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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“No Keyword with name” error while using AutoIt Library Robot Framework

I got an error encountered "No keyword name" error in AutoIt Library Robot Framework. I installed the AutoIt Library by using pip install and it was successful. I tried to automate input text in the ...
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What is Test Automation Framework?

I am a complete beginner in Test Automation and could not find a good answer on the web. Some automation engineers use an underlying automation framework as a jar dependency in their selenium web ...
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What is the approach to create a framework that should handle both Web and mobile app automation cases

I have an application which has web and mobile app (hybrid). Test cases are same for both but locators and actions are different. I would like to create a single automation framework that can handle ...
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How can Internet Explorer 5 be emulated in 2020?

Details One of our customers uses a rather old software solution, and this is still based (yes, it's unbelievable!) on Internet Explorer 5, and the customer still uses IE 11 in compatibility mode. ...
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Appium connection error: you must include a platformname capability

{ "deviceName": "Android Emulator", "platformName ": "Android", "appPackage": " com.android.calculator2", "appActivity": "com.android.calculator2.Calculator" "deviceName": "Realme 1" } Used ...
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How to provide File and some para. to POST API using Python/ C#?

Team, I am trying to provide File and some para. as a input for API. Expecting output based on validation. Even after providing both inputs correctly, I am getting File as null with length 0. Below ...
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Is there any possible way to automatically update the locators when developer changes the locators

I am planning to build a self-heal tool to update the locators automatically when developer the changes the UI locators
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Best approach for end to end testing for integration of web, hardware and desktop in Ci/CD?

I have a very unique application that involves a web portal, USB hardware dongle license and windows executable utility that configures the hardware As a customer buy a USB dongle hardware in a web ...
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I am getting the error “Failed to load extension from” at the start of every run

I am using Serenity framework and getting the attached error at the start of every run. If I close or accept the box then my test successfully otherwise failed. I tried to handle this in serenity.conf ...
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Unable to click on 'sign out' link

I am trying to click on sign out link, but not able to succeed: I tried the below ways, Click Element class=mat-icon.notranslate.mat-primary.material-icons Click Button name=Sign Out Click ...
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Setup of Test automation framework from scratch using NUnit and Specflow and RestSharp and selenium with Visual Studio 2017 C#

We have so many API's(5 to 8 API calls - Mostly REST based and 1 or 2 in SOAP based) and Oracle DB. We do not have any WEB UI. No UI automation.Only middle tier and backend automation. For automation ...
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Locate Element using selenium

I am trying to locate an element to click in order to Sign In , not able to succeed. I tried the below steps, Click Element class=mat-raised-button mat-accent Click Element class=mat-focus-...
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What test automation tools and approached to use

When we think of test automation , there are tons of options that comes up and few of them like selenium, UFT , protractor , Cypress etc are popular. So when we takes up test automation ...
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One Selenium framework to rule them all (or an actively maintained collection of frameworks)

I am looking for most universal, up to date, open source, selenium framework for test automation. Or at least a number of frameworks for different languages. I am surprised as how every company and ...
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Having trouble automating Android testing with Appium

I'm trying to automate Android testing using Appium. What I want to do is like: My Test Suite: Test case 1: Starting from Activity A Do something Test case 2: Starting from Activity A Do something ...
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Protractor right approach to page object model

On Investigating on protractor page object model, i came across the below two approaches: First: var AngularHomepage = function() { var nameInput = element(by.model('yourName')); var greeting =...
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TestNGClassFinder Warning: Can't link and determine methods of class examples.ExamplesTest

Just started with Karate API test sample project and encountered with this issue. My pom.xml <project xmlns="http://maven.apache.org/POM/4.0.0" xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-...
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Is paid Apple Developer Account needed to run Selenium Appium Automation tests on real apple devices like iPhone or iPads?

