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Details about root causes of bugs

I'm working on root causes of defects, and I'm end up with following list, which is generally accepted. Even the list is everywhere on the internet, there's no details about the items. Any expertise ...
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What does “hold load for” mean in jmeter?

In the stepping and ultimate thread group, there is an option that says "hold load for". What does this mean? From what I've read, it seems to repeat the thread in a loop within the set amount of ...
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Create Issue error - TestLink Integration with JIRA

I have integrated Testlink with JIRA. There are two bug management icons displaying one for create issue and one for link an existing issue. Linking existing issue is working fine. But, Create Issue ...
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Why is Visual Studio 2013 not willing to run my Web Performance / Load Test?

I am attempting to run a simple Web Performance Test that I recorded in Visual Studio 2013 Ultimate. I click the 'Run Load Test' icon inside of VS, only to be greeted with the following error ...
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HPQC 9.2 Testing Error

User is facing issues while running a test case.He is not getting expected and actual result in the test window.He is able to see only description of the test result. When he performs the same ...
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What are some good resources for a new tester to learn about testing for cocoa and swift?

I have never written a test before so i would need a soft approach to testing.
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which is the best tool for flex based web applications… but we are using xmls so i cant.

Hi we are using GIS Concept.. so we have a web based flex application.. But i need to make this application automate.. but the problem is we r using more xml so i cant able to automate login page ...
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How to find element using contains in xpath

can anyone please help me how to use contains in my xpath? My xpath changes all the time when users are added, so I can't find element using xpath. This is my xpath: ...
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Challenges of begining test driven development with legacy codebase

I am beginning development on a legacy codebase and adding new functionality. The legacy codebase has no tests defined at all, and I dont have full control over it. I want to use TDD to help ensure ...
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What are the disadvantages of test driven development?

Today one of my peers gave a presentation on test driven development, he mentioned several advantages of TDD and it seems to be an effective practice. However, I was wondering what some of the ...
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TDD and Refactoring

Re-factoring code seems to be the more time consuming area of TDD, is there a way of knowing if you have spent too much time doing so? Or maybe a way of limiting the amount of re-factoring that must ...
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Can or should TDD be used for every programming project or is there a way to choose when to use it?

I am currently in software engineering and we are covering Test Driven Development. Can or should TDD be used for every programming project or is there a way to choose when to use it?
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How to dissect a large legacy codebase and start using TDD

If I was to inherit a large codebase, how would I start refactor the application using TDD? The application has layers of authentication(financial banking company), and frankly, not knowing where to ...
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Test Driven Development

I'm extracting a new class, should I create new tests for it? I'm wondering as to how to realize when to create new test and how to implement them when they are needed.
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Test driven development appropriateness

I am aware that there are many advantages of test driven software development. However, I'm wondering if there are situations in which test driven development is not appropriate or just downright not ...
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What methods or resources could I use to refactor current programs to use test-driven development?

So what are some current methodologies or even automated test software that I could use to refactor current code to be more test-driven?
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Test design for MongoDB

I am reviewing the information in the MongoDB documentation regarding test design (http://www.mongodb.org/about/contributors/tutorial/write-tests-for-server-code/) which is a good 'how' of ...
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Refactoring code in TDD cycle and the appropriate time to do so?

When it comes to the TDD cycle, how far through the testing should refactoring the code take place (incremental after each test or at the end)? And how would this affect the TDD cycle and the time ...
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Where to begin with Test Driven Development?

I would like to know what are some good websites, youtube channels, forums, and books to start off with learning Test Driven Development? Anything that can guide me in the right direction. Thanks in ...
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TDD and client-server interactions

I'm new to software development and I am writing some functions that send data to and ask for data from a server. If I wanted to use test driven development when writing these functions, what would be ...
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Is TDD used with all types of testing?

The way TDD has been described to me makes it sound like TDD is only really useful with unit testing. Does TDD mean all types of testing, such as Acceptance testing, and functional tests?
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TDD in a two-week sprint? Practical?

On one hand, it may take a while (or a long time) to create and run tests with TDD. The worst case scenario is when the test cases fail and the entire program fails. Refactoring may take longer than ...
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How would I write a test for a database system such as Redis?

So i'm looking into databases and I want to use Redis, but I would like to know how I would go about writing tests for a database such as this before starting with it.
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Using TDD when developing a database schema?

I am fairly new to TDD and database development. If I wanted to use test driven development when I am trying to create a database schema how would I do that? What are the common tools and processes ...
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Test-driven development- Time vs Quality

My question was more a general question about the purpose of test-driven development, or its intended usefulness. I know that test-driven development is a style of development where you write tests ...
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What are some common pitfalls of Test Driven Development?

I'm new to test driven development. What are some recommendations when writing test cases as well as to avoiding common mistakes for TDD?
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Pros and cons of refactoring code during testing phase?

