Can also be described as "interactive testing" - manual testing essentially means tests of any kind where a human is involved in the execution of the test.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

-2
votes
1answer
33 views

What is the difference between a software quality analyst, and a software tester

I'm learning about software quality assurance on my own (self-education). I am using a lot of youtube videos and I'm also googling some of questions. I have just realized that there are differences ...
1
vote
5answers
66 views

Where to find Beta-Testers

New to the site. Please let me know if this question is out of the scope of this forum, and if there is a better place to post it. I have developed many applications both in a production environment ...
-1
votes
0answers
18 views

Mobile application testing [on hold]

For developing an mobile application, which coding language is consume less memory? Either I develop app by html, ajax, jquery etc
0
votes
1answer
34 views

Term to describe deployment test

We are currently creating a test-plan for one of our new systems. As such we are looking for the right term to describe the following The <xxx> test takes place immediate after the ...
3
votes
2answers
65 views

How do I make sure I test all commonly used applications alongside my application?

I have a Windows application that works on XP, Vista, Win7, Win8, Win 8.1, etc ... It's a very complicated program that can have computer slowdowns and compatibility issues with other commonly used ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

How to export test plans from QA Director?

How can I export test execution plans from QA Director? I know that there is a report called Execution/Execution Plans, which can export the execution plan itself. However, this information by itself ...
0
votes
2answers
28 views

What types of testing is right for server OS upgrade

My company is doing server OS upgrade, so as a tester I would want to know what types of testing is most helpful in this process?
1
vote
5answers
110 views

Can someone clear-out these job posts for me once and for all?

A typical job-post for a testing position: Requirements: Programming experience with Java, Python, VB or C# Ability to write test cases and work with test-automation Database knowledge Experience in ...
0
votes
0answers
41 views

Logging tools used in Software Testing?

Well, i am a beginner tester. I want to know more about using log files, logging API, tools to find root cause analysis of most of the Code bugs. I am testing a Web application made in ASP.net ...
1
vote
5answers
143 views

Are there any tools to test whether the response code is not equal to 404 or etc by reading the URLs from a CSV file

I want to check the status code of a URL by reading the URL from a CSV file and "hitting it" with a browser. How can I achieve this functionality? Are there any tools for that? Thanks in advance.
3
votes
3answers
330 views

Testing responsive design

Good morning, I'm on my final semester on my BSc in Information Systems. As a part of this semester, me and two colleges are working on a project with a large company providing services mostly based ...
1
vote
2answers
179 views

QA strategies for a front-end developer

I am a front-end Web developer who works for a small company. I also do some freelance work on the side occasionally. I would describe my skill set as more design-heavy than programming-heavy. I have ...
1
vote
1answer
80 views

Confuse about internet banking testing

I just read one question related to ISTQB from papers which are available in market : Q - What type of testing will you perform on internet banking solution? Options : A. System integration B. ...
2
votes
3answers
122 views

How to deal with a situation where a team has only 2 test engineers and ask of the time (all the time) is manual testing

The scenario: Scrum team consists of more developers than testers Stories revolve around 80% of testing tasks Why so much testing? There are asks of E2E testing for several user flows; regression ...
5
votes
5answers
1k views

Should Black-box software testers do Root-Cause analysis of every defect they report?

Should Testers/QA do Root-Cause analysis of every Defect/Bug they report to Developers? Well, I perform black-box testing on AUT. Sometimes I try to drill-down the issue when I find bugs. Should ...
1
vote
1answer
42 views

Manual testing of mail server

I need to check mail server written with Erlang and CommuniGate Pro with black box method. I already checked work of POP3/IMAP/SMTP protocol via telnet. Also work of mail server via STARTTLS, ...
0
votes
3answers
78 views

Stress test mvc application

I am new to web performance testing. I was looking for tools with which I could stress test my mvc application written in c# and see how it performs under severe load. I want to simulate approximately ...
0
votes
2answers
202 views

Payment gateways checklist

I am now working on payment gateway testing - manual testing- this project has many payments gateways, like credit card and other payments providers like Paypal is there any kind of check list I ...
0
votes
1answer
31 views

Start a test case from TFS 2013

In TFS 2013.3 I have a Feature that has a few Test Cases linked to it under the Test Cases tab. If I double-click any of the cases they open, but in editing mode - I can add new steps and edit ...
0
votes
1answer
30 views

What's the best way to determine how to balance a fighting game? [closed]

What'sa good way to balance a fighting game? Should I focus on HP, MP, items, spells, damage, or etc? If HP Values are in the thousands to 100 thousand, what should the damage numbers look like? I've ...
0
votes
3answers
97 views

What is the name of new feature testing in maintenance process?

In the software maintenance process, after a new version is built, there comes software maintenance testing. In extent of software maintenance testing, it is done; Confirmation Testing, for fixed ...
0
votes
4answers
285 views

Tips to Improve the QA Process in a Project…?

What can be some solid tips and suggestions to improve whole QA/Testing process in a project. I am testing a financial web application. What are the testing areas in which we can improve the process ...
0
votes
1answer
134 views

How do I export test cases from HP Sprinter as XML import to HP UFT?

