Francis
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Tests running very slow against Internet Explorer 9
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If you're using xpath selectors that might be the culprit and you could try converting to CSS selectors instead. I understand that xpath engines are different between browsers, while CSS is native ...

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Asserting a checkbox is not checked by default in WebDriver with Junit
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From the stacktrace it looks to me like the issue is assertEquals can't compare two different types, in this case a string and a null. I would suggest removing the quotes from "null" as that's what's ...

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Regarding Setting text of a WebElement without using SendKeys method
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One way I can think of a avoiding using sendKeys() is to execute a Javascript function that will set the value of the web element. The below example assumes JQuery is available on the page: driver....

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Selenium Webdriver code in Java to search hidden Objects in Web Browser
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What kind of hidden objects are you looking for? If it's any HTML tags with the attribute display: none; try using List<WebElement> elements = driver.findElements(By.cssSelector("[display=none]"...

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How do you test a backend API?
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In general I think you should not expect a mocked front-end that's hooked up to the API calls for testing (however if you have one lucky you!). Instead, API functions are generally tested with unit ...

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Selenium: Click on input-field with complicated selector
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CSS selectors can also match strings that start with, end with, or contain a certain substring. For example input[id^="E_DOS_TITEL"] will match an input element whose id attribute starts with the ...

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What do I need to start from zero in automated testing?
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AutoIt is an automation and scripting language. It's simple to use for manipulating the Windows GUI like clicking on buttons or passing keystrokes. For someone starting with zero programming knowledge,...

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Which automation tool needs JavaScript or JQuery to be used more?
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Jasmine is a behavior-driven development framework for testing JavaScript code. http://pivotal.github.io/jasmine/

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How to wait until the count of a web element changes in webdriver?
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To add to gomesr's answer, you might find yourself needing to wait for other elements during your tests. One way to easily have reusable code for this is to use a closure (also known as an anonymous ...

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open source tool to automate the process of installing Adobe applications on Mac
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I think AutoIt is for Windows only. For a Mac OSX native solution you could look into Automator. http://www.macosxautomation.com/automator/

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How to access element inside iframe in Java?
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In my experience the simplest way to manipulate elements inside of an iframe with web automation is to treat the iframe src URL as a separate page and call the driver to visit that URL instead of the ...

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Introducing Scrum in a distributed team
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I would suggest looking into receiving formal training from the Scrum Alliance: http://www.scrumalliance.org It's an organization that offers training and certification for the different roles in ...

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Selenium RC: Xpath of the link is changed when I refresh the page
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With dynamically generated element ids, sometimes I find that you can use contains along with a longer xpath locator to match the element. In the sample code provided it looks like only a single ...

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Using virtual machines for OS compatibility testing of software
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If you'll be testing web applications, Saucelabs.com is my preferred tool for cross browser testing across different OS. They also support testing mobile apps now with Appium.

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Tools similar to Google BITE = Browser Integrated Testing Environment and in browser manual testing aids?
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You might want to take a look at Mozilla Moztrap. While it doesn't support all the features you're looking for, it's a useful tool for manual testing, and since it's open source you could fork the ...

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Appium vs. AndroidDriver + IPhoneDriver in Mobile Automation Tests
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I would suggest Appium as it is being used by the popular test lab Sauce Labs so it looks like it would be more active and get more support down the line. https://saucelabs.com/mobile

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