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What are the disadvantages of test driven development?

Today one of my peers gave a presentation on test driven development, he mentioned several advantages of TDD and it seems to be an effective practice. However, I was wondering what some of the ...
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TDD and Refactoring

Re-factoring code seems to be the more time consuming area of TDD, is there a way of knowing if you have spent too much time doing so? Or maybe a way of limiting the amount of re-factoring that must ...
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Can or should TDD be used for every programming project or is there a way to choose when to use it?

I am currently in software engineering and we are covering Test Driven Development. Can or should TDD be used for every programming project or is there a way to choose when to use it?
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How to dissect a large legacy codebase and start using TDD

If I was to inherit a large codebase, how would I start refactor the application using TDD? The application has layers of authentication(financial banking company), and frankly, not knowing where to ...
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Test Driven Development

I'm extracting a new class, should I create new tests for it? I'm wondering as to how to realize when to create new test and how to implement them when they are needed.
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Test driven development appropriateness

I am aware that there are many advantages of test driven software development. However, I'm wondering if there are situations in which test driven development is not appropriate or just downright not ...
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What methods or resources could I use to refactor current programs to use test-driven development?

So what are some current methodologies or even automated test software that I could use to refactor current code to be more test-driven?
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Test design for MongoDB

I am reviewing the information in the MongoDB documentation regarding test design (http://www.mongodb.org/about/contributors/tutorial/write-tests-for-server-code/) which is a good 'how' of ...
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Refactoring code in TDD cycle and the appropriate time to do so?

When it comes to the TDD cycle, how far through the testing should refactoring the code take place (incremental after each test or at the end)? And how would this affect the TDD cycle and the time ...
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Where to begin with Test Driven Development?

I would like to know what are some good websites, youtube channels, forums, and books to start off with learning Test Driven Development? Anything that can guide me in the right direction. Thanks in ...
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TDD and client-server interactions

I'm new to software development and I am writing some functions that send data to and ask for data from a server. If I wanted to use test driven development when writing these functions, what would be ...
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Is TDD used with all types of testing?

The way TDD has been described to me makes it sound like TDD is only really useful with unit testing. Does TDD mean all types of testing, such as Acceptance testing, and functional tests?
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TDD in a two-week sprint? Practical?

On one hand, it may take a while (or a long time) to create and run tests with TDD. The worst case scenario is when the test cases fail and the entire program fails. Refactoring may take longer than ...
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How would I write a test for a database system such as Redis?

So i'm looking into databases and I want to use Redis, but I would like to know how I would go about writing tests for a database such as this before starting with it.
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Using TDD when developing a database schema?

I am fairly new to TDD and database development. If I wanted to use test driven development when I am trying to create a database schema how would I do that? What are the common tools and processes ...
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Test-driven development- Time vs Quality

My question was more a general question about the purpose of test-driven development, or its intended usefulness. I know that test-driven development is a style of development where you write tests ...
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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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71 views

Pros and cons of refactoring code during testing phase?

What are the pros and cons of refactoring code during the testing phase? Are there any set methods of doing this?
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When is the best time to use Test Driven Development in terms of applications being written as opposed to waterfall?

When is the best time to use Test Driven Development in terms of applications being written as opposed to waterfall?
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Quantifying the value of Automation

I’ve just spent the last 6 months replacing a couple of old frameworks one using enterprise toolsets with a shiny new appium/webdriver framework. Everything has gone well with good buy in from both ...
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Can Appium automate the In App Purchase flow on iOS?

Making an In App Purchase (IAP) on iOS brings an Apple alert and puts the application into the background. If I use the Appium framework for automation, will I be able to interact with these prompts? ...
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What is the Real Business Value of Software Testing in an IT Project?

I work as a manual tester on a big project. My project follows Agile methodology. I test a Web-based application. I sometimes ask myself, am I giving any value to the stakeholders? What is the Real ...
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What is a suitable web site for multi-devices testing

When our web site was finished, we were tasked to test it with all devices. Some devices are not allowed, but for the ones that are I use a virtual devices site online. The problem is some sites do ...
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123 views

Where does the “helper” method get placed within a test script?

I'm new to automation, and programming, for the most part. I have a test script where I have to verify the presence of certain elements within a page I am testing. At the moment, I have multiple ...
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29 views

Find beta-testers for opendata site

I've launched the community-driven opendata non-profitable site, and want to find the beta-tester enthusiasts. Can you suggest where I can to contact them?
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What are CorrelationExtractionRules and CorrelationBinding attributes in web test files

What is the purpose of the <CorrelationExtractionRules> tag and the CorrelationBinding="..." attribute within the <QueryStringParameter ...> tag within a Visual Studio 2013 ".webtest" ...
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How can we capture run time values using selenium webdriver?

