Questions tagged [integration-testing]

Testing performed to expose defects in the interfaces and in the interactions between integrated components or systems.

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Integration testing in microservices [on hold]

In a microservice, what integration tests should I be adding. I already have component tests and don't want to have just the contract tests. Any examples would be very helpful.
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Automation data setup: via SQL or via APIs?

I've had this discussion recently and would appreciate some more opinions and experiences of this community. When setting up data for integration tests (API or UI), is the favored approach via SQL or ...
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Setting up test data efficiently for large sets of integration tests: per test or not?

With huge sets of integration tests, data setup is becoming somewhat of an obstacle in terms of runtime. What is your experience to tackle similar situations? Scenario: 200 API integration tests ...
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How should I perform an E2E test for a report that updates only once per day?

I would like to perform an end-to-end test where I create some data via a UI and then verify it appears in the appropriate report the following day. The challenge is that the report only updates once ...
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Diff between Integration(written by dev) and End to End testing(written by qa)

Recently, I was in conversation with a developer, developing an API. We had a conversation appertaining to testing of that API, while I told him we will test the end to end flows of API using ...
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When nightly testing integrations with external systems, how should random failures of the external system be handled?

Our product can integrate with a variety of external systems. We support 5 different databases for storing business data, 5 different version control repositories, 5 different bug trackers,... We also ...
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How to test decoupled front and back end web apps

I often struggle to see the benefit of unit testing, especially in a web app environment that uses a JS frontend and an API + database backend. On both the front and back end, you would typically ...
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What does integration testing an API involve?

I'm diving into the world of API testing and coupled with that integration testing. It's made me think quite a lot about a few things: 1) Who would carry out integration tests? The dev or the tester? ...
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Good strategies to test integration with multiple external providers

I have a single service that acts as "middle-man"/gateway between a few internal services and multiple external complex APIs, over 20 to 30+ different ones. I want to direct my testing efforts in ...
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Has anyone written automated tests for Looker?

We are starting a reporting project that integrates Looker and Snowflake to gather data from multiple micro services. We were wondering if anyone is doing something similar and how do / did you create ...
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Are there any non-unit testing frameworks for visual studio or other?

It seems SDETs or similar have to bend unit test frameworks to perform integration tests. Test discovery in Xunit, Nunit, etc. intentionally discover tests in non-orderly ways and using TestPriority ...
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Should NullPointerExceptions be avoided in Integration Tests?

While writing Integration tests for spring applications, I tend to come across checks for different Multilevel Data Objects For Eg: AssertNotNull("Node 10 is null", getNode1().getNode8().getNode10()....
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Integration testing a website with no public API

I have recently been reading about the test pyramid and how integration testing fits into the grand scheme of things, when it comes to web services, with regards to API testing. QUESTION: Does API ...
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What is the difference between big bang and top down approach in Integration testing?

I've read lots of articles on the internet but still having confusion, what really happens in both of them and what is the difference between them ? Could someone please elaborate with a real time ...
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How does one perform integration test on distributed machines?

Background: I developed a system which allows one to upload articles and products to remote wordpress instances. This system connects via Basic Authentication and the WooCommerce REST-API over HTTPS. ...
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Please Arrange the type of testing in ascending order in which Tester should Test the application? [closed]

Could you please arrange these Below testing n which Tester should Test the application(where to start and where to end) in Ascending order with Example of each one of them. 1.Smoke testing 2....
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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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Tests in CI: Are API + Integration Tests the most suitable?

In my experience, automated GUI tests may take too long for a build of Jenkins (even parallelized) and may demand a lot of maintenance. On the other hand API + Integration tests are way faster, do not ...
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API testing single layer

I would like to start writing some API tests for one of our APIs, but we are seeing a lot of issues with stability of other APIs and I'm not really sure how to handle that problem. To clarify I have ...
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Split roles for devs doing feature implementation and integration testing?

I'm looking out for patterns how to more effectively bring QA topics into our agile product development team. One idea is to let one developer do the implementation with TDD (so alongside unit tests) ...
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Behat tests take over an hour to run

We have a test suite of around 60 feature files, 135 scenarios, 1800 steps. We currently use the free 100 builds on semaphoreCI which occasionally successfully runs all of the tests, but quite often ...
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E2E - How to test login with fake data - username and password?

I do have an angular login page build as a SPA: http://localhost:port/login which works fine. And I wrote an E2E integration test for that. It runs fine regarding checking the input-text for username ...
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What is the best way to do test coverage for the automated tests

I would like to know is there any way for us to find test coverage utilizing any code coverage libraries or something similar. For example, for integration testing, I am using automated solutions. If ...
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Seriously struggling to understand “integration” testing

I am seriously struggling to wrap my head around this one, so its best to describe it. I have been tasked to setup automation at my current company and thus far I have been building out the framework ...
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How to integration test a Web API with identity server auth tokens

I have a scenario where I need to set up integration testing against our micrososervice architected application. This will mean creating some tests using Postman to hit our API, and running them with ...
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What does Automated Integration Testing look like?

