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Questions tagged [functional]

Functional testing is a quality assurance (QA) process and a type of black-box testing that bases its test cases on the specifications of the software component under test.

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Bugged Mobile App To Test

I am looking for some bugged apps in order to perform functional test training and/or test some techniques. I found some resources like this, or a list of web application like it. However these are ...
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What may be the edge cases for testing a 'Payment link in SMS' feature?

We are testing a new feature that is about to get released in a few days and most of the testing has been done by the team. The feature in essence is about payment link being sent in SMS to end ...
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What are the tools can be use for functional testing for an EXTJS application?

I have to test an application developed using extjs. Mainly I have to focus on functional testing. Are there any new tools and frameworks that can be used for testing? I've searched about several ...
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What are the testing practices in Financial Services

I'm currently working on a new financial services software and wanted to know what is the current testing practices in the financial services. Would love to hear any thoughts/insights regarding the ...
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How to compare two files without looking at the contents

The same file was loaded in to two different environments, and I need to compare the outputs (without opening them up) My only thought is to compare the file size - because if they're both 5726kb ...
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Different Scenarios for two elevators programmed to different floors

Assume there are two elevators programmed for stopping in odd and even floors. i) What kind of test we need to do to ensure that the elevators working fine without any hassle. ii) What are the ...
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Is it a must to do all kinds of testing for a system?

There are different types of testing types. For an example : Functional testing types Smoke testing Regression testing etc... Non functional testing types Performance testing Security ...
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What is the difference between linux and windows from web application testing point of view [closed]

What is the difference between Linux and Windows from a web application testing point of view?
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Who should perform functional testing?

So, functional testing is a quality assurance (QA) process according to wikipedia, and a type of black-box, so here the functionalities of the system are tested without thinking about the code or ...
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Who is typically responsible for integration testing?

I am confused whether a developer or tester should typically do unit integration testing. For example, I know that Unit Testing is done by a developer, System Testing is done by a tester, and User ...
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Should Software Testers say that functionality is “working fine” or should they say that “it seems/appears to working fine or looks good”?

As a blackbox tester, while giving my testing status to the management, i usually refrain from saying that a particular feature, enhancement of defect is "working fine" and say that it seems/appear to ...
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jmeter - Could not connect to SMTP host: smtp.gmail.com, port: 587 [closed]

I am new to jmeter and trying to send an email using SMTP. Here is my sampler: this is the error results: Thread Name: REST example 1-3 Sample Start: 2018-01-15 14:34:54 CET Load time: 21003 ...
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Text content analytic test cases

I'm working on a project which is based on Text Content Analytic. It is actually analyzing given text content and we are presenting it in different output format like - PDF report, Graph in Dashboard. ...
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What are the disadvantages of using SaaS companies for Regression and Functional Testing?

I am well aware that there are great services which allows us to use hundreds of available browsers, devices, AI supported false positive prevention and many other things. But when it comes to build ...
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Can I Test mobile/DTH recharge service without actual money?

How Testing is done in e-payment applications? Do they use actual money in order to test all payment services.If not,are there any techniques/methods to test. For Eg:Mobile recharge in Paytm or in ...
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Selenium scripts will run successfully on different versions of windows OS?

I have some selenium scripts for my project. I have developed and tested on windows 7 OS.But I would like to know whether these same scripts will run successfully on different versions of windows OS ...
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How to assign CSV file without using ${__threadNum} in JMeter

I'm facing problem with assigning the CSV file on the basis of loop count, not on the basis of thread count. For example -> address1.csv, address2.csv......addressn.csv So it is very easy to do the ...
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Password field testing, few questions

I have no requirements for this field by default in my case. 1) If password field accept password like 8 empty spaces in a row, is it usually considered like a bug? 2) If no validating for field ...
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Jmeter Data Compare for functional testing

How i can compare two dataset return from diffrent operation in Jmeter ? First data returns from JDBC PreProcessor - Declear variable StCode and data returns in below mention format StCode_1 = abc ...
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Drawbacks to disabling SSL for functional testing purposes

We've created an OpenLDAP docker image for local development environment and functional testing purposes. We have two protocols to choose from: ldap protocol - port 389 ldaps (LDAP over SSL) ...
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How should Testers improve their analysis of the the Functional specification document?

I work on testing a web-based financial application. Usually as soon as the Business Analyst publishes the first version of the 'Functional specification/requirements' document, I as a black-box/...
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How can functional programming be used for user acceptance tests?

An organization is looking to invest in functional programming. Using es6, react, clojure and reagent as some of the tools. When writing end user acceptance testing I usually use Selenium with a ...
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Is it a good practice to run functional tests with coverage?

Does it make sense to run once in a while, say, on a weekly basis, integration/functional tests against special build to have a coverage report. If anyone here has some practical experience of using ...
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As an outsourced SQA Testing provider: how would you estimate the workload (an therefore the costs) for testing your client's next project?

