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Several test files have similar setup: How to remove duplication

I have four java classes, each containing a test. They must remain like this; I can't put the four tests in one file. Each file has a small setup portion at the top: private SQSRequestCreator ...
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Testing Server/Workstation Hardware specs recommendations?

I wanted to reach out and get some opinions of Testing hardware. Should I use VMs or a stand-alone tower? If I use VMs, what would be some recommended hardware specs for the hosting server? If a ...
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How to test consecutive api calls to same endpoint?

I want to test how consecutive API calls affect a resource state. Should I make individual API calls? makeRequest("POST", "api/resource/{id}/complex-operation", body1); makeRequest(...
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E2E Testing: Testing field limits?

So I'm curious about this, and being in my first automation job I wasn't sure how others typically handled this. Let's say we have a new "section" of a form with 3 fields. The 3 fields are ...
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API Automated Testing Tool XML & JSON

I am looking for an automated test tool that can: MUST HAVE: Ability to connect to a server endpoint, that returns JSON or XML based data. Ability to fully parse and validate either XML or JSON (both ...
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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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Automating testing of incoming messages against templates

I have just been moved to a team, where we manually test system-generated messages (SMS and e-mail) - a bank sending notifications such as "On 11.5.2018, transaction +1.94 from 111/7777 was made ...
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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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How to find a specific occurrence of a field that exists in multiple places (Xpath)?

I'm new to Xpath and I wanted to know if there was a way to inspect a specific element, that is repeated multiple times throughout the webpage. For this instance I want to inspect the specific span ...
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Issue with running Restsharp SpecFlow tests using MSTest via command line

I have created restsharp specflow tests using NUnit framework and I am using MSTest as a test runner in app.config file. I tried to run the tests via command line and it does not work - says the tests ...
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What is the most appropriate tool to perfrom test automation of Adobe AIR applications?

I need to create test automation of the Adobe AIR application. In application under test there are lots of custom controls, input/output and drag and drop operations. Now I'm thinking about Flex ...
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Problem facing to automate city auto suggested field when html structure is complex [duplicate]

I have tried many different XPATH, but still I am not able to fetch city from displayed list and perform click on it. I have posted this question earlier also suggested answers couldn't help. With my ...
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Different Scenarios for two elevators programmed to different floors

Assume there are two elevators programmed for stopping in odd and even floors. i) What kind of test we need to do to ensure that the elevators working fine without any hassle. ii) What are the ...
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How can I solve OutOfRangeException on using Selenium C#

I've faced with the below problem, while trying to run a data driving testing and have tried to resolve it, but nothing seem to be working for me. Please could you take a look at my code and tell me ...
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Version Control for Selenium Itself

My question is about best practice. We are moving to Selenium and will be using Selenium, Maven, TestNG and GitHub, with a Windows environment. We will have about ten users, with more in the future. ...
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Upload file in Selenium using AutoIt? [duplicate]

I'm trying to upload a file using Selenium on Windows 7 using AutoIt following this tutorial http://www.toolsqa.com/selenium-webdriver/autoit-selenium-webdriver/. The web page I'm using is this one ...
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Automatic network condition change for MacOS app manual testing

I'm testing MacOS app and it relies a lot on the network condition, because it is uploading a lot of files. I would like to simulate a network condition on my macbook, that automatically changes to ...
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How to test Sign Up API (Post Method) for multiple users in Jmeter?

I tried multiple user sign ups using Sign-up API (POST Method) with parameterization. But It's not working. I have set the CSV Data set Config Added the variable names in Param value Added a HTTP ...
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JMeter graph interpretation

I'm very new at JMeter and am trying to get an idea of how to interpret the graphs below. The test I performed used 1 thread group with 600 users ramped up ever 5 seconds. What concerns me is the ...
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How to do Testcases for a specification document?

