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What kind of questions should i ask a Automation Test Engineer candidate and how should i judge him? [duplicate]

I am recently selected in interview panel for Automation Engineers. As i have never taken interviews till now, i am confused about how to judge a candidate? What kind of question should i ask to him ...
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Web-application software testing fundamentals (Test Analyst) [closed]

My software testing experience is from a functional business scenario background. I am moving to another job that is very similar to this but is predominantly web-based testing. Do you know what ...
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geckodriver with Selenium 3.0 driver.get() dosnt navigate to the URL [closed]

System.setProperty("webdriver.firefox.marionette","D:\\selenium\\New folder\\geckodriver.exe"); WebDriver driver = new FirefoxDriver(); driver.manage().window().maximize(); driver.get("https://www....
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How can i install ipa on iPhone device having version 10?

When i install ipa on real device having version 10 appium gives the error. nfo: [debug] [INSTSERVER] Instruments exited with code 253 info: [debug] Killall instruments info: [debug] Instruments ...
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How to create an SSL certificate for my demo server and access the client through “https” without any warning in browser [closed]

I'm a QA guy working on a java based web application running on JBoss. The server is running on CentOS 6.6 (bash). When I access the client in a web browser from my PC through "https" (say https://10....
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Credit Card Testing (Paypal Payflow API)

I am testing the payment gateway of my e-commerce website. Our developers are using PayPal Payflow API’s, i.e., the card processing (gathering/saving the card details) will be happening in our ...
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How to automate webgis testing (including verification)?

Leaflet and Openlayers are two open source tools that can be used to develop web based GIS applicaitons. Test automation for such kind of applications is not straightforward due to the high degree of ...
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What advantages and disadvantages to do the major browsers have when automating web applications

I am having trouble choosing a good browser when automating a web application. Among the browsers I have considered are Firefox, Chrome, Safari, PhantomJS I am particularly looking for comparisons ...
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Any advice on testing sprocs that feed into an API?

I'm currently testing a Web API that delivers JSON content that I am validating the results for with defined JSON files. This works well. We know what the request is, can develop a query that should ...
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QA with application using chargeover

Our UAT uses chargeover for payment and other user management features. A couple weeks after we enabled automated testing about 50 test cases running about 2 runs every hour (can peak to 6-7 runs when ...
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What is difference between Charter and Session Report?

I do exploratory testing for my projects and currently I am evaluating a tool for Session based test management. Due to the structure of the tool I am very much confused about "Charter" and "Session" ...
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Top 10 Web Application Security Checks [closed]

What are the Security checks have to be performed while testing the Web Application. Security Plays an very important role. as Web is an POOL with lack of security we have to use our most of our ...
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What is Guerilla testing?

What exactly does Guerilla Testing cover? What can be done in Guerilla Testing? Why is Guerilla Testing used? Is Guerilla Testing especially for UX Design?
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Testing without direction, how not to miss things? What about layout?

So this might sound like a "complain" post but it really isn't meant to be. But often-times I will be handed a project, lets say a Website. And be told to give it a "Full run through". So I take a ...
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How to find the specific error on a web page from a generic message page?

While testing Web pages, Sometimes the page would be Redirect to RUNTIME error Compilation error. I could not fine what is the exact reason for the errors. As a QA is want to know what was the exact ...
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Websites to perform performance testing [duplicate]

I am starting learning in performance testing and tried to search about free open websites to perform performance in it. Can any one give me URLs for websites like this?
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QA app for small team

What is the best app for writing QA tests in a small team ? ( 5 peoples ?) Actually, we use emails.
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How to test ACH transactions in a payment/banking application?

I have to test a web-based payment/banking gateway application that would be used by the clients to transfer funds electronically using ACH and Wire transfer. The applications provides cash-management ...
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Using Selenium Webdriver For Firefox Testing

I have been doing research into implementing Selenium Webdriver (currently version 2.49) for testing on Firefox. Currently I am capable of testing Chrome with the framework, but would like to extend ...
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Even though my xpath is correct I am getting error as org.openqa.selenium.ElementNotVisibleException

I'm unable to click on Plus button and Minus button. My xpath is as //div[4]/span[2] Even though my xpath is correct, I am getting an exception. I have also synced it using waits. <!DOCTYPE html&...
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What tools are available on my mac for performing QA for web applications? [closed]

Like many web software shops we all have macs. What tools are built in or easily and cheaply available for macs in performing QA?
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RESTful JSON Web API Testing - what tools?

My company is working on its API which is RESTful JSON Web API. So far, all my testing was done using Selenium WebDriver. Starting from one and more tests I manage to create some sort of framework. ...
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QTP stops recording actions after Security Window dialog closes

I am recording user scenario using QTP 11.0. So I have set up URL to open in IE 11 in Record and Run Settings. After starting record Security Windows dialog pops up over IE window: I fill in all the ...
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how to know which tool is appropriate for automating website? [closed]

I am very much confused which tool to be used for a web based project on what basis we should choose an automation tool?
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How to create test plan when there is one website and one tester

I want to create a test plan for one website which is of medium size. I have got many test plan templates from the internet but those are too lengthy and perfect for testing team and big websites. ...
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How to test whether embedded third-party content within my web app is correct?

