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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How to do Internet of Things testing?

How do I perform testing for 'the internet of things'? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_of_Things the network of physical objects or "things" embedded with electronics, software, sensors, and ...
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What is exact difference between TDD and BDD?

What is exact difference between TDD and BDD? Could you please briefly explain them to me?
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can we manually test multithreaded and multitasking system?

For example : Multilingual sites can not be checked manually ,because it will take more time and slows down process, so we test them by automated tool. Is it also not possible to test multi-threaded ...
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what is difference between Test Cases and Test Scripts?

I know that test cases are written in human readable language, whereas test scripts are written in code and mostly done for automated testing. But can anyone tell me what else make them different ...
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Why testing is not a stand alone activity

I am trying to understand the following concept - Testing is done parallel with other activities and thus it is not a stand alone activity, it is a complete process called STLC (Software ...
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Identifying test coverage for item without detailed specification

I am working in a HW area. Recently I have been given a device to test (just hardware validation) but there is no detailed specification, just a block diagram where each block performs certain ...
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What basic language and documents I have to learn for Testing Automation ? I don't have experience in any language and I am in Manual testing [closed]

I dont have any coding experience and right now i am in the field of Manual testing , I have to learn Testing Automation . Now what basics for which language i have to start working on?
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Bugs Verified or Bugs Validated?

Which sentence is correct. Defects have been fixed and tested by QA. No issues found furthermore. So, what should QA has to write? Defect XXX has been verified. No issues found.OR Defect XXX has ...
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When can we say a product is stable?

From a tester's point of view when do we say that a product is stable? Is the product still stable when it contains a known bug?
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Importance of Stability of QA Team

Let me give you all a brief description: So we have a client which has left the company. They refused to renew their project. The primary reason was that during the course of time, the client was ...
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What should be the answer given by QA when asked if software is ready for release

One of the most frequently asked questions of QA by team leads or other business representatives is: We're getting close to the planned release date. What do you think - is the software ready? ...
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Types of testing can be done on a first build

Today I attended an interview. These are the questions which I thought I needed more clarification. 1.What are the types of testing that can be conducted on first build which was released in first ...
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What are the Types of Validation Testing? [closed]

I just need to know the answer to "What are the Types of Validation Testing?"
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Why are manual tests in pen and paper style still popular?

Background In the previous company I worked for, we had manual tests since 2004 and until I left. In the beginning, these were very simple Word documents with 3 columns. The first column contained an ...
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How to write test scenarios and test cases for manual testing? [closed]

I am new at this, so please can you tell me how to learn to write test scenarios for web and mobile MANUAL testing? Thanks in advance Marija
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Should username/login ID be case-sensitive?

I need to know what is the standard rule for creating username/login ID. Should it be case-sensitive? If I have successfully created three accounts (user2, useR2, USER2), should I consider this a bug? ...
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What to test after code change in a single module? [closed]

In an application that is currently in production, one module of code is being modified. Is it necessary to re-test the whole application or is it enough to just test functionality associated with ...
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How can we do User acceptance testing Manually? [closed]

General User acceptance testing test cases of any application or software. Test cases of user acceptance testing like some of below: Add tab functionality in a form Shortcut keys of saving any form ...
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Give testing estimates for unknown application

I have come across different estimation techniques like Delphi, WBS, 3 point estimation etc. These techniques work only when you know about the application(website). Let's suppose I have to give ...
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How would you differentiate between UI (User Interface) and UX (User Experience) testing?

I have a project, where we need to test both the UI and UX, and that needs to happen in separate. How do I implement the UX part of this? UI for one thing, can be tested using Selenium, but UX part ...
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Alternative for HP ALM (QC) + Jira

For a semi-large company that plans to move away from HP ALM, I'm looking for an alternative software management tool. At the moment HP ALM is not being used optimally and since it's expensive it's ...
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Difference between PHP and Dot Net from QA Point of view [closed]

How to identify whether the site is developed in PHP or Dot Net from QA Point of view? The main purpose of asking the question was to know if there is any difference which a QA can make out just by ...
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Should the web application be built using microsoft technologies to do Automated testing in Test Manger

To do automation testing using Test Manager and Visual Studio Coded UI Test Project, should the web application be built in .NET technologies?
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Regression Proposal for project with zero testing documentation

I recently started a project in which all testing has been done with zero documentation. I need to start creating a Regression suite and propose it to my manager. I have done regression testing ...
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How to apply boundary value analysis to a practically unlikely/impossible boundary?

I am involved in an effort to write a set of regression test scripts for a point of sale system. We are using ISO standards such as ISO/IEC/IEEE 29119-4 to determine our test techniques. For various ...
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How to ensure Quality of the product with test cases?

