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Are there specific coding guidelines for test automation?

Details Currently we are trying to find more ways to write better code. Of course, this does not exclude our automated test cases. We are already testing in the dev environment with SonarCube and ...
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Test Strategy Documentation for test automation

What are the main points that should be included in a test strategy test automation document for a particular project? I'm not looking at details but more of a high level overview. I've found that ...
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Areas in session based testing test chart

I am not sure how to distinguish the chart and the areas in it... For me, the chart describes in one sentence what the session is all about. And the areas are a (probably incomplete) high-level ...
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White Box testing - Condition and Branch

I have been reading a number of tutorials about condition and branch testing (coverage). All of them show simple examples, and mention the difference of condition and branch to be that in condition ...
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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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Test Strategy for the Reverse Sync process by using KAFKA

How can I test (Test Strategy) for the Reverse Sync process implemented by using KAFKA? Any inputs on this? Detailed Flow: The data from Database 2 will be published into the KAFKA topic via the ...
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Is it possible to become a SDET(QA Automated) without having experience, with the free paths of Test Automation University from Applittols? [closed]

I'm new in the community. I have worked for several years as a programmer maintaining code and fixing bugs of ready-made applications. Thanks for your answers, Best regards. Reference https://...
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How to calculate security test or penetration test cost for the customer?

Details: A customer would like to know in detail what costs penetration testing causes on the one hand, and what benefits penetration has on the other hand. Also, what it effectively means to save ...
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Vulnerability testing assessment in an agile development environment

Details: I would be interested in how you guys handle assessing your vulnerability testing within an agile environment? Example: You have weekly test series in which you test your project for ...
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Security test plan for vulnerability test

Details: I would like to address the topic of security test plan. I can hardly find suitable material when it comes to the topic of Vulnerability test. Most of the time the information is limited to ...
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Should we write a Test Case for every Foreign Key?

Should I write a test case for every Foreign key in the database? Our team is conducting a large database migration project using Java APIs, for eg. inputting CustomerSales. And we have ProductId, ...
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How can automation help a tester in creative & useful ways to perform testing more effectively & efficiently?

How can automation help a tester in creative & useful ways to perform testing more effectively & efficiently? ( other than automating manual test cases)
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Does ECP and BVA only concern numeric values?

I just read the concept concerning Equivalence Class Partitioning and Boundary Value Analysis and I'm wondering if it can be applied to other test cases For example clicking on a button, choosing ...
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How QA Lead benefits from a Test Plan in terms of processes?

How QA Lead benefits from a Test Plan in terms of processes? I am interested in specifics. What practical usage QA Lead has from a test plan? Currently, I have only seen that it is required for the ...
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Test case preparation and execution time

I usually estimate the test execution time in a sprint by identifying the test scenarios related to requirements. (Test case point analysis) Is there any techniques that we can use for estimate the ...
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No tests in the legacy project - what to start with as tester? [duplicate]

I've just joined a project, which is developed for internal use for over 10 years now. There are no unit tests nor any other manual/automated tests designed. I'm going to be the only tester. What ...
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Is it valid to use the tool that comes with a library to verify that your C/C++ code is working as expected?

I have a library which Loads audio files Does filtering on the PCM data Saves the new PCM back to files it does that using: Using its own implementation of load/save (raw files and uncompressed ...
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What is the best way to test values that vary according to database type?

I am working on a program that needs to work on values that are fetched from different database types: currently we support 12 different database types. My code applies some business logic to the ...
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What are the negative test scenarios you would run for the below cases

What are the negative test scenarios you would run for the below cases:
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What are the differences between counting/calculation estimate and estimation by test-cases?

The counting/calculation estimate is based on counting countable indexes such as stories, usage scenarios, marketing requirements, web pages, technical requirements, functions. Estimation by test ...
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What risks should be included in testing estimations? [closed]

I am creating an estimation for my testing and I have been wondering what are the universal risks that might affect the testing process. And what percentage should it take from the overall estimation?...
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Finding dead code by test tooling

Testing tools, unitary or functional, are running certain portions of code. So we can define an idea of code coverage, which is the part of the code that is actually being tested by the test tooling. ...
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How to test AWS [closed]

This is an open question. I know no answer is wrong or correct. If someone asks this question in an interview He wants to understand your thinking process. Can anyone put a light on this, how to ...
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How to deal with too many test cases?

I have a simple question, but it is still unanswered. For example, I want to test a register feature, where the user must enter their name, email, and password. The possible inputs are like this: ...
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Manual Testing: Writing actual and expected outcomes is old fashioned way of writing tests?

