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Top new questions this week:

I need to automate the testing of installing Chrome and Firefox extensions. Suggestions?

We are developing extensions for Firefox and Chrome. We need to test installing, uninstalling and ultimately interacting with this extension in a basic way (it will bring up a dialog to log into an ...

asked by Rebel Test Guy 3 votes
answered by GKS1 1 vote

How to change issue status from "In progress" to "Watchlist"?

I try to change status from In progress to Watchlist but it tells me that I don't have permission to go in that order.

tools quality-center defect-tracking  
asked by Anna Ma. Carrozzini 1 vote
answered by bish 0 votes

Cucumber not finding chromedriver

I'm trying to get Chromedriver to work with my cucumber BDD/watir-webdriver setup. 1) Cucumber+ firefox: works fine 2) irb + chromedriver: works fine 3) cucumber + chromedriver : doesn't work Here's ...

chrome cucumber  
asked by nuvomanny 1 vote

automated testing of OS installer (i.e. bare metal testing)

Our software does bare metal recovery of servers, which essentially requires a boot disk to start the process and grab the original image off of the backup server. While we can automate testing of a ...

automated-testing unix  
asked by Rick Chatham 1 vote

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

Do ISTQB/ISEB Testing Certificates prove that someone can test?

I have passed the foundation level exam, and to be honest, I'm pretty sure that anyone could pass that exam with a couple of days of studying. My question is are these certificates really of value to ...

techniques certification training  
asked by stuartf 28 votes
answered by Joe Strazzere 24 votes

Should I learn Python or Java to get into test automation? I am new to programming

Should I learn Python or Java to get into test automation? I'm new to programming. Please share your thoughts or links to any useful information.

automated-testing java python  
asked by pythonjava 1 vote
answered by Niels van Reijmersdal 2 votes

What is a good KPI for software QA?

How can you measure the efficiency of the QA team? What KPIs would you set up?

asked by Török Gábor 6 votes
answered by Kate Paulk 22 votes
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