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Questions tagged [efficiency]

Ability to avoid wasting materials, energy, efforts, money, and time in doing something or in producing a desired result.

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Testing a multi-platform project

We have an Android app that also has an online portal. Currently, two teams of developers are working on the Android and the web part separately. the process is being tracked using two separate Trello ...
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Whats the meaning of this 'Testing efficiency' number?

Looking for a way to measure the efficiency of software testing I came upon the following formula Testing Efficiency = (No. of defects Resolved / Total No. of Defects Submitted)* 100 from e.g. here. ...
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Formulas for test estimation?

I have 60 pages which i need to test for compatibility in 112 devices and OS's, are there any basic formulas to estimate these kind of Testing based projects. How should I give an estimation for ...
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Are Exhaustive “Brute Force” UI Tests Worth It?

Lately I've been asked to write some automated GUI tests of the following style: Open the application Open ALL dialog boxes In each dialog check for ... Are these types of tests worthwhile? What ...
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What's the most efficient way to run lots of tests?

Here's my current setup: Compile on teamcity Copy the dlls to 8 agents and run tests simaltaniousisly (via snapshot dependencies) Finally taper them in to a single 'publish' build configuration. ...
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Should automated tests be efficient?

I've written and edited a bunch of automated GUI tests. In some cases, the tests are inefficient (eg to select an item from a list, instead of a clever search, a dialog is opened and starting fro the ...