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Questions tagged [test-automation-framework]

A test automation framework provides a superstructure for automated tests. The superstructure may include APIs, coding practices, ways to structure and run the automated tests.

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Randomization test with constraints

My current project is written in C++. It takes a certain config file to do various work. There are a large number of parameters inside the config. I would like to do randomization test for those ...
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How to Automate with selenium (payroll cloud based application) [on hold]

I'm new to the payroll application,is there any one who automated payroll application i would like ask that how to start up automation regarding selenium(java) .So what are the proceedings to be taken ...
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Automated test execution custom pdf reporting tool

I am automating a desktop based application testing. My requirement is that based on my execution for a particular test, i would like to mark real time results in pdf generated by the automation ...
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What to do when QA team has no test case documentation?

I just started working as a QA Automation Engineer to a certain company which provides ERP and CRM services. However, I recently discovered that they have no test case documentation for the testing ...
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How do you prevent poorly written acceptance criteria?

One of the biggest problems from my daily work in the team is the acceptance criteria are mostly too unclearly defined. What this means in detail: Stands inquiries, because the PO or a developer has ...
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Jython or Groovy script: Check if a cookie has already been closed

Currently I have the following problem. I use a test framework (QfS) which offers the possibility to execute scripts via Groovy or Jython. Description: I've automated the history that I can close ...
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Error while running automated scripts in robot framework

'pybot' is not recognized as an internal or external command I am installing Python, Pip, Robot Framework and its all needed libraries and its working fine. 1) Python, Pip & Robot Framework all ...
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How to verify the page source before and after refreshing [closed]

How to verify the page source before and after refreshing and how to print the both the page sources
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What is the best implementation strategy of Driver creation in Selenium Webdriver with Java?

As in my framework, I am creating the driver object by collecting the info from the test suite itself. We are passing the driver name through the testng suite and at runtime, we are collecting the ...
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What is needed at a minimum to have vstest.console to run using .net 4.6.1 on VS 2017

Sorry if I have asked similar questions. But I went back to basics. I created a simple application in Windows 2017. Unit Test Project (.Net Framework) in .NET 4.6.1. Just one test to see if "test="...
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what is the way that POF working VS POM? and why not using POF?

I looked over here where the Selenium author recommended to not use anymore Page Object Factory but to use SOLID instead. What are the reasons to use these and what is recommended to use in terms of ...
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Should automation code be as complex as application code?

Software project are often created as modules (in separated project folders) and communicate using services and apis to communicate between modules in order to improve flexibility and scalability. ...
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Using Fluent Wait When Finding List WebElements

I have a fluent wait class that works pretty well for locating my page elements, however, when I am locating elements for lists I don't appear to be using the same wait. I currently need to add ...
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Not able to Click on the Drop down and wait for element also fail for drop down ID in IFrame with JavaScript

I am unable to click on this drop down. I tried select drop down also and javascript click also normal click also.& wait for this element become also fail. Please provide the solution for the same....
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What do I have to consider in an exploratory test charter?

I am currently trying to build a test charter for my exploratory test within a timebox. But what exactly should this charter contain? Session Charter: This includes a mission statement, a short ...
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What is the best way to automate acceptance testing?

First of all: A royal road and a really correct solution to automate acceptance tests does not yet exist. I am as aware of that as many of you are aware. But is that really so? Is there no way to go? ...
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To display error message when radio button is not selected

I am working on a project, where I have to catch the error message on radio button. When you submit the page or form, without selecting the radio buttons, it shows on top of radio button that 'please ...
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Vulnerability scanner with different scan profiles

As part of our development, we also want to test vulnerabilities for our Scrum teams in addition to load testing our websites. This should be planned in accordance with the sprint planning, found ...
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How often should we carry out load testing during development?

Within our team we would like to do load tests in a CI process. For this we want to use either Jmeter or just a comparable tool. Jmeter offers u.a. the possibility that one can plan and execute a test ...
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How to explicity fail e2e tests on unexpected behavior?

I am currently using protractor but the idea would be similar for any flavor of Selenium. Right now, depending on which step the test is on, my current framework will wait for elements to be ...
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To build a framework or a set of libraries?

I've met with two approaches for test automation in the companies I've worked for: Frameworks: providing unified format for test reports, same syntax for writing all tests, and other tools, ...
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Needs inputs on selecting Python Automation Framework [duplicate]

Need Ideas for selecting a python automation framework for my Project which interacts BigData applications like Spark, Hbase, Kafka, etc...
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Tableau UI automation

Selenium does not recognize webelements of Tableau. Is there any tool which is successful for UI automation of Tableau ?
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Error : Could not install packages due to an EnvironmentError: [Errno 13] Permission denied: '/Library/

Team, Trying to install lib which is pre-requisite to run my automation code, observe below error : Could not install packages due to an EnvironmentError: [Errno 13] Permission denied: '/...
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Not able to reference value of variable in Robot Framework

In Robot Framework, I want to reference the value of a variable, I had set earlier. But when I reference the value by: xpath= //*[text()=\${uid}] I do not get the value of the variable uid but ...
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Getting Syntax Error while launching RIDE

I have installed Robot Framework, as well as wxPython 2.8.12.1. After I installed RIDE, and launch RIDE by executing ride.py, I am getting the following error: C:\Python27\Scripts>ride.py ...
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Architecture of WebDriver-based GUI tests. How to break base helper into smaller ones?

