Author: Shivahari P

Hey, Testers. It’s new year!!! and State of Testing Survey 2018 has gone live. Please consider participating in the survey and start the year by contributing to the testing community.…

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BrowserStack is a cloud-based testing tool that enables developers/testers to test their application across various browsers on different operating systems and mobile devices. We use Browserstack a lot at Qxf2…

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We recently integrated pytest, a Pythonic test runner, with our framework. After the tests were executed, pytest threw a couple of warnings. We decided to share our findings as the…

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There are times when we repurpose our automated checks to scrape information off the pages it visits. This can happen when you are using automation to explore a product, looking…

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Why this post? Testers need to know multiple ways of locating an element in a webpage as different strategies have to be used based on the context since each has…

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Ever wondered if your XPath is good enough? Did your XPath break for any minor changes made in the webpage? Did your XPath return a different element? If your answer…

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Assuming you already know what you want to automate and that you have a good reason to automate it, then GUI automation is largely about: a) identifying a web element…

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