Questions tagged [regression-testing]

Regression testing is testing that is carried out on previously tested features, right after any change is introduced to this feature. The purpose of regression testing is to ensure the newly introduced change has not broken the feature it is introduced to.

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When and how to do regression testing?

I am learning selenium. I am trying to get into more and more automation. Scenario (example): We are working in the agile. 2 weeks of sprint. We have a release after every 3 sprint. In our framework ...
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Selenium with C# “Element is no longer valid” exception being thrown when repeating steps

I am repeatedly getting a very annoying problem when automating my test cases using Selenium/C# in Visual Studio. This test is designed around validating search criteria text. In order for me to test ...
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How to control CEF3 portions of .NET project using Webdriver2?

We have a very large .NET project. This has been E2E/regression tested using QTP for 3 years. Eventually our AUT is moving to the WEB. This process is expected to take a couple of years, it will be ...
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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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Can test case break after changes in lines of code that are not hit by the test case?

If I have a test case that passes on one version of the code and a change is made to some lines in the code that are not hit by this test case, is there a possibility that the test case fails after ...
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How to click on an item in a recycler view?

I'm building page objects for regression testing and there are a few views that incorporates a recycler view with list items and I have found one solution but I can't get it work. What I get is that "...
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How to keep track of regression bugs during Sprint in JIRA?

I want to keep track of all the regression bugs in JIRA, which is not related to any specific user stories in the current sprint. While creating as separate bug/task in the sprint affect its scope. ...
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Retest whole system or just changes with regression tests

After regression tests are done, bugs are filed and fixed. A new release build is made with bug fixes. Should you re-run regression tests again on new build or is it enough to do only re-testing of ...
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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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Is this a good re-testing strategy for Katalon Studio?

I asked a similar question on Katalon Studio forum, but it didn't get much traction: https://forum.katalon.com/discussion/comment/15556#Comment_15556 Anyway, in order to deal with test flakiness this ...
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Writing regression test cases for already developed application [duplicate]

We have a web application which has been developed in last 8 months now released to production. Now we are adding new features and doing bug fixes. However the existing QA team has not written any ...
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How to deal with automated test cases that always fail?

I'm facing a lot of automated GUI tests that fail one or more verifications during their run. All the failings points have been reported in our tracking system and they are known issues but get "...
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Looking for Clarity on testing terminology (Collaboration Request)

I need to explain the testing terminology to others because I want everyone to be on the same page; have the same understanding. After continuous study of the testing world for over more than a month, ...
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Test (no regression) and Migration Strategy with ASp.Net Core, EF Core, Mysql

We have a project that should take about 18 months to go through different developping steps (3 major one). We are at the end of step one. It is using ASP.Net Core to build a Web API with a mysql ...
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Looking for a HTML reporter to use with Detox and Jest

I desperately looking for a HTML reporter to use with detox with Jest - I need it for both smoke and regression testing. I am testing a react-native app on iOS I've tried https://www.npmjs.com/...
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Test scenario of Database components

For one new project we have a requirement to add multiple "Database Collation" support to the system, means the system will create DB on any specified DB Collations for Unicode, ANSI supported ...
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Automation testing tool for BI Reports

I currently have a task to test BI reports. Is there is any automation tool to test BI Reports(Business Intelligence Reports)? Also what are the key factors needed to validate BI reports.
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Is defect driven test automation an good idea?

Defect driven Test automation: Test strategy in place to consider candidates for test automation primarily as earlier found and fixed defects in the application. With the thought process that it will ...
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Bullseye xml output evenent parameter in probe lines

I just started working with Bullseye and i export the results to xml, most part of the results are easy to understand. But there is an parameter called event, which i don't really understand what it ...
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Is manual regression testing an technical debt for agile teams aiming for continuous delivery?

Background: Following are not my assumptions or expectations but in my last couple of interactions with different project teams, I am seeing these patterns where it is expected (from testing by the ...
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Machine Learning usage in performance testing

I'm looking for ML usage in performance testing of a software. mainly Regression testing where we run same tests for every release to ensure there is no degradation. Can I get some guidance around ...
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How do you test reports and analytic engines like BI/BW?

I'm working with several companies that are deploying SAP HANA (in memory appliance that compresses data from the DB and moves the entire structure into memory resulting in query times that are ~3600 ...
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How to run same test case of testng on 100 different URL/Domain?

I have one difficult scenario for automation testing. I want to run one test cases for 100 different URLs/Domain. Precondition : Script is generalize and running individuality properly. Use of ...
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Generating tests for REST API based on RAML

I'm trying to find a way to do automated regression testing on a REST API. My idea is to generate automated tests based on the RAML documentation of the API and this way I can also test the ...
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Testing Strategy: Modular Test Cases

Currently, my company follows a modular test case approach, in the context of business workflow tests. In this approach, we have a lot of component-level test cases, that, by themselves, are not part ...
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Product testing consumes more time for doing regression cycle

Currently, am doing product testing over past 2 years, we are giving our base product to the clients with their additional requirements for any new clients and also the version patch is updating for ...
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Which kind of Manual Test cases should be automated for Regression Testing?

