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Standards for documenting input validation rules & system/error messages?

I'm building an application at the moment and something I want to do is document input validation rules and system/error messaging in a readable format so that it can be used for SIT/UAT etc. ...
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How do you test a backend API

I was applying for QA position and the SDET asked me this question "How do you test a backend API" in the interview. I wasn't sure I answered it correctly. Just wondering if I can get some input from ...
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Difference between two phases of STLC, Integration testing and System testing

This question might have been asked already but none of them really relate to real-time scenarios in testing industry (when you are seated and need to execute test cases). So, I have got one module ...
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102 views

Editing readonly field in JMeter

I am recording web application with an readonly field in it, using JMeter. I want to edit the read only field or change the value of it using jmeter and run the test case. Can this possible?
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How do integrate QTP and Testlink so QTP tests post results to Testlink

I have successfully installed Testlink and QTP. Does anyone know a way to integrate Testlink and QTP? I want QTP to execute tests and post the results on Testlink. So then I can compare of actual and ...
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Problem with IE9 security certificate when accessing HTTPS URLs using Selenium 2 WebDriver

I have some Selenium 2 WebDriver test cases for Firefox and Internet Explorer 9. When I access HTTPS URLs on IE9 (Windows 7 64bit) I get: There is a problem with this website's security ...
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Significance of Maven,Svn,Jenkins in selenium webdriver?

I am a learner of selenium webdriver and now want to code using framework.I don't have a detailed picture of when to use what in above said tools.I do know that these are build,version,integration ...
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Advice regarding a non-coding solution

OK, first of all I'd like to give a quick summary of my position. I'm studying Computer science and I'm currently in third year and on a work placement. As part of my placement I am required to come ...
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346 views

Unit Test project vs Console app project for Visual Studio Selenium automated test suite

My team has recently implemented automated build and deployment using Microsoft TFS and we're in the process of automating the functional tests for our application. However, we have a concern. We ...
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1answer
400 views

How do I use JBehave to test a command line installer outcome?

I have a task and I don't know how to solve it. We have a Python command line installer, and I should write a functional automated test in JBehave for it. Does anybody have any idea how to approach ...
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373 views

Auto Increment Test Case Number in Excel when New Test Case is Added

I am stuck with one issue which needs your help. Because of some bad requirement i am supposed to write my test cases in excel. Now Each Test case has a Serial Number. Because the test cases are more ...
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354 views

How to test a search engine? [duplicate]

My company has developed a search engine and handed over to the testing to test. I have no idea how to start. Its taking results from bing API
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218 views

Performance testing tool that can be automated and work on a java application deployed Google AppEngine?

I'm also battling with what performance testing tool to use for my application which would be deployed on Google AppEngine. I am familiar with Jmeter but I still can't figure out I can automate it to ...
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387 views

Different regression script development approaches

I am looking for different alternative ways of developing regression scripts. In our case, we have an application that deals with a lot of data processing and provides some results to the user. ...
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Is model-driven testing a viable technology for real applications yet?

Computer scientists are actively researching model-driven testing as a means of testing applications automatically. The papers I've read are interesting, but so far the modelling technology appears ...
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Selenium: Basic Drop Down

I am very new to the world of QA and selenium. I have been trying to create a number of tests to run and cannot seem to get the commands to work properly on one specific drop down. When I execute the ...
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123 views

Fixed vs Dynamic AUT

We develop automated user interface tests. The application under test is quite complex and it can be configured by the user (the real user) in many ways. Our tests to be automated are quite complex as ...
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1answer
348 views

Test scenarios for testing of touch screen driver

I am supposed to test a touch screen driver using black box method. What kind of scenarios should I consider?
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370 views

Getting error even after including webdriver jar in JMeter

I get error even after including jmeter-plugins-webdriver-1.1.3.jar in JMeter, While clicking on jp@gc firefox driver config it still shows me the error dialog box as mentioned below Please ...
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1answer
321 views

Selenium JUnit DOM Testing - Problem with counting Dynamic rows

I have a DOM structure "div > table id = 't1' > tbody > tr" (count of tr changes on resize) The javascript function changes the number of rows on resizing the browser. I want to count number of rows ...
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QC 10: Shortcut keys for blocking a single step/all the steps?

I am looking for shortcut Keys which can be used during execution. Below are the keys that I am aware of. Hope this helps: Ctrl+R: Begin Run Ctrl+Alt+A: All Test Steps Pass Ctrl+P: 1selected step ...
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5answers
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Selenium 2 element.click() is unreliable

I am using Selenium 2 2.16 build. I've been running into problems where I get a variable response to a click() call, where sometimes the click activates the behaviour behind the element (new page ...
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163 views

Advice required qa & testing

I have seen this question in forum before, still I am putting this, sorry for that. I have work experience of 5yrs in manual testing mobile applications. Basically I'm searching a new job with a good ...
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2answers
959 views

What kind of experience do I need to become an automation QA engineer/ SDET?

I have a degree in an unrelated science from a great school. I didn't have enough interest to go on for my PHD, and I really enjoyed the CS electives I took, so I went into QA. I've been doing this ...
7
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4answers
264 views

Testing Automation: How effective is it to purchase automation scripts rather than developing in-house scripting capacity?

