Test Design involves the selection of a set of test techniques appropriate for discovering the information that stakeholders want to learn.

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Rolling Calendar testing

A 'rolling calendar' is 12 consecutive months without regard to actual calendar year. If you started in July 2009, for example, your 12 month calendar will end in June 2010. Your 6 days off cover the ...
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Test scenarios steps dependencies management

I have many test scenarios with their steps written as Cucumber features. Each time I start developing new scenario, I have to read through different feature files and try to find whether I have the ...
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Test Suite vs. Test Plan

I am having a difficult time pinning down an official description of what a test suite is compared to a test plan. In Test Computer Software they don't even mention suites. (I assume because the book ...
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How to create a Model of a Software product for testing purpose? [on hold]

How do we create a model to test a product better, while doing black-box testing!
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How to write Test cases from a functional design specification document?

I am having problem in writing test cases from a functional spec document. The doc has many different sections and each section has sub-sections, each one describing the new functionality or ...
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Benefits of BDD [closed]

I'm currently working on Agile Project and we have starting to implement BDD as part of it. To do so, I need to present a slide with advantages of BDD. I can see many sites including StackOverflow has ...
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How quality relates to functionality? (it is not considered by quality models)

Some quality models, like the probably best known one, ISO 25000 (SQuaRE project) defines quality model based on quality characteristics that are all non-functional. It explicitly reads that the model ...
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Difference between requirement, use case, and scenario?

I've taken a class on software testing best practices and test design. In the content, they have a model that basically shows that the three items are derived in this way: Requirements > Use case &...
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Test design for MongoDB

I am reviewing the information in the MongoDB documentation regarding test design which is a good 'how' of implementing a test, but I am curious if anyone has any feedback or know of additional ...
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Cross Browser Testing for Website built in Angular Material

Hi All My Team is developing website on Angular_Material_Version_1.4, I would like to perform cross browser testing which includes Different Browsers & there version, is there any specific ...
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Test Management Tool that recommends test cases for next test execution?

I have just finished the Machine Learning course and was wondering if there is a Test Management tool that learns over time which test cases to run for the given project and eventually recommends a ...
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Automating Restful API — Tools?

I've been automating our restful api's using retrofit and testNG. Basically, I create a POJO-Model... send the request in retrofit and do the assertions on the model. Example: public interface ...
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What is definition of done in automation testing?

Team, What is definition of done for automation testing? For example, do we consider execution time or test case coverage?
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The company I work for have provided me with money to spend on training ? Need ideas on what to spend on to help further my QA career!

I've been working in QA for a year and a half now, I started of doing manual testing and then I've moved on to QA automation and or been using Ruby + selenium webdriver + page object model + page ...
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Test Architecture Design document?

Note : I already posted this question at Stackoverflow and someone already helped me to request to move my previous thread to SQA stack exchange, but no one replied. So, I am so sorry for cross ...
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selenium 2.0: Design pattern for projects which doesn't have so many pages

I have been POM design pattern with pagefactory from past ~ 4 years. In current project again I have implemented same pattern, but there are not so many pages infact majority of test cases work on 1 ...
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Difference between Singleton, POM, Abstract design patterns

These are the three most popular design patterns in JAVA. Most Selenium WebDriver projects are build on these. What is the difference between these three, with examples? Does Choosing a pattern also ...
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What is Red,Yellow and Green Box testing? [closed]

I can find the explanations for black box and white box testing, but couldn't find any better explanation on Red box, Yellow box and Green box testing. Red Box is User Acceptance testing. Grey Box is ...
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I need some Invalid Test Data for Negative Testing? [closed]

I need some valid/invalid test data to test the following:- I am testing a web-based financial application written in.NET technologies. It has SQL Server back-end. I am testing the UI/Functionality ...
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How to test a toaster? (interview question)

I want to know how we should approach for testing real world objects. The problem that I faced before is to get the list of use cases from the interviewer. Whenever I asked what the real world object ...
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How to design test script in some cases? [closed]

I have often faced difficulty in designing test script, because unlike coding, there is no clear cut plain and simple logic in designing test scripts, nor there is a universal standard way of doing ...
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what role does requirements play in generating test cases for white box testing?

I'm currently preparing for an exam on software quality assurance. By looking through slides and ISTQB material, I got to the question: "which role the requirements play in white-box testing?" Of ...
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How to design test plan for a code generation application?

I am developing a test plan for an application whose main purpose is generation of java code (classes, methods, interfaces, etc). So, the process is the like; the user provides information through a ...
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I'm a beginner need guidance which software needs to be learnt to be an expert in vba automation

I'm a finance person want to automate things what we do in Excel and Outloook. Guide me, what language I need to learn to be a VBA expert. Br Uday
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How to prevent cheating by manual testers?

