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How to differentiate myself from other Testers in the team? [closed]

I am responsible for testing an enterprise web application, what other things of high value can a tester do to stand out of the crowd. Apart from obvious activities like test data creation, test case ...
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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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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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What is a good word for: “A test that, when executed, successfully detects a failure”

I am working on a machine-learning invention that can be applied in the narrow field in which I work (mainframe system programming). My English is not supreme but I need to define what I am working on ...
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Handle conflicts in parallel execution of jUnit testruns using the same database

I am actually working on how to manage the execution of many jUnit classes calling the same database, the tests interact using Web-services. If it is possible, it would be a great help if you would ...
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Xray for JIRA, any working experiences?

In my quest for finding the right test management tool, I ended up with Xray for Jira. A key requirement was: good integration with Jira. Xray for Jira didn't pop up by googling around. Somebody ...
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Verify Quality of Video and Audio Played using Automation Scripts

I have few audio and video files which I need to play and verify the files are playing perfect or there is choppy audio or issues with pixel when videos are playing. We can easily verify this ...
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Determine the order of Testing in a Project?

When QA teams receive a software build, how do they normally test? Given is the random list of test techniques.... arrange them in order: Re-testing Smoke testing Regression testing Sanity testing ...
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What should be the answer given by QA when asked if software is ready for release

One of the most frequently asked questions of QA by team leads or other business representatives is: We're getting close to the planned release date. What do you think - is the software ready? ...
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A book giving the whole picture of software testing, with no in-depth details

I'm kind of new to software testing. I'm like a first- year student in computer programming who is not familiar with testing field. So i'm looking for a book in this field which doesn't go into the ...
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Should i fill 'Actual Results' section when a Test cases is pass?

I am a black-box tester. Usually whenever a test fails, i write the reason for its failure under 'Actual results' section of the test case and attach a screenshot/image for evidence. But when a test ...
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What set of toolkits and frameworks should I learn to be considered as a good tester

I am very new at testing, so my apologies in advance if my question is very primary. I started my job as a Tester 4 months ago. I am using Java, Selenium and Sikuli to write tests for applications. I ...
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Where to start learning test automation from?

Nervously looking at job posts, automation and programming is no longer "good-to-have". It is almost a must. I'm a manual tester looking to start working towards automated testing/test automation. I ...
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Components of a Test Plan document?

What are the most important components/parts of a well-written test plan document for a testing project. Consider you are testing a Financial web app. Is test plan a part of overall test strategy ...
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Test Items in IEEE829

Can anybody tell with example what is the meaning of Test Items in test Plan document (as per IEEE 829). Most of the sites just specify only theoretical aspects without mentioning practical examples. ...
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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 ...
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what is the relation between test plan, test suite and test case?

I have searched a few things about the differences and relations between test plan, test suite and test case and I found out the following picture as a summary: Is my understanding fully right? Is ...
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Test ideas for testing Reports?

My web application generates a lot of reports in formats like excel sheet, Csv(comma-separated values), fixed width columns, pdf format, html reports etc based on the parameters I select. There is a ...
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ISTQB - Alpha & Beta testing terms confusing me

I am just confuse about Alpha & Beta testing specially in case that who & where it is performed, I am reading the ISTQB syllabus and according to that both [Alpha & Beta] testing are ...
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How difficult is selenium and test-automation in general? [closed]

How difficult is it to start writing test-scripts for someone who has been coding in Java? I've been hearing a lot about test-automation, selenium, test-script and so on but I cant get my hands on ...
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What are some common pitfalls of Test Driven Development?

I'm new to test driven development. What are some recommendations when writing test cases as well as to avoiding common mistakes for TDD?
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Heuristics for creating complex test scenarios?

What are some heuristics to generate test scenarios to test a web application. I don't understand how test scenarios are different from test cases or how to use heuristics to generate them.
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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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Test Scenario's on Coding Framework Stories?

So I have a quick question: In our "stories" usually at the starting sprints, a lot of the cards are related to how things are going to be coded (classes and such). Does it make sense to make test ...
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Class Under Test vs Object Under Test

What is the difference between Class Under Test (CUT) and Object Under Test (OUT)? CUT is used to test a class and OUT is used to test an object. — I'm unable to find any difference ...
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What methods or resources could I use to refactor current programs to use test-driven development?