I was going through this tutorial https://www.softwaretestinghelp.com/how-to-write-effective-test-cases-test-cases-procedures-and-definitions/ and I found it very time consuming from both writing and ...
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BDD in testing how do you organize your steps?

As the title says I'm trying to implement my tests with BDD but I'm unsure how to structure it correctly. I have a separate folder where I keep my steps. I kinda want it to be one large file because ...
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How would you test this form designed for adding and editing tables in a relational database?

I am having a problem with test cases. I have never tested before the forms that add tables in relational database and I am not sure what is the good approach - should I write down test cases that ...
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Draw a program graph over multiple methods

How to draw a program graph similar to but with multiple methods? As it seems the flow of data across methods are not necessarily in the order of declaration. Mulitple Classes public class Temp {...
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How to create input data for unit tests for an API client?

I am building the initial set of unit tests for my team's legacy API client system. We have been writing integration tests, but have no unit tests. It's a Sinatra server that accepts requests from our ...
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How many test steps are allowed in a single manual test case?

I have been writing Test Cases for half a year as of now. My question is: How many test steps are allowed only in one test case? For example more than 6 steps is not allowed or depends on ...
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What strategies and test cases should I use to test in Agile development?

How do you build test cases vs user stories/features vs requirements? What is your test strategy in agile development model? What is automation test strategy in agile development model?
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Best way to architect test development in Python so that tests can be run either with a mock or without a mock?

I'm starting a fresh python project and I want to write unit and integration tests with mocking and stubbing. However, I would like to run these tests during the build-pipeline against actual services ...
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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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How many test cases can I run if I'm using domain testing?

I'd like to understand what is domain testing, and how do we use it to calculate coverage (if possible)? My question is imagine I have 3 loops in series and I'm using domain testing approach how many ...
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Verify correct generation of documents

I am currently working on implementing a service which generates documents of different types (docx, xlsx,...) from templates. The question I now encountered is what the correct way is to test the ...
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AssertionError: verify response body as a test in postman

This is the response from Postman: { "data": [ { "firstname": "tahaq", "lastname": "postmanq", "accountenabled": "true", "email": "tahaiq@...
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Creation of Test Cases for Financial Reporting

I have been tasked with creating some test cases related to financial reporting using Microsoft Excel. I have a specific Microsoft Excel template which I have to fill in to create a good file. As in ...
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Integration tests and data used in these tests

I read a lot about unit and integration tests and how they work with maven and java and how it works with Continuous Integration. I am using Flyway for db migrations, the schema part is already done. ...
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How can we test technical architecture for any product?

How does tester test the technical architecture of any application? is this really a test-related thing that can be done while the architecture is still being developed, In my project, We have below ...
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Empty spaces in file name -- testing and static analysis

Many -- especially older -- programs have or have had the problem that they could not be run in a directory with spaces (e. g. "C:/Program Files/xy"), but requested to be installed directly under C: (...
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Is there any course available online on designing ui automation framework using Selenium and Java?

Is there any good course available online that explains designing UI automation framework using Selenium and Java, integrating logging, reporting, etc. ? Maybe also talk about some best practices. ...
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How to load test video streaming with traffic, internally?

We use centos 6, apache prefork, PHP 5, MySQL, and we have Wowza streaming engine on a different server. Nothing is on the cloud, we have on-premise servers. We'd like to test a couple of things ...
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ORM validation and testing

Writing a web application we have many places where validation takes (or potentially could take) place: - front-end application form - front-end application service - back-end application view ...
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Designing an open source test framework without compromising security

Context The robot framework website mentions robotframework-autoitlibrary in its external library listing and it points to http://code.google.com/p/robotframework-autoitlibrary/.And I found a ...
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Prepare data for groups of test cases

I am going to have a family of test cases that are going to work on a single data set. This data set needs to be loaded into a database as an initial step which is shared between all the test cases. ...
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What is the correct way writing e2e tests?

I have a task do create e2e for a web app, but I don't know what is the correct way doing it. For example: In app there is a possibility to add new employee, so the scenario is as described: Login ...
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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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For which purposes, projects and teams, test cases and checklists are better compared to each other? [closed]

I was wondering which advantages and disadvantages test cases and checklists have compared to each other. For which teams and projects each option is better?
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How to Create Test Scripts for UAT that focus on Business Process?

I am creating a Test Scripts for our UAT but I always ended up doing a test case that looks like a System test scripts. Is it ok to have another test case in a test case since I am validating that the ...
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What is Test Automation Framework?

I am a complete beginner in Test Automation and could not find a good answer on the web. Some automation engineers use an underlying automation framework as a jar dependency in their selenium web ...
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