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Python is an interpreted, general-purpose high-level programming language whose design philosophy emphasizes code readability.

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What frameworks are good for a beginner in automated functional testing? [duplicate]

I want to start doing some functional testing. I tried some time ago in Java and Selenium, but seemed to run into a number of problems with configuration. Previously I have made simple tests with ...
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Page Object Design: Is there a Python equivalent to Ruby gems “site_prism” or “page_object”?

I'd like to know if there is a framework in Python which supports a clean way to define the Page Object Elements on a Page Object. The site_prism gem does it like so: class Home < SitePrism::Page ...
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How to send keys in an Ajax dropdown?

I already got the Xpath, but when I'm trying send keys there is error : Error Traceback (most recent call last): File "C:\Users\Admin\PycharmProjects\Belajar1\Register.py", line 23, in ...
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How to use selenium.captureNetworkTraffic in Python?

I'm interesting in debugging my browser session and I found that it is possible to save http requests with their answers to a file using captureNetworkTraffic in json format. But I can't find any doc ...
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Mocking HTTP reponses in Selenium Web Driver using Python

I am currently experimenting with the Python version of Selenium Web Driver. Using the driver has been straight forward so far but I have been struggling recently with the issue of mocking HTTP ...
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Python+Selenium: Continue script execution by ignoring timeout error

How can I get this line elem = WebDriverWait(driver,10).until(EC.visibility_of_element_located((By.CSS_SELECTOR,lastTweetCss))) to move on further in the code if it doesn't find anything after ...
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Selecting an item of a drop-down menu with Splinter lib (Python)

I am looking for a way to select an item in a drop-down menu in python with Splinter (very similar to selenium I guess) : <li class="option1" rel="1158"> Option 1</li> <li class="...
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How to connect to Java Applet using Python [closed]

I am looking for a solution. I am trying to automate user interaction on a web application which is having embedded java applet in it. Based on what I've found on the internet I know there are ...
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Which can be better to work with Selenium WebDriver - Java or Python? [closed]

I have start learning Selenium WebDriver, but i am confused between Java and Python. Which language should i choose? I do have basic ideas of Core Java but haven't wrote a single piece of code with ...
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Question about 'self.assertIn' & 'driver.title'

I researched this as much as I could on my own but came to no clear conclusion to my question. I've been teaching myself automation testing via Python + Selenium, I'm as new or n00b as it gets so bare ...
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Can't click a button [Python + Selenium]

I'm writing a program to automate some actions on a website using Python and Selenium and I need to click a button with this code: <button class="button login" data-popup="login">Change User<...
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Data type/value of argument checking [closed]

Consider ClassA that has a method that takes an argument, say a string. This method then passes the argument to ClassB to do something with it. Should ClassA be assuring that the argument is valid (...
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how can i switch to the new instance of browser in python selenium webdriver [duplicate]

I am using selenium webdriver with python. I am not able to find a way in python by which I can switch the webdriver to a new browser. My web application have multiple links and buttons Clicking on ...
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How should I design a testing framework for a trading system?

I work in finance and my firm would really like me to automate our execution platform's testing suite. Right now the tests communicate directly with the system; they are extremely brittle and tightly ...
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What would be a good test Orchestration tool for Python unit tests?

What comes to mind is Make, or build.xml, but I have not found a comprehensive Orchestration tool for python testing yet. Any suggestions?
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Can/should ChromeDriver be installed on the same PATH (usr/bin) as Python, easy_install, etc.?

The Selenium WebDriver for Python video I'm watching instructs me to copy ChromeDriver to /usr/local/bin. When I view my $PATH, I can see /usr/local/bin, but if I cd to /usr/local/bin it says the ...
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Python selenium - how can I loop a function to make 100 Copy accounts using different emails

How can I loop a different string into the email field, or a variable without actually having to make a list that consist of 100 different emails. For example is there a way i can send money@qa.test ...
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Testing a Python REST API

We want to add formal testing an quality assurance to our application API. It is written in Python using Flask with Restless and outputs JSON. My question is what is the best way to test our API? It ...
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How to click a checkbox with Selenium Python without an id? [duplicate]

How do I click a checkbox with Selenium Python, if I don't have any id which defines the checkbox?
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How to handle widows authentication dialog using webdriver in python

I have an application which is secured by http authentication. So when I open the URL it is looking for user/pass in windows authentication dialog. I wanted handle this dialog to enter user/pass and ...
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Iterating across various open windows using Selenium and Python

So my question deals with iterating over multiple open windows at a time. Suppose I am opening a website (best example would be Naukri). As soon as the page loads, two more pop up windows open up. ...
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How to use Python/Webdriver to go through multiple URLs and take screenshots using loops? [closed]

I want to use Python/Webdriver to run through many client websites (and subpages within those websites) and take screenshots of each page. Currently, I have this working, but all clients are in their ...
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How do I create a loop within my selenium python script to select every option within a dropdown menu

Im new to python, or coding for that matter... Currently I have a python script to select one option within the dropdown menu, but I would like my script to repeat each time and select the next option....
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Tagging python tests for selective execution [closed]

What I am trying to do is : create a tagging system for around 400 tests so I can run them selectively. For example, some tags may be UI_elements, production, staging etc. When a developer makes a ...
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What makes Python a good tool in daily testing?