Let's say you are in charge of an SQA & Testing company that offers outsourced testing services to other companies that develop software. Let's say you offer 4 general types of testing: ...
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How to open .pptx file with Jmeter

Has anybody succeeded at opening Microsoft Powerpoint presentations using Jmeter? I need to open the specific .pptx file, convert it to a text file and then retrieve some strings using regular ...
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Store the current UI state in a Selenium test (Java)

So I have this Selenium-based test suite written in Java. We are doing functional/integration testing, not unit testing. The test suite is a string of operations and each operation depends on the ...
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Functional/Black Box tests automation library on Python

Summary: I have to test embedded software which runs on qemu virtual machine or on real device and can write its output to stdout. So I can check the state of software only by parsing stdout. To ...
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How should I go ahead and increase code coverage from functional tests report?

Currently, in our code base, we have unit tests written for each class and its classes coverage is close to 89%. Now, my task is to increase code coverage wrt functional tests which is about 56%. ...
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How to migrate sahi tests to intern

I have tests written in Sahi format. I want to convert them to test them using functional testing module of intern.js Is it possible to convert the tests written in Sahi format to format that intern....
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Embedded system - external memory change [closed]

I would like to ask this time your view on what aspects would you consider to tickle when a strategic component like memory is replaced (in embedded system). Basically, the main goal is to ensure ...
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Web-application software testing fundamentals (Test Analyst) [closed]

My software testing experience is from a functional business scenario background. I am moving to another job that is very similar to this but is predominantly web-based testing. Do you know what ...
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Is functional testing different from regression testing? How? [closed]

What is functional testing? is functional testing different from regression testing? I have heard the term functional testing in many different types, some use it for thorough testing part while ...
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How do you test the cache of a website?

I am trying to find some guidance and a tool for testing whether a page on a website is cached or not. Please could someone advise what is the best process?
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Automated Unit Testing

Imagine we have framework (any tool or language, BDD, Non-BDD) that both QA and Dev teams are using. Dev team would be writing and executing Unit Test cases and QA Team will be writing functional, ...
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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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Functional test on mobile applications

How does one go about doing functional tests on mobile applications? Ideally one could write an automated test suite to run in an emulator or something but I don't know of any native emulators that ...
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Is cross-device or cross-browswer testing part of functional testing? [closed]

Let's say you're ready to start testing your functional requirements. Is it appropriate to do cross browser/device testing for each functional requirement?
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How do I continuously stream Logcat data from a usb connected device to a file on PC until I decide to disconnect or stop testing?

I used to use the the GUI version of logcat via DDMS for getting Adb logcat info from Android Studio (or monitor.exe from SDK tools), but found it too distracting while trying to test. I would have ...
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how to use excel data with selenium webdriver? [closed]

i am on Beginning stage in SELENIUM. Now, i am trying functional testing on selenium web-driver. As driving EXCEL data is very essential on functional testing, i am struggling a lot in this are. ...
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QA/testing training and practice

As a beginner, what is the best way to practice software testing/QA skills? I've been reading books (Kaner, Myers, Bach) and reading blogs but none of those gave me a practical preparation for what i ...
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SnagIt vs Screenpresso, Which to get Based on specific features found in SnagIt, but not trial version of Screenpresso? [closed]

I am a tester for uTest.com who uses screenshots and screen capture extensively for my test cycles. I used the free trial versions of both Snagit 12 and Screenpresso and am on the fence about which ...
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How do I improve my Test Idea generation ability? [duplicate]

I have always tried to improve my test coverage as a black-box tester. Still, I believe that I need to improve my ability to generate practical and highly-usable ideas to test better so that I find ...
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Is it common in the software industry to use graph coverage for their functional front-end tests?

I have learned various theoretical testing methods and test case generations through university's quality assurance course. One of the techniques that interest me is Graph Coverage which is a theory ...
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How to do more effective database testing?

I am testing a financial web-based application having the back-end built on SQL Server. As far as DB testing is concerned, I test simply whether any value/input entered in the UI application is saved ...
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Mix-up Testing in agile development

Cross-module testing is a specific term that is only used internally in some organizations. To be more clear, it is also call mix-up testing, a cross testing activity between scrum teams. I am ...
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How to parse the multiple values using data bank or CSV file in OFT(Oracle functional testing) [closed]

I am working on the OATS (Oracle Application test suite) tool for OFT. Written code in Java by using the property file & added the data bank to the script. It takes only the first values both in ...
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How should I do functional testing without Requirments?

When you are testing without requirments you can rely on your own logic and common expectation from your user experience. So let's say I'm testing a button Process and Send (input stuff for data is ...
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Selenium WebDriver Drop Down List Testing With Div tag in java [closed]

I am new to automated testing with Selenium Web Driver I am not able to work out how to test drop down lists without using the select command. I tried using xpath, select by id, class name, css ...
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Test engineer embedded in development organisation

Has anyone here followed a model whereby a test engineer is embedded in the development organization? We are thinking of following a model where: Test engineer is embedded in the development ...
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Functional or non-functional issue: a button kept pressed causes troubles

I found that an interesting example and I struggle with classification (which is quite important for our metrics): There is an issue with a hardware button, when it is kept pressed, it toggles the ON/...