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

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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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What are the test cases or test scenarios for palindrome

In the interview, the employer asked me to write test cases or test scenarios to check the Palindrome of the word. I said one with positive test case and another with negative test cases. But employer ...
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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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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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Can a smoke test be a pre-condition and assumption for a test case?

Before actually starting testing we do smoke testing and after that we start the actual testing. Can we take the results of the smoke testing session as pre-condition and assumption while writing test ...
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Should a single test execution with multiple validations be separated into multiple test cases?

Should a single use case with multiple validations be separated into multiple test cases? For example, let's say the use case is a customer updates their user name. This name change will be visible in ...
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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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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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How to write a test case for CAPTCHA code

In our project we have a user to sign on after filling the CAPTCHA code. Right now it's working fine and I am a beginner to this field. I am confused how to write a test case for the CAPTCHA code
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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 it)....
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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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Radiobutton group with NO default option: bug / acceptable / it depends?

I'd like to have an independent opinion / samples of whether radiobutton group should have an option selected by default: some colleagues tend to submit missing choice as an issue, while others say ...
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What is Bi-directional Traceability Matrix?

How is it different from a Requirement Traceability Matrix (RTM)? Please explain with real life scenarios and examples. Also include or link reference material that might help! Thanks.
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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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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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Balancing security with tester convenience: should you put credentials in test instructions?

I'm in a small enterprise environment, a dozen or so developers, no full time QA specialist, no dedicated testing resources. Project leads and developers and subject matter experts all contribute to ...
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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 clients,...
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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 anyone provide me with the best answer?
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Complex registration forms examples for test cases creation practicing

Could you please suggest some non-trivial web forms for test case preparation training? The form should concern different field validation warnings, number autocomplete, dynamic fields, etc. Nice ...
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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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Suggest any open source projects to improve my manual testing skills

I'm a software test engineer and want to improve my manual testing skills so that I can utilize them in my organization. Please suggest any good exercises specially for manual testing.
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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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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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Can we auto create TestCases from the PBI Acceptance Criteria?

Is there a way to auto create Test Cases from the Acceptance criteria defined in TFS?
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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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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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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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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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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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Test suite, Test plan, Test cases for Android application

I have been asked to learn about Test Plan, Test Suite, Black Box Testing, Test Cases. Can anyone guide me in which order should I start learning? And also what are the necessary test cases for ...
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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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Test Ideas for testing a Payment/Banking Application? [closed]

I work on manual/functional testing of a Banking/Payment web application. This application allows cash transfers from many different savings/checking accounts to a central account which corporation ...
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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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How to test ACH transactions in a payment/banking application?

I have to test a web-based payment/banking gateway application that would be used by the clients to transfer funds electronically using ACH and Wire transfer. The applications provides cash-management ...
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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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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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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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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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What are techniques to analyze requirements in order to write test cases?

Can you please share your techniques that you had used to analyze requirements in order to write test cases? May be a lot of it comes with experience, in my case I remember I had struggled with ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Test ideas for a real-time comment system [closed]

I am testing functionality that allows different users to exchange comments in real-time i.e. every user receives updates on all the events (comment added, comment deleted, total number of comments ...
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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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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 ...