I have seen people commenting that Python is a very handy language in everyday's testing. I wonder what makes it such a good tool, or what testing tasks are easier to achieve with Python than with ...
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What are some tools for fuzz testing?

Fuzz Testing as defined by Wikipedia is: a software testing technique, often automated or semi-automated, that involves providing invalid, unexpected, or random data to the inputs of a computer ...
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Accessing a sub menu within a sub menu using Webdriver with python on IE8

I have been trying for a while to complete this task. For context, I have a link called with text "Main Menu" along the top of the page, that when hovered reveals a list of more links. These links ...
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Selenium Webdriver Mobile with Python - AndroidWebdriver4Python installation question

I found this Android webdriver API on github. I already have the Selenium Python client and have written many plain web-based test scripts with it. I have tried asking the git owner, but he has not ...
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Force selenium to use the portable firefox application

I have installed firefox 14 and has firefox portable version 25.0.1 on the machine, where I run tests for a web site. Due to a limitation in the site I'm testing, I cannot run my tests on firefox 14 ...
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Upload image via ajax form with selenium and Python

I'm trying to get familiar with selenium. I decided to try to work with facebook, and fulfill my profile with selenium, But they use too much Ajax. It's not very complicated to fulfill my hometown ...
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Selenium (RC) hangs when started from Python test

Fairly new to Selenium (but loving it). I'm running a single test in Python on Selenium RC. I've been running it multiple times a day for about 3 weeks. Now when I try to run it, it executes all the ...
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check for value if found before adding it to my drop down list?

i have a drop down list that i add items to it,i ask the user to type in brand name and check first if that brand is already found on the drop down list if yes prints a message if no do some actions. ...
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How to use databases within the python unittest framework?

I have a bunch of unittests written in python in which messages (text) of any kind is used. Instead of 'hardcoding' the text examples used for the tests I would like to use a database of some kind (...
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Andriod Selenium testing by Python - connecting problem

I'm trying to get the Selenium Android client to run in my emulator: Install SDK Run emulator Install android-server-2.0rc1.apk in the emulator and devices Forward the port by adb forward tcp:8080 ...
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Getting nose test runner to execute a test against multiple browsers / configurations?

Surely someone else has run into this problem. I'm trying to figure out how to loop through Firefox, Chrome, and IE in conjunction with nose. Right now I have: "setup.cfg" file that specifies ...
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Load / Performance testing tools or approach for backend

I work on a team which is basically all backend. Functional and unit testing is achieved by python or perl scripts or sometimes bash scripts. But if we need to load or performance test our ...
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How can I access a site protected with basic HTTP authentication using Python, Selenium2, and Chrome Webdriver

I'm using the Python bindings for Selenium2 with the Chrome webdriver. I need to access a site that is protected with basic HTTP authentication. from selenium import webdriver driver = webdriver....
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How to assert values on a page opened by a link on another page?

A link on page 1 opens a new page "receipt page". It contains only text values. I need to assert or verify values on the receipt page to ensure that this is the correct receipt. After executing the ...
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More official way to leave browser window open upon failure?

My coworker Chris came up with this, and it works, but I wonder if there's a more "official" way to do this using unittest.TestCase in Python. def tearDown(self): """ clean up by closing the ...
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Language preferences in the QA community

I work on a test management tool that includes a REST API. We are looking to add code examples for consumption of the API as well as client libraries. Initially we were looking to target Python for ...
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WebDriver function failing intermittently in Internet Explorer near clear() method

Does anyone know why this WebDriver function would be failing intermittently in Internet Explorer? Seems to always fail right around the textbox.clear() line. It works perfectly in Firefox, but fails ...
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How can I convince Squish to recognise the menu bar on Mac OS X?

I'm currently recording some python test scripts for a Mac OS X application using Squish for Qt, version 4.0.2. The menu bar of the AUT works fine if interacted with manually, but for some reason ...
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Unable to run standalone test script in Selenium with Python

So, I have the latest Selenium 2.0 Python bindings installed via pip (Python 2.7.2, Windows 7). I wrote a small script to see if I could get it working: from selenium import webdriver driver = ...
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How can I test a table of options with python unittest and nosetests?

I have a list of twelve properties and want to test various combinations. The actual test function is the same, just different parameters. I find myself writing a bunch of functions that look like ...
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How to get the last value in a list/string using Python [closed]

I am a beginner in writing Python scripts and I need help on the following: Threads::num,47141,47146,47151,47156,47161,47166,47171,47176 How can I get and display the last value '47176' The ...
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How to 'Mock' SVN

I am testing an app that does some subversion interactions, such as comitting, adding, stat, etc. What's a good way to get me started in terms of mocking the subversion client and working directory ...
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How do I write a script to be executed by Hudson to automatically restart test environment machines?

I am working in a test environment where we need more than 10 machines, including VMs. The AUT is a Distributed Network type and uses Cassandra nosql DB. We are required to restart each of the ...
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Approaches to Testing a Scientific Library

I'm quite interested in the Scipy/Numpy project which is basically a Python scientific computation/numerical methods library. I'm also interested in testing. What are some good approaches for testing ...