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How to choose between tcm.exe, mstest.exe and vstest.console.exe

Using Visual Studio 2013 plus TFS and MTM. Want to run tests from the command line. There are three programs available. How do I choose which of tcm.exe, mstest.exe and vstest.console.exe I should ...
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What does ISTQB say about product testability and maintenance of automated tests in general?

ISO 9126 has a subchapter under maintainability that is called testability. In short: "The capability of the software product to enable modified software to be validated". As our department uses ISTQB ...
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Encountered problem finding ETL testing or data validation software. Please, help, advise, suggest

I encountered problem finding tool or software for data validation or ETL testing. I found only 2 solutions: QuerySurge and Informatica. Advise, suggest any other tool or share experience. Im ...
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Are there some free-to-use test methodologies? [closed]

I would like to extend project portfolio with another testing methodology. I used to use TMAP Next from Sogeti here (http://www.tmap.net/en/tmap-next/downloads/tmap-next-downloads). Are there some ...
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What is the difference between bug severity and bug priority?

This is a basic question. Most projects mix both priority and severity into a single value. What reasons are there to separately assign severity and priority to a defect? What do testing methodologies ...
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What is common practice for labels of the bug severity?

What is the most common labels for the bug severity: High-Med-Low-etc., A-B-C-etc., 1-2-3-etc. or different? Where they origin? What is the best practice to use?
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How to categorize defects?

Many project managers and other non-tester roles search for proper categorization according to severity (A-B-C) of the defects and they search for description how to distinguish between each category. ...
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Prime Faces editing component and Selenium

I'm creating a new tests with selenium in my job. But i can't get one element in my system. We use Prime Faces and i can't get this element. I need to send a value to him, and He is a iFrame. I tried ...
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What are the deliverables of the QA department?

The company I work for conducts quarterly performance reviews. As a member of our small QA team I've been ask to help define this process. A lot of what I do is identifying issues and collaborating ...
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Jenkins: How to restrict “SSH Remote Host” to specific users?

Suppose there are two users who have created two different jobs on the Jenkins server. Each user can only access, configure and run his own job. On each job, they are going to execute a remote ssh ...
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Using WebDriverWait to verify a performed action versus assertions in JUnit

Can someone tell me if by using the following code is sufficient enough to verify that the actions performed have taken place. So by using a wait command for certain elements to be visible in the DOM, ...
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Openscript generated xpath not matching

Using the Xpath generator that comes built into OpenScript's editor, I have generated an xpath to select an attribute of a node: /*[local-name()='test_results']/@tests However, when pasted into ...
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Migrating website content, need to test using Selenium/Python

We are working on a large project which involves LOTS of content being migrated to a new version of a website. I would like to be able to test the content on a page from the old site, with the same ...
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Robotium How to click or enter or select a file in Downloads folder on android device to open options

Robotium How to click or enter or select a file in Downloads folder on android device to open options as (Gallery, Image Gallery, Photos, ...) Here is my code: String filepath = ...
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Approach to writing Manual Test cases/Scripts

I am in the process of writing Manual Test Scripts for a system in System Testing Phase. A comprehensive set of Use Cases have been prepared by the Business Analysts on team. From these Test Scenarios ...
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How do I test Aspects (AOP)?

I have recently written a bunch of aspects (using PostSharp in C#) that will be applied to methods in some high traffic sites. How should I make sure they are going to perform? Can anyone recommend ...
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If we click on down load file it will ask for confirmation whether to open or save? how to handle this in selenium web driver using python

I am new to Selenium WebDriver. I need to download the file, if we click on download, after downloading it it will ask confirmation to open or save file. It should save without asking confirmation. ...
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Question about usage of production data as test data

I would like to know if there is any acceptable ratio for test size data size compared to production data size? If my prod data is 200TB would a test data size of 20TB be adequate? Does such a ...
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Best approach to use when values are dynamically created?

I'm looking for some advice on how to select a WebElement. When I click a button that creates a new 'page', the given value is dynamic, in that it is totally random and not sequential. I would expect ...
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Is XenClient an effective way to jump-start testing in a Citrix environment?

We are thinking of adding a Citrix test environment in testing our desktop application. Currently we are only using different virtualized Windows operating systems using VMWare Workstation. I am not ...
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Web application testing on Mobile browser

Currently we are working on one of the web app for Mobile (that will cover iOS and Android devices). So my question here is what should be the strategy for testing web apps: Is it necessary to ...
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Software Tester Job Interview: Case studies on Test Design

Case Studies during job interview is a great technique which allows to find out how the candidate would behave in different situation. For instance, the following case: Given a developer ...
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Is this system testing or end-to-end testing? How would I do system testing if it's not?

