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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system testing and alpha testing

System test is done on a fully integrated system and is done at developers site by the testers team. Acceptance test is of two types : alpha and beta alpha is done at developers site and by the ...
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Where should a test server be hosted?

Should a test server be hosted locally or on the internet ? What are the pros/cons? I have seen people do both. What is best practice?
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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 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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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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Should Copy Paste be allowed in Confirm e-mail address field? [closed]

Should Copy Paste be allowed in Confirm e-mail address field? What if we type in incorrect email address. And we are copy pasting the same? And this email id is not used for any sign up process and is ...
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Pairwise Testing - How do you find the most important cases?

Currently I have to create manual test cases for a feature with 64 different combinations. I think it is not useful to create test cases for all of them. How do I find the most important combinations? ...
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Installation testing of a web based application on developed .net platform

Is there any checklist to do installation testing of a web based application ?
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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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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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What are the Job Responsibilities of a White Box Tester?

Do white box tester only test code coverage, branching condition, looping conditions or do they also perform some coding on the project? what are the skills needed to become an expert white box ...
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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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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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“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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Test Cases - Can we avoid some?

There is a question which has been bothering me a lot while writing test cases. For every Test suite, say we have a login window. When writing the testcases do we need to list out all the possible ...
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Mutation-testing generation [closed]

I' giving a presentation about this paper: https://www.st.cs.uni-saarland.de/publications/files/fraser-tse-2011.pdf Unfortunately I don't understand 2 things: On page 9 table 1: Where are these ...
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How to test a search engine? [duplicate]

My company has developed a search engine and handed over to the testing to test. I have no idea how to start. Its taking results from bing API
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Auto Increment Test Case Number in Excel when New Test Case is Added

I am stuck with one issue which needs your help. Because of some bad requirement i am supposed to write my test cases in excel. Now Each Test case has a Serial Number. Because the test cases are more ...
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Test scenarios for testing of touch screen driver

I am supposed to test a touch screen driver using black box method. What kind of scenarios should I consider?
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Testing data updates to data stores

I'm currently writing tests for a Data Registration system. In summary, a data provider will supply a daily update file that will be processed by the registration system and if they pass the ...
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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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Give me some tips for testing Email client mobile application

I am not familiar with e-mail but I need to test Email client for mobile platform. I suppose that there are some test engineers which can help me to define tricky use cases and well-known problems ...
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Is there any need of test suites for automated software testing?

I am doing study on software testing and I have a question. Is their any need of test suites to do automated software testing?
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question if this job should be a red flag or not [closed]

I have only talked to the recruiter so far and he seems legit, but recruiters always try to make a job sound fluffy. I literally only applied because im going to be on unemployment and I know I have ...
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what is protocol testing and what approach can be taken to attain skills in this type of testing?

I have come across this term recently "protocol testing".I would like to know about it. What skills are needed in protocol testing.
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Is there such a tool for manual testing?

Is there a tool for manual testing with the following features: defining test scenarios (card no. 14, sale) and expected results: (Transaction authorized, declined...) Testing: show dialog ...
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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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Adding a threshold amount to an Excel formula for validation

I'm using Excel to highlight differences in two outputs that should be the same. My problem is that even if they're different by a value of 0.001 (which is technically correct), I want to add a ...
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Which language would benefit in Software Testing career?

I'm Software Test Engineer and having 3+ years of experience. Still I haven't done any localization testing. As far I can guess, tester should know the language to test the application for that ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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“What are the most important qualities of a Software Tester?” [duplicate]

I have worked as a software tester in small corporation for about three years now. I still have a long way to go, but I've understood that it takes something special to be a great tester in today's ...
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Any fields that are enabled, disabled or prepopulated should do so without having the page post back. What does this post back means?

Any fields that are enabled, disabled or pre-populated should do so without having the page post back. What does this post back means?
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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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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 is “Test Execution Wall Clock”?

Can anyone help me out with an answer for : What is " test execution wall clock " ? I have this information from a job description: These are the few questions which QA or Lead QA has to answer. Need ...
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How to test sms containing different language words

I want to test content of the sms. The content would be in different languages like dutch, german, latin. Any suggestions would be helpful.
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Looking for an online mobile testing service

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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Logging tools used in Software Testing?

Well, i am a beginner tester. I want to know more about using log files, logging API, tools to find root cause analysis of most of the Code bugs. I am testing a Web application made in ASP.net ...
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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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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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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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When should we mark a Test case as “No Apply”? [duplicate]

When should we mark a test case as "No Apply". When requirement are not clear or when test case is not testable or it is not understood. Kindly explain when to fail or pass a test case, rather than ...
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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 are some good resources for a new tester to learn about testing for cocoa and swift?

I have never written a test before so i would need a soft approach to testing.