I'm aware of the test automation pyramid, unit/integration/gui based automated testing. My question is, what does an integration test look like? I was always under the assumption for the likes of a ...
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How can I use humor to explain integrated testing?

I'm looking for fun examples of why integrated testing is important
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Testing cli programs + file operations

I'm building a dotfiles manager program for uni in rust, and looking for ways to test aspects of the program. As far as I can see, it can be broken into 2 parts: unit testing for logic and individual ...
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Difference between Integration Testing and Continuous Integration Testing

In my college, I learned about Integration testing in which we combine the whole code together and then test it at once after we are done with unit testing. A few days back, I heard about Jenkins, ...
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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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Can I test different system dates/times within one Ranorex test suite run?

A feature of ours requires the SUT's execution over various days. We would like to cover this functionality within our integration tests. So I was wondering, is it possible and safe to advance/modify ...
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Script debugging on AJAX base web application. Can I bypass my dependent module test script execution in Eclipse?

I'm testing a web application in which all web controls are loaded dynamically using AJAX. I have a test script project in java Eclipse IDE. Here is my problem. If, for example, I am debugging a test ...
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How to isolate test cases from each other?

Our system under test is a GUI application. It appears beneficial to have test cases isolated, i.e. their execution does not depend on each other. For example, a later test case should not rely on ...
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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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Is testing with the MTP Device Simulator equally reliable as with an actual device?

I am testing a product which uses very low level file system operations. It is crucial that this product works with external file system devices like Windows phones (using the MTP protocol). There is ...
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Why do code coverage of integration test?

in my project I started code coverage for unit and integration test with gradle + jacoco. It's already working and generating reports. I saw a lot of questions and tutorials about how to do code ...
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What is the correct, conventional name for a test written via BDD

If I have a class/object/component, and I test its API directly, in complete isolation, mocking/stubbing any complex parameters on which it depends, it's called a Unit Test. If I have a whole ...
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Stop animations javascript and other front end work on page load with selenium

I have a flaky selenium spec because a notice disappears after page load because of a separate event that happens from polling the client or some other change. One solution would be immediately on ...
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How to automate multiple selenium test cases where one test case is dependent with another test case?

SCENARIO OF TEST CASE 1: Opens the browser Enters the username password Goes to home page Closes the browser SCENARIO OF TEST CASE 2: Home page should be testes so the baseurl for this case is ...
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Testing Different User Setting's Effects On a Page

I am using Microsoft Visual Studio and Selenium to test a webpage. This particular website requires a user to login to the web page and based on some settings, some elements will be displayed and some ...
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Using Chai, how can I assert the result of “git pull”

I am using Mocha and Chai.js to test a function which executes git pull in a Terminal and I want to assert that it results in Already up-to-date. How can I accomplish this? What is the best approach ...
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Name for testing routes, controller and views

I am currently writing tests for my Laravel 5.1 application and testing the workflow: input data from view to route to controller and back to view, typically checking for a DB record and a success/...
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How can I acquire international prepaid credit cards for e-com checkout integration testing?

For integration tests of an e-commerce checkout process that includes the credit card payment gateway of a third party, I would like to acquire prepaid credit cards. Especially for fraud-prevention it'...
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Are Unit Testing, System Testing and Component Testing subsets of User Acceptance (UA)?

I've read about UAT in Continuous Delivery by Humble. It is mentioned that UAT is a subset of user acceptance(UA). And in another article that we need to do unit testing, component testing, system ...
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Automated integration testing spanning multiple services

I am working on a project in which we keep one wiki platform in sync with the content of other. The way we do this is a document edit on 'Wiki A' kicks of a data flow pipeline that transforms data ...
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Good example codebase (opensource project) for learning integration testing?

I would like to learn more about automated integration testing / end-to-end testing, especially for web applications. I am looking for a good codebase, which has nicely structured, efficient ...
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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 high level should be my unit-test?

I have a program with many classes. I manage the DI with Guice, btw. I wanted to write in-progress tests to my code (unit tests and higher level). I have few questions\difficulties: How high should ...
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what's the difference between automated system test and automated system integration test? [duplicate]

I have been asked this question in an interview. Please share your opinion. The interviewer asked me "what's difference between system test and system integration test". I gave the below answer: ...
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E2E testing of Angular app with Python backend: Protractor/JavaScript vs webdriver/Python

We have extensive Python-based application, with many E2e tests (and of course unit tests), all in Python). We started e2e test in FitNesse (Selenium1, with Python fixtures) many years ago. Recently ...