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Impact Flow Tracking for feature update & changes

I have been working in startup as manual and automation QA engineering. New features gets applied to our site once in 2 weeks. Whenever a redesign project comes up, like say product page redesign - ...
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End-to-end testing from desktop app to website

I'm currently investigating ways for executing End-to-end testing on a system that contains two parts which are dependent on one another. The first part is a desktop application and the second is a ...
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What developer skills would translate well into doing QA? [closed]

I'm an intermediate-senior developer who got burned out severely with programming last year and I've been exploring possibilities of a career change into Testing/QA (among others such as Technical ...
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How can developers improve relations with testers? [closed]

Testers and developers don't always get along, which can lead to a lot of inefficiencies between testing activities and performing QA. What can developers and other people do to make working with ...
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Who are the industry leaders in the QA/Test space? [closed]

I've googled the question and come up with lists published by various companies but they always seem focused on those who are the most prevalent speakers, presenters or bloggers. Should I just assume ...
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What should I do to get a job in QA? Do companies generally go for fresher as software testing engineer or QA?

I am a fresher and just completed my M.TECH COMPUTER I am very much interested in making my career in QA, I am fundamentally clear about all the testing and methods ..Can i choose it..? As a fresher ...
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Automated White box/backend testing for a Test Engineer?

I have been writing a lot of UI tests lately using Selenium and I want to do more integration testing from the backend as well. What is a good approach to start with this, where can I find some more ...
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SDET working remotely

While there may be tons of remote work for developers/programmers, I don't see much for SDET positions being offered remotely. By remote I mean 100% working from home, and may not be located even ...
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Which Agile certifications suits the Beginner or Medium level Agile developer? [closed]

I am very much impressed in working with Agile environment plus I'd like to learn more about automated testing. I am planning to get certified in Agile Scrum and couldn't find good information over ...
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What does a QA Architect do in a team, and what skills are needed for this job?

I saw a job ad for a QA Architect. I realized that I don't know what is the role of QA Architect in a team. So, what does a QA Architect do in a team and what skill does he need to have both in ...
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QA Professional working on a masters. Do I need a thesis?

I am a QA engineer with a specialization in automation. I have been accepted to a masters program. The program offers 3 options: A: 30 credits + thesis + defense B: 34 credits + thesis C: 37 credits ...
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What additional benefits does an software engineer bring to a QA position

I have noticed in the last few years that employers are now looking for QA/Developers (QA engineers that have been skilled developers). I would like to know what others believe are the actually ...
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What can testers do to win over the hearts of software developers? [closed]

Testers and developers don't always get along due to a wide variety of reasons. What can testers and other people can do to make software developers lives easier, more productive and more enjoyable? ...
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Want to be a developer [closed]

Currently I am a quality engineer and I am working as automation and white box tester. I create automation suite in java and do white box test of java application how can I jump to java or J2ee ...
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What should be the next steps for my career?

I had a computer science degree years ago and currently have 2.5 years full-time working experience at a Canadian Bank doing QA/Performance Testing using tools such as HP Loadrunner and Performance ...
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Fundamental Requirements For an Entry Level QA Engineer

My intention is for this to be a Community Wiki. Being that I have not been granted the power to make this a Community Wiki, I ask that someone who does have the power make it one before it gets ...
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Can QAliber be programmed to detect errors, provide its screenshot and error report?

I have currently installed the QAliber Test Suite and works fine, except for its Visual Studio 2010 Plug-in. My only concern is can the QAliber be programmed to detect errors of a software or ...
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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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How to create a workload model?

I am senior in college and I just got hired in QA. My first task is to create a workload model. However I am not sure what to do. I was hoping if anyone can point me to a good example. I have to ...
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Waterfall QA testing

As a QA learner I want to know about some methods. Now I am learning about waterfall testing methodology. Need to know details about the testing process of waterfall methods. I have learnt some topic ...
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Freelancer Job For QA [closed]

I am currently working as a full time QA employee but seeking opportunity in a part time job in QA. I want to find any company or website for a part time QA job. Please suggest any.
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Test Management Tool Integration with JIRA [closed]

My question here is I would like to integrate Zephyr or any other tool with JIRA which could answer all my queries below: What is Zephyr/any tool all about and how its going to work for QA ? 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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Should the development team ever write test cases or review them in depth?

