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Any advice on testing sprocs that feed into an API?

I'm currently testing a Web API that delivers JSON content that I am validating the results for with defined JSON files. This works well. We know what the request is, can develop a query that should ...
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What is Guerilla testing?

What exactly does Guerilla Testing cover? What can be done in Guerilla Testing? Why is Guerilla Testing used? Is Guerilla Testing especially for UX Design?
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How to clear localStorage using selenium and webdriver

I want to call localStorage.clear() before running a group of specific tests but the thing is I don't know how. I can see CLEAR_LOCAL_STORAGE variable mentioned here but still failing to understand ...
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QA with application using chargeover

Our UAT uses chargeover for payment and other user management features. A couple weeks after we enabled automated testing about 50 test cases running about 2 runs every hour (can peak to 6-7 runs when ...
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QTP stops recording actions after Security Window dialog closes

I am recording user scenario using QTP 11.0. So I have set up URL to open in IE 11 in Record and Run Settings. After starting record Security Windows dialog pops up over IE window: I fill in all ...
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What is difference between Charter and Session Report?

I do exploratory testing for my projects and currently I am evaluating a tool for Session based test management. Due to the structure of the tool I am very much confused about "Charter" and "Session" ...
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How to configure Ncover for code coverage on ASP.net application with Teamcity

All, We have an ASP.NET web application which is automated using Selenium framework with TestNG suites integrated with Teamcity. currently i need to capture code coverage for the tests. I came across ...
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Top 10 Web Application Security Checks [closed]

What are the Security checks have to be performed while testing the Web Application. Security Plays an very important role. as Web is an POOL with lack of security we have to use our most of our ...
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RESTful JSON Web API Testing - what tools?

My company is working on its API which is RESTful JSON Web API. So far, all my testing was done using Selenium WebDriver. Starting from one and more tests I manage to create some sort of framework. ...
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How to find the specific error on a web page from a generic message page?

While testing Web pages, Sometimes the page would be Redirect to RUNTIME error Compilation error. I could not fine what is the exact reason for the errors. As a QA is want to know what was the exact ...
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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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Load-Testing an SMS application

HELP! Any developers whom have ever created a service that interacts with people via SMS, how did you test you application for integrity under heavy load? Im in the middle of helping the company I ...
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Websites to perform performance testing [duplicate]

I am starting learning in performance testing and tried to search about free open websites to perform performance in it. Can any one give me URLs for websites like this?
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QA app for small team

What is the best app for writing QA tests in a small team ? ( 5 peoples ?) Actually, we use emails.
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Using Selenium Webdriver For Firefox Testing

I have been doing research into implementing Selenium Webdriver (currently version 2.49) for testing on Firefox. Currently I am capable of testing Chrome with the framework, but would like to extend ...
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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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How to create test plan when there is one website and one tester

I want to create a test plan for one website which is of medium size. I have got many test plan templates from internet but those are too lengthy and perfect for testing team and big websites. Also ...
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Even though my xpath is correct I am getting error as org.openqa.selenium.ElementNotVisibleException

I'm unable to click on Plus button and Minus button. My xpath is as //div[4]/span[2] Even though my xpath is correct, I am getting an exception. I have also synced it using waits. <!DOCTYPE html&...
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Can you suggest me which language need to learn beside perl for future growth ? [closed]

I have 5 Year+ experience in Perl but most of time I am working in back-end side programs [Part of maintenance project] But I want to know which tool or language need to learn beside with perl ...
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What tools are available on my mac for performing QA for web applications? [closed]

Like many web software shops we all have macs. What tools are built in or easily and cheaply available for macs in performing QA?
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Automation and bypassing Google No CAPTCHA reCAPTCHA

My client want to use Google's No CAPTCHA reCAPTCHA (NCRC) to prevent robots completing an application. QA have automated this process, but if the business introduce NCRC into the form, then this ...
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how to know which tool is appropriate for automating website? [closed]

I am very much confused which tool to be used for a web based project on what basis we should choose an automation tool?
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Recommend issue tracker to be used with Basecamp

Background In my company we started to use Basecamp for managing the project (mainly assigning work to developers). But unfortunately Basecamp on it's own doesn't have sufficient tools to track the ...
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How to test whether embedded third-party content within my web app is correct?

The example is Google Maps. Let's say I want to make certain that the code that I've written for placing markers on the map is correct. Is there an established way to test this? Ideally I would want ...
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Estimating maximum users that an application can support

I am analyzing a web application and want to predict the maximum users that application can support. Now i have the below numbers out of my load test execution 1. Response Time 2. Throughput 3. CPU I ...
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How do you calculate the number of virtual concurrent users to use in a load test given data on actual site traffic?

