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What may be the edge cases for testing a 'Payment link in SMS' feature?

We are testing a new feature that is about to get released in a few days and most of the testing has been done by the team. The feature in essence is about payment link being sent in SMS to end ...
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What are the testing practices in Financial Services

I'm currently working on a new financial services software and wanted to know what is the current testing practices in the financial services. Would love to hear any thoughts/insights regarding the ...
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How to test a class that wraps methods connect to a remote database

I wrote a class creating connection to a remote database, query and do some more actions on that. Which is the best way/ strategy to test that kind of class? I tried to mock third party functions ...
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How to evaluate a candidate skills for purely manual testing [duplicate]

Is there any well-defined process to be followed in evaluating a candidate for manual testing?
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Can I keep the Groovy power assert and still have a custom message printed?

I use Katalon Studio for my test automation. It comes with an in-built script editor (Groovy). So, I can use Groovy's power assert that gives me a nice and detailed output message when the assert ...
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Alternative to browsershots.org for taking screenshots on multiple browsers on different platforms?

I'm working on a project where I have to test a javascript library's compatibility on mobile platforms in different browsers on the most recent versions of different mobile browsers. I have been long ...
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How to design test cases for phone number and email input fields?

I'm trying to improve the design of test cases but I came across a different approach from some partners. For example, let's say there's a form to test, this form has 2 fields (phone and email) and a ...
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Test cases for a weather widget

In one of my recent interviews, there was a question: Write the functional and non-functional test cases for a weather app / widget. Note: Test coverage is important than numbers. I wrote the ...
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How should Software Testers improve the process of Requirements Analysis?

Whenever, i am working on my task of Analyzing the functional specification or requirements documents of any new Feature, enhancement or Defect fixes, I just go through what is clearly evident in the ...
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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 do you design UI automated tests to pick alternative steps randomly in a flow?

Background: In cases(mainly in End to End UI tests), where a number of test paths(selection of alternative test steps) can be huge due to combinations however expected results are same and few. In ...
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What is the typical test automation scenario where decorator Design Pattern can be applied?

What is the typical automation scenario where decorator design pattern can be applied in UI test automation ? Please share your practical experiences with small code examples to help us fellow QA ...
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POM Framework Design with Global Elements

New to C#, started learning in order to do test automation using Selenium C# with MS Visual Studio. Currently a manual tester. I've been building a testing framework using TDD and the POM pattern. I'...
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How to Incorporate the Defunct PageFactory in Selenium with C#?

I just discovered the page object design pattern recently and really wanted to implement it into my company's UI Test Automation suite. I started to do so and immediately ran into problems which lead ...
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What is difference between Test Design & Test Architecture?

Could anyone explain the difference between Test Design and Test Architecture? More specifically; if you tell someone to present Test Design - what would you expect them to present? Same goes for ...
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Test flakiness in Katalon Studio

I'm having a problem but I'm not sure what is the cause. When I run a test case that includes an iframe object, on the first run Katalon is finding the iframe but unable to click an object inside of ...
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What level of Selenium Webdriver Automation Frameworks are being used by experts in the Software Industry [closed]

I have started learning selenium webdriver using java to increase my skill set as a blackbox tester. I have been practicing a lot about JUnit, Test NG, Page object model etc. However, I am not ...
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How to test a video call

I have an Android app that allows to make video calls and I need to test the quality of the video and if both video streamings match correctly. How would you test it, in an automatic proccess? I ...
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How is enough to automate validation of a form (negative test cases)

Let's say, I have a form has 4 fields (all mandatory with validation messages): Name, EMail, Address, Phone. And a Submit button. Let's assume I have some test cases as below: TC1: All fields empty ...
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Is there any standard formats available for test cases other than table?

I've written some test cases, but the only thing I know is the format of a table (with the expected results, actual results, pass/fail etc). Is there any standard formats available for test cases?
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Testing a component with selenium before it has been added to multiple products, how do I achieve reuseability?

Scenario: I have a repository that contains a component which is reused across multiple different projects. The component in question is a image viewer component. 3 Products will use this image ...
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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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How to Demo Automated Tests

I automate tests based on test plans written by manual testers. I would like to "demo" the automated tests to the authors of the manual test plans to ensure that I've implemented the test correctly ...
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How do you know when to stop testing?

