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When should I start doing performance testing of a web-app?

Our company has started developing a new big web application. In a few months we testers will start integration testing, functional testing and regression testing both manual and automatic. I am ...
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Create defect template in Quality Center

We are using Quality Center 10.00 Enterprise edition and I should have admin rights to my current project. I would like to create a template for new defects, but can't find where to write the ...
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Writing general requirements for accepting outsourced work on a web app project

I am assuming the product owner role during our Scrums and we have just completed our Sprint 0. Now that we have developed a detailed backlog of user stories with acceptance criteria for each story, ...
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Watir WebDriver in conjunction with Java [closed]

Is it possible to use Watir WebDriver in conjunction with Java? I have to execute some Java methods for dealing with data in DB in order to simulate different situations and test website UI using ...
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Where to start when testing web pages with large number of options

I have inherited a web application that has no useful requirements/specifications, and no tests. The page that I am currently looking at sets the configuration options for the application and consists ...
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What kind of documentation do I need for testing new site against old?

I'm a Product Manager, not ideally tasked with but enjoying directly managing a new SQA team. AdHoc testing has covered a lot of quick ground, but I think it's now time to implement better ...
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Should I re-test fix at system level when the issue is at unit level?

I found a defect in manual end-to-end tests. We were able with developers to isolate the possible root cause in one of the components. We wrote a unit test that reproduces the defect at unit level. ...
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Reviewing unit tests before implementation

I am going to adopt TDD in our team and one of the ideas I have is to review tests first. So one would write interfaces, mocks, and tests first, submit them for a code review and once interfaces and ...
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How do I test injection attacks similar to SQL injection for non sql solutions, or do I?

My team is testing some products where we have forgone SQL as the back-end. This means that we have stopped executing any security tests around SQL injection. I have this nagging suspicion that ...
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How to test a location based application

Our application is location based. We have tested its main functionality, (using mock locations) and now it is time to test how it reacts on real cases using GPS. So, what are the main limitations ...
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Load / Performance testing tools or approach for backend

I work on a team which is basically all backend. Functional and unit testing is achieved by python or perl scripts or sometimes bash scripts. But if we need to load or performance test our ...
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Webdriver Check if Checkbox is Set and Set it if Not

I am learning Webdriver with JUnit by going through Alan Richardson's Selenium Simplified book and taking translating the exercises/tests from Selenium RC to Webdriver. So far, this has proven to be ...
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1answer
859 views

What is 'System Environment'?

I am currently self-studying software engineering and the theory that guides it. I started reading about SRS Document and to clarify the things I downloaded a sample SRS document. It had ...
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1answer
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How do I test that external CSS does not contain an absolute URL via unit test?

I have been given the task of validating that we do not have any http:// URLs in our CSS or HTML documents. I've created a selenium IDE test that looks at src & href attributes as well as script ...
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What is the right behavior when user press Logout button while being offline?

I am testing mobile application and have one question regarding the offline mode. When there is no connection, what should be the right behavior when user press Log out button? My concern is if the ...
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5answers
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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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4answers
231 views

How can my team move away from record-and-playback when not everyone has scripting experience?

(Inspired by this question) My team is currently doing automated testing via our tool's record-and-playback function. I've read about the benefits of developing a more robust test solution via ...
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2answers
353 views

How to extract the Safari extension from the base code?

I got the developer certificate from Apple and running Selenium 2.23.1 jar. I checked out the base code from Selenium website and when I ran the command " go Safari", I am getting the following error ...
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1answer
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Find out if nested class is zero [closed]

I have a class "Data" and a subclass "SubData". I want to access a method in SubData. In order to do something like: value = Data.SubData.getValue(); I need to make sure that Data!=null and also ...
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1answer
121 views

Top n tests failing most frequently in TeamCity

We're considering including top n test failing most frequently into smoke test suite. We want to test things that have tendency to break. How can we find such tests in TeamCity 6? I see no related ...
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1answer
293 views

Automated Web Testing against Sharepoint solutions in a windows development house

I'm researching which web browser automation tools is most suited to running functional user tests against SharePoint based solutions and potentially MVC based custom web parts at a later date. We are ...
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2answers
183 views

Isolating defect in distributed event-driven system

Our system takes an object from external system every time the object gets changed (change event), processes it and put it back processed into this external system. So, end-to-end testing is about ...
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1answer
830 views

How can I automate the testing of flash games?

If I want to automate testing of flash games like car race, bike race bubbleshooter, video slot games or video poker. Is there any open source automation testing tool available for this purpose. I ...
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1answer
121 views

What is a good training to signup for to get training for my SQA department?

I would like to sign up my whole QA department up for some SQA training in testing. Not sure of any good places/organizations to look at for providing the training though. Any one do any training and ...
0
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1answer
449 views

check for value if found before adding it to my drop down list?

i have a drop down list that i add items to it,i ask the user to type in brand name and check first if that brand is already found on the drop down list if yes prints a message if no do some actions. ...
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1answer
176 views

How do I reasonably unit test calendrical calculations?

I've written some code that performs some action, depending on the day of the year and the year. There are an infinite number of years, hence an infinite number of days? What's a good way to unit ...
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UI test automation tools for Windows Phone 8 metro apps?

