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If I was being interviewed and was asked this question, first of all i would start off by trying to quench my curiosity. How much time do i have? What type of a toaster is it? How much power limit does it operate on as per the vendor? Does the vendor provide any user manual or claims documentation? How does it work? Is it timer based or manual toaster? ...


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The Parking Calculator that is on Markus Gartner's site is a good way to have someone test something, and if they peruse the site as well for interest good for them. The calculator is a well known example you can find more on as well if you want. It's hard to do auditions, I recently did one for my position and they gave me materials that I needed to ...


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Checking black-box and white-box skills You've been given a task to test the isPalindrom(String text) : boolean function. What are test cases you would propose and why? Now implement the function under test yourself. Are you seeing some more test cases to verify? We used that question at our interviews, inspired by What are the test cases or test ...


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I think your understanding of these testing types is a little skewed. A system test is done within the system itself; and NOT at a developers sandbox. Tests at a developer machine are typically unit tests. For acceptance testing, that is usually when you put your product in front of a focus group to get their feedback and see if it meets requirements. ...


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Take yourself serious from the start, getting a pay upgrade in a later stadium is always harder then at the start. Discussing a better salary also shows some of your non technical skills which might impress them. First you should think about how much money you actual need on a monthly basis. You could then wait for their offer and see if meets your needs. ...


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I suppose first of all you should analyse a few thing, How will the company benefit from you? Do you have the knowledge and will(since its your first job and I assumed you haven't done any real testing yet) to meet the requirements? What kind of career opportunity does the job provide? Think of where you would like to be 5 years from now? And then ...


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Well, the answer will be specific to: the position and company you apply for, match between your experience and position requirements, and how well you can sell your experience during the interview. When I didn't know what money should I expect from my first job in a new domain, I participated in multiple interviews in a row. This way I was able to ...


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According to ISTQB glossary of terms Alpha testing: Simulated or actual operational testing by potential users/customers or an independent test team at the developers’ site, but outside the development organization. Alpha testing is often employed for off-the-shelf software as a form of internal acceptance testing. System testing: The process of testing ...


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I agree with user3557882. You are mixing metaphors. "System testing" was described by Boris Beizer in a model outlining of theoretical levels of testing (see Levels of Testing By contrast we have always used Alpha and Beta releases as part of a process to get bits into the hands of early adopters in order to get feedback from customers.



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