AndroidDriver, Appium, Maven, Selenium, TestNG

FAILED CONFIGURATION: @BeforeTest startDriver org.openqa.selenium.SessionNotCreatedException:

ERROR
FAILED CONFIGURATION: @BeforeTest startDriver
org.openqa.selenium.SessionNotCreatedException: A new session could not be created. (Original error: No app set; either start appium with --app or pass in an 'app' value in desired capabilities, or set androidPackage to launch pre-existing app on device) (WARNING: The server did not provide any stacktrace information)
Command duration or timeout: 828 milliseconds
Build info: version: '2.53.0', revision: '35ae25b', time: '2016-03-15 16:57:40'
System info: host: 'HSNMM-KhyatiS', ip: '10.50.33.63', os.name: 'Windows 7', os.arch: 'amd64', os.version: '6.1', java.version: '1.7.0_79'

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Functional Testing, Functional Tests, interview, Manual Testing, Mobile Testing, Selenium, Test Cases, Test Steps, Testing, Web Testing

Functional test cases of shopping cart.

Here are some areas which we can focus on while testing shopping cart:-

SingleProductAddToCart
1. Select any product.
2. Select Add to Cart icon.

1. Verify that the correct PDP page is shown with all the necessary
links and information.
2. Verify that product should be successfully added to cart and in the Cart icon, 1 should be displayed.

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Automation, Automation Framework, Selenium, System Testing, Testing, Web Automation, Web Testing

How to take screenshots via Selenium.

If we have to prove something to either a developer or a Product owner then we generally we have several ways via which we can actually show the idea to them, but what if whatever you want to show stop working when you actually want to demo it? This is silly, right? But it happens, You have to believe me!!
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Automation, Automation Framework, Browser, Functional Testing, Headless browser, Selenium, System Testing, Testing, Web Automation, Web Testing

How to run Selenium tests in headless mode.

Quick, pace, speed are some synonyms which describes us. We , humans, wants pace in each and every act of ours. We want to speed up things as much as we can do. So we try experimenting things as in we try to search for betterment of work, as we are growing in automating things, replacing human acts to programs or machinery.

If I talk about selenium, then the major time which is spent in framework is at execution. And if I go one step more deeper then the initial point where the execution takes time is when it is trying to open browser be it Chrome, IE or any other. So just to wipe out this pain point there is one such browser which works in headless mode, and is compatible with selenium as well.

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Automation, Automation Framework, Design Pattern, Design patterns, Page Object Model, Testing, Web Automation

Part II – One step deeper into Page Object Model.

As we have already discussed in my last post on page object model, why we need design patterns while coding. In this post, lets see what all pre-requisites are required to get a quick start so that we can get a better understanding of POM aka Page Object Model:

  1. The functionality classes (PageObjects) represent a reasoned common lineage between the pages of the application.
  2. The Page Object pattern act for the screens of your web app as a sequence of objects.
  3. It encapsulates the characteristics represented by a page.
  4. It permit us to mock-up the UI in our tests.
  5. A page object is an object-oriented class that work as an interface to a page of your AUT.

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Selenium, Selenium grid, Testing

How to deal with Internet Explorer issues to make it work via Selenium.

To err is human, well said.

I have been traversing over web what all new things I can explore and share knowledge about, but I can never deny the fact that there is a lot which I can share and talk about. Today I will share how Selenium faces problem  while connecting with Internet Explorer. Lets get started then.

How to use Internet Explorer?

Selenium provided support to Firefox, by default. This is something which the Selenium-creators have done to make our life easier while working with FireFox. Now, how about browsers other than default. Of-course, they understand that Web-UI testing can not be said as completed if it is not tested well on multiple browsers.

For testing your application on Internet Explorer via Selenium, you need to add the internetExplorer.exe into your project. And use this for the invocation of the browser,like this:
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DataBase Testing, Databases, DB2, Oracle, Postgres

How to deal with the databases when it stops following its own master.

During my experience in testing, I have worked on multiple databases, and I must say if you are working on database direct interaction then you must have encountered issues now and then over various areas.

One of the major issue is when you are dealing with databases having multiple tables and these tables are connected with each other with constraints like foreign keys, primary keys, triggers, stored procedures etc.

Other being, when a database server is used by various team members then you might see issue related to concurrent users. Today in this piece of write-up I will share how can we deal with multiple databases when multiple user is using one database server. In other words, how can we drop the connections in different databases, how can we make it happen via scripts like Shell scripts, etc.
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Automation, Automation Framework, Exception, Java, java.lang.NullPointerException, Object Oriented, Selenium, Testing, Web Automation, Web Testing

at org.openqa.selenium.firefox.internal. NewProfileExtensionConnection.start

There are several phases in a tester’s life starting from working in a team to making automation framework. Along with this he/she has to make sure the integrity of the work-test life-cycle.