We have a windows desktop client(a branched version from main branch) 2-tier software that uses data source in sql server. I'm supposed to do system testing for this software at work. The software ...
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How to build a Testing Virtual lab using VMs,Vagrant,Puppet,Chef etc

My team of testers and me have a big collection of functional tests (written in python and run with pytest). The thing is that all the tests are run on a single testing server, an ubuntu VPS with ...
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How to test dynamic GPS location in mobile

How to test my application for gps location without travelling in real time ? Problem behind my query : I am in need to test a travel based application where your location will change according to ...
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Bug reporting on documents

In my job I have to test Markdown documents. This includes looking for bugs related to: The procedure described in the document Typos, grammar mistakes, etc. The HTML version of the document Right ...
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Has any faced issue when automating auto suggest text box using selenium webdriver

I am automating an application which has auto suggest text box. I am facing an issue that sometimes the auto suggest values are not shown up at all. This happens 50% of the time. Worrying part is this ...
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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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JavascriptExecutor is not identifying the button to click in Webdriver

I have this HTML <div class="btnContr"> <input type="button" onclick="return cancel();" value="Cancel"/> Below is the xpath identified, using this xpath, I am not able to click on ...
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When to use White box Testing in a software or a website?

In a software or an website, when to use white box testing technique?
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Web application load testing

Anyone had experience with load testing tools like WAPT Pro? I want to know, when recording those load test script on a web application, shall i include those like Google Analytic tracking request? Or ...
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Why do you think compliance test is important? [closed]

Now a days compliance test for any product or service is becoming unavoidable. Provide some genuine reasons that can prove that is really an important job for any service.
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SQA guy role in Selenium Automation Except Development

This might seems to be common question but my concern here is a bit different. I am new to Automation and my development skills are not that Good. We are trying to Automate our Project using Selenium ...
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Resources on implementing a well-balanced test pyramid

The test pyramid is a concept developed by Mike Cohn, described in his book "Succeeding with Agile". Basically, end-to-end tests (often called UI tests) go across all the layers of the application, ...
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The code of wait method for Ajax call to complete

I am testing an GWT based app. But my test are failing left and right when the application response is slow but the selenium execution speed is fast. I have written a webdriver wait method to handle ...
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webkit + capybara + cucumber connection error

Some background: We use travis-ci to run our cucumber tests on every commit. Occasionally I am noticing a rather troubling problem. A cucumber tests fails, followed by the rest of the tests failing, ...
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Is there any need of test suites for automated software testing?

I am doing study on software testing and I have a question. Is their any need of test suites to do automated software testing?
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How to start on QTP to automate a java swing application?

I have to start my automation on java swing application using QTP. I am quite a newbie in qtp. All I need is some documentation of the TOOL on how to get things configured and a step by step guide on ...
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Proxy setting for JMeter

When I set the proxy setting in a browser as 127.0.0.1:8080 then I am able to run the JMeter recorder for the project I am running using JBoss server from my system only that is ok and doing enough. ...
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Ideas to implement offline smoke test for downloaded excel files

I run automated smoke tests for my web application, but until now, these tests are not covering offline excel spreadsheets that are downloaded by the user. I'm starting a study to find possible ...
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1answer
193 views

How can I install 'ServerAgent' on the Application server to monitor its performance using Jmeter?

I am using jp@gc - PerfMon Metrics Collector Lister for this and as you know it requires 'ServerAgent' running on the connecting server. Step by step instruction would be very helpful. And also, if ...
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Mutation testing, Fault Injection, Robustness testing, Fuzz testing

I need to clarify differences and definitions of those techniques/methodologies. Mutation testing - testing technique, it is an intentional change of part of code to evaluate correctness of tests ...
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Does Microsoft Test Manager have image recognition? (Like HP UFT/QTP's Insight?)

Does Microsoft Test Manager have image recognition? Anything like HP UFT/QTP's Insight? If not, what would be some work around to get Microsoft Test Manager to have image recognition? Insight is a ...
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1answer
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What is System-Wide Processing? [closed]

I am not sure if I should post this question here, but I did not found any other stackexchange site which might be more helpful. If this question is better to be asked somewhere else, please feel ...
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3answers
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Setting browser to display notifcation for all errors - good idea?

Our product is a web based SaaS application. Internet Explorer has a setting to Display a notification for every script error that QA has turned on (for manual and automated testing). This causes some ...
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Mobile app security testing

I am trying to analyze on "what could be done from testing point of view" for testing a mobile app for (ios & Android) on "Application Security level". Here are the points that I wish to consider ...
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How to make my tests more robust in WebDriver using JUnit (code included)

I'm hoping someone can advise me on some best practices to make my tests more robust. The problem I'm having is that every so often my tests will fail at the point of WebDriver waiting for an ...
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0answers
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While creating android AVD I am getting following error .Target id is not valid. Use 'android list targets' to get the target ids [closed]

I am using following command to create avd. ./android create avd -n YourAndroid -t 12 -c 100M I have installed all the packages and in the setting I have checked force htpps://..to be fetched ...
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How to make clicking more robust in web testing?

The specific tool I am using is Oracle Openscript, part of the Oracle ATS package. However, their web-based component uses xpath-based object identification, so it has a lot in common with other, more ...
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7answers
513 views

Recommend Automated test tools for cross platform including IE and .NET software

I'm working in an QA team. We do the automated work from the scratch. So many testing methods may be anti-pattern or disobey some discipline. We pay lots of effort on test web pages on our ...

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