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Quality assurance, or QA for short, is the systematic monitoring and evaluation of the various aspects of a project, service or facility to maximize the probability that minimum standards of quality are being attained by the production process. QA cannot absolutely guarantee the production of quality products. Note: if you mean measuring of system defectiveness, use "quality-assessment" tag

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Do you categorize the root cause of bugs?

In order to have better view of the quality of defects, instead of measure using numbers of defects (which can be manipulated), can I measure the % of root cause. Example codes problems, missing use ...
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Playwright File layout

New to QA and Playwright. Related to styling and file naming conventions: Say you have complex software with multiple endpoints that you are writing automated tests for. How would you organize your ...
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How to test our application to be compatible with underlying technology changes?

I have a JAVA based web application, where Tomcat is used as web application server and MySQL as Database. How do I test my application if there is any technology updates ? For example, if there is ...
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parametrization of body jmeter

I just started using Jmeter and don't know how to make a variable. This is the HTTP body request and I would like to change the project name each time I perform load testing. I tried using CSV config ...
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Do we need to run regression tests if only infrastructure is changed for same code base?

We have an application (Product) that, when it's deployed in UAT for any User/Client, a completely new server (Infrastructure) / Domain is set up along with the database, but the code base is the same ...
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Exception in thread "main" org.openqa.selenium.SessionNotCreatedException: Could not start a new session. Possible causes are invalid address

My code is import org.openqa.selenium.WebDriver; import org.openqa.selenium.chrome.ChromeDriver; import org.openqa.selenium.firefox.FirefoxDriver; import java.security.Key; public class Main { ...
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How to get body data in logs for each request in K6

I would like to know: how can I get the body data in response to each request in K6? I tried using console.log(response.body), but it did not provide a solution for it. Either it gives a response in ...
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How to test and ensure the quality of an Artificial Intelligence system?

In deterministic (software) systems we have a set of business requirements and such a system can be fully defined. Meaning that given enough resources of time and relatively low complexity we can map ...
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preparation for technical/practical assessment both manual and automated testing for an SDET role at a dream company

I'm having my last interview challenge next week for an SDET Role at a company that I pray every day to nail it. The recruitment steps I passed so far are: interview with HR manager theoretical ...
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Security testing for a AAD authentication web application using OWASP ZAP

I'm having difficulty in how to start security testing for these type of application which has Azure AD authentication. Can someone guide me on how to start this? Do I need to use Zest script for this?...
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Estimation time for sub tasks [closed]

I need to know how to estimate the time needed to complete a QC subtasks in user stories. I’ve read many articles regarding the estimation of time but they were no help in applying them in real life, ...
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Vulnerability regression testing in an agile environment

Starting point: We used different solutions in the test team to test our websites for vulnerabilities in different ways. In doing so, we naturally also want to retest the bugs anchored in the backlog ...
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How to send nested JSON in cucumber as request

I'm trying to send nested JSON through Cucumber data table. I have the following scenario, I have tried Scenario Outline too but it didn't resolve the issue. Scenario: provider edits new ...
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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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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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How do you track trends in software testing? [closed]

How do you track trends in the industry? Do you use any tooling for this?
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To crawl a website to identify images missing alt text and create a report for the same

There is a scenario where in we need to add Alt Text for the images where it is missing in a website. Used Wave, Light house, Axe tool and also Screaming frog. The same could be easily achieved using ...
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User reports a bug, send it to QA first or Programmer first?

We have a live SaaS product and users report bugs sometimes. We have a functional tester and a programmer. When a user reports a bug should it go directly to the programmer or should it go to qa first ...
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Pros and cons of AWS Device Farm?

My team is deciding whether or not to use AWS Device Farm, and I was curious if anyone here has experience with it testing their mobile apps and what they like/ dislike about it? thanks!
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Suggest a tool to Automate Test the Live Video Call or chat feature which could help in checking the Quality

I am looking for a tool which could test my app which is for Video and Voice calling and check its Quality too. We want to Automate our app of Video and Voice calls on Web, IOS and Android (mobile &...
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As functionality is not a quality requirement, can quality of software be judged based on functionality only?

As quality attributes are non-functional requirements and functionality is typically out of scope for quality models (as obviously it is measured against acceptance criteria and therefore can be ...
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Should Testers be called QA?

