Questions tagged [manual-testing]

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Testing earring [closed]

Here is my check list for testing earring. Manual testing Verify that skin will discolor (a black or green color) if the gold isn’t real. Genuine gold will not react with the skin. Automated ...
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JNLP file can harm ur computer warning of chrome using Selenium Java. Tried 3 options but none working

My goal is to download .jnlp file which is considered as a harmful file by chrome. So, i have thought 2-3 solutions for this. I am using Chrome 76 version and i dont want to downgrade the chrome ...
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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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Where can I get experience(volunteer) as a software Tester?

I am new to software testing. I want to gain some experience and exposure in it, so, I was looking for an opportunity to gain skills.
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Test if an API Service is available

I'm creating a test suite for a test that should check that a specific API Service is available. So I'm confused on exactly how I can check the availability of a service. Is it sufficient to only ...
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Trying to isolate if the application is sluggish or if it's a network congestion issue

I'm trying to nail down why our application is sluggish at certain times. The application sometimes is zippy almost instantaneous and other times it is slow as molasses. The application is run on a ...
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Are there generally accepted standards for frequency of bugs?

Are there any sort of general standards, levels or percentages for how many issues should be reopened due to a bug being found during testing? Of course this will vary but I am looking for a general ...
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Which browsing mode is better for Web App Testing? Incognito mode or Normal mode?

I have a web app for testing. Can someone tell which browsing mode(Incognito/Normal) is better? What are pros and cons of testing Web App in Incognito mode and Normal mode? My mentor advises to use ...
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How to write manual test cases for complex calculations

How do I write test cases for an application which consists of complex mathematical formula? For example, suppose a user wants to calculate total cost and values coming from more than 3 or 4 modules/...
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Benchmarking web page performance

I currently work in QA at a small software company that develops web based training software. Most of the work I do is manual usability testing but recently I've been tasked with performance testing ...
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How to test the content in a Japanese language website?

We are migrating the existing japanese website and relaunching in our company platform. I need to do the content testing in the migrated site. Please help me how to verify the Japanese content with ...
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Structuring of a test strategy paper (Review)

The first step is not to create a test plan, but a strategy paper which should provide basic information about the planning of a new concept. Since I am here with a customer who needs information for ...
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ISTQB question clarification (determination of tests in the program)

Analyze the following highly simplified procedure: Ask: "What type of ticket do you require, single or return?" IF the customer wants "return" Ask: "What rate, Standard or Cheap-day?" IF ...
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Staging Environment with API Gateway Environment

Short description My current test scenario is about designing a test staging environment that is addressed via an API gateway. We chose WSO2. They already have corresponding test frameworks on board, ...
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Testing Real World Objects - Interview

I have a Junior QA interview coming up, and I was asked to learn the basics of Selenium. I have done this through free tutorials. I am fine with the Selenium concepts, but I was told I would be asked ...
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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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What is the name of use case of this type

Say there is feature that is accessible to different users using that they can submit the application if there is one unique id. I have logged in as user-01 in one browser and clicked on the feature ...
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How to write meaningful test case title in TestNG+Selenium

When writing manual test cases, the test case title used to be something like TC1: Verify that the user is able to login to facebook and react using heart. When trying to automate the scenario ...
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ASTQB State Transition Question

Question 28 of the ASTQB Foundation 2018 Sample Exam 1 reads: You have been given the following requirement: A user must log in to the system with a valid username and password. If they fail to ...
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ISTQB Question clarification [duplicate]

Question:- Consider the following statements i. an incident may be closed without being fixed ii. incidents may not be raised against documentation iii. the final stage of incident tracking is fixing ...
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How to distinguish known issues from real misses and communicate both to management

As am I working in a small firm, there is no QA manager position here right now. We are working with different projects, currently I am focusing on 4 to 6 projects which are using agile development. ...
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How to install and test IPA file in Windows machine if I don't have real iPhone device [duplicate]

I want to test IPA file(iOS app) but I don't have real iOS device, only I have IPA file. How can I test it from my windows machine, by using some third party tool like Simulator?
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Test cases for adding fingerprint in login form using biometric device

Can you suggest me some test cases for fingerprint functionality?
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How do I write console output values (from eclipse) in excel sheet through selenium WebDriver?

I want to print my verification messages in Excel instead of Eclipse console. Can you provide your suggestion to do above scenario in Selenium? Ex: Getting the Page title and printing in the console: ...
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If a problem only occurs randomly once in every N times on average, how many tests do I have to perform to be certain that it's now fixed?

I know that you can never be 100% sure, but is there a method to determine an appropriate number of tests?
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Null pointer exception catching Tool

Is there is any tool to capture all the null pointer exception in the java project? Am working in the mobile application testing, during my testing I have noticed so many null pointer exceptions which ...
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Buffer for errors in the Sprint Planning Meeting?

In a discussion with a Product Owner I had the situation that there were many bugs in the Product Backlog, but PO did not have time to prioritize them. So he wanted to set a story that is timeboxed ...
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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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