I create automation tests for web using WebDriver and now architecture is like this: Description: HelperBase.java: contains extended methods for WebDriver which could be used in any project, they ...
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How should I design test automation project by including UI testing, DB testing and API testing components?

We are planning on revamp for an old system. Also previously we haven't done any test automation tasks too. So my plan is to start the automation project earlier for the existing system and give a ...
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what is the good practice to instantiate page object in POM and PageObjectFactory

I am practicing POM and Page Object factory. I would like to learn good practices in instantiating the pages. till now I am Instantiating the pages from test class (e.g. TC_01_Register.java) using ...
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What are design patterns for REST Assured?

For Selenium usually Page Object Model is used. What are good design patterns for REST Assured to organize structure, files?
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Do Test Runner and Testing Framework exists separately in Java?

As per my knowledge, test runner is any software that takes testing code and as per the configuration, executes the code and collate the results while the testing framework is basically the name given ...
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How would you convince someone that the Page Object Model pattern is important?

I'm looking for canonical answers explaining the importance and advantages of the Page Object Model design pattern, specifically answers that I could point to for people who claim the pattern is ...
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Which approach should be applied when automating stories? What are the approaches or methodologies for it?

Here is what approach means to me while automating any story Normal approach should we automate only functional flow not caring about the UI things like font of text, font type of text, color of ...
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How have you automated the generation of software test documentation for ISO62304 testing?

I am working in a Medical Device/FDA/ISO62304 Software documentation world. I would like to know from those who document unit and integration tests, how do you document testing. Part of the reality ...
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What an automation engineer could do to maintain a large test code base?

Background: For an UI automation large codebase having thousands of Selenium tests, which multiple people have developed/updated/patched over a period of few years. There is no documentation/manual ...
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GITHUB Branching & Merging Challenges [closed]

We have a team of 6 automation QA resources. We are using GitHub to update our automation scripts and merge to master. This project contains test cases for smoke and regression test scenarios. It ...
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Where to initialize TestNG TestContext

I have a TestRunner class that starts my TestNG like this: TestRunConfigs configs = TestRunConfigs.parseCommandLine(args); TestNG testRunner=new TestNG(); testRunner.setXmlSuites(getXmlSuites(...
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Create custom annotations for automation framework

I have over 3 years of experience in Java+Selenium WebDriver+Maven framework. I have people using different annotations applied on functions. These annotations were not part of tool's inbuilt feature ...
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Mobile automation: Boss wants 100% coverage. How feasible is that?

Just started a new mobile automation role using react native for iOS. I'm not new to automation, but I am new to React Native (with detox and jest). The learning curve is slow, but we are getting ...
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How to pause test execution in testng

I am using testNG, Rest-Assured and Java for API automation. Is there any way to pause the execution for a specific time if any event/exception occurred?
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how to perform click on an element using selenium for which I am getting staleState Exception

Problem: There are couple of radio buttons with the same ID and I need to perform click on these. The first radio button gets the click where the second one is getting StaleElementReferenceException ...
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Should I store my test results in a database or google docs?

I'm currently trying to decide what is the better place to store my test results; database (sql/nosql) or in a spreadsheet placed in google docs. I have the impression that storing it into a database ...
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How to interact with the radio button if isDisplayed, isEnables are false

Scenario: I am automating a feature where i need to click on the radiio button but after many attempts it didn't work. So I checked with isDisplayed, isEnabled and isSelected.Upon execution it was ...
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Appium | Getting error when using .click or sendkeys

I'm looking to start automation of a mobile application. I went through Appium related articles and most of them suggest to use Appium with Javascript. I explored online and setup appium and my code ...
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Selenium is not performing Click Action on the Radio Button

Issue: I am trying to perform a click on a radio Button but it is not working it just bypass the step and perform the next step doesn't even give me any error message *Intention is to click on refund ...
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How do you construct Selenium Test Cases

I am new to SQA especially test automation. Could you please help me on how do construct Selenium Webdriver TestCase. Is it one test case per class ? Edit: I might be just lacking some general ...
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How can I create a dynamic feature file in Cucumber?

I have knowledge about static feature file and it is tough to handle for test case. I want to create dynamic feature file or dynamic content for test case in feature file.
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Automation Testing 2nd Interviews: How technical should you be?

Hi I would really appreciate some feedback. Over the past year, I've learned: Protractor Seleninium webdriver Appium Postman Rest api Java JS My CV is great. The 1st round of interviews I ...
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Unable to run protractor script

I'm not able to run my protractor tests. Getting the below error: grunt cltest Running "protractor:singlerun" (protractor) task (node:26770) [DEP0022] DeprecationWarning: os.tmpDir() is deprecated. ...
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Test automation role: challenges beyond automated tests and frameworks?

Before asking the actual question, let me describe the current situation. The IT department consists of a few Scrum-like teams, with one or two software testers per team. Furthermore there are two ...