I have always done these very simple test cases so I am actually very lost and got overwhelmed when I got this assignment where I should do test cases from a functional design specification document. ...
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Mobile testing process: pro vs cons

In my current project, we have started to develop a Mobile app besides the Web app. So, I'm curious and want to have your advice about : What's the difference between mobile app vs web app? When ...
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How to test baby alarm

We have a Computer Science project consisting of a baby alarm (a sender and a receiver), so when the baby is crying or a loud sound is perceived, an alert is sent to the parent. I'm interested in how ...
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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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Automated Testing - Sign Up

I'm creating the user cases for developers to set automated testing for Sign Up. But I'm facing an issue at the moment. I need to test Sign Up with a new phone and email. So every time the test runs ...
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What is this methodology called?

We have got an old system Qwerty1 - that makes a lots of things, We also have another system Querty2 it's actually a remake of Qwerty1 (for several reasons) Notice we still are live with Qwerty1. Now ...
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Need help to record a script for native apps testing using Jmeter

When I tried to record a script for native app testing using Jmeter I'm facing the next issue: when I keeping the proxy same as Jmeter's and IP address of my PC in android device, before changing the ...
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How to handle dom using electron-vue

Problem : The boilerplate used electron-vue. The following code is part of the src/renderer/main.js file. const {BrowserWindow} = require('electron').remote const win = new BrowserWindow({...
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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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How to abstract data classes to be more object oriented?

I have run into problems keeping my tests as object-oriented as possible. I have had to rewrite large portions of my code multiple times now, and I feel that there is a better approach to what I'm ...
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Testing non-central features

Only 1% of our clients use particular features or scenarios. Do you think we should spend as much time testing these features and scenarios as we spend on our central features and scenarios, or we ...
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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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How to test a system alone with very little experience?

I have little experience with testing and I'm being hired to work on a team where I am the only tester. I'm struggling to find the best approach for the process. Being alone should I write down a test ...
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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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Why would testing summer and winter solstice matter?

On Ministry of Testing site there is the Checklist for Testing Web Page Functionality. In Date & Time section, there is a "Summer and winter solstice (26: e mars kl 02-03 and 29: e October 02-...
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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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how to test mobile application which uses wifi connection?

I need to test the application, which was working based on the WiFi signal strength. Is there any application/automation tool to randomize my WiFi signal and check for applications functionality, my ...
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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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What to call a matrix with all possible combinations?

For example: The application show a list of results. Now we have a new feature: The list can be filtered. The user can use a search input field and a date range to filter the results. To cover all ...
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Software tools for taking screenshots [closed]

I am currently using jing software tool to take screenshot for bugs. Could anyone let me know Is there any other tools in the market to take screenshot very effectively and quickly?
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How to ensure 100% coverage of requirements in test cases?

How do I ensure that my test cases covers every aspect of the requirements? For example I had written test cases for the login page with all possible combinations I can think of and submitted for ...
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How do you know if you are writing high quality tests?

Inspired by Exercises on software testing We can learn to write automated tests and we can learn to do tdd and bdd but what tools / resources / guides are available to tell us if the actual tests we ...
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Have test cases evaluated by everyone in the Scrum team? Including the developers?

I am currently assigned to a new project, on a Scrum team that didn't have a tester integrated before. There are no test cases yet, but the project is more advanced. So I'm busy defining test cases ...
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How should a Software Tester deal with missed Defects/bugs in Production?

I work as a QA/test engineer in a small software company. It is an e-commerce based product. I was assigned a few projects by my manager. I mostly do functional/blackbox testing. Before the production ...
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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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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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Tips to setup a high performance software testing lab?

Every field people set up some kind of the labs like developer setup some developers lab, Penetration tester setup penetration testing lab with the different environment so I want the tips to set up a ...
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Test Suite vs. Test Plan

I am having a difficult time pinning down an official description of what a test suite is compared to a test plan. In Test Computer Software they don't even mention suites. (I assume because the book ...
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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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CodedUI : The Browser gets closed as finish testing without keeping for testing further steps

I'm working on a CodedUI project to check on a Web Solution. There, when I'm testing for launching the site (as in launching the web URL), I am facing an issue with closing the browser as it finish ...
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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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