Is there any UI test automation tool or framework exist that can automate Windows Phone 8 metro app?
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3answers
456 views

Mutation testing: is it useful for assessing test quality?

This is part of my quest how to test my tests and test data. I looked at the techniques that would help improve my test cases. While code/branch coverage can tell me whether my test suites cover my ...
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1answer
69 views

Enforcement of quality as a runtime requirement

I come from a background that strongly emphasizes automated testing baked into the build process. You commit, the code is checked out by the build system, compiled, and tests run against it. If it ...
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1answer
204 views

Is it possible to automate Silverlight in windowless mode?

Does anybody have an application under test (AUT) that uses a mixture of HTML and Silverlight controls, which they have successfully automated? My AUT web app has screens with a mixture of HTML and ...
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4answers
989 views

Looking for test management tool to integrate with JIRA, Hudson, SoapUI, and Selenium

I'm checking an open source test management tool for my company. The main options are Xqual and Testlink. In the past I worked on Testlink, played a bit with Xstudio. Our product is written in Java, ...
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0answers
69 views

Open source test management tools [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Looking for test management tool to integrate with JIRA, Hudson, SoapUI, and Selenium I'm looking for an open source test management tool. Our application is written in ...
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1answer
3k views

Jenkins fails to restart after updating plugins

There were 5 or 6 plugin updates for Jenkins v.1.476 which I have running on a Linux VM. The UI showed progress while updating as usual and I typically have to refresh the screen to see Jenkins ...
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4answers
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Are Selenium functional tests reliable enough to be worthwhile?

I'm finding that regardless of how solid my tests scripts are, I still have tests that fail (falsely), even though they worked just fine before. I'm not talking about if markup changes (although that ...
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6answers
700 views

Are metrics something important?

When I worked for a CMMI level 5 company, they used a predictive approach for almost all and for that same reason metrics were very important, they were the inputs for next projects. But now, I think ...
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Where can I find ISTQB Foundation mock exams with reliable answers?

Where can I find ISTQB mock exams with reliable answers? I have heard that there are a lot of sites with mock exams but they told me to be careful because some of their answers are not correct.
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1answer
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Is there recording software with bookmark frames on the fly?

I've taken a look at PSR, which kind of does that, but it's just screen caps, and can only record a certain number. I would rather have a video and and a list of bookmarked frames to jump to in order ...
0
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2answers
4k views

What's the relation between Selenium WebDriver and these other tools?

I've used Selenium IDE to test Drupal (PHP) sites but want to create more advanced tests with loops and such. I hear Selenium WebDriver is all the rage, but when I google it, all these terms pop up ...
2
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2answers
371 views

ISTQB: testing = analysis but dynamic testing != dynamic analysis?

This is more like an academic question. Although, common perception is that dynamic analysis is testing itself, most of advanced sources (but AFAIK also the ISTQB) distinct between: dynamic testing ...
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2answers
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How have Guava unit tests been generated automatically?

Guava library for Java has unit test cases automatically generated: Guava has staggering numbers of unit tests: as of July 2012, the guava-tests package includes over 286,000 individual test ...
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3answers
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Selenium Tests run in the background when TeamCity CI is run as a Windows service

Our test suite is written in Python and makes use of the WebDriver Python bindings. We are looking into moving to TeamCity for continuous integration. The setup I have in mind is a build triggered for ...
4
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6answers
830 views

When can we say a defect is “Open”?

Currently I have been assigned to a new project and I saw few defects with status "Open" in the defect tracker (which is an Excel sheet). Below is my understanding of Defect Life sheet. When a new ...
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1answer
188 views

Loading test data from MySQL database

I use Ruby with Selenium to do test automation on a web application that has a MySQL DB behind it. I need a good way to load data into the DB from a Ruby script. So far in my research I have found ...
3
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2answers
934 views

What are the most useful KPIs for tester

There are many KPI (Key Performance Indicators) suggested to measure the performance of software tester. My concern is what are the most useful/ efficiency KPIs for a tester?
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3answers
155 views

Which are the prevention activities that QA executes?

Most of my tester friends say that one important part of quality assurance position is "prevention". I´ve read a lot in the university about costs of quality and cost of poor quality and prevention ...
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5answers
571 views

Should tester fix bugs?

I've heard two guys from Microsoft and Google saying testers in those companies fix defects. Personally I think it is Ok and a better contribution than just creating a new bug ticket (at least in some ...
7
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5answers
251 views

Is it fair to report a bug discovered during code review without performing a test?

I'm QA with some programming experience, so I am able to debug and review the code of the system under test. I also often read the code to understand how to define request or what response should I ...
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1answer
36 views

Which simulator I can use to do function testing for BB mobile application?

I work in QA and I am looking for a simulator to test on a Mobile application for the Black Berry Bold and Curve.
0
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2answers
6k views

Error upon starting Select server “Could not find agent library JVMHOOK”

I am attempting to run the Selenium server for the first time on my machine and am receiving an error when running the jar, or when attempting to find the java version. Here is the error: ...
2
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1answer
695 views

WebDriver Ruby binding: How to specify Firefox binary path in code?

I'm writing my test cases in Windows7 with Ruby (v1.9.3-p194). Please, note that I want to specify Firefox binary path when using RemoteWebDriver, not FirefoxDriver. Here is the command line I used ...

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