Questions tagged [manual-testing]

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What are some good Heuristics that can be used in Testing? [closed]

What are some good Software Testing heuristics or rules that can be helpful. Please share a list. Thanks.
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Should we write a Test Case for every Foreign Key?

Should I write a test case for every Foreign key in the database? Our team is conducting a large database migration project using Java APIs, for eg. inputting CustomerSales. And we have ProductId, ...
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How can automation help a tester in creative & useful ways to perform testing more effectively & efficiently?

How can automation help a tester in creative & useful ways to perform testing more effectively & efficiently? ( other than automating manual test cases)
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Automatic network condition change for MacOS app manual testing

I am testing MacOS app and it relies a lot on the network condition, because it is uploading a lot of files. I would like to simulate a network condition on my macbook that automatically changes to ...
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On and off (and in and out) points mentioned in Domain analysis, but are they not also applicable to Boundary testing?

Books and articles I am reading often mention the Domain analysis technique and introduce the ON and OFF points (a point on or off the boundary). E.g. X>100, 100 is ON (and out), 101 is OFF and IN. ...
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how to detect a real front end issue?

If I am testing a website, perform a "zoom in" action, and notice that the features are no longer in their correct places (the boundaries have changed), should I consider this behavior a ...
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Starting testing from scratch in existing software project

The question is: "How to implement testing from scratch? How to structure things?" I have taken the position of Head of QA in a start-up company. The situation is that they have a software ...
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Examples of how SDK testing is done

In my career as a QA focusing primarily on manual testing of web applications, I was only recently introduced to the concept of SDK testing. I was hoping some people with experience in this area could ...
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Test case preparation and execution time

I usually estimate the test execution time in a sprint by identifying the test scenarios related to requirements. (Test case point analysis) Is there any techniques that we can use for estimate the ...
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What resources work within an efficiency measure

I'm working on an academic paper where I aim to evaluate a new type of software designed for IT security operations (SOAR). One quality characteristic I am interested in is Efficiency. One common ...
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No tests in the legacy project - what to start with as tester? [duplicate]

I've just joined a project which is developed for internal use for over 10 years now. There are no unit tests nor any other manual/automated tests designed. I'm going to be the only tester. What ...
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How do you do "controlled" exploratory testing of highly concurrent code?

("controlled" as in you have control over the order in which code executes, rather than the underlying scheduler(s)) I was asked in an interview earlier "How would you test for race ...
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priority in software testing [closed]

If there is some misspelled or mistake in copywrite information then will that be of high priority and low severity or some other would be answer for this ?
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Priority and severity

If the 9 key is pressed 10 times in a mobile phone, then phone reboots. What would the priority and severity be? I answered "low priority, high severity." Would the answer be "high ...
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What issues will arise from testing both API and UI in the same story

What issues will I run into when we try and do both API and UI implementations and validation on the same user story?
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Standards for Test Scenario [closed]

Is there any standards to create Scenarios, so that every QA will cover all the defects?
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Do we have a terminology for manual test suite that replaces failed automated tests?

Background: 3-week sprint, 2-days testing against staging and 1-day testing against qa. qa environment is only up for the duration of 1 day as it costs a bit money to have it running on AWS. We have ...
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How many more test cases are required to achieve provide 100% statement and 100% decision coverage?

You have designed test cases to provide 100% statement and 100% decision coverage for the following fragment of code. if width > length then biggest_dimension = width else biggest_dimension = ...
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Confused with "Integration testing", "System testing" and "System integration testing"

I have read similar questions here but it did not help. My understanding is as follows: Integration testing - done by developers, integrating low-level components together System testing - testing ...
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How can one test the security measures or vulnerability when it comes to API testing? [closed]

I use REST for API Testing. What are good tools and/or approaches to testing security issues ? Any information through which I can broaden my perspective,ways,tools for testing when it comes to API.
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Given the following fragment of code, how many tests are required for 100% decision coverage?

if width > length then biggest_dimension = width if height > width then biggest_dimension = height end_if else biggest_dimension = length if height > ...
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what is the number in the zypher-jira tool for the defect indicates? 2|0

I have a zypher -jira tool and when i assign the defect to a test case i see there comes a number like this - 2|0, so what does that 0 indicates? and when will it gets incremented?
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What will be the statement coverage, decision coverage and branch coverage of these following problem?