I recently moved into the Software Testing department of my organization.The business has little history of automating testing, and most software development and testing is conducted by third parties ...
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1answer
453 views

Find text using Xpath with class (vb.net)

Hey guys ! This is on what I'm working on : Dim url As String = "http://brayket.byethost9.com/index.php?/shoutbox/" Dim web As New HtmlWeb() Dim doc As HtmlDocument = web.Load(url) Dim ...
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Which Certifications is more demanding for QA, and Software Testing professionals? [duplicate]

Which Certification Is demanding for Senior SQA Engineers? ISTQB CSTE CSTP CTM I am planning for QA certification but don't know which one is best.Please suggest me..
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Functionalities of Selenium

I am learning Selenium Webdriver on my own, with a little bit of Java Programming background in my experience since the past three weeks. In this time, I have learnt the following functionalities of ...
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174 views

ETL Testing Automation using XML's

Can any one have idea how to automate ETL testing like ...compare schemas, data, lookups and making sure the data flowed correctly end to end without truncations, calculation errors. please provide ...
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How to run the test plan with different username in jmeter?

I am recording my web application using JMeter, then i will edit my number of users (thread) = 2, so then while running my test plan the user name must be given separate for two users and run the test ...
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1answer
3k views

Is there a ChromeDriver available for Mac OS X 64 bit?

I using Mac OS X 10.8.5. I was using Firefox driver for testing. I would like to use chrome driver too. I searched and all i got is chromedriver for Mac-32 bit.
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7answers
353 views

Criteria for deciding what is more important to test

Which criteria do you usually use to decide what is more important to test and what is less important? I mostly have two parameters: what's the likelihood that the user will encounter the scenario ...
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1answer
103 views

Testing when two bugs cancel each other out?

I'm writing test cases for a simple open-source utility using Perl's Test::More module. There are two bugs in the utility that, due to the way they interact, cause one of the test cases to pass. (I ...
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Scoring a performance test

We run performance tests in QA. They follow a familiar pattern. A multi-threaded client generates sends traffic to a server. The traffic pattern is configurable: it might be a constant number of ...
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What arguments would you make to persuade management that UI automation is a bad investment

After working with UI automation for some time and having to maintain many system tests (huge end-to-end tests that start all the way from software installation to testing via UI), I finally realized ...
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1answer
218 views

Test case count report in testlink

Test link reports seem highly tied with a test plan. I have test cases marked with "Execution Type" manual / automated. I just could not find any way to gather count of manual and automated tests with ...
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4answers
1k views

Changing my career field to QA

I have a BA degree in Biochemistry. I worked at a research lab for 5 yrs before I quit my job to be a stay at home. Now I want to change my career and get into the field of QA. I don't have much ...
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1answer
95 views

dragAndDropBy() function Encountering Exception

I am a beginner in Selenium and m trying to automate the drag and drop functionality. But everytime I am trying to execute the dragAndDrop() functionality, Eclipse is Giving off Exception. PF the ...
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2answers
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Difference between Selenium and TestNG

Am a beginner in Selenium and am trying to learn selenium on my own by googling. One thing which I noticed was in many of the posts which I read about selenium the name of the framework by name ...
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Production bugs and on-call support

Are there any metrics to determine if a "software defect" that happens in a Production environment is really a bug/defect - and then it's worth engaging 2nd level or "on-call" support? In particular, ...
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292 views

What's a significant slogan for the formal review process?

I hope this is the right QA site to ask this question, if not, please give me a hint, where to ask it :-) In my study (computer science) we got a module named "Software Quality", where the focus is ...
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4answers
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What are the possible test scenario's to test a Text field?

Consider the text field accepts alpha-numeric characters. What could be some unique and out of the box test scenario's/cases that could be useful in finding an important defect.
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2answers
9k views

Selenium IDE: Test works with firefox webdriver but not with htmlunitdriver

Disclaimer: I've never used any test tools before, as I'm in the developer team, not the QA team. Our team is tasked with the ultimate goal of writing an automated load test script, which will be ...
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1answer
380 views

How to run a particular test in an test suite?

Iam new to selenium suite, please show me how to run an particular test in an test suite, Below is my test suite, <!DOCTYPE suite SYSTEM "http://testng.org/testng-1.0.dtd" > <suite ...
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7answers
1k views

Do you need to re-verify all bugs in the staging environment?

At my company the QA department will verify all of the bugs fixed in builds deployed to our QA environment. We might deploy like 10 or so builds over a few weeks and they verify that the bug fixes are ...
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2answers
664 views

What is UAT Protocol?

I've just wrote an UAT script specifying all of the use cases step by step (quite standard). However the customer is asking us for a UAT protocol and we have no clue on what he means by that. Anyone ...
5
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3answers
224 views

How to best design and create a load test on a web application?

I'm new to testing and have been asked to create a load test for a web application. My group's lead asked the test to just browse the application for hours with a load of 100 users. That's the only ...
1
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1answer
3k views

Unable to find element in selenium

I'm using the following code: if i[1] == "id_text": inst = driver.find_element_by_id(i[2]) #inst.click() for option in inst.find_elements_by_tag_name('option'): if option.text == ...
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3answers
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What skills & technologies should I acquire / learn for performing my role as a Test Lead?

I have 7 years of experience in testing and recently I have assumed the role of test lead. I have to manage a team of 7-8 testers and our work is mostly comprised of Manual Testing. I want to know ...

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