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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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Boundary Value Analysis: Why would you test valid values inside the boundary?

I can't understand why to use two values inside the boundary when using Boundary Value Analysis. For instance, suppose a program has the requirement: Values between 1 and 100 are true, while all other ...
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Difference between Test case, Test specification, Test procedure and Test design?

I have researched this question on the web, but still don't understand the difference clearly. please help! thanks.
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Testing techniques for verifying a compiler

As part of a larger project, we are creating (or rather updating an existing) compiler that translates a Domain Specific Language (DSL) into a proprietary bytecode. The bytecode then gets loaded into ...
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Difference between Exploratory Testing , Monkey Testing and Ad-hoc Testing?

Monkey testing is a software testing technique in which the testing is performed on the system under test randomly. Exploratory testing is simultaneous learning, test designing and execution.Tester ...
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Layer testing - How should I test data replication/update?

I have a development background and now I'm starting with software QA. While building a solution developers often create code which is shared among different platforms/applications. One example is the ...
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How to test the graphical contents of a bitmap or a PDF file?

The module I'm testing creates some graphical reports which include things like scatter plots and multipage line graphs. The bitmap will never be exactly the same between test runs, since some ...
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Are state transition diagrams a good software testing technique

I have been looking at different testing techniques and wondered if anyone had some "real world" examples of using state transition diagrams rather than the bog standard clock and light switch ones ...