Background: While manually testing an application in scenarios, where an application has complex functionality features, supporting multiple platforms(Web/mobile/Web APIs)/versions(OS Versions) where ...
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Which Design pattern(s) can I apply to robustly instantiate new users in the system from a test automation perspective

Consider a user Account that contains the following members: Username Password Account Type (User/Admin) Security Question (Option of 5 choices) Security Answer A handful of booleans for various ...
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Whose responsibility is it to design test cases?

The question: Is it the developer's responsibility to design test cases, or the QA tester's? Or is it someone else's? I am a software engineer at a small company in the United States. We have an ...
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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 for unknown issues

We have been developing wifi/2g boards that communicate to a server and store data. This project has been running for several years already, and we are constantly updating both boards' firmware and ...
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How do computer virus writers test their viruses?

This is my curiosity based question, neither I am a virus writer nor trying to learn how to be, I just can't imagine these people destroy dozens of computers for each virus as per my understanding ...
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How to verify software when no pre-verified input and the corresponding output are given?

Let's say I have a piece of software that takes X as input (information about a vehicle), processes it and then returns Y as output (valid transfers at the next stop). The way X is processed is known (...
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Test Plan/Strategy scenario

New here. i have this scenario right here as im applying for my first intern position. i really don't understand what to do here. should i make a testplan document etc? Problem: 1) You're given the ...
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Is there a name for this (automated random input) technique? And are there any existing tools for using it?

This came up while talking to another developer. He recalled some product that was in development like 15 years ago (but didn't remember the name or details, or whether it went to production) that ...
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Should I test multiple paths to a webpage in this case?

Here is an example. Say you are testing an ebook reader web app. The app lets users highlight text, add notes to highlighted text, view all their highlights & notes in the book, search for ...
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How do we as testers best approach API test cases without entering the realm of insanity?

I'm looking for some clarity on how to approach API testing holistically, I have a project to automate a Restful web service, containing 2 controllers(foo & bar) with a collective sum of around ~...
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How to develop and review test cases?

This is how our test case development process looks like. A tester writes a test case in a spreadsheet, with each test step and expected result. Then, another tester reviews the test case and approves ...
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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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How to write test case for multiple roles?

How should I create test cases for complex system that provide usage for multiple roles such: super admin, admin, customer service etc. The capabilities such: create, read, delete and update for ...
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Is dependency injection suitable for TDD?

I used dependency injection in some projects but I didn't fully understand why. I think it is partly to facilitate TDD - if we use dependency injection then many dependencies of the software can be ...
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Is there a dancing pony on the screen? (Visual testing)

Motivated by this talk about the accidental unexpected pony dancing on the screen. We currently have a rather rich subset of end-to-end tests for our AngularJS applications. And, we do get a lot of ...
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Proper button names for warning popups

In our application, we show warning popup about unsaved data and that popup contains following message with two buttons OK and Cancel You've unsaved data. Do you want to continue? If we look at the ...
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How important is doing QA considered today (2017)?

I'm doing QA since a while now and I am content with my job. However one thing I'm not so sure about is the value of being QA. The reason why I am asking this is because I see far more developers ...
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How to write test cases when different test data gives different results?

Example test case: Check mobile bill payment after due date. For the above test case, different telecom operators have different sets of rules. For example, some allow payment after due date, and ...
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Test automation | Are we focusing more on automation than testing?

Take a very specified example of web application testing with selenium: It seems obvious that (almost) everyone is suggesting using element ID as the best locator strategy, and that your GUI-...
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How to choose page object design & structure

We had a discussion between several automation engineers on page object design, specifically about how many layers it should have and what are the responsibilities of the layers. I hope you guys could ...
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Quality assurance when people's lives are at stake

We are currently working in an insurance claims processing space and even though we have high quality standards, testing and quality assurance overall has always been, honestly speaking, a supporting ...
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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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How to identify and justify how many test cases is enough when you have a potentially huge number of combinations?

I'm working on a form builder project. Users can drag and drop elements to build questionnaires. If we simplify and say there is only 3 form elements that can be used: Numeric answer, with ...
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Defending corner cases

Sometimes, we find specific corner cases that cause a failure in our application - for example, broken relationships between the main entities in our application that are not properly handled (that ...
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How to test our web app on an iMac if we don't have one?

We are a software development company that is building a new web application. Part of our responsiveness test, we need to check how it would look like on iMac 21.5" and iMac 27". Problem is, we don't ...
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How should I create test cases for things that should not be present?

How should I create a test case, or what should the test case be, when the scenario is for a function that shouldn't be in the system? I'm creating test cases based on the FSD (Functional ...

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