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How to test database as a manual tester?

I have just joined as a Junior QA and am learning how to test web apps. However, I have stumbled onto the point where I am not aware of the database testing. What are some tools that are under use ...
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Webdriver -> how to check something in txt file open in firefox?

My problem: 1) open http://www.webscorer.com/resources/templatestart using firefox 2) click on txt file 3) using autoIt on dialog box I check 'open in firefox' 4) txt file opens in new firefox ...
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How to run all Selenium test cases via batch file

I am a noob in Java and automation so please bear with me if I get the terminology wrong. I have a class file that can open a browser and navigate to google.com and then closes the browser. There’s ...
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Bug Tracking System in an Agile enviornment

I have been doing alot of research into Agile Testing including reading Agile Testing: A Practical guide... and it seems that the consensus is BTS(Bug tracking systems) are bad for Agile teams because ...
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1answer
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Has anyone used Bromium vSentry on their test machines?

My company wants to roll out Bromium vSentry to all their desktop and laptop machines. They tend not to distinguish between general office machines, and machines used for our testing. Although I have ...
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Coded UI vs Protractor

I just joined a new company who doesn't work with any kind of automated tests. I have been hired to start test automation, and looking around I found two interesting options to e2e tests, Protractor ...
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1answer
33 views

Cake PHP login web service load testing using jmeter

I have faced problem while testing login Web service using jmeter which is build in Cake PHP, Showing message "Username and Password incorrect" Cake Url: example ...
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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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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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Css Validator lilke Jtidy for html

please i'm creating a javafx application that can create css classes, tags and ids like .dropdown{ background-color:#ff9900; font-size:24px; border:1px solid #CCC; } but the problem is that i also ...
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1answer
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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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Unable to get chrome to open link in new tab and verify the title

I am trying to expand our organizations testing to include compatibility testing. We currently use Selenium Web Driver to test using Firefox and Internet Explorer. I have tried modifying the current ...
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31 views

Get Visual Studio (2013 Community) unit test execution messages

Hi, I'm trying to make "nice" test execution report and get next messages: Message StackTrace Elapsed time Test name and Test Outcome are easily taken as TestContext parameters, for output I'm ...
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3answers
139 views

Agile Tester vs Traditional Tester…?

What is the Difference in Role of a Traditional Manual Tester, who works in a waterfall based Project and that of an Agile tester, who works in an Agile based Project? My project has started to ...
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1answer
45 views

How to run Selenium WebDriver java/testNG script with Windows Safari browser?

I know how to run test script in chrome and firefox. Please help me how to run my Selenium WebDriver java/testNG script in windows safari browser.
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82 views

Is Exploratory Testing a Core part of Agile Methodology?

Is Exploratory Testing a core part of Agile Methodology? or it has no link with Agile process. Kindly explain in detail!
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16 views

When to launch application server during a cucumber test

I am currently setting a testing environment and I want to for now run my automated tests locally (I'll run then on a CI server in the near future). I have written a script which goes into the ...
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3answers
131 views

How does one get started with web test automation using Selenium?

So I've been testing web based analytical software now for the past 4 years or so with mostly manual techniques. But for 2015, I've set myself the goal of getting setup and start writing automated ...
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5answers
99 views

What should QA ask developers they are interviewing?

I'm doing QA for a small dev team and we are interviewing some candidates for an open position. I've been asked to be part of the interview process. Anyone have ideas for the kinds of questions QA ...
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1answer
41 views

Selenium : How can I scroll to an element in an iFrame

I have an element that is out of view when I am using Selenium within an iFrame. I have switched the context using Driver.SwitchTo.Frame("frame_id") and I am able to interact with elements that are ...
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1answer
15 views

Testing REST API with SHA1 HMAC authentication

I am a developer and I am looking for some software to provide our QA for testing REST API that requires SHA1 HMAC authentication (each request is signed using user's secret key, the process is ...
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1answer
18 views

Selenium Drag and Drop with non visible Element

I've got a problem with drag 'n drop with elements in lists which are not visible at loading. When I scroll to the element I can click it or move the mouse over it but I am not able to perform a drag ...
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4answers
59 views

Selenium: Unable to automate file upload

Can someone please help me in automating file upload on this page- https://www.designerexchange.com/index.php/sell/quote I tried everything, but the file upload is very dynamic.
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Raising unreproducible bugs

The system I'm working on has error logs which show various types of visible (front end user gets an error message) and none visible errors (missing image file etc). Some of these errors are ...
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0answers
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org.testng.TestNGException: The data provider is trying to pass 233 parameters but the method endToEndDataEntry.TRANSFER#runTestTransfer takes 232

I am stuck in a problem while executing test case in testNG using java.I am framing ene to end testing for a part of UI through data provider but i am getting error message when its kicked off below: ...
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Play current test case button stops working after custom function called

I have a really strange error occurring when using Selenium IDE and that is when this function is called, any attempts to use the Play Current Test Case button no longer work ...
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5answers
178 views

New to code reviews. How to approach from a software test engineer perspective?