Automating each and every Test case would be futile. So which kind of Test cases should be automated so that more time is not spend on writing the automated test cases than actual manual testing of ...
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Testing webpage behind Great Firewall of China

I have a challange to tackle. We have webpage that will be used by Chinese customers, we need to make sure it works properly in China. Have you ever tested webpage that should work in China? What was ...
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Please Arrange the type of testing in ascending order in which Tester should Test the application? [closed]

Could you please arrange these Below testing n which Tester should Test the application(where to start and where to end) in Ascending order with Example of each one of them. 1.Smoke testing 2....
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What are the common ways of testing the UI of a project while being Agile

I'm working at a startup company and feel like they get into a deadlock by testing UI in wrong ways. They are creating a brand new project from scratch with a new UI and this is how they perform ...
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Supporting multiple versions of test scripts

We're running our own CI/performance tests system for some other team's software library as they've yet to decide on something beyond nightly tarballs and our requirements are much more stringent. Due ...
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When to use visual regression testing for web?

I am working for a young startup (eLearning) and we are actually in an early stage where our (dev) performance is measured by working features at the end of a sprint. A company with a really good VRT ...
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How to ensure one change does not affect the rest of the component?

There will be a lot of releases coming out during the lifecycle of a package release. How to ensure that the latest change does not affect the previous components? I would say once a release ...
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Building “slow to break” regression tests

I need to build a lot of regression tests for our product at work and I plan on using Selenium. I am concerned about building tests that will become quickly outdated and broken based on the fast pace ...
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Large valid PDF files for testing [closed]

I am looking for large sample PDF files for testing. I know, that PDFtk can combine PDF files, but I am lookig for some prepared files for this purpose in range of 100 MB - 400 MB. These should be ...
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Bugs keep reappearing in our GUI software during development. How should this be addressed?

We have a software product has a lot of usability features, and we're constantly changing it. We have issues with things like persisting scroll position which seem to get fixed, but then are broken ...
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Testing our native app on iOS Beta releases

We develop 3 apps in total, all on iOS and I'm running into serious time issues regarding the iOS Beta Releases (current release is iOS 11.2.5 Beta 2). We want to perform a full regression on all our ...
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What are the disadvantages of using SaaS companies for Regression and Functional Testing?

I am well aware that there are great services which allows us to use hundreds of available browsers, devices, AI supported false positive prevention and many other things. But when it comes to build ...
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Cron format, definition of H in .yml file [closed]

I am a beginner in software testing. I was going through the .yml file used to schedule the regression runs and came across this: schedule: "H 1 * * 1,4" I know about cron format, but what I can ...
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What are the effective ways of recording and maintaining test execution proofs?

We are following Agile Scrum in our project. While manual testing, we would like to maintain test execution proof which should be easy to capture and easy to maintain. Currently, we are following the ...
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KPI/ways to identify areas in need of testing

My Problem: I am in a situation where there is no immediate demand to test any feature (no new features in need of testing, or no new changes made) This makes it difficult to identify areas that are ...
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Moving from release candidate to release without rebuilding the package

The general software release process is alpha, beta, rc, release. I am building a release for an embedded target, containing everything: boot loader, root file system, kernel, and the application ...
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What is the difference between “automated testing” and “automated regression testing”?

"Automated Testing" as a term seems to have a number of different uses. For some, it means built in unit tests that, when a new build is run, execute to make sure code refactors have not broken ...
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How to write Regex pattern to find a string between '=' and before '&' with after last '=' of URL [closed]

Regex pattern need to find below url values in bold color http://abc.com/XMLFeed?clientkey=abtc&type=Products&ProductID=111&location=145 [=**abtc**& =**Products**& =**111**&...
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Sequence of testing including Smoke Sanity Functional and Regression

Lets assume we have 5 modules in the application. Module 1 interacts with Module 2. We are in Sprint 15. In Sprint 15, there is new functionality added in Module 1. When the build of sprint 15 is ...
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Supervised machine learning in a “one-time-test” classification problem

Being inspired by the question "Good practices for identifying "one-time" tests?" I decided to make a proof of concept for the idea of applying supervised machine learning algorithms to a ...
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Organizing test cases. By feature or by page?

I'm new to test case management. I am having trouble trying to figure out the best way to organize test cases, either by 'feature' or by 'page'. For instance if I had a feature called 'email ...
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Libraries and tools for Characterization/Golden Master Testing

I really like Characterization/Golden Master Testing, but I'm only aware of the ApprovalTests library. I wonder if there're more libraries and tools that embrace the paradigm. I'm looking for ...
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My manager wants regression testing in the QA environment - how to communicate against that? [closed]

I think it is not a good idea because regression testing is carried out once you complete integration and sanity testing followed by system testing. I want to write an email stating that he is wrong ...