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Questions tagged [agile-testing]

Agile testing is a software testing practice that follows the principles of agile software development.

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Possible scenarios for a periodic task that is run daily at 11:40 PM to process a data set available globally

I'm testing an e-commerce website and there is a deviation that is occurring on a daily basis for a periodic task that runs daily at 11:40 PM. In essence, what this task does that it picks all orders ...
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What are the Best Practices for structuring a Test Plan

When working at small organisation in a small IT team gaining maturity with a one person test team. Using Test Manager in VSTFS 2015, what are the best practices for test plan structure? The Team ...
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How can I effectively transform the QA team into Agile and scrum?

I haven't seen any organization solely working on Scrum. Almost everyone practices Agile, but not completely follow the Scrum or any other process. Though they practice daily stand up meeting, ...
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How to perform QA when dev provided no deliverables? [duplicate]

The development team will release new epic after 30 days, today is day 1 and they did not provide any deliverables. What should a QA Engineer do to assure high quality?
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How to structure the test suite in test management tool

Im using Testlink as our test management tool. We are using in agile environment How to structure our test cases as test suite in our test management tool. Also how to maintain the tracerbility We ...
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Is checking web content for typos and spelling mistakes part of QA or testing?

At my work a test manager is getting her team to raise any bugs or defects within JIRA. When I look at JIRA bug reports, there are a whole lot of text copy issues raised for web content. I always ...
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How to utilize Chrome Dev tools for QA(manual or automation)?

These days I noticed the features in Chrome Dev tools(especially in 60+ versions) are increasing day by day and in every tab, there are a lot of options which most of us QA engineers are not fully ...
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What are key advantages of adding developer who can test vs tester who can code

Background: To hire for an engineer position in a small(2-3 developers) agile team where there is no existing "tester" in the team. Problem statement: We are trying to decide what skills we should be ...
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Good Test Case Management Solutions for Agile with JIRA

I know this is a subjective question, but I'm looking to find pros and cons of different Test Management Software to be able to make an objective decision to get the best tool for my needs. I am a ...
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Beginner S.R.S testing section writing advice

I'm writing the Testing section for a SRS for a group project. We started out with the IEEE std 830-1993 SRS template but have kinda moulded it around our project to suit our needs. We are taking an ...
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How to manage test automation project with agile methodology when we have no control over the software we are testing

A team is developing software and testing it using a dummy back end. That team is not allowed to have an access to the real system for testing (politics), so my team is testing it with the real back ...
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What are the effective ways of recording and maintaining test execution proofs?

We are following Agile Scrum in our project. While manual testing, we would like to maintain test execution proof which should be easy to capture and easy to maintain. Currently, we are following the ...
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Agile Testing with no Acceptance Criteria or Documentation to refer to

I have been asked to test a new software application. The project is run Agile. In some cases I have no Acceptance Criteria and no documentation to refer to and I am being asked to write test cases ...
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Is manual regression testing an technical debt for agile teams aiming for continuous delivery?

Background: Following are not my assumptions or expectations but in my last couple of interactions with different project teams, I am seeing these patterns where it is expected (from testing by the ...
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Is there any standard or pattern of doing Exploratory Testing

Is there any standard or pattern of doing Exploratory Testing? Do we still need to write test cases or not? Is there any flow to follow with this kind of testing? How Exploratory Testing related ...
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How to move toward Dev Ops in testing from Agile

We are looking to move towards DevOps methodology. Currently, we are using Agile methodologies in testing. We, as a team want to increase the number of deployments/releases in a year. For this, we ...
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Testing Process differences between test, stage, production for hotfixes vs feature releases

Where I work we have 3 environments for our product: Test, Mirror, Production. Test is used for development purposes. Mirror is used for feature promotion, staging, and sometimes we share this ...
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I want to test web apps. Would emulators alone suffice or do I need to buy lots of smartphones?

I have made a website. I visited this website using different mobile browsers and I am getting an error related to visual display and button click event. Do I need to test with a large number of ...
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How should agile stories be written to make QA testing easy?

I often see agile stories that don't clearly describe what is being developed. Often, nothing is mentioned about how the story must be tested at a high level. I generally don't see this issue in UI ...
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Showing system test coverage for customers/stakeholders in agile

I work for a software consultancy as a test analyst and was looking for some advice on testing in agile. Since my company moved agile, I think that testing has turned into mini iterations of ...
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metrics in exploratory testing

I want to track and measure session based exploratory testing effectively. What are the main metrics used in session based exploratory testing to measure efforts, charters, bugs, opportunities and ...
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In what phase, QC Testing and UAT happens in Agile projects?

I'm new to Agile. I was trying to figure out when do QC testing and UAT happens in projects using Agile methodology. Explore phase, Adapt phase?
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What can be done if requirements are changing continuously in Agile?

If requirements are likely to change frequently during development. Although a complete change in requirement is possible, most of the time, it is the technical details that are subject to change. e.g....
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Firing event on new tab of browser in LeanFt using C#

In my application flow, a new tab is opened in Google Chrome after clicking a button, I want to fire more click events and test the application in this new tab but the click events are not getting ...
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QA Steps to move sprint story from Ready for QA to Done?

