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What are steps of software testing life cycle? [closed]

After picking up some priority backlogs, what exactly is the role of a QA tester? I mean what are the actual steps, starting from understanding the requirements and types of documentation if needed? ...
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How do I corrupt an .exe for testing

I need to run a test which requires that I corrupt a specific .exe file. For security reasons I cannot upload this file to http://corrupt-a-file.net/. Is there a known tool for Windows that I can ...
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Look for a program that systematically scans an entire html document.

I am helping my friend with some medical records verification. In short, I have to through hundreds of medical records and pinpoint certain ones for verification. I want to be able to search through ...
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535 views

Negative testing automation

Should we do negative test cases testing by automation. Generally I heard that we can do functional and regression automation. I am doing same. I am using selenium web driver for automation and doing ...
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345 views

How to get the text present between <H2> tag

I am trying this: String str = "//*[@id="Result"]/h2"; WebElement vele = driver.findElement(By.cssSelector(str)); String vin = vele.toString(); System.out.println("Vin is"+vin); The result is: ...
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I am little confused about automated testing

I am confused about automated testing. In my view Automated testing is the automation of test cases. Then what are automation tools like QTP and all? Do they automate test cases like I automate a test ...
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Testing pdf/excel content with C#

Our site has a good number of reports that are using SSRS,Crystal and Excel. We are using C# with Selenium WebDriver. I have been searching for the best practices and best ways and tools to test the ...
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516 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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what is quality assurance? [closed]

What we are going to verify in quality assurance stage? & what we are not going to verify? like wise what are we going to check in quality control stage? what are we not going to test on quality ...
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What are some common pitfalls of Test Driven Development?

I'm new to test driven development. What are some recommendations when writing test cases as well as to avoiding common mistakes for TDD?
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Managing work-life Balance in QA

Since becoming QA I have found my work-life balancing dwindling. It seems like there is more and more pressure to achieve perfection with less and less resources. This has led to the following ...
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116 views

Load Automation Tool with Record option to test application in Linux OS

I am new to Linux. currently am using Ubuntu 12.04 ATS OS. Request experts to help me selecting tool to use for Load Testing with Record and Play back option available. Would like to use an open ...
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108 views

Who should do the automation test? [closed]

I don't want to bring any argument. Just want to know who should do the automation test. I heard from somebody that automation is a dev activity should own by developers. But I should 100% think this ...
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Applying non-MS skills in TFS environment

I have to automate functional testing of an application with GUI, written in some .net. My background experience in GUI apps testing has nothing about Visual Studio and other MS systems -- I used ...
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610 views

How can i start my session in other browser rather than firefox in Selenium WebDriver?

I am new to selenium webdriver and by default when i run a script it is opening a session in Firefox. now i want to open this session in other browsers like Google Chrome, IE. How can i open this ...
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What does QA support for production push/release

What does the QA support need to do during the production push or release? Is that just monitor the pushing progress and run smoke test after that? What if something went wrong? Are the developers ...
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QA Testing Process

We currently use the following processes for testing: Write a test plan (currently stored in Microsoft Test Manger) Execute Test plan Once the tested functionality is promoted to Production, ...
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Tool for verifying MySQL data matches source file

I'm looking for an automated way to test an API to ensure incoming data is stored correctly in a MySQL db. Starting with an empty db I send large amounts of XML to the API which populates the db. ...
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174 views

What should I do with test flappers which cannot be fixed?

What should I do with tests which flap once every 30 runs or so? This behavior is due to some webdriver or browser issue and cannot be fixed. Should I delete the test; so that it does not continue ...
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4k views

How to build a test for iterative HTTP requests using JMeter?

Background I would like to probe our own map tile server and for this I'd like to have a loop from which I could request individual tiles, each time a different one. Our tile server is based on ...
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403 views

Selenium Webdriver Mobile with Python - AndroidWebdriver4Python installation question

I found this Android webdriver API on github. I already have the Selenium Python client and have written many plain web-based test scripts with it. I have tried asking the git owner, but he has not ...
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67 views

Need info about WTWebUIAUTO package in .NET

I have recently gone through a Test Automation pattern i.e., BeyondPageObjectpattern in Selenium. While going through the code I came across a package WTWebUIAuto. Can anybody give me some info about ...
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996 views

How to automate testing of received emails?

I'm testing an Email system where I would test a set of received emails to see if the received emails actually displayed as expected. This is done for each release of the system. So basically I want ...
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Estimation for Test Automation

Are there separate Estimation models to effective guage the accuracy of testing efforts? Keyword-driven based estimation model Data-driven based Modular-driven Hybrid-driven Component-based ...
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Looking for growth in automation

Is there something or an automation test tool that is free that I could be using to enhance my skills in automation? My company is not allowing me to grow in my field, and this is not good. They do ...
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checking if a link is disabled using QTP

Is there a way to find if a link is disabled in QTP? for textboxs and buttons it is easy, we can use GetROProperty and then give the property as disabled or ediable, etc. But in the case of links ...
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Is QC effective for QA teams that write their own test automation solutions?

