, how do you provide the browser and version information to the tool (e.g. BrowserStack, Sauce Labs)? For example, you're wanting to execute ...

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