At many places, Quality Assurance(QA) is used as a designation/title for Testers. In general, the difference I got between QA and Tester is as below: QA supposed to be more focused on preventing ...
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Quality Checks on Excel / Automation

I am tasked to complete a quality check on excel. Background - We receive several excel files from different vendors daily. Before putting on the BI tool i need to make sure the naming convention is ...
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Is there a way to write protractor tests to test on devices plugged into my pc not via browserstack

we are trying to save some money and have devices here already to test on, is there a way i can setup my tests to run on them ? Thank you in advance
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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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What does a bug do to you?

(Warning: this is not a question about a factual problem, rather a subjective discussion about approaches to deal with them. Sorry, I saw the warning - but still hope this is possible here. If not, I'...
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Selenium Click not working on IE11 using c#

Local Machine: Dell Latitude (i7-8650U CPU @ 1.90GHz 2.11 GHz) with 16.0 GB RAM Operating System: Windows 10 Pro (64-bit) v1909 Display Scale and Layout: 100% Running on Visual Studio 2017 (v 15.9.21)...
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End to End tests on multiple build agents?

I am using Cypress for end-to-end testing on a Web App, and for some browsers I noticed slight changes in the output when changing the build agent. It is something that I didn't even consider before, ...
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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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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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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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What is progression in test automation? What open source tool could be used to design automation framework for that?

I 've been working in automation for the last 8 years. Recently, I have come across the term "Progression" in test automation. I've learned basics but still, I am not sure how to implement this ...
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I have been struggling for more that a day to fix the Duplicate class given when running my android project for automation

Error: Duplicate class org.openqa.selenium.SearchContext found in modules jetified-java-client-7.3.0.jar (java-client-7.3.0.jar) and jetified-selenium-server-standalone-3.141.59.jar (selenium-server-...
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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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which one is more subject to common cause failure: analog or software based system? [closed]

If a task can be done by both an analog system and a system based on a general purpose computer, which one is preferred regarding the common cause failure problem and why? For example, suppose the ...
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How should a Software Tester deal with missed Defects/bugs in release [duplicate]

I work as a QA/test engineer in a small software company. It is a web based product. I was assigned a few projects by my manager. I mostly do functional/black-box testing. Before the release, I tested ...
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What are good practices for improving quality in a project new to me?

For the first time my team is going to take over a project from another company. Our goal is to improve quality - as I heard the project has a lot of bugs, UX issues and its performance is very low... ...
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How to apply software International Standard ISO/IEC 27001 and 27018

We hire some developing company to build software for us and we agree with them that they follow the ( International Standard ISO/IEC 27001 and 27018 ) I would like to ask how can I be sure that they ...
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Usability testing vs UX testing.What is the difference?

I khow that UX - How user feels about using a product. UI-how easy it is to use a product and how convenient is a product to end user. Is it the same or not?
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Why use an API test if I can get the same information from the website?

Why should I check the server response by using a GET call through an API if I already have a button on the site with the functionality to call the same method?
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How can I find the weakness of our "Quality Assurance Process"?

We have a very huge product. Although we had all kinds of tests (units test, integration tests and automation tests), there are still lots of bugs and the customer complains a lot about it. My ...
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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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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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What mindset should I have to approach testing? [closed]

What have the experts and career professionals learned in this field, what wise nuggets of information can be passed on and what has been learned from real experiences ? What advice from experienced ...
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Is it possible to use methods in java library or a java project snapshot in a protractor project? [closed]

If I create database testing project using java and export to a snapshot(as a jar), can I use it in a protractor project? Hoping to use in protractor project, protractor,jasmine framework along ...
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How do quality assurance engineers test calculations?

How do quality assurance engineers test calculations done inside the code and calculations in stored procedures? Also if the calculation is complex what should be the approach to test something like ...
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What is the best testing approach and test designs techniques, that suites for gambling software testing with technical standards?

What is the best testing approach that suites to test a gambling software. Specifically, what should I do in addition to normal functional testing? I am looking for answers that are specific to the ...
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How to split a variable in Selenium IDE?

I am quite new to Selenium IDE. I want to split an error message and extract the first word of the error message. I have used the following commands as in the image. Following are the results of the ...
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Working with frequently changing requirements [duplicate]

How Software Testing Engineer should act in environment where requirements are very frequently changing? Big tasks appear suddenly so tester doesn't perform them in a proper way. Developers do what ...
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Testing using real data of the customer

Is it common to use real data of the customer to perform testing? What policies companies apply regarding using real data of the customer for testing purposes? Is there any legislations regarding such ...
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