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Performance Testing of data retrieval from backend

I am testing a Windows application which uses Sybase as the backend database. The data from the backend is retrieved through queries and displayed in the GUI. The database is located in the same PC ...
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1answer
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Start a test case from TFS 2013

In TFS 2013.3 I have a Feature that has a few Test Cases linked to it under the Test Cases tab. If I double-click any of the cases they open, but in editing mode - I can add new steps and edit ...
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My Jmeter scenario doesn't loop with thread-group

I'm not so new to Jmeter.But my scenario doesn't loop if I set loopCount or set endless loop in ThreadGroup. It just does onetime loop and stop testing without any errors. Usually I can make a ...
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6answers
452 views

How Can a Tester Increase his Observation Skills?

How should a tester increase his observation skills? I feel that i somewhere lack sharp observation and attention to detail. any games or exercises that can make my approach towards testing easier ...
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1answer
41 views

What's the best way to determine how to balance a fighting game? [closed]

What'sa good way to balance a fighting game? Should I focus on HP, MP, items, spells, damage, or etc? If HP Values are in the thousands to 100 thousand, what should the damage numbers look like? I've ...
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2answers
100 views

How to post a Utest project?

We have an android app that we have to do a little bit of usability testing/beta testing.All I have found about Utest.com is you can sign up and work on projects, but I was unable to find how to post ...
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3answers
136 views

What is the name of new feature testing in maintenance process?

In the software maintenance process, after a new version is built, there comes software maintenance testing. In extent of software maintenance testing, it is done; Confirmation Testing, for fixed ...
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How to test database as a manual tester? [closed]

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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2answers
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What does “all triples” test suite means?

Suppose there are 4 classifications namely: cancel,find_next,match_case,direction and 1 composition find_what with 2 classifications Attributes and cursor position. What will be the "all triples" ...
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How can I test Wordpress 4.1 for stability? [closed]

How could I test (suggest me the test techniques, or what to test) if the latest version of Wordpress (4.1) is stable for building a company presentation website? this is more like a kind of ...
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1answer
739 views

Selenium: Best way to capture unexpected error?

I know how to check values and create tests and do the error handling if something fails, but what I din't found anywhere was the following: A test case tests specific things. But what when ...
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2answers
151 views

Which is the Most Important Skill of a Great Tester?

As a tester, I try to analyze things, think logically, look for clarity and create new ideas. What one skill is the greatest and most effective for an expert software Tester. Skill that is the secret ...
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5answers
252 views

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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2answers
74 views

Best way of generating workload for personal cloud storage

I'm currently working on a folder synchronization tool which synchronizes the content of a specific folder with a remote cloud storage provider. In order to test the robustness of the client, I need ...
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1answer
104 views

A test case needs 5 mins of wait. During these 5 mins I want to run other test cases

A test case needs 5 mins of wait. During these 5 mins I want to run other test cases. After 5 mins I want to check the necessary condition of 1st test case which is on hold for last 5 mins. How to ...
2
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2answers
182 views

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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2answers
74 views

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
223 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 ...
2
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2answers
2k views

In HP Quality center 9.2, Manual run Popup window is coming but immediately minimizing and not able to open to execute the each steps of test case

In HP Quality center 9.2, when start running the test set In test lab module, Selecting the test case of test set and click on Run->Manually Run. then the 'Manual run:" Popup window is coming but ...
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4answers
7k views

Unable to upload a file using selenium/web driver running with java [duplicate]

I have a complicated interface where uploading a file is three step ( The forum is not allowing me to add screenshots of my window so please try to visualise it) step 1 click on browse tab and select ...
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7answers
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How do I keep Selenium test cases DRY?

