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This is where good communication skills, alertness and good vocab comes in handy for a tester.... Looking at the meanings of the terms in question, Feature: a distinctive attribute or aspect of something. Functionality: t he quality of being suited to serve a purpose well; practicality. So with the knowledge of the meanings of these terms you can come up ...


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Feature Testing: Link 1 , Link 2 Functional Testing: Link 1, Link 2 These links may help you.. EDIT : Sorry forgot to save the edit.. As per me Functional is different and functionality is different.


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There are lots of kinds of testing, and they vary by company and organization. Different people use different terms. There is no special value in any particular set of terms; you just need to know what the speakers means when they use them. Frankly, I think it was a stupid question, or perhaps even a trick question to see how you deal with ambiguity. ...


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Feature Testing Testing enhanced things in already developed project is called feature testing.Whether its is useful for our project.Understanding the Feature,Build Test Scenarios,How it is Implemented,Deploy the Build Early are some of the things in feature testing. Functional Tesing Functional testing means testing the application ...


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I agree with milinpatel17' above answer about Test Plan. Test Plan is a detailed layout and strategy to test a product or application. Before you start writing a test plan, consider these points first: Why to test -- objective What to test -- scope How to achieve objective -- required time and money (with number of resources) What approach -- Automation, ...


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To know how to write a test plan one must first learn to plan a test. Planning test is a real thinker task. You should be asking a hell lot of question to learn about the domain of the project. You should learn about the stakeholders of the project. One part of planning consists of test estimation. Here is something that might get you started with it - ...


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Test at least one object everyday(maybe a spoon/pen/table or anything for that matter). Generate teat ideas for it and get it reviewed from others. Read about testing - blogs, articles and books. Participate in online discussions, forums and communities about testing. Write about what you learn. Share it with the world. Ask as many questions as you can ...


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There are many such tools. Basically if you do a search with term "test management tool" you will find a lot of alternatives. There are also many sites listing the tools, but they seem to be biased towards some commercial alternatives. One site with a quite exhaustive listing for Test tools is https://www.testtoolreview.de/en/ The company I'm working in ...


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One suggestion can be Test Link, its freeware. You can easily install and configure at your end. This tool will help you to maintain a regression repository consisting of Test Case, Test Scripts, Test Run, Bugs etc..


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I am unaware of any standard definition for "Software Reliability Report". And an internet search doesn't show anything either. So you have 2 options: Ask management what they want in the report, or if they don't know, ask them what the report is for and use your best judgement. Make something up. List of known defects, supported usage scenarios, ...


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It's possible you're tackling a symptom and not the root cause? Do you have User Stories* and are they managed in some tool? Do you have acceptance criteria for each User Story? Do you formalize the acceptance criteria as Test Cases? Do you "link" each automated test to its corresponding Test Case? If you can answer Yes to all questions then all you need ...


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The question is a bit theoretical, so I'll start my answer the same way: In theory, or in some projects, testing can be all about generating the great test ideas that will find the most relevant issues. A bit samy way that in theory, or in some projects systematic way of working with requirements will find all the relevant issues and prove that system works ...


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Others have had had very good points, but I have one more thing to add to managing a huge amount of tests. Make sure you have a way to take one step ( ore few steps) backwards from the test results to form groups. Generally forming groups by functionality of the software works, and you might need to add groups for end-to-end tests etc. that do not fit ti ...


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One way you can force things is to use mental frameworks, such as ACC or Nouns & Verbs where you come up with two lists and combine the two. Examples are on this cheat sheet. Note the Heuristics section of that cheat sheet also has lots of other ways to approach coming up with tests. These types of models and frameworks help you increase the number of ...


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You could try reading 6 hats by De Bono - 6 thinking hats or watch this video based on it and adapted to testing by Julian Harty - 6 hats video


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I'd suggest taking a look at the answer to this question: How can a Software Tester use "Out of the Box" thinking approach to find more bugs? They include general strategies and some specific suggestions. Personally, I find the best way to be a creative tester is to be creative, period - having creative hobbies helps, as does practicing looking ...


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I really like the videos of James Bach. He has a very unique perspective on the world of software testing. He will challenge your thinking and a lot of the "best" practises in the testing world. Be sure to watch his Open Lecture on Software Testing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ILkT_HV9DVU


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I dont think so a material would teach/tune your creativity. Try to understand the Business uses of the AUT. Think about possible ways to exploit the App if you were the Real User of that Application. If it is a Banking related application, try to understand the domain knowledge. That will give you more ideas. Try to participate in Bug contests or Sign up as ...



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