How can we capture run time values using selenium webdriver ? For e.g while testing a banking site, we provide all details necessary to create a new customer and click submit. A customer ID is ...
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162 views

How to test Image carousel

I would like to test an Image carousel using Selenium C# An example of the type of the type of carousel can be found here: http://bxslider.com/ Maybe the test could click on the next image, assert ...
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32 views

Comparison metrics for a static analysis tool

I analyzing a static analysis tool. I have performed test on some samples apps and some real life apps. I have to write comparison metrics for both sets of apps. But I'm not clear about what are the ...
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Not able to click in Selenium Webdriver. Getting a NoSuchElementException

I got my code ready in Selenium IDE and exported it to Selenium Webdriver (JUnit 4). My code was working perfectly in Selenium IDE but an issue has arose after my migration to Selenium Webdriver. ...
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44 views

Selenium Testing in Android Devices without USB connection

How can I do my selenium testing by opening the browser in android device from my PC, without connecting through USB?
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84 views

Exist a Jenkins plugin that displays test result graph by category?

I want to develop automated GUI tests for a mobile application. The application has different areas. I want to use JUnit as testing framework and the Categories feature to assign each test case a ...
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203 views

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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How to test Sphinx Search?

How to test sphinx search functionality? My company has upgraded sphinx from version 0.9.9 to version 2.2.4. I have no idea about test cases and what major points should I focus. Any help would be ...
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How to design scenario in JMeter

I am new to JMeter,and started learning as we as exploring the tool. Currently we are using Performance Center for Load testing. Eventually we will move to JMeter. Here is the scenario how we ...
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1answer
129 views

Use of Standard Deviation and Percentiles in performance testing

The following report is generated by Gatling (my favorite performance test tool). I am wondering how to make use of the standard deviation and percentile data that it produces. I am planning to use ...
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how to do automated testing on both front end and database [closed]

the testing includes front end GUI testing and database verification and some files verification under windows/linux. I know that selelnium can be used for front end GUI testing. what about the other ...
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Condition/Decision testing with loops

I'm trying to set up a load of test cases for a program, I've managed to create cases for all of the if statements, but the while loops and for loops confuse me a bit as I'm not sure what the test ...
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How to interpret / analyse code coverage results and provide suggestions for improvements?

Knowledge level I am looking for a how-to for a beginner, not so much for a expert or consultant answer like "it depends". Feel free to add the "it depends" parts nevertheless. Question How would ...
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506 views

What are the common Quality Assurance jokes? [closed]

I have seen lots and lots of jokes of programming. But there are very few jokes about QA. I feel sorry for that. So it very much needed to make our our own kind of jokes repo. And as i have no ...
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Checking invocation of internal methods

Currently I am writing tests for a framework and I have several PHP methods that have this pattern: $method = 'onBefore' . ucfirst($this->task); if (method_exists($this, $method)) { ...
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93 views

“What Are Some Good Bug Finding Techniques”? [closed]

what are some good techniques, approaches to find defects in a web based application, which would be found in basic testing? thanks.
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Licensing restrictions of formal methods (code proof) tools and contractors

This is NOT Intended to be a product/service recommendation question - I am trying really hard to word this so it isn't one. Does anyone here perform static analysis on your code using abstract ...
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Is there a tool to find groups of files that are changed together?

We've found that there are quite a few defects introduced when files that need to be changed together are not. To address this, we're working on bringing the code together, so the change can be made ...
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How can i automate site access HBase

i have a web site deals with HBase instead of oracle and HBase Dosen't have any interface to Query on it such as Oracle, So i want a tool to automate this site
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61 views

How to get Server Stats like CPU Usage, Response time etc. when Load has been applied from Client PC

How to get Server Stats like CPU Usage, Response time etc. when Load has been applied from Client PC. I am Using Blazemeter with Jmeter on Ubuntu 12.04 OS. Thanks Expert for being on Stack ...
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Can any one tell me about how Cloud computing can help a person who is in Telecom Testing Domain?

My Experience in Manual Telecom Testing is around 6 Years now and I am trying to add some more value to my Resume. Is there any certification in cloud which can help testers ? Will it be a total ...
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171 views

How to open two firefox browsers using selenium? Closing one and then opening another with different URL [closed]

I am trying to close and then re-open the FF browser with different URL.
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1answer
83 views

Run the test JS and PHP in parallel via CircleCI

I use circle to run JS and PHP test (Protractor/ Phpunit). I would like use parallelism to win time but i don't know configure the parallelism. I activate the parallelism in the circle parameters (2 ...
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Verify Quality of Video and Audio Played using Automation Scripts

I have few audio and video files which I need to play and verify the files are playing perfect or there is choppy audio or issues with pixel when videos are playing. We can easily verify this ...

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