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reviewed Approve What is the best practice for testing against modules which collect statistic
Aug
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comment Testing random number generation
Not a fully answer, but one of the best ways to determine if things are random are to try to compress them. Compression works by finding patterns, and if they're random, there won't be many patterns for it to find in order to compress.
Jul
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Jul
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Jul
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Jul
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Jul
25
comment I face a problem while opening Firefox with Selenium script
Perhaps you could elaborate on what advantage this will provide.
Jul
23
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Jul
9
comment How to get the last value in a list/string using Python
Posts on this corner of the SE network are expected to relate to software testing and/or quality assurance in some way. This post fails to meet that criterion.
Jul
9
comment How do you manage the expectations of the management that the QA team would find all the bugs in their owned feature?
I would ask the developers how they managed to convince management that it was okay for them to write non-defect-free code in the first place.
Jun
28
comment Is FitNesse the only DSL for Selenium, or is there another DSL available?
As a side note, I have always found things that "allow a non-programmer to <task typically done by a programmer>" end up using more resources (time, money) than they save, even if it meant hiring or contracting an actual programmer.
Jun
27
comment Testing with no QA team in an agile development environment
+1 for 'done done', not just 'done'. That's been a constant thorn in my side when working with other developers when they are more focused on the 'done' part than the 'done done' part.
Jun
22
comment How close is functional testing related to security testing?
Generally, we expect answers to have more than just a link. They should have insight directed at the question being asked. It's fine to support your answer with references, and it's strongly encouraged to isolate the key points in your answer and say "for further reading, check out this and this ". But just a link is strongly discouraged.
Jun
13
reviewed Approve How to automate the action on a canvas object, when the canvas element has no name or ID in Selenium?
Jun
12
comment Excel Add In for Quality Center won't run in 64 bit excel - is there a workaround?
We had a number of things break when upgrading to Office 2010 on our webapps. Granted they're homebrew, not HP, but as yet there's no workarounds we've found. I suspect it is a fundamental change in the API which can only be fixed by changing how the tool itself interacts with Excel. I know this isn't very encouraging :-(
Jun
12
comment Does writing “Given” “When” “Then” BDD style test cases scale up to larger, end-to-end scenarios
The effectiveness of a test only ever comes into play when it fails. The test is supposed to tell you what fails in your system. The more complex a test is, the less information you have about what is actually broken when it fails.
May
29
comment Good Beginner eLearning Training Videos & Tutorials for HP QTP?
Could you perhaps elaborate on this a bit more? What is the site's purpose, and how it relates to QTP?
May
29
comment Good Beginner eLearning Training Videos & Tutorials for HP QTP?
Since there is no one answer for this, I have converted it to CW.
May
29
reviewed Approve xpath tag wiki excerpt