What are the pros and cons of refactoring code during the testing phase? Are there any set methods of doing this?
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When is the best time to use Test Driven Development in terms of applications being written as opposed to waterfall?

When is the best time to use Test Driven Development in terms of applications being written as opposed to waterfall?
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Quantifying the value of Automation

I’ve just spent the last 6 months replacing a couple of old frameworks one using enterprise toolsets with a shiny new appium/webdriver framework. Everything has gone well with good buy in from both ...
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Can Appium automate the In App Purchase flow on iOS?

Making an In App Purchase (IAP) on iOS brings an Apple alert and puts the application into the background. If I use the Appium framework for automation, will I be able to interact with these prompts? ...
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What is the Real Business Value of Software Testing in an IT Project?

I work as a manual tester on a big project. My project follows Agile methodology. I test a Web-based application. I sometimes ask myself, am I giving any value to the stakeholders? What is the Real ...
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What is a suitable web site for multi-devices testing

When our web site was finished, we were tasked to test it with all devices. Some devices are not allowed, but for the ones that are I use a virtual devices site online. The problem is some sites do ...
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Where does the “helper” method get placed within a test script?

I'm new to automation, and programming, for the most part. I have a test script where I have to verify the presence of certain elements within a page I am testing. At the moment, I have multiple ...
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Find beta-testers for opendata site

I've launched the community-driven opendata non-profitable site, and want to find the beta-tester enthusiasts. Can you suggest where I can to contact them?
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What are CorrelationExtractionRules and CorrelationBinding attributes in web test files

What is the purpose of the <CorrelationExtractionRules> tag and the CorrelationBinding="..." attribute within the <QueryStringParameter ...> tag within a Visual Studio 2013 ".webtest" ...
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How can we capture run time values using selenium webdriver?

How can we capture run time values using selenium webdriver ? For e.g while testing a banking site, we provide all details necessary to create a new customer and click submit. A customer ID is ...
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How to test Image carousel

I would like to test an Image carousel using Selenium C# An example of the type of the type of carousel can be found here: http://bxslider.com/ Maybe the test could click on the next image, assert ...
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Comparison metrics for a static analysis tool

I analyzing a static analysis tool. I have performed test on some samples apps and some real life apps. I have to write comparison metrics for both sets of apps. But I'm not clear about what are the ...
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got stuck in reusing the parameters value using testNG in selenium

I got stuck at one scenario where i want to get the values from the excel that contains 12 rows for four type of actions. i meant the first column of the every row on the sheet determines my methods ...
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Not able to click in Selenium Webdriver. Getting a NoSuchElementException

I got my code ready in Selenium IDE and exported it to Selenium Webdriver (JUnit 4). My code was working perfectly in Selenium IDE but an issue has arose after my migration to Selenium Webdriver. ...
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Selenium Testing in Android Devices

How can i do my selenium testing by opening the browser in android device from my PC, without connecting through USB?
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Exist a Jenkins plugin that displays test result graph by category?

I want to develop automated GUI tests for a mobile application. The application has different areas. I want to use JUnit as testing framework and the Categories feature to assign each test case a ...
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Managing work-life Balance in QA

Since becoming QA I have found my work-life balancing dwindling. It seems like there is more and more pressure to achieve perfection with less and less resources. This has led to the following ...
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How to test Sphinx Search?

How to test sphinx search functionality? My company has upgraded sphinx from version 0.9.9 to version 2.2.4. I have no idea about test cases and what major points should I focus. Any help would be ...
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How to design scenario in JMeter

I am new to JMeter,and started learning as we as exploring the tool. Currently we are using Performance Center for Load testing. Eventually we will move to JMeter. Here is the scenario how we ...
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Use of Standard Deviation and Percentiles in performance testing

The following report is generated by Gatling (my favorite performance test tool). I am wondering how to make use of the standard deviation and percentile data that it produces. I am planning to use ...
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how to do automated testing on both front end and database

the testing includes front end GUI testing and database verification and some files verification under windows/linux. I know that selelnium can be used for front end GUI testing. what about the other ...
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Could someone suggest a website to host a small a time boxed quiz with Questions for a set of people, MonkeySurvey is one but it is not time boxed? [on hold]

Looking for a website to host a small a time boxed quiz with Questions on Quality Control for set of people, MonkeySurvey is one but it is not time boxed? I want the Quiz takers should write their ...
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Can we repeat attributes in child classes that are already placed in parent class? [on hold]

I am making Class diagram, let Parent Class A have "string Name" , "int id". Question is " In child class we have to mention attribute again "string Name" or not " ? While child class is ...
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Condition/Decision testing with loops

I'm trying to set up a load of test cases for a program, I've managed to create cases for all of the if statements, but the while loops and for loops confuse me a bit as I'm not sure what the test ...

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