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Questions tagged [manual-testing]

Can also be described as "interactive testing" - used for any question involving testing performed by humans or with human intervention.

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Difference between Test Cycle and Test Suite, in qTest

I am trying to navigate qTest for the first time and get a good understanding of the application. What is the difference between a Test Cycle and a Test Suite as described by qTest's Test Execution ...
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Is it really possible to be a Full-Stack QA & if yes then list the technical skills required?

Everyone needs an all-rounder whether it is a software developer or Tester these days. Hence we are hearing the term “Full Stack QA” these days so my question is what skill-set makes a Full Stack QA &...
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How can QA honestly identify their own strengths and weaknesses?

As a QA, I think of myself as being a bit above average in my field. I get paid well, I get promotions, & I never had any problem getting a good job. I am fortunate enough to meet with new people ...
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Getting Error at the time of saving the test cases in Katalon Studio

Getting the below error when I save my test cases after recording. Can someone help me to understand and how to correct this
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How to create test plan when there is one website and one tester

I want to create a test plan for one website which is of medium size. I have got many test plan templates from the internet but those are too lengthy and perfect for testing team and big websites. ...
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What should I do when receiving testing modules depended module is not completed from developer side

You are getting a build for testing with three modules, but the second module is in the development phase. So what do you do when you need to test the third module, which is dependent on the first and ...
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Recommend a tool/browser extension to fill forms

Can anyone recommend a tool (free) or browser extension (preferably for Chrome) when filling in forms from a front end view. I've come across Form Filler for Chrome https://chrome.google.com/webstore/...
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Open source software suitable for learning testing?

I am working on a little software testing course and I am searching for a good "software guinea pig" to be used as a running example and as a subject for various exercises. The target audience for the ...
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How to further expand knowledge in Software QA?

I recently passed the ISTQB Foundation Level exam and even though I did pretty well in the exam I have the feeling that I haven’t learned much at all except maybe some basic concepts and a few ...
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How do you ensure the quality of the design when the design is “by doing”?

I am convinced that an incremental design can be good. But if in the beginning a bad design is chosen and the subsequent steps are always based on it, in my opinion it can also run very badly. So ...
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How to organise tests for multiple versions of a feature

I have this scenario for using Jira and Zephyr: I wrote a test against "Feature A" for release "Release 1". Now some of the functionality of "Feature A" was changed for "Release 2". I want to be able ...
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Why do some Software Testers never analyze the product extensively or use different techniques/heuristics to generate better ideas?

I am a black-box tester myself. I take my job seriously and try to find new ways to improve my test design experience. I have seen some of the Software Testers in my company take their job very ...
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Is it possible to cover edge cases by using test design techniques

Is it possible to cover edge cases and corner cases by using test design techniques like; boundary value analysis, equivalence class testing... ?
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How to make sure the website is internationalization compliant?

We have a requirement to make sure one of our application is internationalization compliant. How to check this? What are all the items need to be verified? Is there any tool available to verify this? ...
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What is the best way to start & perform Exploratory Testing?

In traditional testing follow a fairly simple model in which there are test cases written beforehand for all the possible use cases and then after the test cases are final, they are executed & ...
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Record script using JMeter proxy from command line

I have one requirement: I need to execute a command in command prompt that should trigger “Start” button of “HTTP(S) Test Script Recorder”. Even if I don't press “Start” button, the HTTP response ...
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Testing specifics of GraphQL API endpoints

I'm used to testing "regular" REST API endpoints on daily basis, but currently I got into my first GraphQL API endpoint and I'm wondering are there any specifics that I should be aware of that are ...
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Mobile testing process: pro vs cons

In my current project, we have started to develop a Mobile app besides the Web-app. So, I'm curious and want to have your advice about : What's the difference between mobile app vs web-app? When ...
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Browser Testing

We have now been conducting browser testing on our websites for over 4 years and are conducting a review on how we work. We split browser testing down in the following areas. Functional - All keys ...
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What is Interruption Testing?

Interruption testing is process of making Interruption while running application. most probably performed for Mobile Applications. is there any freeware and good automation tools available for ...
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Negative testing automation

Should we do negative test cases testing by automation. Generally I heard that we can do functional and regression automation. I am doing same. I am using selenium web driver for automation and doing ...
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ISTQB Software Testing Foundation course

I'm very much interested in taking ISTQB Software Testing Foundation course. But before I start with the course I wish to familiarize myself with Software Quality Assurance & Testing. So are ...
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Field Length Validation for Desktop Application which has maximum 1000 characters

The character limit we are updating each field to will differ based on the information they are capturing. As a couple of examples, Company Name will be updated from 630 characters to 1000, and ...
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Zephyr vs Test Rail vs QTest

My workplace needs to move away from manual excel spreadsheets. The solution we choose must meet these conditions: support automated tests suitable for small testing team cost effective can integrate ...
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Best way to communicate scenarios to be tested to the QA team

After finishing coding a new module for a web app, the team leader told me to inform the QA team to log in the dev version of the app and test all the possible scenarios. The obvious answer here, ...
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Handling Issues in a agile environment? [duplicate]

Right now I'm almost tormented by answering the following question: "How do we handle our errors and issues in an agile environment?" Scrum is a framework that does not directly dictate how to handle ...
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The test team as an enemy of development? And how can this be avoided?

