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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Testing a tester with example projects

I'm currently going through the stages of hiring a new junior tester into my team. I would like to give some of the potential candidates who don't necessarily have much of a testing background an ...
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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 ...
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What is the difference between sanity and smoke testing?

When there is a new build we perform smoke testing,in few projects they call it as sanity testing.Can someone please elaborate on the difference between the both.
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How to test dynamic GPS location in mobile

How to test my application for gps location without travelling in real time ? Problem behind my query : I am in need to test a travel based application where your location will change according to ...
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Is there any opportunity for freshers in ETL Testing?

I'm an Engineering graduate in Computer Science Engineering. I want to build my career in ETL Testing, what are the best sources for me to learn ETL? Please suggest?? Also let me know the difference ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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How can a Software Tester use “Out of the Box” thinking approach to find more bugs?

Well, I am a black-box tester and I don't think out of the box. I just think about happy paths, thus I want to improve. I always read that testers should have great critical, analytical skills and ...
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Test cases for media migrating from the file location to a database

What are the test cases that can be considered on media (pictures) being migrated from file location to a database?
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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 ...
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Network testing scenarios

I am new in the testing field. I want to know what I should keep in mind while testing applications. For an application which needs an internet connection to run, what will be the scenario (test ...
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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 ...
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how to count users in “LDAP” [closed]

I am testing migration users from Database to "LDAP", I am trying to count number of users in LDAP. Number shown in LDAP only few number of users but when searching for specific user I found it. I ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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Evidencing Testing

Historically at our company the chosen past by our prodecessors has been to take screen shots of every step of a test in a test script, even if no bug has been found. We are no moving from a ...
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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 ...
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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.
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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 ...
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Software with bugs for practice.

can someone give me a program which has bugs for practice. I already have a strong theoretical knowledge and now i would like to use this knowledge in practice.
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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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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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When should I do regression testing during each sprint?

I am in a small Agile development team with no automated testing. We use Scrumwise to keep up with development. The above answers address the question with automated tests and hardening testing at the ...
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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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When we use adhoc testing? Which model is used for this…? [closed]

Example: You are going to test a web application. Client saying us to follow the waterfall model for developing the application? Now my question is what are all the testing you have conducted for ...
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“What Are Some Good Bug Finding Techniques”? [closed]

what are some good techniques, approaches to find defects in a web based application, which would be found in basic testing? thanks.
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How can I create a bug report [duplicate]

I am studying on websites manual test. I haven't any idea about making a bug report for developer by MS word, excel, powerpoint, PDF, video, screenshot etc. That they can understand easily my report ...
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Can any one tell me about how Cloud computing can help a person who is in Telecom Testing Domain?

My Experience in Manual Telecom Testing is around 6 Years now and I am trying to add some more value to my Resume. Is there any certification in cloud which can help testers ? Will it be a total ...
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Where to start with white box testing of a massive project with multiple components

I am very new to SQA and I am pretty much flooded with one of the biggest projects of my company. I am in a very problematic position. I simply just don't know where to start. That's why I am lagging ...
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Registration page for Web Site [closed]

How will you write the test case for registration page? The page contain following information....First Name, Last Name, Mobile NO, Country, Address, Postal code, Username, password, email address, ...
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Tools similar to Google BITE = Browser Integrated Testing Environment and in browser manual testing aids?

I read through How Google Tests Software and was quite curious about the BITE project. The main idea is to reduce friction in manual testing by allowing the following to be done without leaving the ...
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Responsive website testing tools

I am testing with some responsive tools for responsible website test.But sometimes these tools don't give me equal result. Like iPhone & iPad results & tools results don't match each with ...
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Exploratory Testing

We are an agile software development boutique. We use Kanban to keep our project running. We do Test Driven development, so don't have a separate testing phase. But we do some manual testing called ...
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Does automating your manual tests give you good automated tests?

I notice that the tag wiki for the "automated testing" tag contains the following sentence: "Commonly, test automation involves automating a manual process already in place that uses a formalized ...
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Website & Web Application

what is the difference between the Website and Web application? For eg: facebook, twitter, myntra, onlinesbi etc...this are all website are web application.
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The result of a test case is a visual output (graph), how to provide expected result?

I have the following problem, I'm writing test cases for a application that produces visual output (e.g. graphs) the application is not done yet. So how can i provide expected results, that not just ...
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Learning web testing QA [closed]

I am a general student. Nowadays I am trying to learn website testing but where from I will start, where from learn, which process will be better for me. I want to know about it. Please anybody give ...
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I'm researching Test Case Management tools for my company. I'd love to hear pros and cons of your favorites and why

I'm currently researching test case management tools for my company; I'd like to give my development team visibility into what the testing status is, and also I'd like to have some accountability ...
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How to make good impression as a functional tester in front of recruiter/employer

I would like to know that if I want to represent myself as a good functional tester then in that case what points do I consider telling the recruiter? Because last time I had this interview and i got ...
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Typical software & tools short-list for *manual* QA specialist (tester) working environment

For QA workstations preparation (Windows-based PCs) our IT department uses typical batch deployment tools. I'm not at all interested in the details of such process, but IT guys ask me: What ...
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How to manage to learn Selenium, Jmeter on your own so that you could use it to your best knowledge on your new automation role

I arrived UK this august and was looking for jobs here into functional testing, but i have been called for an role which has functional testing, automation testing(Selenium), Performance Testing(J ...
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Will getting a Software Testing Certification benefit me in my career?

I have 2 years of experience in manual testing, and I am currently learning automation testing in my spare time. I was thinking that will getting a foundation/entry testing certification really help ...
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Type of direct and indirect Testing in software testing

I have been asked in interviews What are direct and indirect scenarios in Testing?. Can anyone put some light on this question. I search on google but do not satisfied with answer.
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Test Duration when we execute JMeter Test with 1 user and more

I have concerns about the duration of executing JMeter Test Scenario. In fact, if we execute a manual test with 1 user in 1 hour, we will find the same duration or little more with 3 user. But, with ...
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Verify value range of data in an Excel sheet

An excel sheet having rows and columns, each cell accept 1 to 6 numeric values. How to check 1000 columns? what are the technique following for this?
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I'm having trouble bridging theory with practical in software testing

Day before yesterday while chatting my friend(also a tester) he raised the topic theory vs practical in testing. His points of concern were that by theory software testing has phases like planning, ...
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Recommend a tool/browser extension to fill forms

Can anyone recommend a tool (free) or browser extension (preferably for Chrome) when filling in forms from a front end view. I've come across Form Filler for Chrome ...
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Testing techniques repository?

I was wondering if there are any repositories or wikis of formal testing techniques - test design ideas, like pairwise or boundary. I couldn't find one so far. Thanks! Ahmet