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 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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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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Testing in Open Source Projects

This is a bit of a general question. I'm trying to practice my testing skills and perhaps get some better experience with manual testing mature applications. In particular, I'm interested in desktop ...
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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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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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Which is best for mobile application testing? Manual or Automation? [closed]

I am currently working in Mobile Testing (Manual), I just want to know which type of testing best suits for mobile apps (Manual or Automation)? Kindly provide suggestions on this.
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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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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 ...
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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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What is a latent bug?

I came to know a new bug type named latent bug. Kindly help me understand what kind of bug is this?
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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How can I spoof HTTP request data while testing?

I'm testing a Windows desktop application, that requests data from a server during certain operations. I want to make sure the application can handle all possible responses, including bad ones. What ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Looking for an online mobile testing service [closed]

I had come across an online Mobile App testing service that offered their services for $10/hour a few days back. I am now searching all over the internet and can't recollect what their name was. ...
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Method or tool to alter reported free disk space for software installation test

I'm looking for a suitable tool or method that will allow me to alter the reported free disk drive space. This is in order to ensure that software installation correctly fails if minimum free HDD ...
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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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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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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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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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List and role of different types of testing environments

There are numerous of different testing environments that I have come across with, and ALL of them seem pretty useful and helpful but which ones are necessary. For example ... I have seen: ...
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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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Question in relation to equivalence class testing

I'm trying to do revision on past paper questions on equivalence class testing and this is a question I'm getting rather confused about. As I understand it, there are three bits to defining this ...
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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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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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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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How to keep track of Test Case versus Test Plan

I can create a Test Plan in Microsoft Test Manager. In that plan, I can add Test Cases and execute them. My issue is that whn someone gives me a Test Case number (ID), it is not possible for me to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...