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Finding bugs = More works/overtime

I've been working as a manual software tester for 5 years and I find out that I always hope there is no issue in the app under tested. e.g: The company gave us 3 days to do regression testing every ...
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Test Case Result Chart to multiple Test Suites?

I have recently taken over Test Suite creation for my team and I have encountered a rather annoying and time-consuming issue. We are using Azure DevOps Test Suites. Scenario: Let's say we have 5 Test ...
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How do you validate millions of data in 2 different databases as part of ETL Testing

How to validate millions of data in 2 different databases as part of ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) Testing. And in the same databases, also tell me the testing process to validate the Target DWH (...
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How can time to execute a manual test case in DevOps be captured?

How can the amount of time required to execute manual test cases in Azure DevOps be captured. For example, I want to use the information in order to provide stakeholders with actionable data for how ...
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What are some approaches to testing a major software update?

In the past while at work, we've had to do updates to some major libraries/tools we use in building a web app. For example, we recently upgraded Angular versions and are currently updating our Django ...
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Mobile application test in safari browser

Is there is an open source to check the mobile application in the Safari browser? Right now am using Responsive Web Design tester Add on chrome but in the add on we have some devices like iPhone and ...
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How to do Testcases for a specification document?

I have always done these very simple test cases so I am actually very lost and got overwhelmed when I got this assignment where I should do test cases from a functional design specification document. ...
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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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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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Automatic network condition change for MacOS app manual testing

I'm 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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How much functionality should be verified as a part of Regression Testing before release cycle by QA team?

We do end-end Regression testing of the web portal before any Production release cycle but focus of our QA team is mainly on high-level functionality verification of major modules/area of the product/...
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What are the documentation that a QA should know apart from Test Plan?

Test Plan, Test Strategy, Test Case documents, test log, test summary report are some example of QA documentations. During the testing life cycle is there any other documentation that a QA should know ...
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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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Dataset for user stories and corresponding test cases?

Is there any opensource large dataset of user story mapped to test cases of e-commerce?
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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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Exporting Test Cases with Attachments?

So we send out clients our test cases to help them with their UAT process and ensure they are testing our integrations properly. Is there a TCMS on the market that actually exports test cases with the ...
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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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Testing 21 search criteria and their combinations

Say I have a page with search function. The search function has 21 search criteria. If I want to test all combinations of criteria can be used, to calculate the number of times to test should be 21! ...
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Is it fine the environment for data migration tool testing be the same as the environment where regression testing is done?

We have a webapp which is an ecommerce site, and we have another web app (data migration tool) whose main purpose is to bulk upload data to the ecommerce site. We then have 3 environments we can ...
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There is any play/App store app available that only give the performance of specified of app?

Can we do manually performance testing for mobile application? There is any play/App store app available that only give the performance of specified of app. So that we can record the performance of ...
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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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Getting Error at the time of saving the test cases in Katalon Studio

Getting below error while saving test cases after recording. Can someone help me to understand and how to correct this?
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How would you differentiate between UI (User Interface) and UX (User Experience) testing?

I have a project, where we need to test both the UI and UX, and that needs to happen in separate. How do I implement the UX part of this? UI for one thing, can be tested using Selenium, but UX part ...
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Positive and negative test cases for login page

One of the interviewer asked the below question: Tell me the best positive and negative test cases for Login page. Can anyone provide me with the best answer?
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Typo/Spelling Mistakes are not Bugs

As per ISTQB - CTFL Typo errors/spelling mistakes are not bugs. My question is that, when there are typo errors in the software/application under test then how to address and get them resolved from ...
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What is a good KPI for software QA?

How can you measure the efficiency of the QA team? What KPIs would you set up?
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Which is the Most Important Skill of a Great Tester?

As a tester, I try to analyze things, think logically, look for clarity and create new ideas. What one skill is the greatest and most effective for an expert software Tester. Skill that is the secret ...
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What books or sites you recommend for learning how to create the best testing strategy for a product?

