Tag: <span>Software testing</span>

Chrome Inspect Element Tool & Shortcut

08/26/2014
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Chrome Inspect Element is a native development tool pre-built into the Chrome browser making it very accessible, especially when it has shortcut command options. Below are the options for opening up the Inspect Element tool with keyboard shortcuts. Keyboard Shortcuts: Mac Cmd+Opt+I to open the Developer Tools Cmd+Opt+J to open the Developer Tools and bring focus to the…

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Firebug: A Plug-In to Inspect Elements in Firefox

Firefox is the default browser for WebDriver and hence, tends to be the browser of choice for most Automation Analysts.  Inspecting HTML, CSS Elements, and the DOM Structure in general constitute a quintessential part of the Automation Analysts’ job, and Firefox’s Firebug plug-in is our preferred tool to Inspect Elements in Firefox.  Firebug can be used to…

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Implementing WAVE Accessibility Testing with Firefox Toolbar & Cucumber

08/07/2014
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WAVE (Web Accessibility Versatile Evaluator) is a free tool that was developed by WebAIM, which evaluates the accessibility of online content.  Within the context of test automation, WAVE can be implemented by loading its’ Firefox plug-in and running the compliance report on any site rendered by the browser. This proof of concept leverages both the WAVE Firefox…

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Implementing WAVE Accessibility Testing with Firefox Toolbar & Cucumber

WAVE (Web Accessibility Versatile Evaluator) is a free tool that was developed by WebAIM, which evaluates the accessibility of online content.  Within the context of test automation, WAVE can be implemented by loading its’ Firefox plug-in and running the compliance report on any site rendered by the browser. This proof of concept leverages both the WAVE Firefox…

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10 Useful Accessibility Testing Tools

Accessibility in context to online applications is bridging the gap between those individuals with physical disabilities and their ability to leverage the same online information that others use.  Web Accessible Testing is used to assure that web content is accessible based on the guidelines set by governments and international organizations such as the W3C. The motivations to invest…

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Turning Off Internet Explorer Auto Updates

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 How to Easily Disable Internet Explorer Auto Updates Having updates automatically installed on your computer can be a nuisance, especially when you didn’t want the update to begin with. We have simple step-by-step instructions for disabling this feature on multiple browsers. While Internet Explorer auto updates are only an issue on Windows operating systems, we…

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Turning Off Google Chrome Auto Updates

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How to Easily Disable Google Chrome Auto Updates If you have a slow connection, or maybe don’t want the latest version of a browser then it can be frustrating to have the feature of Chrome auto updates enabled where updates are automatically installed. We also offer step-by-step instructions on how to turn off Internet Explorer…

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Turning Off Firefox Auto Updates

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Easily Disabling Firefox Auto Updates There are a handful of reasons why one might want to disable the pesky feature that comes set by default with all browsers, where updates are automatically downloaded and installed on your computer. You may have a poor or slow internet connection and simply don’t want the updates automatically installed,…

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On-Demand Cross-Browser & Mobile Screenshots in Awetest

06/13/2014
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One of the big challenges in Mobile & Cross-Platform testing is validating that the UI renders correctly across your target OS-Browser-Device Matrix.  Awetest now addresses this by allowing the user to take desktop & mobile screenshots as part of their automated run (at pre-defined intervals) and display them in the Awetest reports.  Another problem associated with executing…

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