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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What is Bi-directional Traceability Matrix?

How is it different from a Requirement Traceability Matrix (RTM)? Please explain with real life scenarios and examples. Also include or link reference material that might help! Thanks.
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Product To Manage Regression Test Suite

I am looking to manage my manual regression test suite in a more professional manner and in a way that helps my QA personnel do their jobs easier. As such I was looking for a product that can help out ...
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Should I consolidate test cases across projects by using a common project in HP ALM?

Our vision is to have central storage of consolidated test cases across all departments and to store it as a separate project in HP ALM. This would allow us to collect test cases across different ...
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Alternative to Test Run for manual testing?

In the past, at companies that didn't yet have a robust automated testing suite, I've used Test Run to manage manual test scripts for multiple users. It was a pretty handy tool, but the site now seems ...
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How to test an algorithm for posting to social media

I am tasked with testing an algorithm for posting items to social media. Essentially the algorithm just takes articles from the DB and posts them to the associated social media accounts, with the ...
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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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Is there a patch in Microsoft Test Manager to allow for editing tests while running?

I am in a project which uses Microsoft Test Manager (MTM) for running tests. Although a fairly solid piece of software, it lacks some functionality that other test management software has. One ...
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Test Tool for our environment

I need support to take ideas for a new project for my company. We have a Tool that is composed from a lot of modules that are written in Java, bash scripts and other languages. The tool takes a ...
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When creating a manual test script, can I reference other test scripts?

I need to write and execute some test scripts and provide evidence on a short time-frame. The basic scenario revolves around creating work requests in one system, and approving or rejecting them in ...
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Lack of focused testing

For testers in Agile project, it is very difficult to focus on testing. There are so many tasks to completed and to name a few : prepare stories for the future sprint with business analysts discuss ...
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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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What additional skills can a manual tester acquire to get back into the industry? [closed]

I have worked in manual testing for about 3 years and took a break for the past 2 years.I am now trying to get back in the game,but want to update myself, which will complement my testing skills and ...
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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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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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Agile Manual Testing: For the Tests that you CAN'T Automate?

So it seems not all tests can be automated, and for small teams the effort in creating or "Automating" manual tests might be more work than worth it in some cases. What then? Im trying to diverge ...
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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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What are some Invalid data inputs that will break a text box?

I am testing an web-based enterprise application created in Asp.Net. I am testing a text box which accepts alpha-numeric character and maximum 255 chars. Apart from normal boundary values, nulls, ...
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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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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 should be the testing approach of 100 Television Products?

This will be a interview question from Amazon. What should be the testing approach of 100 Television Products? What will be the Scenario & how long it will take to complete this? Can anybody ...
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What is the difference between Gold bug and Latent bug?

There are two different bugs, Gold and Latent. Both exists in application from (lets say) Sprint 1. I would be thankful if you could tell me the difference between Gold bug and Latent bug?
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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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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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Capture screen during exploratory testing

While doing exploratory testing it would be nice to be able to record the screen (in a non-intrusive way), so if a defect is found the steps to reproduce it can be easily reviewed. Are there any good ...
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How to obtain “fresh mind” results?

I noticed that when you start on a project with a beginner mind (for that particular product) you have a fresh approach and start noticing a lot of bugs. After a while and some experience with that ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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kanban tool and Mantis,Bugzilla

Can anyone please tell me the difference between kanban tool and Mantis, Bugzilla. Actually I am confused with the working of these tools.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to Write Test Plan

I am new to "Test Plan Writing" and I wanted to learn how to write Test Plan. As a beginner, what I need to understand first and learn to write quality/effective test plan. What you will suggest to ...
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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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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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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, ...