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How much does robot framework help in terms of employablity?

It's not a tool that makes you more employable, it's your experience. Knowledge of some tool may give you some advantage but only if you have other skills. No one looks for a guy who can click around ...
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Open source tools to automate manual testing a desktop application

There's loads out there. Sikuli is pure graphical GUI testing. What you see is what you can manipulate. Allows both Python and JRuby scripting. Needs Java. AutoIt is embedded into the Windows OS. ...
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Testing tools: poor documentation vs investigating yourself

Be more aware and selective Is my main advice on how to handle tool selection. Don't just pick a tool 'cos it does the job today. Spend some time reviewing it. This happens to me a lot in my Ruby ...
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How do computer virus writers test their viruses?

it needs to be tested Does it? If you release a virus into the wild and it does not infect anyone you could say that is a form of testing in production. Gives enough feedback to see if you are on the ...
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Are there GUI test tool better than Selenium?

Selenium is an industry standard for web GUI. But desktop GUI automation is almost an untilled field. There are several disparate tools that are able to deal with few types of GUI. I know only one ...
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Can we programmatically update locators on UI Change in UI test automation?

I currently work on a solution for exactly this problem (well, more the Problem of not existing identifiers but unknown ID´s are as good as non existing). The idea is to use Seleniums getCurrentURL()...
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Free tools for Accessibility testing automation

Start at the w3C site for accessibility: https://www.w3.org/standards/webdesign/accessibility Review https://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/accessibility.php for more details and then for tools review see ...
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How to contribute for the open source community as a Quality Assurance Engineer?

There are many ways you can contribute to open-source projects as a Quality Assurance Engineer. Some suggestions include: Participating in bug triage: Many open-source projects have a process for ...
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How to contribute for the open source community as a Quality Assurance Engineer?

One of the biggest and best testing communities in free software is with LibreeOffice. They have an extensive documentation, tips, and well-organized bug tracking system. To contribute with code, you ...
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Which penetration test tools can be used in the agile and CI environment?

SonarQube: Plus side: OpenSource Integratable into CI Security hotsposts support Java (Swing), JS, VB, C#, Python, PHP OWASP / SANS Security Reports Down side: Not a real penetration tester, but ...
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Suitable free/open-source automated tests framework(s) (UI / API / mobile)

There are few open-source options available and the most famous one is Selenium, Katalon, Webdriverio, Protractor etc you can use different languages like python, java, javascript, typescript etc but ...
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Suitable free/open-source automated tests framework(s) (UI / API / mobile)

Given your requirements you can try Serenity/JS. It is an open-source framework built around Webdriver, and over Selenium and Appium, with additional support for adding custom Webdriver ...
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How to contribute for the open source community as a Quality Assurance Engineer?

Contributing to the open source community can be a great way to give back and improve your skills as a Quality Assurance Engineer. Here's how you can get started: Look for open source projects on ...
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Open Source project recommendations to get started with SDET work?

https://kiwitcms.org/blog/kiwi-tcms-team/2019/03/02/want-to-hack-open-source/ Test case management system project. They have on boarding for newcomers and are also quite organised about QA aspect of ...
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Open Source project recommendations to get started with SDET work?

Use below site for test automation practice: http://automationpractice.com/index.php Most trending automation tool in the job market is selenium, you can get started using below link: https://www....
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Vulnerability scanner with different scan profiles

SonarQube also checks for security vulnerabilities (check beforehand if your application language is supported), see https://www.sonarqube.org/features/security/ . You can define different rule-sets ...
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Open source project for mobile testing practice

You don't need an Open Source Android app to test. You can use just about any .apk built for Release [Source]. This is unlike iOS apps that have to be built using a Debug build and have the test ...
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Open source project for mobile testing practice

Sure there are :) This is a collection of Android Apps which are open source and you can test them
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locally hosted cross browser screenshot tool

I have looked into selenium but as far as I have understood it will only be able to handle Browsers that are installed on my OS, correct? Yes But there is BrowseEmAll. It is commercial but does what ...
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Want to automate a Windows GUI for testing

You can use PyWinAuto in Python: https://pywinauto.github.io/
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What are the techniques that VLC media player follows to assure software Quality?

This question is highly dependent on that specific product and its unlikely any of us know how the VLC team tests their product in detail. You'd be better off asking such questions on their forum (...
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Open source tools to automate manual testing a desktop application

It sounds like you aren't really looking to test an application's features itself, but a build process, yes? If you know Python (or apparently it also supports Ruby or JavaScript), I'll second ...
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