I work for a very complex and configurable product and I need to improve testing strategy for it. I dont want to deep dive into each of numerous test cases created for it before - instead I want to ...
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Change control for test cases

Currently, our QA team writes test cases for every feature and bug fix. These take the form of spreadsheets - each row is a test case with name, steps, prerequisites, outcome of the test (pass, fail). ...
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Can we replace everything with automation or do we need manual testing? [duplicate]

I have seen arguments that we should automate all our tests, and I have seen arguments that manual testing is necessary. I don't know which one to believe. Is it even possible to automate all tests? ...
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What are good tools for managing user acceptance testing?

We have JIRA and are using an integrated testing tool called Kanoah https://www.kanoah.com/. It’s OK, but basically, I feel, that there are too many clicks, too many fields and it is generally ...
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What are some tools to test low latency manually? And does the industry create test cases around low latency(performance testing)?

The company I am working for has a mobile app that is facing issues for a certain client that says the app crashes. We incorporated Crashlytics to the app and found that the crashing is caused by low-...
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Our company has more than 130 customer side bugs in just one moth after release. How can I reduce it as team lead? [closed]

Our company has more than 130 customer side bugs in just one moth after release. This problem exist before I join the organisation. My manager assigned me to reduce the number of bugs in production ...
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How to start working as a QA being a non-IT person?

How can I start working as a Fresher QA in IT Field being an Electronics and Communications Engineer (from Non-IT Field)? What are the IT concepts which I need to learn before learning QA concepts? ...
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The role of the classic software tester in Scrum?

Details: I wanted to ask if anyone has experience with the role of the classic software tester in Scrum ? Information My personal experience is that in the first days there is not much to do for ...
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ISTQB Foundation Level Paper 3, no. 37

How many test cases are necessary to cover all the possible sequences of statements (paths) for the following program fragment? if (condition 1) then statement 1 else statement 2 fi if ...
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What is Guerilla testing?

What exactly does Guerilla Testing cover? What can be done in Guerilla Testing? Why is Guerilla Testing used? Is Guerilla Testing especially for UX Design?
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What is Penetration Testing? Why perform penetration testing?

Is Penetration Testing a Tester's job/task? What are the available tools for penetration testing? How to perform penetration testing?
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Test management tool/plugin which provides options to screen record manual test as you execute

I am looking for a Test management tool or plugin (which I can use in the test management tool) that provides an option to screen record all the actions of my manual test steps as each test is ...
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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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Software Requirements Engineering

I'm a newbie when it comes to Software Engineering and my question is not directly related to Quality Assurance or Testing. When it comes to Requirement Engineering (RE), the requirements can be ...
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Software to remote access and control target device

I have encountered such a problem not only at my current job, but also before. it's about manual testing the software on various embedded devices in a remote way. Maybe you know if there is any ...
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What to do when defect is found in production but not during the QA phase?

In one of my interviews, I was asked this question What to do when the defect is found in production but not during the QA phase? I answered it this way: Check for impact on the system. And if is of ...
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How to write multiple test step for same expected result

For example, I want write test case to load the page when user clicks on add button. There are two way on how I can view the add button: Step 1 : View Dashboard Step 2 : Click on Add Button or Step ...
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Is there any need of test suites for automated software testing?

I am doing study on software testing and I have a question. Is their any need of test suites to do automated software testing?
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UAT Best practices | Level of detail

For our current software product some of our enterprise clients want to run User Acceptance Testing on their own acceptance environment. To help them get started we have setup an UAT testing suite ...
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Interview Question: How do you test lights of the room?

I was applying for QA intern in a company. There were 3 lights forming a triangle. Interviewer said to me that the developer built the lights in a triangular form. He then asked what'd I do as a QA to ...
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Manual Testing Interview Question : What you should do as a QA if you found major bug at last day of Sprint?

If you found a major bug on the last day of a Sprint, what should you do? Can you change the length of the sprint which is already decided? This question was asked me in an interview. What should be ...
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Should Tester's still focus more on writing Test cases than Exploratory testing? [closed]

I don't focus much on writing hundreds of test cases in any test case management tool. I create my exploratory testing notes which include different test ideas, scenarios, heuristics-based test design ...
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How to test Waiting/Progress Indicator?

As the title mentioned above, how can we test waiting indicator or progress indicator on a web-page. I have been assigned following task: Apply wait indicator to display on every page. If page ...

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