When working on performance testing, one of the problems I've faced is trying to translate real-world web application traffic to simulated traffic. A practical example is for an eCommerce site. ...
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Performance Testing tool for win & web applications

My team is looking for a performance testing tool that can work on both Win&Web application. Our application contains an SAP 3D Viewer inside. We are considering Borland Silk Perfomer & HP ...
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Fast login to application (magic url alternatives)

I am searching for fast ways to log into web applications(or start being logged). Applications use cookie authentication stored in db that expire after some time. Magic url for login instantly is not ...
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Clicking a Non Existent DOM item

EDIT: I used mouse events and did get a working solution that is pretty ugly :). So I may be at a point that automating this page will not be possible. I am trying to click a popup menu that appears ...
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Does a tool for testing web applications with different bandwidths exist?

I am currently starting to develop a web-application. This application should also upload a significant amount of data. Does a tool exist, with which I can limit the upload and download speed for ...
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Browser Independent Automation Library

I've done a bit of vbscripting in the past to automate tasks as a sys admin and recently I've taken a position in QA and really want to double down on scripting common tasks for repeated tests; both ...
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Spell check application for websites

Is there a tool for checking the spelling errors, grammar and broken links in a web application completely. This application should crawl through all the pages of the site and produce a report which ...
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How to test tab order validation in QTP/UFT?

I want to validate if the newly added link on the Home page of my web application is of tab order 2. By tab order two, I mean on pressing the Tab key twice the focus should move to that link. For ...
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Testing cloud based applications

Is there any fundmental difference in the way applications/servies hosted on a cloud are to be tested vis-a-vis a traditional web based application ? It looks essentially the same to me except the way ...
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QA strategies for a front-end developer

I am a front-end Web developer who works for a small company. I also do some freelance work on the side occasionally. I would describe my skill set as more design-heavy than programming-heavy. I have ...
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Best Opensource Tool available for Security Testing of Web applications

I'm on to an R & D task for testing the security vulnerabilities that can happen in a web application. I wants to use an open source tool. There are many type of vulnerabilities like Cross Site ...
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How can a Software Tester use “Out of the Box” thinking approach to find more bugs?

Well, I am a black-box tester and I don't think out of the box. I just think about happy paths, thus I want to improve. I always read that testers should have great critical, analytical skills and ...
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How to read log files from Tamper Data Firefox add-on?

I have a few log files of request\response for web application and I need to analyze it somehow. The log files have been made with the Tamper Data Firefox add-on, but I can't find any way to use ...
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script to test auto login website

pardon if i'm ask silly question. I'm newbie in automated testing. My company re-develop a website with different programming language, but the owner give me task to test which userid and password ...
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how to do automated testing on both front end and database [closed]

the testing includes front end GUI testing and database verification and some files verification under windows/linux. I know that selelnium can be used for front end GUI testing. what about the other ...
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Find beta-testers for opendata site

I've launched the community-driven opendata non-profitable site, and want to find the beta-tester enthusiasts. Can you suggest where I can to contact them?
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“What Are Some Good Bug Finding Techniques”? [closed]

what are some good techniques, approaches to find defects in a web based application, which would be found in basic testing? thanks.
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How to close pop up window in Selenium webdriver?

Below is my Selenium Webdriver script. When I run this script my website is opened but the popup window is also opened. How do I close this popup window so the script can continue? Take a look on ...
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Efficient way of figuring out whether web apps are forward compatible with a new browser?

So my company has web applications created in .NET/ASP.NET which are fully supported in IE 8 (current company standard). We want to move our company standard browser to IE 10 or 11. Also, we have ...
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How do I test an application for SQL injections?

I'm supposed to test a web application for SQL injections. I'm new to this type of security testing and I'd like to get some tips on the matter. Are there any best practices or do I simply search on ...
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Why when I browse to a host name I have mapped in my hosts file I get a different site than if I browse directly to the ip address it is mapped to?

I am testing a website and have been asked to map a host name (the live website url) to an ip address in my hosts file. My understanding is that this means when I browse to the host name, instead of ...
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What and how to test in a Web site? [closed]

I want to know about the validation that a component or a text field a website should have. Please let me know the list of things that are needed to be tested in a text box (password, email id, search ...
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Selenium IDE Store variable in Javascript of Page

I am attempting to inject Javascript directly into a page in order to set a variable for the page. I am still rather new to the IDE and I have seen the runScript function and I think it does what I ...
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Methods for testing existing or commercial software?

First of all ,sorry if post in wrong room, i confuse should write question in SQA room or academia room. But actually i think member in SQA have more experience about this, and will help. I have to ...
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How do you determine critical areas to test when verifying multiple browser support?

With Microsoft putting out a new version of IE every year or so, competitors like Google Chrome, Firefox, and Safari also doing the same, there are questions, frequently, as to whether a web ...