I have been trying to get ISTQB certification and this is my first time with manual testing stuffs, I found it very interesting but can some please tell me how to find the statement coverage, decision ...
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Which test automation factor is effective? [closed]

Details: We had a discussion on this very topic in our team today, some brought in a factor of 30% which I also know, but I am of the opinion that a much higher automation factor should always be ...
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How to manage outdated test cases in the most effective way? (TCs are not a part of VCS)

Previously I worked a lot on projects where we had test cases integrated into our VCS, so it was really easy and not disturbing to delete them if they become outdated (knowing that we can retrieve ...
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How to test AWS [closed]

This is an open question. I know no answer is wrong or correct. If someone asks this question in an interview He wants to understand your thinking process. Can anyone put a light on this, how to ...
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Install Root CA certificate in mobile to use JMETER Script Recorder but showing No internet connection while running the mobile application

I am using the JMeter for recording API logs through HTTP(S) Script Recorder and I have also installed the ApacheJMeterTemporaryRootCA certificate in the mobile and set the WiFi setting in manual ...
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How to simulate future date time on a local environment

I'm having a scenario to test where I have to simulate 3 months ahead from the current date. (Because after 3 months some items on my test web system should disappear.) I tried changing system ...
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How can we manage the IP change on local Bugzilla. My System IP address is changing automatically and i have hosted my bugziila on local machine

How can we manage the IP change on local Bugzilla. My System IP address is changing automatically and i have hosted my bugziila on local machine. Due to changing the System ip address my teammates not ...
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Should you create a manual test script before automating it?

Is it best to first create a manual test script for a newly developed feature and then automate it? and then link them up for tracking purposes? Or it's not necessary to create an automated test ...
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Can Testers ask for more Salary hike if they switch to Test Automation?

I was doing pure black box manual testing since 9 years. This year I took initiative and started learning automation tools like selenium, maven, TestNG, Cucumber bdd, Jenkins and contributed to ...
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How to do ETL Automation Testing using C# or Python

In my present project I m testing on reports which needs to be checked everyday manually by executing SQL queries for all columns from source tables, Dims and Facts tables and destination tables. Is ...
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How to measure productivity of the test team or of testing in general?

Basically many people know the problem that the project owners would like to see the progress of the test. Technically via test suites, via CI integration possible, reports. But how does it behave ...
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Building up a (small) Crowd-testing community

I am planning to build a small community of testers for my mobile application, a sort of crowd-testing group for exploratory/regression testing. Does anyone have any suggestion on how to find people ...
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Can anyone suggest me some good tools to learn in free time? [closed]

I have been into testing since like three years now. Had been into Manual app testing, Game testing and Embedded testing as well. I have already been using POSTMAN, JMeter, Blazemetr, LoadRunner, ...
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Manual Testing: Writing actual and expected outcomes is old fashioned way of writing tests?

I was going through this tutorial https://www.softwaretestinghelp.com/how-to-write-effective-test-cases-test-cases-procedures-and-definitions/ and I found it very time consuming from both writing and ...
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How would you answer this interview whiteboard question about testing multipart forms?

How do I answer this tech interview whiteboard question on testing? What is the minimal number of tests to cover the functionality of Scenario #1? Scenario #1: The application depicted below is a ...
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How to replicate client's issue with just a video?

One of our client faced an issue in the Mobile gaming app, and sent us just a video showing the bug. We do not know the Steps, prerequisites or environment of the App he is using and asked developers ...
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What type of testing should be done on a gaming application where they updated the build with newer Unity platform?

Till now, all the builds developed and tested were in Unity 2018. Now this new build being developed is in Unity 2019. All the plugins have been changed because of the upgraded platform. The app is a ...
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Difference between test strategy and test plan

I have read several posts on test plan and test strategy. According to them the main difference between these they tell is that test strategy is static in nature while test plan is dynamic and can ...
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How would you test this form designed for adding and editing tables in a relational database?

I am having a problem with test cases. I have never tested before the forms that add tables in relational database and I am not sure what is the good approach - should I write down test cases that ...
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Draw a program graph over multiple methods

How to draw a program graph similar to but with multiple methods? As it seems the flow of data across methods are not necessarily in the order of declaration. Mulitple Classes public class Temp {...
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How to check the data completeness in ETL Testing

I am working on healthcare project. I need to verify the data present in staging tables, DWH tables and target tables. I am checking manually for few records but my management asking to look for a ...
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How to simulate China network?

how to simulate China network environment? Our app behave different under China environment. I have tried vpn and it seems my router still able to detect that I'm not in China. Any advise and ...
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How many test steps are allowed in a single manual test case?

I have been writing Test Cases for half a year as of now. My question is: How many test steps are allowed only in one test case? For example more than 6 steps is not allowed or depends on ...
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How to count max character text for JSON api test

I have a JSON free text field that allows maximum 1000 characters. I want to check whether user is able to send paragraphs, so when I parse the text to string using online tools some extra characters ...
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Order/Handling of thousands of defects just before release

This question has been asked to me in an interview with a really good company.Below i will provide the question in the form of our interaction(M:me & I:interviewer).Though there is no definitive ...
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Is it good practice to write unit tests when features are changed frequently?

Should I write the unit test cases for a frequently changing product? For example: I start the project with Phase 1 (say it's 6 months long) and I know there will be a phase 2 (3-4 months or more) ...
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How to test if AWS SNS has delivered SMS successfully

If there a mechanism I can validate if my SNS service has successfully pushed SMS on to customers phone through logs or delivery status. And incase of failure an alert can be generated. Does AWS ...
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Feature branch testing before code is merged?

I am a QA professional working for a team which is planning to create feature branches for developers to implement independent features. We had a debate if Testing on each feature branch should be ...

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