A description of one or more actions with an outcome, used to determine whether a system operates correctly.

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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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Both machine- and human-readable data-driven test cases

At this moment I write my test cases in Markdown. So they can be version-controlled (I use Git). From Markdown I can render the sources into either HTML or PDF, it can be automatized through a shell ...
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Positive and negative test cases for login page

One of the interviewer asked the below question: Tell me the best positive and negative test cases for Login page. Can any one provide me with the best answer?
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Condition/Decision testing with loops

I'm trying to set up a load of test cases for a program, I've managed to create cases for all of the if statements, but the while loops and for loops confuse me a bit as I'm not sure what the test ...
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How do I connect an issue on JIRA to a test case on Testlink?

I have successfully integrated between JIRA and Testlink. I haven't found yet how to connect from one issue on JIRA to its test case on Testlink. How can I connect JIRA issues with Testlink test ...
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How can I test Web service without any automation tool and only using manual

I am manual tester and my responsibility is web, mobile application testing in which I need to test a web service but I have not using any automation tools yet. Please suggest me a manual way for to ...
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Suggest if any open source projects to improve my manual testing skills

Hi I'm a software test engineer and want to improve my manual testing skill so that I can utilize them in my organization. Please suggest any good exercises for specially manual testing.
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Equivalence Partitioning for Name field

Equivalence Partitioning for Name field: Requirement says the Name field shall: Accept alpha numeric characters and special characters `!@#$%&* Minimum 4 characters Maximum 40 characters First ...
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Importing Test cases from Excel to TFS

I need to import test cases from Excel to TFS 2013. For this I have already gone through the link SQA and VSTS, but my issue is not getting resolved from these links. I can't use 'Test Case Migrator ...
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Testcases for mobile apps on different devices

I am developing test-cases for some mobile apps for my organization. Do I need to prepare different test cases for the same application for different devices like iPad, iPhone, Android, Blackberry? ...
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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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Can test cases have “shared steps” in HP Quality Center?

Microsoft Test Manager has the concept of shared steps. Example Say you have 3 test cases which all start with Start application Enter user name "admin" Enter password "default!password" Click ...
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How to conduct test case reviews in HP ALM 11

I am just exploring the capabilities of QC 11 and I just wondering if there is any way where we can have test cases review activity can be performed inside QC? As a best practice this will be helpful ...
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Define different cases of Android test cases and ios test cases in same application

I have to write first time ios app test cases. I don't understand the different cases between android application and ios application of the same application. I know functionality-wise both are the ...
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Good resource for a test case document

I am wondering if there is a template for test case documentation online, preferably on excel. After searching for some useful information, I am not finding anything I like. I have written these by ...
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What are the different things to capture in a test case?

In our Project we have a test case based on Rational Test Manager (RUP Process). This test case includes: description, preconditions, steps and expected results for each step and finally a notes ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Inputs in test case clarification

In a test case, what qualifies as an input? Must it be what the tester types as input with their keyboard? IEEE 829-2008 only lists values, constants, transaction files, and their storage locations ...
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Execution suites in Redcase Redmine plugin

Recently at my company we started to use Redcase plugin to store test cases for our main product. Although it is good enough to store test cases, I am a bit skeptical regarding the 'execution suite' ...
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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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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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Tool to generate test cases for configuration app based on use case variation?

I am making changes to a configuration tool for a web application. The tool allows internal users to configure messages and custom experiences for external users of the webapp. I have been given a ...
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How to effectively deal with repetitive test cases

Suppose we have a contact form with these fields: first name last name contact number pin code. While writing test cases is it a good practice to group similar test cases? For example test cases ...
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Systematic approach to test case generation

I have two legacy applications with huge source code base which should get integrated into one application. As my knowledge of the domain of the applications is quite limited and there is no testing ...
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How can a prefix be added to the Title of multiple test cases in TFS2013?

I'd like to add a prefix to the Title of a group of test cases. In Web Access I can select multiple test cases and choose 'Edit selected test cases...', but this will overwrite the complete Title and ...
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Decision to separate or combine Test Procedure and Test Case documentation

Background: Combining separate Test Procedure and Test Case documentation has advantages, but so does leaving them separate. IEEE std. 829 mentions system level of complexity as a contributing factor ...
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Is Great Software Testing all about generating Test Ideas? [closed]

In manual testing, how important role do great Test Ideas play? How often do you you fall short of testing ideas. for instance:- you are testing a financial domain web application. any idea ...
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Test Cases - Can we avoid some?

There is a question which has been bothering me a lot while writing test cases. For every Test suite, say we have a login window. When writing the testcases do we need to list out all the possible ...
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Maintaining list of testcases in an agile environment

I am working on an agile team building a web-based product. We do have jUnit tests and API automation as well. However since we iterate fast, more and more test-cases are being added or updated ...
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Help need on writing use case for a enhanced logging implementation

I am writing a functional design for enhancing our existing application logging. Our Core application is built on C and we have a integration layer on top of that to talk with other third party ...
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How to write test cases in selenium webdriver using C#, simultaneously when web application is being developed (application pages not available)

I want to write test cases when application is under developing. I know the design of the application based on the wireframes. I intend to write test cases in C# using the Selenuim WebDriver. ...
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What is the purpose of expected results for individual test case steps?

I don't mean for this to be a subjective discussion and I'm trying to not come across with a value judgment. I'm genuinely interested in understanding what I see in some testing tools. With Testrail ...
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How to test a search engine? [duplicate]

My company has developed a search engine and handed over to the testing to test. I have no idea how to start. Its taking results from bing API
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What are the possible test scenario's to test a Text field?

Consider the text field accepts alpha-numeric characters. What could be some unique and out of the box test scenario's/cases that could be useful in finding an important defect.
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Writing Test cases in an agile approach

I use to develop test cases in the traditional way by defining the following for each test senario:- Test case name. “View Current Transaction” Pre-condition. Valid “Username & password” The ...
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Is it functional or invalid input test?

I have a screen with a "I agree" check box and the "Next" button. I tested it in the following way: Do not select a check box. Click "Next". Expect an alert message is shown. Is this functional ...
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What's a good test oracle for generators

I need to write test cases for a system that generates work cards (a word document that shows how much time an individual has spent on working on different client tasks). The user enters: Monday ...
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What would be the best test case format? [closed]

I would like to know what would be the best format for writing test cases The current format which I am using is as follows: It includes: Objective Input pre conditions process expected result ...
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Philosophy to write Objective-C unit test

I am a really lost about it. I can study how write and run unit test in Objective-C with XCode, but I don't see how useful it is. In resume, you have to write a method that will be called first to ...
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QA internship..what should my workflow look like?

I'm an intern at a small custom software company that was hired to help test some of their in house software. They didn't have the time or resources to hire a full time person for testing so they are ...
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Valid Equivalence Partition testing

I've read a number of papers and books on equivalence partitioning but can't seem to get my head around this one part. My question is: Are these valid equivalence partitions? Let say I have a ...
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Repeat/common Test steps in multiple test cases - to do or not to?

I am trying to seek some input on what might be an efficient best practice. I have been told that end-to-end test cases might have certain steps that are being repeated on other test cases. Let's take ...
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Test case/plan for error message scenarios

I am working on a project that has an application that has several different specific error messages that are raised during certain scenarios with specific data. I have been tasked to come up with a ...
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When I should write Test Case? [closed]

I know that it is recommended to write unit test before coding. But my question is related to test cases. When should I write test cases? When I already have written code or before it.