The example is Google Maps. Let's say I want to make certain that the code that I've written for placing markers on the map is correct. Is there an established way to test this? Ideally I would want ...
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Estimating maximum users that an application can support

I am analyzing a web application and want to predict the maximum users that application can support. Now i have the below numbers out of my load test execution 1. Response Time 2. Throughput 3. CPU I ...
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Clicking a Non Existent DOM item

EDIT: I used mouse events and did get a working solution that is pretty ugly :). So I may be at a point that automating this page will not be possible. I am trying to click a popup menu that appears ...
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Fast login to application (magic url alternatives)

I am searching for fast ways to log into web applications(or start being logged). Applications use cookie authentication stored in db that expire after some time. Magic url for login instantly is not ...
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Browser Independent Automation Library

I've done a bit of vbscripting in the past to automate tasks as a sys admin and recently I've taken a position in QA and really want to double down on scripting common tasks for repeated tests; both ...
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Automation and bypassing Google No CAPTCHA reCAPTCHA

My client want to use Google's No CAPTCHA reCAPTCHA (NCRC) to prevent robots completing an application. QA have automated this process, but if the business introduce NCRC into the form, then this ...
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Performance Testing tool for win & web applications

My team is looking for a performance testing tool that can work on both Win&Web application. Our application contains an SAP 3D Viewer inside. We are considering Borland Silk Perfomer & HP ...
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QA strategies for a front-end developer

I am a front-end Web developer who works for a small company. I also do some freelance work on the side occasionally. I would describe my skill set as more design-heavy than programming-heavy. I have ...
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Load-Testing an SMS application

HELP! Any developers whom have ever created a service that interacts with people via SMS, how did you test you application for integrity under heavy load? Im in the middle of helping the company I ...
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script to test auto login website

pardon if i'm ask silly question. I'm newbie in automated testing. My company re-develop a website with different programming language, but the owner give me task to test which userid and password ...
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How to clear localStorage using selenium and webdriver

I want to call localStorage.clear() before running a group of specific tests but the thing is I don't know how. I can see CLEAR_LOCAL_STORAGE variable mentioned here but still failing to understand ...
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Find beta-testers for opendata site

I've launched the community-driven opendata non-profitable site, and want to find the beta-tester enthusiasts. Can you suggest where I can to contact them?
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how to do automated testing on both front end and database [closed]

the testing includes front end GUI testing and database verification and some files verification under windows/linux. I know that selelnium can be used for front end GUI testing. what about the other ...
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“What Are Some Good Bug Finding Techniques”? [closed]

what are some good techniques, approaches to find defects in a web based application, which would be found in basic testing? thanks.
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Efficient way of figuring out whether web apps are forward compatible with a new browser?

So my company has web applications created in .NET/ASP.NET which are fully supported in IE 8 (current company standard). We want to move our company standard browser to IE 10 or 11. Also, we have ...
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Spell check application for websites

Is there a tool for checking the spelling errors, grammar and broken links in a web application completely. This application should crawl through all the pages of the site and produce a report which ...
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Best Opensource Tool available for Security Testing of Web applications

I'm on to an R & D task for testing the security vulnerabilities that can happen in a web application. I wants to use an open source tool. There are many type of vulnerabilities like Cross Site ...
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Why when I browse to a host name I have mapped in my hosts file I get a different site than if I browse directly to the ip address it is mapped to?

I am testing a website and have been asked to map a host name (the live website url) to an ip address in my hosts file. My understanding is that this means when I browse to the host name, instead of ...
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What and how to test in a Web site? [closed]

I want to know about the validation that a component or a text field a website should have. Please let me know the list of things that are needed to be tested in a text box (password, email id, search ...
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How can a Software Tester use “Out of the Box” thinking approach to find more bugs?

Well, I am a black-box tester and I don't think out of the box. I just think about happy paths, thus I want to improve. I always read that testers should have great critical, analytical skills and ...
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Selenium IDE Store variable in Javascript of Page

I am attempting to inject Javascript directly into a page in order to set a variable for the page. I am still rather new to the IDE and I have seen the runScript function and I think it does what I ...
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Methods for testing existing or commercial software?

First of all ,sorry if post in wrong room, i confuse should write question in SQA room or academia room. But actually i think member in SQA have more experience about this, and will help. I have to ...
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How to make clicking more robust in web testing?

The specific tool I am using is Oracle Openscript, part of the Oracle ATS package. However, their web-based component uses xpath-based object identification, so it has a lot in common with other, more ...
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xss scripts through console of web-developers-tools

So, well i am learning selenium webdriver, junit4. I need to know, is it a proper way to add "xss scripts" through console of web developers tools ? Can anyone help me with example ?
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Selenium webdriver

How to capture the 'capthca code' during registration a page using webdriver. i tried to get the input and through to element (using find element on field). but, field is not recognized.