So what are some current methodologies or even automated test software that I could use to refactor current code to be more test-driven?
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Can we use telerik test studio to check automated email functionality?

Need to test whether an email is getting sent to a specific email ID (Gmail) when a specific action is done from the application under test. Can we automate this using telerik test studio?
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Recommended Test Suite management software

I'm looking for a new test plan suite. I have used TestLink for years and this seems so outdated and slow. Price does not matter, open source, paid, etc. What I'm looking for is this: Fast (web ...
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What are some best resources of self study for a beginner black-box tester? [duplicate]

I have just started working as a manual/black-box tester in a QA team. I am currently learning about testing techniques/practices from others. What are some good resources which i can use to make a ...
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332 views

Data Flow Testing Tool/Software

I am looking for data flow testing tool/software. I have searched many times on the internet. But, I couldn't find any of them to fulfill my requirements. For example, Pestt, this tool for control ...
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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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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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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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How to Test Forward Proxy Performance

I am using squid as forward proxy server . How Can I test performance of squid ? Is there any tools to test proxy server ? I am using ab2 tools for my test . Is it good enough to get trust-able ...
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Most effective way of writing xpath? [closed]

this is not a logical question as such, but I really need to know what is the most effective way of writing xpath during selenium webdriver automation. Please explain a bit with few examples. Any help ...
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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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Should the web application be built using microsoft technologies to do Automated testing in Test Manger

To do automation testing using Test Manager and Visual Studio Coded UI Test Project, should the web application be built in .NET technologies?
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How do I test protocol data transfer speed and data loss?

For one of my uni projects I have to test and compare how different protocols handle audio and video data transfer. So I have protocols like RTP, RTMP and RTSP. What should I do to test them myself ...
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Selenium WebDriver Stops when Window goes Out of Focus?

I am running a Selenium WebDriver Script in java to read excel file and write data in a Web application. I am instantiating a Firefox Webdriver. The problem is that Script runs fine, but when test ...
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Refactoring code in TDD cycle and the appropriate time to do so?

When it comes to the TDD cycle, how far through the testing should refactoring the code take place (incremental after each test or at the end)? And how would this affect the TDD cycle and the time ...
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View changes to test steps in MTM

When you want to see the changes made to a test in MTM, you go the history tab, but it just gives you the whole "steps" field. There is no way, as far as I know, to see the actual steps that were ...
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What tool i can use to automate testing for smart tv apps?

I need to test smart TV app , any app on any smart TV. Is there any testing tool that can be used to automate testing of smart TV apps? Can I use sikuli for automation testing of smart TV apps? ...
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How can I test Remote mobile device for SMS and USSD messages?

I have to test my application with some remote numbers (e.g. South African). What I will do is call an API which itself send certain ussd message on the number. I want's to check the behavior of the ...
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Test Automation Tool - drop-or-click or hard coding

What consideration and why do you need to take account to when you gonna implement a test automation tool that is drop-or-click or hard coding (SoapUI, watin, seleniumhq etc)? Any pros and cons? ...
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Viewing test points (instance of a test case) associated with a tester in TFS (MS Test Professional)

If a test case is assigned to the person who maintains the test and a tester gets associated with a test point, which is a specific configuration of a test, then how does the tester know which tests ...
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Unit testing with external files

I started writing unit tests recently and need to test reading fields in a spreadsheet (.xlsx and .xls), my biggest question is: Should I create a spreadsheet by code using Apache POI or use external ...
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Selendroid: Camera click Element ID

I want to know what is the capture button element id in the view finder of the camera in slendroid. I am not able to inspect it
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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 the different roles of a sqa/sqc person at experience levels of entry/junior, mid/intermediate, and senior [duplicate]

I work in a company that creates websites. Currently, they do not have any description for the roles for the different levels (entry/junior, mid/intermediate to senior level) of sqa/sqc staff but ...
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Performance Test Automation Tool Stack [closed]

Please provide what a Performance Test Automation Tool Stack is.