So I am working on a project which comprises of the software web application, built on Python 3.7. Currently, it supports pc and mac platforms only with various browsers, and we have automated it ...
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Who are some of the Test Automation experts that are well-known and respected in Software Industry? [closed]

I am a complete beginner in Test Automation and was looking for some world experts on this subject. Could you list or refer to material of some of the best known experts in Automation industry who ...
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Automation running on a locked machine

I am fairly new to the automation scene and am looking for some advice. I've done Selenium development for about 2 years however, I just got a new job. Coming from a Selenium background, when running ...
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IE 11 auto accepts the alert pop up

So I am on an edit page and when I click the cancel button to stay on the edit page the IE driver automatically accepts the leave page in alert pop up. I even added the IE capabilities saying: ...
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How to convert Float to String in robotframework [closed]

I have a list with data as float or number and I need to convert it to String for comparison with robotframework with another dataset which is in String only. I tierd string operations from ...
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How can SDETs improve test script reading & understanding for complicated code bases?

Recently I decided to explore some open source projects. I think it's a good way to learn more that how experienced SDET/Test Architect approach in their design. I found myself a little overwhelmed by ...
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Is there a Informix Test Framework available? Or any kind of way to test informix screens?

I am looking for a way to test Informix 4GL screens, such as this one in blue from the left. I have tested similar screens like this, in Mainframe systems using Jagacy Framework. The tests were ...
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Why do most IT companies create their own test automation frameworks when there are so many open source frameworks available for free?

I have observed that in many cases, IT companies create their own customized test automation frameworks for automating web applications even when there are a plethora of open source frameworks easily ...
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Robotframework installation - keyword not found error

I have set up robotframework on my machine and I have installed all necessary plugin and using Pycharm as IDE. But I am getting keyword not found error and also SeleniumLibrary library which I have ...
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OWASP ZAP integration into SOAPUI for REST API Testing

One of the topics I am currently working on is the testing of APIs on the security level, e.g. as integration in SOAPUI and OWASP in WSO2. The integration of SOAPUI and WSO2 is set up and also works. ...
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Unit Testing and Integration Testing with Robot and Cucumber

I understand that both frameworks are great for acceptance testing but how hard or more complex is writing lower level tests such as integration tests or unit tests using the mentioned frameworks when ...
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Penetration test in a staging environment. When and how much?

We certainly all know the discussion when penetration testing makes sense. In a staging scenario, the test scenario can be interesting to use there to perform a penetration test. And, of course, also ...
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What are the steps/action plan to introduce Test Automation in a company?

My colleague and I have been given the task of Piloting Test Automation in our company. We need help deciding on the Action Plan. Some Actions we noted are as below : Design an Architecture of "...
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Staging Environment with API Gateway Environment

Short description My current test scenario is about designing a test staging environment that is addressed via an API gateway. We chose WSO2. They already have corresponding test frameworks on board, ...
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How to write meaningful test case title in TestNG+Selenium

When writing manual test cases, the test case title used to be something like TC1: Verify that the user is able to login to facebook and react using heart. When trying to automate the scenario ...
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How to handle unit test / integration test for a Installation / Setup Application that can be used in multiple platform such as Windows, Linux, Unix

I'm handling a code repository that is responsible to deploy / install / upgrade agent that are running on different platform, windows, unix, linux. The code base already has some unit test to cover ...
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Tools for automation without UI interaction

I am required to build automated functional tests for an older web application which does not have much in the way of services or API. Normally that would mean using something like Selenium and ...
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Are there tools for Metamorphic Testing automation?

Reading about how to test a 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 tools to ...
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How can I keep this framework scalable?

I am developing an automated test suite for regression testing using Extent Reports, Selenium WebDriver and C#. The tests are confined to a single Visual Studio console app. What I have right now ...
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Unable to execute single tc, login then run other application features, right now its running as a suite

I have to execute my test cases as a single as well as a suite, right now its running as a suite but not as a single test case in selenium webdriver: Below is my test which are calling methods present ...
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Are there any good links and references for learning how to create an Appium Python Framework?

Are there any good links and references for learning how to create an Appium Python Framework? There seem to be a lot of Java information out there, but Python seem to have a lot less available ...
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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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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 ...