I have created a Test in HP Sprinter and want that test to execute in HP UFT. . I have gone through this link but I am unable to export the test cases in .xml format. According to the link this is the ...
0
votes
2answers
99 views

Which is the Most Important Skill of a Great Tester?

As a tester, I try to analyze things, think logically, look for clarity and create new ideas. What one skill is the greatest and most effective for an expert software Tester. Skill that is the secret ...
2
votes
5answers
203 views

How to test database as a manual tester? [closed]

I have just joined as a Junior QA and am learning how to test web apps. However, I have stumbled onto the point where I am not aware of the database testing. What are some tools that are under use ...
2
votes
3answers
171 views

Agile Tester vs Traditional Tester…?

What is the Difference in Role of a Traditional Manual Tester, who works in a waterfall based Project and that of an Agile tester, who works in an Agile based Project? My project has started to ...
1
vote
4answers
102 views

Is Exploratory Testing a Core part of Agile Methodology?

Is Exploratory Testing a core part of Agile Methodology? or it has no link with Agile process. Kindly explain in detail!
2
votes
4answers
186 views

Blended testing strategy in agile. Is it really possible to do efficiently?

In a book I have, it says that for agile project, blended test strategy is the best, where it should use: Risk based strategy Reactive Automated regression So I was about to implement in our ...
0
votes
1answer
23 views

Adding a threshold amount to an Excel formula for validation

I'm using Excel to highlight differences in two outputs that should be the same. My problem is that even if they're different by a value of 0.001 (which is technically correct), I want to add a ...
1
vote
2answers
85 views

Waterfall QA testing

As a QA learner I want to know about some methods. Now I am learning about waterfall testing methodology. Need to know details about the testing process of waterfall methods. I have learnt some topic ...
0
votes
3answers
70 views

What are the Job Responsibilities of a White Box Tester?

Do white box tester only test code coverage, branching condition, looping conditions or do they also perform some coding on the project? what are the skills needed to become an expert white box ...
0
votes
5answers
89 views

Which language would benefit in Software Testing career?

I'm Software Test Engineer and having 3+ years of experience. Still I haven't done any localization testing. As far I can guess, tester should know the language to test the application for that ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

When should we mark a Test case as “No Apply”? [duplicate]

When should we mark a test case as "No Apply". When requirement are not clear or when test case is not testable or it is not understood. Kindly explain when to fail or pass a test case, rather than ...
1
vote
3answers
71 views

When should a Test Case be marked as “No Apply”?

When executing test cases when should we mark a test case as 'No Apply'. When the test conditions/requirement is not clear or when its not feasible/possible to perm a test. Also why not mark a test ...
1
vote
3answers
74 views

How to reproduce “Multiuser Concurrency Problems” in testing environment with limited resources

Scenario: In case of simultaneous usage by multiple users the cookie based login sometimes gets overridden causing one user to see other users information. Session is completely cookie based and ...
0
votes
0answers
37 views

LDAP Injection Tutotials

I am testing LDAP and trying to check the LDAP Security - LDAP Injection is an attack used to exploit web based applications that construct LDAP statements based on user input - so i want Cheat Sheet ...
0
votes
2answers
51 views

What are the basic things to be tested when testing private clouds

Can anyone advise what types of testing needs to be done for private clouds. the private cloud is basically used for data storage were the admin has control over the private cloud. User are granted ...
1
vote
3answers
82 views

what is quality assurance? [closed]

What we are going to verify in quality assurance stage? & what we are not going to verify? like wise what are we going to check in quality control stage? what are we not going to test on quality ...
2
votes
6answers
335 views

What do you need to be a great QA Analyst?

I have little to no experience about QA. I was moved within my company from another department nothing to do with IT. If you could tell me one thing that you would consider necessary for me to know, ...
0
votes
1answer
163 views

Scenario based Tester interview

I have an interview coming up soon a software engineer in test role, I've worked as a dev/support/QA and though technically skilled, I've had little chance to code in my current role, only outside ...
2
votes
6answers
239 views

How Can a Tester Increase his Observation Skills?

How should a tester increase his observation skills? I feel that i somewhere lack sharp observation and attention to detail. any games or exercises that can make my approach towards testing easier ...
0
votes
3answers
433 views

How testing of Banking/Insurance Domain is different then any other website testing?

I have been in software industry for a long time now. I have seen that experience in Banking Domain(tested banking websites e.g. Axis bank, Yes Bank etc)or Insurance Domain asked separately as a skill ...
0
votes
1answer
62 views

How can we apply smoke and sanity testing concepts in real testing?

I want to apply smoke testing and sanity testing to running testing projects. So any one can help me by proper plan using which I can apply real smoke and sanity testing professionally as QA.
0
votes
1answer
100 views

Future in Manual Testing? [closed]

How future is in only manual testing. I was and I am weak in programming so I selected software testing and working as software tester since last 4 years. Doing excellent testing. But I heard that ...
0
votes
3answers
161 views

I would like to switch from software development to testing

I am working as a java senior software developer. I would like to switch my career from programming to testing. Usually i do manual testing in our projects. i have java exp so i can easily learn ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

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.
11
votes
4answers
2k views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
90 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

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 ...