I am an experienced software developer and team leader. Lately, I joined a project in which I am supposed to manager the QA process. My team will be composed of Software Engineer in Test members since ...
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How to stress test this chat application

I am creating a chat application with node.js and socket.io. I want to know how many chatters my application can handle. What I want to know is what will happen to CPU and memory on the server ...
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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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What parameters to test in a performance/stress testing tool?

I'm about to develop a performance testing tool for a server side app and was thinking to measure the following things: Hardware status monitoring via SNMP, Statistics about response status and ...
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Functional and performance testing for the “Finacle - Infosys” core banking system using IBM Rational

I am trying to evaluate the capabilities of the below IBM Rational tools to handle functional testing automation and performance testing for the "Finacle - Infosys" core banking system. IBM Rational ...
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Do I need the PageObjects design pattern or not?

Right now I have a Selenium WebDriver framework that looks like this (vastly simplified): \app_func.py -- app_func has the web app's "actions", such as "save a new search" \app_data.py -- app_data ...
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Facebook App testing

The app that I am testing is a plug in app to Facebook. I need to test the app for users having varying fan network ranging from 1 to 1 million. The question is: How to create users in this range ...
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Standalone tool equivalent to Object Spy from QTP

I can use the Object Spy from QTP to get the id and name of SAP GUI controls, e.g. user name control from the logon screen: id: /app/con[0]/ses[0]/wnd[0]/usr/txtRSYST-BNAME name: RSYST-BNAME Is ...
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How to do performance/load testing of a mobile App?

Is it useful to do separate load testing on a mobile App? I mean a mobile App is just a light weight client/viewer (like a browser) which internally calls some services/web API's. So, can we say load ...
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Automation Web “Base Cases”?

So I have a bit of a problem, since im the only QA at my company and I have many Web based projects going on right now it's very difficult to Automate DURING iterations (just due to manpower). So ...
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Unable to select dropdown in selenium which is assigned with div tag

so plz help me to resolve this issue.i know how to do dropdown using "select" but in my site it is inside div tag . plz help me to reslove this issue. HTML Snippet : <div ...
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What material can help a tester generate more and better ideas? [duplicate]

which domain knowledge other than software engineering can help a tester generate good test ideas? any books , courses, philosophy, theories , puzzles etc.
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Heuristics for creating complex test scenarios?

What are some heuristics to generate test scenarios to test a web application. I don't understand how test scenarios are different from test cases or how to use heuristics to generate them.
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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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Find an webelement in selenium webdriver

The following HTML code is for clicking a button <a href="#"> <button id="listbtn" class="btn btn-info" type="button" name="listbtn">Create</button> </a> Have ...
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Selenium how to identify an object by its type?

In Selenium is it possible to identify the object by its type? e.g. <input type="text" name="FirstName" value=""> Here can I identity the above element by its type of "text"?
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Types of testing can be done on a first build

Today I attended an interview. These are the questions which I thought I needed more clarification. 1.What are the types of testing that can be conducted on first build which was released in first ...
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Difference between SoapUI and Fiddler testing tools?

Well, I am able to test an API method using JSON request in Fiddler and can view the response correctly. Also web services can be tested in SoapUI. So what's the difference between them?
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Creating a log file for each and every test case with executed test case name

I am working on selenium automation for one of the project, I have a number of test cases I want to create a separate log file for each and every test case Example : Suppose I have two test cases ...
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199 views

How to use multiple condition in xpath?

I have tried with the xpath like "//HTMLtag[contains(text(),'Yourtext') and contains(text(),'Yourtext')]", but this case worked for the particular html tag and not for the different tags. how to make ...
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34 views

How to test effectively when DEV/BAs design separately?

I'm at an organization where QA is basically kept in the dark when it comes to requirements/technical design. Documents are created usually during the Requirement gathering phase, but then by the time ...
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271 views

Does my CPU and RAM configuration affect my JMeter Performance test results

I am trying to generate 13000 users/threads in 1300 seconds (RAMP up time), it is getting stuck after say executing some 12000 threads and then I have to stop the test which fails the remaining ...
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509 views

How to filter string values in HP-ALM with regexp-like syntax?

What kind of syntax is it possible to use in HP-ALM string filtering? For example something like this: *accounts?*(error|enter)*
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Testing automation - identify a button using contains

I need to make a test to login on 5 different sites. The issue is that some of them have a login button, and the others display directly the login form, to fill the username and password. The only ...

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