I'm working in an "Agile" environment and as the developer, I have been asked by QA to write some test cases and to extensively review existing ones. This seems very backwards to me. Am I missing ...
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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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Automated tests with selenium must run in local environment or qa environment?

I have a application that have 3 differents environment(development, qa and production) that are integrated with jenkins, my doubt is, where's the better environment to run automated tests development ...
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Eclipse IDE and/or NetBeans not opening because of Java Error Code: 1603 [closed]

I'm trying to setup Eclipse on my local drive for Selenium 2.0/WebDriver but getting the following error when opening the application: Java was started but returned exit code=13 ...
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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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Should load test validate functionality?

I am developing a loadtest to a customer who is saying that if a certain response contains "bla:bla" I should execute a different path in load test. On client side it means that a certain button is ...
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QA Manager with no programming background looking to self-educate in SQE

I am a SQA professional with 15 years of experience. My industry experience is in games and in social network mobile platforms. I'm a very accomplished team leader and mentor, with more than a small ...
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Automated Testing: What QA processes should be directed at validating test code?

As I get further into test automation, I have begun to wonder what QA activity should be directed towards verifying that automated tests do in fact do what they say on the tin? Automated Tests: ...
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How to reproduce “Multiuser Concurrency Problems” in testing environment with limited resources

Scenario: In case of simultaneous usage by multiple users the cookie based login sometimes gets overridden causing one user to see other users information. Session is completely cookie based and ...
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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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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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Turn to automation QA process [closed]

I am a manula QA. But i want to turn to automation QA process, i select Selenium(IDE, RC, WebDriver)as Functional Testing Tools. but i want help for learn this ID quickly. so anybody knows ...
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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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Where should I look to find Testing and QA talents?

We are looking to build up a QA and Testing team within our Product Development. We started out by looking for a person with experience both hands-on and as a manager and for a product similar to ...
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Is there any framework for UI automation testing for Unity3D?

Does anyone know any framework that is compatible/integrated with Unity3D? I'm interested in Unit, Integrated and UI testing.
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Repository of Test Scripts

Are there any free tools available to store test scripts, execute and generate reports? For Ex : Test Link ( I am already using but there are lots of issues ) I know that all the free tools has some ...
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Does ETL knowledge /development help in testing career

I am working as a QA but now my team has put me into ETL. Will it help in testing if I learn ETL process? I want to pursue my career in QA
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What does QA support for production push/release

What does the QA support need to do during the production push or release? Is that just monitor the pushing progress and run smoke test after that? What if something went wrong? Are the developers ...
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Can working in QA for a while make someone a better developer/engineer?

I was just wondering what type of skills gained in QA would help someone become a better software engineer/developer (if any)? I was talking to a fellow intern, and he told me that some of his ...
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Automation/SDIT Initiation and Acceptance Strategy

Some background: I am new at a company. I was hired because I am an extremely strong software tester with great development skills. The company I was hired on at wants to see a lot of changes and ...
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How to solve miscommunication issues with qa in order to decrease task redundancy?

How to handle the situation where communicated bugs by the qa are duplicated as new issues by members of the project other than qa? What is the role if qa in this situation? Additional note: Time is ...
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Who should log bugs? [closed]

In an agile environment where project priorities constantly change meeting deliverables, how healthy is the situation where bugs are logged by project members other than the actual qa member who is ...
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Getting up to speed quickly with automation tests

I'm starting a new QA engineering internship and I've been tasked with automation tests. I was going through the documentation for selenium and testNG and it seems straightforward and easy to pickup. ...
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QC: How to get the Requirements Folder structure using OTA?

I'm trying to pull the Requirements folder structure from QC using C#. The OTA has a built in treeview for testplans but not for requirements. So far I'm able to pull all the folder under root but all ...
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JMeter Concurrent Users Count Practice

I have a web application which is working in production and there are 2000+ users of my application. Now I have to perform performance testing on the system so is there any idea how many concurrent ...
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Tool to minimize tests number and maximize code coverage

I am currently undergoing black-box testing campaigns for applications that require file input in linux environments. For that I need sets of test files of different formats that can be used to be ...
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Testing training required for people switching from development to testing

I have total 10 years of experience in testing. I am switching to Corporate Training now. I have been told to teach manual testing to a batch of developers who want to switch to Testing. I have not ...