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.

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Test methodologies applicable for web based and not for desktop

Today I was in an interview and they asked these questions: What test methodologies are applicable for web-based software but not for desktop? Can Severity or Priority change during bug life cycle? ...
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Define different cases of Android test cases and ios test cases in same application

I have to write first time ios app test cases. I don't understand the different cases between android application and ios application of the same application. I know functionality-wise both are the ...
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Concurrent users in Google Analytics [on hold]

I wanted to calculate concurrent users in my website hourly in a week. I used this formula: concurrent_users = (hourly_sessions * session_duration) / 3600 Hourly sessions and sessions duration are ...
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Is there a way to restrict/prevent copying of test scripts in ALM11

We are having issues with further phases of projects copying/re-using test scripts that are not suitable for that phase. When the desired outcome for that phase is not reached, our phase is being ...
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What makes TestLink so widely accepted?

I have worked with TestLink for a few years and I don't really understand why it is recommended all over the place. IMHO, it doesn't make test creation easy. In many cases, where I was just asked ...
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Would having a Certificate help?

I have been in the Banking and Finance Industry for almost a year as a Quality Assurance Engineer. I am planning to explore other options and expand my knowledge. Would getting Certifications like ...
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Importing manual tests to TFS

I have some manual tests which I can convert to almost any needed format, e.g. CSV, XML or Excel. How to import import those manual tests to TFS? Which format is needed? I have already looked in ...
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Roles and responsibility as Quality Assurance Consultant [closed]

I have worked in incident management and code analysis, as well as testing (manual, functional, and regression). I have a new offer as a QA consultant. Automation testing, understanding requirements ...
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How to see test result details (comments on test steps)

I have run a test in TFS (using Visual Studio Online 90 day trial). I let the test fail and I can see that it failed: I can also double click the test to see more details: However, it doesn't ...
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How can I evaluate a 3rd party testing service?

The startup I work for is looking into outsourcing our manual testing to an unaffiliated testing lab called Applause (formerly uTest). Right now the Operations team is doing all the manual labor, and ...
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Jump to test automation [closed]

I am a manual tester with very limited coding experience . Knowledge of which automation tool would help me to cope up with the testing industry.
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How to write a test case for radio button and link field? [closed]

Am a beginner in manual testing.What are the possible scenarios for testing the radio button and link field. Thank you.
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Test engineer embedded in development organisation

Has anyone here followed a model whereby a test engineer is embedded in the development organization? We are thinking of following a model where: Test engineer is embedded in the development ...
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Selenium with multiple languages gives any additional features

I am new to Automation Testing. By googling about Selenium I gained a some knowledge on Selenium. But I have small doubt i.e., Selenium will support the multiple languages like Javascript with ...
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Is there a correct term for testing done by “testers” hired just to use the app as in real life?

We have a group of "testers" (basically students etc., no professional testers and purely black box) who basically do not find bugs but rather use the app as expected in the live environment, ...
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Tools for REST webservice testing

I was using SOAPUI to test SOAP web services.But now i have to Test Rest Services. I understand that SOAPUI can be used to test REST services too. But can SOAPUI be considered as Standard Testing ...
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click on the button/link by scroll to the element

I am searching with a keyword "Mobiles" in search box it given the 450 results now i want verify that whether it is displayed 450 products not . My problem is per page we are displaying the 30 ...
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Automation Testing with Ranorex [closed]

I am new to automation testing. I am testing my web application (php) using ranorex automation tool. Whenever I record my test case, it is recording perfectly but when I play my test case it ...
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Test cases consolidation accross all projects

We wish to have a central storage of all test castes across all departments.Our vision is to have consolidated test cases across all departments and store it as separate project in HP ALM. So for this ...
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Negative testing automation

Should we do negative test cases testing by automation. Generally I heard that we can do functional and regression automation. I am doing same. I am using selenium web driver for automation and doing ...
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How to do manual testing for responsive designs on various resolutions in Internet Explorer,Google Chrome and Safari

I have a site testing for compatibility issues and responsive designs on IE,Chrome,Firefox,Safari. In Firefox the testing was completed with ease as it had the developer options and there by pressing ...
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How to find good cloud device testing tool?

I need to test my site on mobile and tab devices. But I don't have any real device for it. Please help me to find a cloud device testing tool.
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Fast login to application (magic url alternatives)

I am searching for fast ways to log into web applications(or start being logged). Applications use cookie authentication stored in db that expire after some time. Magic url for login instantly is not ...
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Apart from testing and finding good bugs what other things the testers can do?

As far as testers are concerned, apart from testing the application thoroughly and finding good bugs, what other factors are there/ or what other things the testers can do which can prove their worth ...
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What is component testing and how to write component test cases?

I am new to testing. I would like to know: What is component testing? How do I write component test cases? Please explain with examples if possible as that will be more helpful for me.
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Differences between KANBAN and SCRUM with respect to testing?

Could anyone please give some important differences between KANBAN and SCRUM with respect to testing? Any examples are most welcome.
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Does Selenium depend on internet speed

I have a small question regarding selenium automation. I am using selenium automation for one website(live). Does its performance depend on internet speed?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...