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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Testing for invalid conditions using decision table technique

I have a small confusion about decision table testing. We basically use decision tables to arrive at various possible combinations and then decide what conditions need to be tested and what need not ...
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How can I automate a test scenario of account expiry or account at different time transition?

I have an application where trial credentials expires after a week and if user tries to login after that, they see only few things enabled.This is one of the example. Similarly, verifying expiry of ...
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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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Test Architecture Design document?

Note : I already post this question at Stackoverflow and someone already help me to request to move my previous thread to SQA stack exchange, but no one reply. So, I am so sorry for cross posting. ...
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How to break down a single test case that covers an entire process into multiple interconnected tests?

I have a particular end to end test scenario which am trying to automate using Selenium Webdriver. If I automate the whole scenario into one test case, the test case is going to take a minimum of 25 ...
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Suitable Automated Testing tools for POS Systems

This is not duplicate of following question since it was accepted by the asked person with a different answer Automating tests in EPOS systems We are developing a Big POS System with several ...
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Selenium webdriver not recognizing div element

I have found several questions related to this one particular travel website MakeMyTrip, so I tried to automating it. I was successful in selecting the primary details and getting on the Flight ...
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Should test cases contain more than one step with expected result (ISO 29119 definition)

There is a big dispute in the software testing world. In general, a test case is a pair of an input and an expected output (or as many books say, it mostly has just a single step: do sth and check ...
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Testing asynchronous concurrent systems in a systematic way

Problem I have a system with two logical threads, living on different machines and operating concurrently and asynchronously. First one receives data from an external system and puts them into DB. ...
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Understanding semantic driven and symbolic execution based test case generation

I'm trying to understand aspects of automatic test case generation (tcg) from models. During my research I came across two "techniques" called sematic driven tcg and symbolic execution based tcg. ...
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Need guidance on how to prepare for an SQA interview

Thanks for taking the time to read this. I am scheduled for a technical interview with a company next Wednesday, they provide an electronic payment system for healthcare providers, healthcare ...
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Protocol testing - Finite State Machine and test generation

Recently, I've been reading about formal methods of network protocol testing. I needed to make that research for my thesis and basically I've got no hands-on experience on methods described in IEEE ...
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Status of TFS test case after execution when minor errors occured

What's the best status of test case execution when minor error occurs, but the main goal of the test case is fulfilled. Let's consider this test scenario: Test case title: Addition of object Press ...
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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 to perform Testing Process-Automation/ manual -web application

I am working in a startup with a limited number of developers [4-5]. We work on all open source platforms like Java, jQuery, Springs for development of web based applications. For integration, we use ...
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Outside or within remit - should a BDD scenario be created for this user request

Given the following overarching purpose (mission statement) for an application: In order to help keep a healthy and refreshing sleep regime, or in order to limit computer-related addictive behaviors, ...
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What are typical unit tests for a key-value collection?

I've implemented a key-value collection, that's accessible as a dictionary (so values can be retrieved by keys) and a list of entries (key-value pairs). I'm not a tester myself and I have a hard time ...
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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 write test scenario and test cases for one time password

I have to test following application as seen below in the price. I am confused about writing test scenario and test cases. Is there anyone who can help me how to write test scenario and test cases by ...
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Anyone aware of a browser where HTTPS can be disabled entirely for negative testing?

I'm looking for a way to have a negative test result on a site requiring HTTPS that has a http->https redirect. I already have steps showing the redirect, and I can use the --ssl-version-max=ssl3 flag ...
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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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testing an nfc application

My company is currently developing a Near Field Communication(NFC) based application. What test scenarios need to be checked for NFC-based applications? How do I test the applications which use NFC? ...
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What is the process for developing a test plan?

I'm an experienced tester but I don't have much experience with test planning, and no experience with organized test planning. When trying to create a test plan, I get tripped up by trying to cover ...
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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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ISO standards implement in Software Quality assurance/testing

Please help that how to implement the ISO standards in SOFTWARE QUAILTY"" if any one has any template about these, share me please. I have read about the ISO/IEC 9126 but don't know how to implement ...
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Testing Access Control

I'm in the process of writing Access Control tests for a system in the Utilities industry. A component of the system is accessed depending on the role of the User (Role Based Access Control). There ...
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Where can I find examples of software development and testing documentation?

I am looking for real-life working examples of documentation of a software development project (including testing). According to some standard, there are a couple of documents involved in software ...
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CodedUI : The Browser gets closed as finish testing without keeping for testing further steps

I'm working on a CodedUI project to check on a Web Solution. There, when Im testing for launching the site (as in launching the web URL), I am facing an issue with closing the browser as it finish ...
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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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Should test cleanup happen in each individual test method or in a general test cleanup?

For example, let's say I have these tests: test1() { signIn(); // Do some testing signOut(); } test2() { signIn(); // Do some testing signOut(); } Would it be better to ...
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Should I perform tests during fixture?

I'm automating testing for a fairly complex system involving multiple VMs, routers, and switches. Because of this complexity, the setup/teardowns sometimes fail (a node did not boot up correctly, or ...
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Pros and cons of refactoring code during testing phase?

What are the pros and cons of refactoring code during the testing phase? Are there any set methods of doing this?
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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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When should a Test Case be marked as “No Apply”?

When executing test cases when should we mark a test case as 'No Apply'. When the test conditions/requirement is not clear or when its not feasible/possible to perm a test. Also why not mark a test ...
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Test Driven Development

I'm extracting a new class, should I create new tests for it? I'm wondering as to how to realize when to create new test and how to implement them when they are needed.
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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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When is the best time to use Test Driven Development in terms of applications being written as opposed to waterfall?

When is the best time to use Test Driven Development in terms of applications being written as opposed to waterfall?
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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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Test design for MongoDB

I am reviewing the information in the MongoDB documentation regarding test design (http://www.mongodb.org/about/contributors/tutorial/write-tests-for-server-code/) which is a good 'how' of ...
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How to implement qa test process for large scale application?

There is a large scale application with thousands of functional points and which never had any QA team or person. So when a QA person or team starts working with this type of product what should be ...
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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 interviewer. Whenever I asked what the real world object ...
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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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Are Mind Maps useful as a testing tool?

I don’t know much about Mind maps but I’ve seen expert testers (James Bach and Michael Bolton) use them to plan out their test strategy – usually in a demonstration. It seems like a plausible way to ...
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Testing techniques repository?

I was wondering if there are any repositories or wikis of formal testing techniques - test design ideas, like pairwise or boundary. I couldn't find one so far. Thanks! Ahmet
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Testing Verify Method Call Without Argument In Test Class

I have a class which takes a message with payload String. The payload is then split and used to create an Entity which is passed to DAOInterface to persist. How can you test the call ...
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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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Does cascading tests violate the “one assertion per Test” principle?

Since I have been writing tests, I always stuck to the principle of one assertion per test. Now assume I have a simple application where I want to perform a system test with the following three test ...
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What to call a matrix with all possible combinations?

For example: The application show a list of results. Now we have a new feature: The list can be filtered. The user can use a search input field and a date range to filter the results. To cover all ...
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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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Checking two related functionalities in same test case

Each of our end-to-end test cases checks two aspects/functionalities of message processing: Whether the message has been processed correctly (resulted in a correct action of the system). Whether ...