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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How do I test a ranking system?

Let us assume we have 3 students in a class who have secured the below marks. =============================================== | | Maths | English | Science | Rank | |-------------------------...
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Automated Testing Involving Internet Explorer_Server Controls

I've been tasked with developing a method to functional test and load test an application we're implementing in our environment. The vendor created a shell which uses Internet Explorer_Server ...
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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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Compare 2 JDBC response in Jmeter

I want to compare 2 JDBC responses: I have Source reponse from 1 JDBC request as below in table format: (Source DB)JDBC Response response1: (Target DB)JDBC Reponse 2: I am saving the response as ...
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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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Installation testing is part of functional or non-functional testing?

In your test strategy/testing where would the installation testing (set-up/deployment with or without installer) belong? Is it a part of functional testing or non-functional testing?
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Software Performance Testing tools

This question might come as very broad and opinion based, but for the sake of my inexperience in Software performance testing, I will risk the possible downvoting. What are some good tools with which ...
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What kind of metrics can be used as an indicative of how well a piece of software meets its functional requirements?

For non-functional requirements as performance, one can find simple metrics to measure the software quality. If you want to know, for example, if your system's performance got better or worse after ...
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Moving to nodejs to test a web application?

Situation: We are currently running thousands of functional tests(FT) to test a web application. FTs are written in JVM based programming languages: Java, scala, and groovy with the help of cucumber, ...
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Testing partial deployment to the Blue/Green slots?

My application under test is a legacy system, being in the process of rewriting towards the modular microservice way, however the modules are not completely independent and make all sorts of calls to ...
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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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Compare screenshots of rendered web pages

In my team, we use Selenium for automation of functional testing. We also do a lot of manual regression testing to make sure the appearance of the rendered web pages is ok. I would like to develop a ...
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Looping to open links in new tabs

I want to iteratively click each item in a structure of links and open each link in a new tab. I also want to get and print the title of each tab. package basics; import java.util.Iterator; import ...
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Looking for Clarity on testing terminology (Collaboration Request)

I need to explain the testing terminology to others because I want everyone to be on the same page; have the same understanding. After continuous study of the testing world for over more than a month, ...
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What are the possible manual test cases for captcha

There is registration page we have introduced captcha to, and we need to test it manually - what are the possible test cases for captcha?
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How to ask better questions as QA to business analyst regarding functional specs to add value?

As a manual software tester, i ask a lot of questions/queries to my team's business analysts in email. For ex, there are some UI or functionality changes implemented, then i have queries both before ...
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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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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 much to separate functional tests?

For example I have a simple on-line shop. The user can add a product with and without tags. I would like to test it functionally. My first test: Generate sample data to database (User) User login ...
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How do you test reports and analytic engines like BI/BW?

I'm working with several companies that are deploying SAP HANA (in memory appliance that compresses data from the DB and moves the entire structure into memory resulting in query times that are ~3600 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is it necessary to verify databases for functional automation testing?

Currently, after every action that adds or changes data, we verify that that data was successfully added/changed in the database by querying the tables directly. I feel this is redundant because that ...
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Creating a dummy database for automated functionality testing

I have a continuous integration build server (using Team City). When people check code in, I'd like to run a set of tests which run through a set of functional cases such as: Using an administrator ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Selenium Testing in Android Devices without USB connection

How can I do my selenium testing by opening the browser in android device from my PC, without connecting through USB?
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Open-source functional testing automation tools for testing Silverlight based applications

I am looking for an open-source functional testing automation tool that supports testing of Silverlight based applications. To be more specific, the tool should be able to recognize objects within ...
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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 ...