Monthly Archives: April 2016

How to write text on screenshots

When test automation takes a lot of screenshots, it’s very important to keep track of them. Usually a test report has links to related screenshots. There is no problem to trace a failed test case to its screenshots. However, when an engineer looks at a screenshot, can the screenshot tell the engineer some essential information… Read More »

How to set up Robot Framework for web testing

Download and install Python 2.7. Install Selenium Libraray for Python

Install Robot Framework

Install Pygments

Install Robot Framework IDE

Install Selenium2Library

Install wxPython 32-bit Windows Go to http://sourceforge.net/projects/wxpython/files/wxPython/2.8.12.1/ Download and install wxPython2.8-win32-unicode-2.8.12.1-py27.exe 64-bit Windows Go to http://sourceforge.net/projects/wxpython/files/wxPython/2.8.12.1/ Download and install wxPython2.8-win64-unicode-2.8.12.1-py27.exe Mac OS X Use Homebrew to install wxPython

Update the… Read More »

Showcase UI Automation PowerShell Extensions

In the old days, digital videos are recorded into a DV tape. When importing a DV tape to AVI, it creates a 13GB file. Pinncle Studio can detect scenes by frame content or by timestamp, but it won’t break down the 13GB file by scenes for users. Users can do it manually one by one.… Read More »

Why the error message says VT-x is not enabled

When installing or using Intel Hardware Accelerated Execution Manager (HAXM) or VMware Workstation on Windows, you may get an error message says that the system does not support VT-x. However you are sure that Intel Virtualization Technology is enabled in BIOS. It may be more confusing if you disable Virtualization Technology. The error message may… Read More »