I'm the guy who is motivated to bring some quality assurance into our team. The problem is, that our developers very often hate testing and even if they have a test protocol, not all of them are ...
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Approach to writing Manual Test cases/Scripts

I am in the process of writing Manual Test Scripts for a system in System Testing Phase. A comprehensive set of Use Cases have been prepared by the Business Analysts on team. From these Test Scenarios ...
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How to test messaging services?

I have to test a messaging service and would like to know if there are any proven techniques developed specifically to test messaging services. I know that for example JMeter has JMS support. That ...
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Mediawiki link caption for upload functionality

We are currently using MediaWiki to maintain our documents, I need to provide caption for the link which we uploaded some files in excel & PDF format. Can anyone provide have any idea. Let me know....
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Software tools for taking screenshots [closed]

Am currently using jing software tool to take screenshot for bugs, can anyone let me know Is there any other tools in the market to take screenshot very effectively and quickly. Thanks in advance.
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Are there similar advanced design techniques like orthogonal and covering arrays?

I have been working on a thesis dealing with software quality control techniques, where a part is dedicated to advanced approaches. I know about combinatorial analysis and its application to software ...
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Testing techniques and cases (White and black box Testing)

I'm fairly new to this subject. Out of different literature I'm understanding what I show in the image below. My understanding is first you have to create test plan, After test plan you have to ...
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Black box testing methods without knowledge

I stumbled upon some black box techniques (1), but I don't really get how it works. I found sources saying that black box techniques are techniques in which you input something in a program and check ...
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Testing without direction, how not to miss things? What about layout?

So this might sound like a "complain" post but it really isn't meant to be. But often-times I will be handed a project, lets say a Website. And be told to give it a "Full run through". So I take a ...
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Random test data: How to do it right?

Several months ago I started an experiment in test automation. Each test, before it starts, picks up random test data. For instance, when my test requires a user with administration privileges, I draw ...
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POS Testing manual and automation [closed]

All, I am new to POS testing.I absolutely have no clue on where to start and how to choose an automation tool for POS. We are using XPIENT POS. I have been going to through most of the topics in the ...
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What are some real world examples of Scenario testing?

Please provide some real world examples of performing a scenario test on a web application, desktop software, mobile app or anything. How is a scenario test different from other types of test ...
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Architecture design for UI automation using selenium Web Driver

I am new to both Automation and selenium. I am planning to write an automated tests for the UI using selenium web drivers in the py.test. I would like to know what is the best architecture (not the ...
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Testing techniques for verifying a compiler

As part of a larger project, we are creating (or rather updating an existing) compiler that translates a Domain Specific Language (DSL) into a proprietary bytecode. The bytecode then gets loaded into ...
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Where to define the selector for the navigation step - PageObject vs. Test Class?

I am using Selenium webdriver using the Page Object Model. My question is, where would it be best practice to define the navigation step selector? Should it be in the page object class or in each of ...
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Test strategy for testing Data Masking?

I am testing data masking of information like credit card no's, bank accounts etc. Data masking or data obfuscation is the process of hiding original data with random characters or data. What ...
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Implementation of specialized testing component

I have to design and implement tests for a project. In order to be able to re-use and automate the tests within several frameworks and tools (mostly for integration, functional and acceptance testing),...
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How to test something “NOT” receiving

I came across this question from a colleague. He asked me how to specify one or more test cases from a specification, that does NOT expect a signal. In other words: if anyVariable == true ...
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How can developers be assured that their software is fault free?

For example when creating software for critical real time applications, like those used in aviation, how certain are you that it's going to run without problems? Are you 100% certain or are you >90% ...
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Multi-platform testing | What PageObject approach to use?

When developing multi-platform test framework (e.g. mobile-focused) there can be several ways to use PageObject pattern. For instance, platforms can be separated at least: at the level of locators &...
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What is Scenario Testing and how to create complex test scenario's?

Is there any general approach or methodology to create complex user scenarios for any application or is it completely context-driven. Are there some general test ideas/patterns/strategies to create ...
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Test data to test form input fields?

I am testing web based user profiles forms which have multiple fields like input box, radio buttons, checkboxes, combo-boxes, alphanumeric fields etc. what are some good tests that I can run to find ...
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What are some of the best Software Testing Courses for a beginner? [closed]

I am a complete novice in software testing. I want to learn more about black-box/functional testing in general. Which courses(free or paid Text/video courses) could i use to learn better to write test ...
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Comprehensive software testing timeline

Can someone explain clearly timeline for different types of testing. Where does Integration, Load, Stress testing and acceptance testing fit in? when are test plan for each of them is prepared (and ...
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How to write Proper Test Case steps?

I am beginner in writing test cases. I am working on a live mobile testing project. Consider a test case to login to a Mobile application: Test case Description: To verify that user is able ...
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Designing test system that includes a test client, a test server and a system under test [closed]

I'm trying to design a test system to test an embedded realtime software. What is the best option for creating a test system like below? Is it possible to use TTCN-3 to control hardware components ...