Dan Snell
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Looking for a content-aware library for regression testing of PDF files
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While not precisely a library in the past I have used Beyond Compare to do this sort of comparisons. It supports being scripted. I essentially created the script which drove the how I wanted the ...

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Alternatives to HP Quality Center for small business
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You might take a look at Rally. We use it currently and it provides support for User stories -> Test cases, Test plans and defects. While advertised for Agile projects I suspect it may work pretty ...

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Whether to choose Selenium over Watir or Lightweight Test Automation when testing web applications created using C Sharp?
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I am actively using Telerik Test Studio at the moment. It is a pretty powerful record and playback tool and long with a pretty solid framework that is similar in structure to WatiN and Selenium RC. ...

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Database code unit testing tips
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I posted this on SO a while back. There was a series of articles on closing the loop holes in your databae testing. In the example in the article given He used C# and NUnit. Close those Loopholes -...

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How can I select a file to put into a file_field without using the absolute path with Watir / Ruby?
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One approach that my work is to extract paths like this to a config file of some point that could be set depending on where you run the script from. Then you can read the value out of the config at ...

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How to download a file using Selenium's WebDriver?
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An approach that I took I took recently to this was to capture to response via fiddler. In my case I am making a call directly to the export handler in our application. I have wrapped the selenium ...

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How to find broken links using Selenium IDE
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The approach I took in was to use Selenium Webdriver to collect all of the links on a given page. I then used a simple http request to get the response and check it. So it looks something like this, ...

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Performance Testing of data retrieval from backend
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So before you start going down the route of tools, I would ask yourself how often will you need to do this. If once or twice your best tool is a good stop watch and a spreadsheet. Then ask if you ...

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Why does IE9 running WebDriver scripts gets out of focus if other applications are open?
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One of the approaches that I have taken to running any sort of UI automation is to run it on a separate VM from my development box. This allows me to both keep working on my existing code plus ...

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Is FitNesse the only DSL for Selenium, or is there another DSL available?
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I believe Cucumber is an alternative. There is also an artical on MSDN about doing acceptance testing with IronRuby and RSpec with RSpec filling the role of FitNesse I believe. I have not used any ...

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What are some authoritative sources for smart phone market share for helping to determine test device purchases?
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If you do a search online there are variety of sources. Generally analyst firms like comScore, IDC and Gartner often have these. Here is an example of a press release from comScore relating to OEM ...

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Can someone offer suggestions for client based cross browser testing tools
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I am looking at WatiN for cross browser functional testing and looking at Expession SuperPreview for comparing the layouts between different browsers. Edit #2: After further requirements gathering ...

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Why isn't SilkTest more common to use?
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I would imagine cost is the principle reason you don't find as much. A lot of departments simply don't have budget for tools.

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