I am looking for the high level general steps performed by a QA Engineer on a scrum team using JIRA and a test management tool like Test Rail. I realize this will be different for every company but ...
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How is regression testing tracked as part of a Sprint? Is it a user story or a task?

How is regression testing tracked as part of a Sprint? Is it a user story or a task? We always do regression testing as part of a sprint; however, there is question on whether we track as a task ...
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How to document testing in Agile environments? [closed]

The "Working software over comprehensive documentation" agile value is one of the most controversial. Regarding testing, how do agile test team achieve "Just Barely Good Enough Models and Documents"? ...
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How to ensure 100% coverage of requirements in test cases?

How do I ensure that my test cases covers every aspect of the requirements? For example I had written test cases for the login page with all possible combinations I can think of and submitted for ...
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Is Agile - Methodology, Model or a Process? [closed]

I have been working with waterfall model till now. Now We are moving to Agile. Now as we all are new to it everybody is using a different term i.e. some says "Agile Methodology", others "Agile Model" ...
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TDD example for building website

I am looking into TDD and I don't fully understand the approach. I am a web developer using PHP and I can't find any examples of TDD which I can relate to. So far this is what I understand of ATDD: ...
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Which testing process will be good to start building a new product? [closed]

Your company is started building a new product and they are hired you as a Sr. QA position for this new product. As of the companies expectation you have to work on both manual and automation (...
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What practices do you use to Test-infect your engineers?

Let me start with some contexts in the form of a quote from JUnit Test Infected: Programmers Love Writing Tests: The Problem Every programmer knows they should write tests for their code. Few ...
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The right way to start test automation in agile project

I am working in a agile testing project. I am new in testing field, please help me if somebody knows the answer. My questions are, Are test cases needed in agile testing or do we directly write ...
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Analytics Platform(AP) + Performance Testing + Need a Open Source tool to Test AP

We Developed a Application, where we can track the Analytics of the Users. Like Installs, Uninstalls, Sessions, Events, Sending Notifications, Large scale of Information where we can Track down the ...
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Setting a QA practice in an organisation [duplicate]

We have around 8 projects and 8 testers in our organisation. The testers are usually aligned to the Development manager and report to him. There is no proper process by which the testing can be ...
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Should testers have access to view developers code? What are pros and cons of this?

I am working as a manual and automation tester for a financial company. Testers in my company don't have access to the source code of our applications, we have limited access rights to our version ...
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Considerations and suggestions for QA lead responsible for software testing and development processes [closed]

I am offered a position as a QA lead, which is a big-big step up for me. I would appreciate some feedback, heads-up, suggestions, certify and considerations when tackling such a responsibility. ...
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Only QA engineer for 4 developers, I'm always playing catchup. How can I be more proactive?

I'm the only QA engineer in a team of 4 developers. We are usually having deliverables and almost all of them are working on different projects. So I need to test it and I find myself playing catchup ...
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Where can I get an 'unit and integration plan checklist' template? [closed]

I’m working on a new project and I need a checklist template. Can anyone share a template so I can use it?
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How to create test template in Agile?

I am new in the team and they asked me to create test template in Agile. Right now we are in POC phase. This template will help us in future when we will be in real development phase. I don't have ...
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Should the developer provide steps necessary to test?

New to the field of QA, I've been asked to do SQA for a project that I'm unfamiliar with and that is close to completion. An example of a specific functional task to be tested looks like the following:...
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Automation in agile sprints

How can automation be done from Sprint1 in agile environment, since there is no UI from which we can identify objects with different locators?
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How to test the REST API's effectively ( Complete )?

I want to know apart form verifying status codes ( 200, 400, 500 ) and json what else we can verify to make sure API's work as intended ? PS : I have little Idea about Schema validation as well. If ...
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Deleting created data from Automated Tests?

So what's the best way to go about this? Lets pretend im testing localhost, or a remote site. That either has a mysql or postgreSQL database. I have a few automated tests that create things (X,Y,Z ...
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Which are the best course to learn automated QA for a start-up? [closed]

Which courses are the best to help me grasp the foundations of Automated testing? I am currently in a manual QA position doing only Ad-Hoc/regression testing. This is also the only testing we ...
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Will writing unit tests block developers from coding?

We are about to implement TDD in our software company and we met some serious questions. As you know, this is the TDD life cycle: Add a test Run all tests and see if the new test fails Write the ...
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Agile extension tester certification mock tests [duplicate]

I am giving ISTQB Agile extension tester certification exam in next 2 days. I could see single mock test paper roaming around internet. I would like to solve few more mock papers. Can i get these test ...
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How to set up a Software testing process

I have been assigned a task to create a Testing process in the company. Our company uses Agile methodology. The task is to create a generic plan which determines the role of a QA/Tester in the ...
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Does anyone know of a good bug matrix or defect management process?

I am currently looking for a good bug matrix. Does anyone know of one, i have come across this: https://michaellant.com/2010/05/25/a-simple-agile-defect-management-process/
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How to tackle a huge bug backlog?

What is the best approach in dealing with a huge bug backlog? Currently we have a huge bug backlog and i was looking for an efficient way to deal/categorize/ how to manage the backlog?