Regression testing is looking for bugs in functionality that was previously working and may have "regressed" to a non-working state.

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Regression Test Automation in Scrum: Why and When? [on hold]

There are many reasons why you actually do want to automate lots of things, and “test automation” is very broad term and covers many different topics. I usually distinguish Sanity/Smoke and Regression ...
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Regression testing for Network Equipments like Router/Switches

I joined a new company that is working on network equipments like Routers/switches. We have a product(a network switch) in end stage of development. This supports MPLS, OSPF, IS-IS and BGP protocols. ...
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Automated GUI Testing of MFC/Dynamic HTML embedded Desktop Application

I am working on finding an automated testing tool for a POC project at my organisation. In past I have worked on automation of desktop and web applications using Selenium,QTP and CodedUI. These tools ...
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HP QC: How do I generate a report for resource wise test runs for a particular folder?

We have several folders in Test Lab having test cases. The work is divided between 4 resources for execution. How can I generate a report at the end of the day which shows how many test cases have ...
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How to regression Test Nintex Workflows?

First off let me confess that I am not a Quality Assurance person and I've only tested my own code as a developer (we all know what that means) so I have scant knowledge of the technologies and ...
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How to identify regression tests?

How can we detect suitable regression test-cases in the full test suite to use whenever we receive new build? What are useful strategies to go about such a selection?
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Has automated UI regression testing helped you in finding critical defects in system?

I have heard a lot of "abuse" about automated testing, especially UI bases automated tests. As UI is very fragile and prone to change (especially in agile shops). Personally my automated tests have ...
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Building “slow to break” regression tests

I need to build a lot of regression tests for our product at work and I plan on using Selenium. I am concerned about building tests that will become quickly outdated and broken based on the fast pace ...
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How do you test reports and analytic engines like BI/BW?

I'm working with several companies that are deploying SAP HANA (in memory appliance that compresses data from the DB and moves the entire structure into memory resulting in query times that are ~3600 ...
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Automation testing tool for BI Reports

I currently have a task to test BI reports. Is there is any automation tool to test BI Reports(Business Intelligence Reports)? Also what are the key factors needed to validate BI reports.
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What strategy should follow for Testing after complete data migration process?

We are migrating our legacy product to new product with database changes. I have following questions : What process should we follow ? What are major risk factors? What if we found blocker or ...
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Regression testing console apps

I am wanting to set up some automated regression tests for some console apps. The apps are JSON transformers, so ideally what I'd like to do is pass the app some input files and compare the result to ...
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How does Boundary Value Analysis work?

In a flight reservation system, the number of available seats in each plane model is an input. A plane may have any positive number of available seats, up to the given capacity of the plane. Using ...
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CSS visual regression - do I need to store screenshots in git repository?

There is a technique to check if something visually not broken in HTML and CSS markup - visual regression testing. We do following steps: Check everything is ok. Create a test "reference" (creating ...
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Tool or method to track inter-product and cross-product dependencies

I have a need for a software package or other method to help track dependencies between: different components within a single piece of software e.g. devs change something related to a system or even ...
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A bug is fixed in Development environment but cannot be validated in Integration environment

As in many IT jobs we work with two environments: Integration: for QA Development: for developers. Is there a general rule of thumb on what to do when for a bug the developer says it is ok in ...
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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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How to deal with automated test cases that always fail?

I'm facing a lot of automated GUI tests that fail one or more verifications during their run. All the failings points have been reported in our tracking system and they are known issues but get "...
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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 is the difference between regression testing and re-testing?

I was asked this question in an interview recently. Just wanted to see what your opinions were on this...
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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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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 good Regression Testing Tools? [closed]

Required Features: - Open Source - Can be used on Web Applications - Can be used on GUI's - Runs on Windows - Can simulate mouse movement - Can simulate keystrokes - Record and playback capable
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When to use visual regression testing for web?

I am working for a young startup (eLearning) and we are actually in an early stage where our (dev) performance is measured by working features at the end of a sprint. A company with a really good VRT ...
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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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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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Reducing the number of test users in automated regression runs?