The process which we generally follow for quality is: Everytime we receive a Requirement document, we study the same, analyse it, discuss it and then after multiple rounds of the same process it is ...
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Test suite, Test plan, Test cases for Android application

I have been asked to learn about Test Plan, Test Suite, Black Box Testing, Test Cases. Can anyone guide me in which order should I start learning? And also what are the necessary test cases for ...
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How to test CRUD operations in Database Testing?

C: Create R: Retrieve U: Update D: Delete How can a tester verify that CRUD operations are working fine in Web App/Database testing? Please explain with real examples!
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Difference between Test Approach and Test Technique?

For instance , Exploratory testing can be labeled as a Test 'approach' and not a test technique like Boundary Value Analysis(BVA), Equivalence partitioning etc. Also, Context-driven testing is an ...
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Difference between Exploratory Testing , Monkey Testing and Ad-hoc Testing?

Monkey testing is a software testing technique in which the testing is performed on the system under test randomly. Exploratory testing is simultaneous learning, test designing and execution.Tester ...
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How should I do functional testing without Requirments?

When you are testing without requirments you can rely on your own logic and common expectation from your user experience. So let's say I'm testing a button Process and Send (input stuff for data is ...
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GitLab/GitHub for issue Tracking?

Has anyone used these? Im in the market for a simple issue tracking tool and all of our codebases are stored on Gitlab (or they have been). We have a relatively small team and while I was looking for ...
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Testing feature/branches independently?

Im not sure what you would call this exactly, or what kind of testing: But say you have your main branch for Product A, (lets assume we are using Git). Bob creates a branch to work on Feature XXY, ...
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How to write Proper Test Case steps?

I am beginner in writing test cases. I am working on a live mobile testing project. Consider a test case to login to a Mobile application: Test case Description: To verify that user is able ...
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How is manual testing different from one platform to another

I have been working as a Test Engineer for the past 4 years. Mostly I worked on Java and .net based web applications. I don't have any experience in testing the web sites developed with WordPress, ...
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For successful build how many test cycles are required

In one interview they asked me about the agile testing. "How often testing cycle happens in your project after successful build?" I'm new to agile methodology in testing. Please let me know how to ...
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When to switch from “Debug” build testing to “Release” build testing?

At my company I sometimes have trouble with getting across to developers as to why we testers shouldn't be testing in "debug" towards the end of the project. That said I'm not quite sure WHEN we ...
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What type of questions should be asked if I am taking an interview of QA / Testing Lead

I have to take an interview of a QA Lead. Can anybody give me suggestion as to what kind of questions that will be asked apart from regular testing definitions and general questions like how to handle ...
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Mobile application testing on emulators or devices

Do we have to test on emulators or a real devices for testing mobile applications?
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Not able to see Test Run History in TFS

We have started IV&V of a project and the actual Test team of that project is maintaining Test cases over TFS. That team has already created and executed some part of the test cases. My part is to ...
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What can be the scenarios/test cases for an online assessment platform where we can choose test slots according to our convenience

What can be the scenarios/test cases for an online assessment platform where we can choose test slots according to our convenience.I have done the testing of the UI but what can be corner cases which ...
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How can I test Web service without any automation tool and only using manual

I am manual tester and my responsibility is web, mobile application testing in which I need to test a web service but I have not using any automation tools yet. Please suggest me a manual way for to ...
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Suggest if any open source projects to improve my manual testing skills

Hi I'm a software test engineer and want to improve my manual testing skill so that I can utilize them in my organization. Please suggest any good exercises for specially manual testing.
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Difference between Smoke Testing and Sanity Testing [duplicate]

I am new to "Manual Testing". Just wanted to know the difference between Smoke Testing and Sanity Testing with software examples for better understanding.
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Mobile testing process: pro vs cons

In my current project, we have started to develop a Mobile app besides the Web-app. So, I'm curious and want to have your advice about : What's the difference between mobile app vs web-app? When ...
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Importing Test cases from Excel to TFS

I need to import test cases from Excel to TFS 2013. For this I have already gone through the link SQA and VSTS, but my issue is not getting resolved from these links. I can't use 'Test Case Migrator ...
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Standard format for Reporting

Is there any standard format for reports i.e. order of the columns in the reports? For example, we have usually ID's, Names, Dates. Addresses, Amount etc in the reports. Is there any standard for the ...
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Distractions in software testing

What are the distractions you face daily while doing testing in your office. Are there any steps to cope up with those, like how do you manage to get the job done with utmost quality in between those ...
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Boundary Value Analysis

I am new to Manual testing. Can someone help me out in finding the Boundary Value Analysis for date fields like "Day" or "Month"?
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What high level operations should be tested on a page from Automation perspective?

I'm interested in defining a minimum set of high-level operations which should be validated over a page using the Page Object Model in Selenium Automation Framework. So far I know about the ...