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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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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Difference between requirement, use case, and scenario?

I've taken a class on software testing best practices and test design. In the content, they have a model that basically shows that the three items are derived in this way: Requirements > Use case &...
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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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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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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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Recommendation required for testing if SMS are getting delivered in various countries along with its content

I am looking for a tool which can help me test the following :- Whether SMS is getting delivered to various countries. Validate if SMS is getting split into multiple notifications or not. Content of ...
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When a non-important “step” fails, should the TC fail too?

Let's say you are testing a calculation done by function X. The test case looks like this: Open the menu and select F X Confirmation dialog appears Function screen appears Enter 10 and hit ENTER - ...
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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 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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Is it important to know manual testing before learning test automation?

Is it important to know manual testing before starting to learn how to do test automation? Test automation is a part of testing activity, so obviously you need to be aware of testing concepts and ...
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Optimal way to write Test Cases for the same functionality

I'm trying to change my approach to testing and use more documented, thought out formula. I'm trying to write test cases, was reading some theory, but I'm still meeting some obstacles. For example - ...
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Scope of testing in terms of cross browser testing and cross platform testing

I would need support from QA experts to define the scope of testing for the following requirements Cross browser testing - When we get a requirement to test a website developed in PHP and angular js. ...
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Documentation which is used while onboarding new Tester

What do you call a document which is created to help new Tester in a team to understand the product/Application?
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Why do many jobs describe automation but then require extensive manual testing?

The question somewhat stems from frustration after seeing recent trends in software testing jobs: In Job Description, automation skills are given utmost priority. All the interview rounds will be ...
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How to test dynamic GPS location in mobile

How to test my application for GPS location without travelling in real-time? Problem behind my query : I am in need to test a travel-based application where your location will change according to the ...
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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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I am a Junior software QA specialist, I am kind lost to understand what to do in this scenario?

Scenario: Suppose that there is a mobile application (Hotel Booking). A particular use case does not work as expected (view booking history), as it has several defects and the business requirements ...
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Which is the best tool for free temporary email service? [closed]

I checked the various tools for it but want to know about the best tool for my requirement. found some of the high rated tools on web: TEMPMAIL MAILDROP MAILINATOR Mail7 YOPMAIL Although I tried all ...
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Rest API and resources validation from QA perspective

In the current project, let "toys" be the category and "gun" be the product. The ID for the toys category is 2 and ID for the gun product is 1. The URI for categories is /api/v1/categories/<...
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Multiple people reviewing a Pull Request

This is a question around job satisfaction, rather than anything technical. Some background: I'm a manual tester for a web app and my main job is to test new changes and features through PRs. By the ...
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What changes for testers when they are testing in agile environments?

We know that the whole development team is responsible for the quality of the product. If only the testers test, there can be no question of shared responsibility. Of course, the testers in the team ...
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Difference between Corner Case Testing, Boundary Case Testing and Edge Case Testing

Can someone explain difference between Corner Case Testing, Boundary Case Testing and Edge Case Testing with an example.
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Is there an app that allows me to login to and manage multiple IE sessions under different user accounts?

I’m testing an intranet web app on IE11 and need to open about 8 browsers, each under a different login ID. It’s hard to navigate through 6-8 separate IE windows so I was wondering if there’s an app ...
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Test data to test form input fields?

I am testing web based user profiles forms which have multiple fields like input box, radio buttons, checkboxes, combo-boxes, alphanumeric fields etc. what are some good tests that I can run to find ...
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What testing should be carried out in which environment?

The solution in question is a financial transaction based platform made up of a number of Microservices. The question relates to the testing performed at each stage of the release pipeline. We ...
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Difference between ISTQB & BBST, Which one have powerful content? [closed]

I know it could be an opinion-based question between two groups(ISTQB vs BBST) but I would like to say as the content is invaluable for anyone who wants to be a better tester. if as freshers want to ...
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What's the difference between behavioral testing and gray box testing, isn't the same? [closed]

I know that gray box testing is a combination between black and white testing and behavioral testing is mainly black with possibility that testers read design or code on the basis of their knowledge ...
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Why is separating functional and non-functional test important (or not)?

There have been several questions lately along the lines of "Is X a functional or non-functional type of testing?". Although I understand the distinction, it's never been an important distinction for ...
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How to write user acceptance testing for web app?

I need some guidance around user acceptance testing cases for web development, meaning I have developed GUI for a user to log in and register. I need now to write test cases for this graphic user ...
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Security test cases for Payment module in eCommerce sites?

I'm writing test cases for eCommerce site checkout flow. So as part of that, I'm looking for negative cases where checkout can go wrong around the payment area as the main scope lies in it.
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How to explain the concept of test automation to a team that only knows manual testing?

I have been working as a QA in our 9 developer team for about a year. Had lots of 'firsts' within the year between personal and professional life. I replaced a QA who only did manual testing and ...
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Where to find Beta-Testers

New to the site. Please let me know if this question is out of the scope of this forum, and if there is a better place to post it. I have developed many applications both in a production environment ...
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Recording data during tests execution

We have a quality processes department who are responsible for processes in our organization to meet FDA standards. It seems though that they require more of us than is actually verified by FDA ...
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How to write test cases when different test data gives different results?

Example test case: Check mobile bill payment after due date. For the above test case, different telecom operators have different sets of rules. For example, some allow payment after due date, and ...
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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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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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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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Automating POS application to do same action in different instances

I have a POS application that works in different client bases. I need to test if I generate a bill at the same time from two different locations, will it gets interchanged or any such anomalies. Is it ...
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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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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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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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So I have missed a BUG and passed a test case

I have been working on a new project for the past couple of months. The last three weeks of testing prior to release were super intense, and as I was the only QA on project, I have been working ...
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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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Writing test cases for a test with repetitive test steps

I have a task where I need to test payment through different payment methods (31 methods). What is the best practice in writing test cases with repetitive test steps? Should I just use "Repeat steps 1-...
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How can a software tester improve their note-taking skills while doing exploratory testing?

Should we take notes in a simple text file or should we take it in a fancy Excel sheet? How can we take effective notes that can be helpful while revisiting a testing module or application?
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Regression Testing: Set Proper Test Boundry After a Bug Fix or Refactor

Let's say a developer fixed a bug or refactor a component which can affect many places in the application. As a tester how do you define the scope of the regression tests so you don’t miss any bad ...
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Is there a tool to mirror input events on one device to multiple devices?

I am working on testing a progressive web app. Initially I've tried tools like Browserstack because it's tedious to manually run the same test multiple times on physical phone. Although these tools ...
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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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