I may be expected to perform code reviews in what'll likely be Java. The thing is, I'm a software test engineer. I've never been a developer nor programmer. I've always thought another developer would ...
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0answers
22 views

how to develop testing tool for android?

I am very new to mobile testing. I do not have any knowledge of creating test tool for mobile application. I want to create a test tool for Android 2.3 and above. Can anyone describe how to make ...
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0answers
13 views

Compatibility Issues Microsoft Test Manager with 3rd party tool Kendo UI dropdowns/grids

When creating recordings in Microsoft Test Manager 2013, we are running across the 3 issues below: 1- MTM is unable to pass the parameters set in test cases into the Kendo UI dropdowns 2- MTM is ...
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1answer
27 views

Checklist for mobile apps automation ROI

Suppose, your company develops mobile apps for different platforms with different teams & technologies. Which points would you put on the checklist to analyse the ROI (or usefulness) of ...
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2answers
42 views

Selenium IDE - Selecting an option from Popup Menu

I am new to Selenium IDE and not very good at coding.Trying to record few actions and selenium throws error. I would like to select an option from the Popup Menu. I tried all possible combinations. ...
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3answers
63 views

Switching into testing from development

I am working as associate developer and I have 1 year of experience. But I really wish to switch into testing, as I have completed Manual Testing and QTP course, and because I have less knowledge in ...
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1answer
57 views

How can I test load for a chat app built on node.js and socket.io?

Here is the link for a simple chat application with room concept which I'm referring to learn how to create socket.io applications - https://github.com/mcantelon/chatrooms . I need to test how much ...
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28 views

Works the HP Application Automation Tools Jenkins Plugin with JUnit?

We have test cases in our HP Quality Center. We automated some of them with JUnit and the test run can start with Jenkins. Now we want a connection between JUnit/Jenkins and the HPQC, to update the ...
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Enforced Folder Structure in Java for Uploaded Files

I am looking to create a system where a clearly-defined local filesystem folder structure follows a specific pattern. Programmatically or manually violating the pattern should throw an exception. ...
2
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1answer
218 views

Automated Testing: What QA processes should be directed at validating test code?

As I get further into test automation, I have begun to wonder what QA activity should be directed towards verifying that automated tests do in fact do what they say on the tin? Automated Tests: ...
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1answer
41 views

Should an acceptance test cover requirements that resemble specifications?

I am trying to clarify the difference between Acceptance testing vs System testing, which has led me down the road of separating validation from verification activities. So, I am focusing on business ...
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2answers
40 views

Scripts in jmeter run successfully but doesn'y do the required functionality on my application

I just started using Jmeter. I recorded a test script successfully. Now that i replay my test scripts it doesn't do the required functionality that it was meant to do. More over the process i recorded ...
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2answers
129 views

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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2answers
195 views

Get older versions of Internet Explorer

How can I get installer for older IE version? For testing, I often need particular version and have found compatibility mode to not be good. Where is some nice directory of every version? Extra ...
2
votes
4answers
145 views

Blended testing strategy in agile. Is it really possible to do efficiently?

In a book I have, it says that for agile project, blended test strategy is the best, where it should use: Risk based strategy Reactive Automated regression So I was about to implement in our ...
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1answer
17 views

Adding a threshold amount to an Excel formula for validation

I'm using Excel to highlight differences in two outputs that should be the same. My problem is that even if they're different by a value of 0.001 (which is technically correct), I want to add a ...
1
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2answers
72 views

Waterfall QA testing

As a QA learner I want to know about some methods. Now I am learning about waterfall testing methodology. Need to know details about the testing process of waterfall methods. I have learnt some topic ...
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2answers
25 views

Is it useful to include .js .css files etc in a performance test?

For an Angular based web application: Is it useful to include the requests to get javascript and css files? Knowing that the files will be stored in the browser cache after the first visit. I am ...
0
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0answers
14 views

Connect selendroid with genyotion

I have been working using selendroid to test android app. Code is running fine but thing is default android virtual devices are too slow. So I would like to call genymotion virtual device instead of ...
0
votes
1answer
63 views

Which tool can I use (as a tester) to track the code coverage for a web based application?

I am a QA Intern and we use Selenium Webdriver to test our web based application. We are provided with a server on which the build to be tested is deployed. I wish to know is there a tool that I can ...
1
vote
3answers
52 views

Leadership/Management versus Technical Roles

I feel like I am in a point in my career path where I need to start thinking more long term. Up until now I have been known as the technical guy who can figure out anything. I am the person who gets ...
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3answers
56 views

What are the Job Responsibilities of a White Box Tester?

Do white box tester only test code coverage, branching condition, looping conditions or do they also perform some coding on the project? what are the skills needed to become an expert white box ...
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0answers
12 views

Security testing for iOS app

I got task today to do Security testing of Ios App. I have read many articles and answers on google search and in http://sqa.stackexchange.com/ But still there is no one provides exact tricks for ...
0
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0answers
46 views

JMeter https recording, firefox get “SSLHandshakeException” at app page

I'm using JMeter 2.12 in windows7, HTTP(s) Test Script Recorder (port: 8080, HTTPs Domain: blank, Type: HttpClient4) I followed the below instruction to record https request in firefox. add ...

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