Today in this blog post I will share a problem which will come when people who has to work on a framework who was made by someone else and he/she has to maintain and extend it.
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Automation, Selenium, Selenium Errors, Testing

Selenium grid : I/O exception (java.net.SocketException) caught when processing request: Permission denied: connect

Today, in this write-up, I am going to share resolution of an issue which is not a frequent one and will not come rapidly, but yeah I have seen this issue while working with Selenium grid, so I am sharing this with you all.
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Agile Testing, Automation, Helium, Quality Analyst, Selenium, Testing, Web Automation, Web Testing

Helium .. a boon or not to all automation engineers?

‘Selenium’ is the hot-topic in the automation sector, if any developer or tester knows Selenium well, then it is considered  as he can do anything which is required to perform ‘Web automation’. Its been almost a decade when Selenium came up to the market, and as the time passed it became more and more popular. People started taking it more seriously. Not only as a stand-alone tool, merely with the combination of other tools like Maven, Jenkins, TestNG, etc.

Though the work goes on, and people started taking more interest in this automation area, people started finding flaws in this tool. However some were very genuine, on contrary some seems to make less sense.
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no main manifest attribute, Quality Analyst, Selenium, Selenium Errors, Selenium grid, Test Cases, Test Steps, Testing, Usability Tests, Web Automation, Web Testing

Resolution of some major Errors/Exception which users face while working with Selenium Grid.

1. failed configuration: @beforemethod setup org.openqa.selenium.webdriverexception: error forwarding the new session empty pool of vm for setup capabilities.

Resolution : https://khyatisehgal.wordpress.com/2014/08/27/failed-configuration-beforemethod-setup-org-openqa-selenium-webdriverexception-error-forwarding-the-new-session-empty-pool-of-vm-for-setup-capabilities/

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Selenium, Selenium grid, Testing, TestNG

Varied understanding of TestNg and Selenium grid on distinct lines.

Last week, I have given a session over Selenium grid with one of my colleague. In that session, we have covered various topic related to Selenium grid, and we answered some great questions which were asked from the audience out there. In this blog post, I will share the most relish topic which is TestNG.

I have seen many articles, notes, etc over the comparison of TestNG and Selenium Grid, and in this piece of write-up I will share my own experience of working with both and what all pros-cons both holds.To start with let us start with Selenium grid.

Selenium Grid

It is one of the flavor of widely used web automation tool – Selenium. Selenium comes in different edition, like Selenium IDE, Selenium Remote Control, Selenium Webdriver, and Selenium Grid. Each one has its own unique importance.

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Java, Selenium, Selenium grid, Testing, TestNG, Web Automation

FAILED CONFIGURATION: @BeforeMethod setUp org.openqa.selenium. WebDriverException: Error forwarding the new session Empty pool of VM for setup Capabilities


[TestNG] Running:
C:\Users\user\AppData\Local\Temp\testng-eclipse-2068414740\testng-customsuite.xml

FAILED CONFIGURATION: @BeforeMethod setUp
org.openqa.selenium.WebDriverException: Error forwarding the new session Empty pool of VM for setup Capabilities [{platform=WINDOWS, ensureCleanSession=true, browserName=internet explorer, version=}]
Command duration or timeout: 200 milliseconds
Build info: version: '2.41.0', revision: '3192d8a', time: '2014-03-27 17:17:32'
System info: host: 'ksehgal', ip: '192.168.0.162', os.name: 'Windows 7', os.arch: 'amd64', os.version: '6.1', java.version: '1.7.0_67'
Driver info: org.openqa.selenium.remote.RemoteWebDriver
at sun.reflect.NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance(NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.java:57)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance(DelegatingConstructorAccessorImpl.java:45)
at java.lang.reflect.Constructor.newInstance(Constructor.java:526)
at org.openqa.selenium.remote.ErrorHandler.createThrowable(ErrorHandler.java:193)
at org.openqa.selenium.remote.ErrorHandler.throwIfResponseFailed(ErrorHandler.java:145)
at org.openqa.selenium.remote.RemoteWebDriver.execute(RemoteWebDriver.java:595)
at org.openqa.selenium.remote.RemoteWebDriver.startSession(RemoteWebDriver.java:240)

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Automation, Exception, Internet Explorer, Java, Selenium, Selenium Errors, Selenium grid, Testing, Web Automation, Web Testing

Listening on port 32052:Exception in thread “main” org.openqa.selenium.remote. SessionNotFoundException

ERROR

Started InternetExplorerDriver server (32-bit)
2.42.0.0
Listening on port 32052
Exception in thread "main" org.openqa.selenium.remote.SessionNotFoundException: Unexpected error launching Internet Explorer. Protected Mode settings are not the same for all zones. Enable Protected Mode must be set to the same value (enabled or disabled) for all zones. (WARNING: The server did not provide any stacktrace information)
Command duration or timeout: 1.21 seconds
Build info: version: '2.41.0', revision: '3192d8a', time: '2014-03-27 17:17:32'
System info: host: 'ksehgal', ip: '192.168.14.1', os.name: 'Windows 7', os.arch: 'amd64', os.version: '6.1', java.version: '1.7.0_67'

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