Details Forming a Scrum team should include all the skills necessary to develop a user story in order to deliver a potentially deliverable product increment with each sprint. In traditional ...
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Cloud device lab vs. in-house (physical) device lab

We are considering two options for our native mobile apps (Android and iOS) testing environments: Either rely on a cloud device lab (AWS device farm) or build our own in-house physical devices lab (...
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Product Testing is getting boring. Is it useful for my career growth?

We have a set of 3 base products with different domains of ERP, RMS and OMS. I have worked in all the products in my organization and the am getting bored of the testing cycle. Whenever we are testing ...
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How to answer interview question “You find a major bug, but no developers are present. What do you do?"

At my last job interview, I was asked: You find a major bug, but no developers are present. The release deadline is today. What do you do? It's not a difficult question, but it can be answered in ...
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Without writing the test cases is good approach to test the product or software in Agile process?

We have Several projects are lined up along with the product testing. Due to time urgency and time constraints the test cases are not writing up for some functions and UI and doing the testing without ...
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Is there a test management tool that I can associate tests with multiple projects?

I am looking for a test management tool (mainly for manual testing) that would allow me to associate tests to multiple projects. We are a consulting firm that has many clients with different ...
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Can a Manual Tester survive in software industry without learning Automation?

I mean to say is that if I dislike coding and don't understand complex code , then will I be able to survive as a QA. Or do I need to learn test automation to grow position and pay in my career, as i ...
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Should Testers use Risk-based Testing only during Regression or should they use it even in weekly QA builds?

Should Testers use Risk-based Testing only during Regression or should they only test important stuff even in weekly QA builds? My question is that when Production release is approaching and QA team ...
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How to improve agile environments as test lead?

I'm a test lead in a company and have only a handful of people in the testing team. We are working on multiple projects simultaneously. Our company is following an Agile methodology. In some time, ...
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Need help with XML Testing. 2

In our project, related to Big Data. On daily basis we receive 20 to 30 xml files and using hive/pig scripts the XML are loaded to database. The files are placed outside Hadoop environment. ...
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HP QC: How do I generate a report for resource wise test runs for a particular folder?

We have several folders in Test Lab having test cases. The work is divided between 4 resources for execution. How can I generate a report at the end of the day which shows how many test cases have ...
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How to perform regression Testing for Nintex Workflows?

First off let me confess that I am not a Quality Assurance person and I've only tested my own code as a developer (we all know what that means) so I have scant knowledge of the technologies and ...
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Initial step by step process for a new tester

I have the client requirements, initially I write test cases because some people want the record of which use cases I have tested so far, which where the documentation is useful. This is something my ...
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Define different cases of Android test cases and ios test cases in same application

I have to write first time ios app test cases. I don't understand the different cases between android application and ios application of the same application. I know functionality-wise both are the ...
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Differences between KANBAN and SCRUM with respect to testing?

Could anyone please give some important differences between KANBAN and SCRUM with respect to testing? Any examples are most welcome.
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What are important test scenarios specific to Universal Windows Platform (UWP) application?

We have developed a Windows application using Winforms. Now we are trying to convert it to Universal Windows Platform (UWP) using desktop to appx bridge. I have to test this app and I'm new to UWP. ...
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Possible scenarios for a periodic task that is run daily at 11:40 PM to process a data set available globally

I'm testing an e-commerce website and there is a deviation that is occurring on a daily basis for a periodic task that runs daily at 11:40 PM. In essence, what this task does that it picks all orders ...
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What is difference between Charter and Session Report?

I do exploratory testing for my projects and currently I am evaluating a tool for Session based test management. Due to the structure of the tool I am very much confused about "Charter" and "Session" ...
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How to test the automation of a process?

After "automating" the import of some data, I need to test this. Yet I have no idea how to actually test this. Info about the "automation": We are having an application which has several "jobs". ...
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How should a fresher in testing handle the final stage of testing?

I have 4 years of previous experience in support roles. Now, I started working for a new company. Initially, I was told that there is some specific requirement that they are trying to map me, so ...
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I'm researching Test Case Management tools for my company. I'd love to hear pros and cons of your favorites and why

I'm currently researching test case management tools for my company; I'd like to give my development team visibility into what the testing status is, and also I'd like to have some accountability ...
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Is it valuable to measure bug count per hour of dev time?

Recently a custom metric was presented to our team during a meeting about software quality. The metric was: number of found bugs divided by the sum of dev time (aggregated as team average and also ...
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How Does Test Planning Differ for Manual and Automation Projects?

I am now into automation projects. So can anyone help how the test plan will differ from manual and automation projects.?
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Data ingestion testing

In one of my project that I am working on, data source is a file and the data in file has to be copied in Impala (Hadoop). Development work is already done and I need to figure out a testing strategy ...