I help maintain a very large automated regression test suite for java web applications. Because of the size of the suite, running the tests in parallel is a requirement. I need to reduce the number of ...
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Looking for a content-aware library for regression testing of PDF files

I'm doing some automated regression testing on a web application using Rational Functional Tester with Java. I need to test some PDF files produced by that application, comparing them with a "base" ...
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Visual Regression Testing

For testing the visual appearance of a website the use of tools like selenium (functional surface test) are not sufficient because it doesn´t check the visual appearance and/or the CSS-Code directly. ...
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Scope of regression testing

Had a question about what other folks do for regression testing. Let me lay out what we currently have and what I think it should be: We have smoke tests, which are just some minimum tests for build ...
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Is there a way to link Apex Test Results to MTM

I am executing automated tests through Salesforce's Apex Test Execution, and was wondering if there was a way to connect these test results to work items in Microsoft Test Manager?
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Selenium - SendKeys not completing data entry before moving to next field

I am trying to login to Gmail with two users. The data is exported from excel. Sometimes my test passes, but sometimes the first user login and logout processes successfully, but the second username ...
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What are the tiers of testing that should be done on a large scale distributed system?

Let's say you have a large distributed system in the cloud that's got dozens of developers working on it and actively adding code to. Your job is to make sure all of the quality gates are used and the ...
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How to test dynamic GPS location in mobile

How to test my application for gps location without travelling in real time ? Problem behind my query : I am in need to test a travel based application where your location will change according to ...
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Tools For Regression Testing [closed]

As part of our final year project we are planning to work on a efficient technique to improve the Regression testing phase.In most of the papers i've read they've used a Tool "DejaVu" to find out the ...
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Fitting regression testing in a Agile/ Scrum development cycle

What is the best way to fit regression tests into a Agile/ Scrum development cycle? I've been working as the sole QA person in a 4 person Scrum team developing a new web client in jQuery. I am ...
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Suite of automated tests - owned by devs or testers?

I'm working on a project that involves 4 developers and three QAers. I've tried to encourage the other devs to write tests for every new feature they have added, and we have built up a suite of ...
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Selenium training in C# or Java [closed]

I want to go for a Selenium training course but was bit confused whether should I go for Java or C#. I have been to a training session for C# earlier so as far as the concepts are concerned I do have ...
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Advice required qa & testing

I have seen this question in forum before, still I am putting this, sorry for that. I have work experience of 5yrs in manual testing mobile applications. Basically I'm searching a new job with a good ...
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Do you need to re-verify all bugs in the staging environment?

At my company the QA department will verify all of the bugs fixed in builds deployed to our QA environment. We might deploy like 10 or so builds over a few weeks and they verify that the bug fixes are ...
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using Webdriver2 to control CEF3 portions of .NET project

We have a very large .NET project. This has been E2E/regression tested using QTP for 3 years. Eventually our AUT is moving to the WEB. This process is expected to take a couple of years, it will be ...
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How do you fit regression into Kanban?

This question was inspired by: Fitting regression testing in a Agile/ Scrum development cycle Two out of three answers there suggest a hardening sprint every couple of cycles. There's also mention ...
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What type of testing is it when I am testing after bug fixes?

The definition of regression testing makes it seem that any testing after bug-fixing is supposed to be called regression testing. But in the case that after bug-changes I just want to make sure the ...
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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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Bugs keep reappearing in our GUI software during development. How should this be addressed?

We have a software product has a lot of usability features, and we're constantly changing it. We have issues with things like persisting scroll position which seem to get fixed, but then are broken ...
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What is the difference between “automated testing” and “automated regression testing”?

"Automated Testing" as a term seems to have a number of different uses. For some, it means built in unit tests that, when a new build is run, execute to make sure code refactors have not broken ...
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Fresh to Software SQA

I've been working in SQA field for a year now, and basically I used only black box methods. What advice can you give me to enhance my skills? Recently I have started learning Jmeter Apache for load ...
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Courses for non-IT people to study testing?

I am a non-IT student, but I want to enter into the IT world. Which courses do I have to study to get job in testing? What is the difference between QA tester and ISTQB tester? Which is the best ones?
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Any good open source functional testing tool for java based Web Application [closed]

Any good open source functional testing tool for java based Web Application Regression Testing which require less coding effort Except Selenium Our Web application is only run in Google Chrome.
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System for keeping track of regressions reported by RSpec

In a large set of tests written for RSpec there are some tests who are expected to fail (at least, for a couple more months). These known failures makes it difficult to sort through the results ...