I'm somewhat new to Selenium and I have a problem. Whenever I write a test case, that test case starts with logging in, and it's the same four steps every time. If I change the password for that ...
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4answers
135 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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1answer
227 views

How to check status of checkbox in robotframework

I have a scenario to verify the status of checkbox whether this is disable or enable but i did not fine any keyword for that, It would be great if somebody help to get this.
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2answers
699 views

Testing Telerik UI for WPF controls using QTP/UFT

We are in the initial stages of testing Telerik controls using UFT/QTP. We used Telerik UI for WPF Sample Application Using the sample application, we tried identifying certain controls. But we found ...
0
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1answer
844 views

In HP QC 10 , how can I increase the font size of a field?

Several of my team's QC users have complained about the text in description & comments fields being too small to read. Is there a way to increase the font size? Is there a way to change the font?
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1answer
205 views

Facebook updating profile picture using selenium webdriver

Using Selenium WebDriver I'm not able to click on update profile picture in Facebook. The html snippet is: <div class="_156p">Update Profile Picture</div> How do I locate the element?
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1answer
1k views

How can I export test cases in HP ALM to be re-imported into another ALM project?

to cut a long story short I've been put on a new project which has some legacy test cases, these test cases exist in ALM. I would like to export certain sections of this test plan for use in the new ...
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5answers
1k 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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0answers
654 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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4answers
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What is Selenium's default timeout for page loading?

I am using Selenium 2. I have loaded the page using Get command in WebDriver class which is in the package org.openqa.selenium. My question is that what is Selenium's default timeout for page loading? ...
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2answers
2k views

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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1answer
1k 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 ...
0
votes
1answer
84 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 ...
2
votes
3answers
144 views

Should I perform tests during fixture?

I'm automating testing for a fairly complex system involving multiple VMs, routers, and switches. Because of this complexity, the setup/teardowns sometimes fail (a node did not boot up correctly, or ...
0
votes
2answers
4k views

Selenium WebDriver and Highchart testing

I know this question has been asked before on S.O. and other websites but I haven't found a definite answer -- most of them say its not easily done but I wanted to make sure that was the final ...
2
votes
5answers
595 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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votes
4answers
9k views

Drag and drop using Selenium IDE

How do I drag and drop an object from one grid to another in the same page using Selenium IDE. This is a web page, and it is designed in ExtJS. Please help me out doing this using the IDE.
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2answers
240 views

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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votes
4answers
9k views

What are some real world strategies for testing ETL and data warehouse applications

Does anyone have any advice to share on how to successfully test BIG ETL or data warehouse applications? I have my own iteas of course, but there only appears to be one main article on line that ...
2
votes
2answers
14k views

Selenium Webdriver | Unable to locate element error

I am trying to run the below code but getting error. Can you please point out the issue? import java.util.concurrent.TimeUnit; import org.openqa.selenium.By; import org.openqa.selenium.Keys; import ...
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12answers
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What are good guidelines to determine when to automate a test?

When it comes to test automation, I use a very arbitrary method based on experience that 80% of all tests should be automated. This has worked well in practice, but is based more on "voodo" than ...
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10answers
1k views

Who is ultimately responsible for issues that are found after software is released?

in the context of a good practice in context on how to perform a no blame post mortem review, with a view to process improvement. If a major issue is found in an application after it has been ...
43
votes
12answers
25k views

How should you interview for QA positions?

Joel has his "The Guerrilla Guide to Interviewing (version 3.0)", but that's really for programmers. How should you go about interviewing testers? We ask programmers to program on a whiteboard; how ...
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8answers
522 views

Security testing resources

Can anyone recommend any good security testing resources? Although I have a basic security skillset, I'd like to improve this. Some of the training I've seen online however seems kind of sketchy. ...
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0answers
34 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
112 views

How to build iOS app for Seetest

I am trying to find out how to build (compile, prepare, process ...) an app for Seetest, so that it can be tested on devices without adding them to the Apple Developer Portal. I know how to build an ...
0
votes
1answer
89 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 ...
2
votes
1answer
1k 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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9answers
5k views

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 ...
0
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2answers
97 views

Need some serious career advice from the elders here

I have recently graduated with a Software Engineering degree. I have found a job as a Test Automation Developer writing frameworks in ruby/cucumber to test other applications that have been developed. ...

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