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A test strategy is the set of big-picture ideas embodying the overarching direction or design of a test effort.

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Should QA broadly speaking be aware of under the hood application flows, or should all testing be black box?

As a developer I'm trying to work with my QA. We've been issued a mandate "your pipeline executions take too long, please optimize your testing strategies". I see one possible significant ...
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Integration project automation and test strategy

I recently joined a company and will be working on an integration project. The Dev team will be building a solution to replace Excel spreadsheets. Data from multiple spreadsheets will now be displayed ...
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Are browser console errors a concern for QA

In my company's web app, pages will work fine but in the browser's developer tools, will show we're producing console errors. The console errors could be something like a field is missing from some ...
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Is testing an API by payload comparison with a database query advisable at the end to end level?

I’ve recently joined a company who are rolling out an end to end API testing strategy based around explicitly verifying the payload returned against the database at the end to end level. The approach ...
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How to automate tests for sanitization of user input [closed]

I've checked what is sanitization of user inputs. And now I stuck with idea hot to automate tests for the sanitization of user inputs? I'm new about this topic.
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How to Switch frame in Selenium java

I'm trying to switch frame to email body, but it's not working. I'm not able to switch frames. Expectation: I need to open yopmail and get a text from second email. Email - [email protected] ...
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As professional tester what approach/techniques you personally use to find important bugs faster and early in test process?

Background: This is important in general for any testing but I think this is particularly more important in agile when a critical feature is on the line which needs to be released early for various ...
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Jmeter Scenario: Users Login once - pause until all logged in and execute process (based on iterations not time) - processes complete users log out

I'm relatively new to Jmeter, but I have a scenario, that I've not been able to figure out where I need to perform the following: All user log in to application with a ramp-up period of 15 seconds ...
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Selenium, Python: Write, click next page loop

I'm trying to learn selenium with python and have been trying to automate: Search of the next button on the page. Click on this button. Save each HTML page from the next page in a file. Repeat until ...
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Run iPhone simulator with appiume but get xcodebuild failed with code 65 xcodebuild error message:

I'm using Appium to run an iPhone simulator and it's not working. I got the following error message: Failed to create session. An unknown server-side error occurred while processing the command. ...
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Is it possible to use Cypress for data validation?

I'm writing some end-to-end automated tests for a CRM-alike web application. One of the development team leaders is asking me to do something that I've never done before. The problem is that the data ...
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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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Should I separate my API tests from E2E tests

I have a system that displays data it gets from API calls. There are multiple objects and every object has 7-8 properties. User is not allowed to change values and the system has a simple UI. I want ...
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How to accelerate the release process by rethinking test automation

Background: web security company which was acquired by a bigger one. It was a startup with only manual testing, test automation started after the acquisition with a contractor team with mostly UI ...
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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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Cookie Banner is not shown [403 error]

I need help with the following scenario: In a website, OneTrust cookies are implemented. The cookies are from an external company. The cookie solution is implemented by including a couple of ...
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How to effectively test randomness in item ordering?

We have a function that introduces randomness in item ordering, e.g.: the order in which a number of given items are presented to a user is random For this scenario, there needs to be automated test,...
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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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Avoiding GUI test overload working on legacy systems

I'm currently tasked with automating a 10+ year old, and rather large application. There are no exposed APIs, it's built as a monolith. There are no unit tests, nor promise of unit tests to come. 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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Test Strategy Documents seem obsolete in agile teams. Am I wrong?

Test strategy documents are obsolete? Is Test Strategy document no longer relevant for testing in the 2020s? No one cares what it says, only that it exists to because some people want it. This ...
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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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Protractor file upload hanging after send keys on IE11. Works on Chrome/Firefox

I have a Protractor/Cucumber script, that successfully uploads a file on Chrome/Firefox. When I run the same script on IE11, then the website hangs with the file dialog box open and no file sent. The ...
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File transfer test cases for different OS's

What are the cases for a test suite that verifies an app compiled to run on Mac/Unix/Windows10 does the job of copying files (not folders) from one place to another (not necessarily over a network). ...
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1 Repo vs 2: Test Framework Development For Multiplatform Native Applications Using Appium

This question is more of an attempt to gather opinions. I have automated multiple mobile applications, that existed as native apps on both iOS and Android. In these scenarios, my go-to pattern has ...
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Install Root CA certificate in mobile to use JMETER Script Recorder but showing No internet connection while running the mobile application

I'm using the JMeter for recording API logs through HTTP(S) Script Recorder and I have also installed the ApacheJMeterTemporaryRootCA certificate in the mobile and set the WiFi setting in manual ...
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Automation of Functional Testing across all browser

This answer Will the DOM structure vary for same HTML based on the browser made me think that if DOM renders the same for all browser then why do I need cross-browser functional testing. For example, ...
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JMeter - How can I check mail count in gmail box thread by thread

I'd like to connect gmail server before user thread group, and I wanna open inbox and check mail count in every user interaction. Connect gmail ones Check registration emails many times (100, 1000) ...
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Difference between test strategy and test plan

I have read several posts on test plan and test strategy. According to them the main difference between these they tell is that test strategy is static in nature while test plan is dynamic and can ...
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How to set up a mobile testing lab for physical parallel execution on Android phones

I need to set up a physical mobile testing lab mainly for Android devices. I have to run test on 100 Android devices in parallel, I will be using Appium with TestNG framework. Please someone guide me ...
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Solution for the parallel execution of tests that verify email

I have a test, that reads Auth Code from mailbox and uses it to log in. I use Gmail API for that. I would like to have several such tests, that will run in parallel. However, I don't know, how to ...
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Test Plan/Strategy of an application which has API +DB

I have faced this question numerous times during interviews. Given a simple application diagram (like below) how would you test it or what will be your test plan or test strategy. I know it is a very ...
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testNG, Java: How to combine a few Data Providers in one test?

In the provided test I need to read the data from the cell in Excel and it works. I would also like to add the functionality to store the price of the product in another cell in the Excel. I've split, ...
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Find element in multi layer pages for single website

I want to scrape this marketplace data https://www.tokopedia.com/search?st=shop&q=dapur but to get the data, that I want, I must go through pass some layers in the page. In this case this web have ...
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Get class name of the calling class

I needed to get a class name from my calling class. I will not make too much confusion. I have 3 classes. Class A{ //do something } Class B extends Class A { @Test(dataProvider = "dp&...
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Find button class with Selenium on Python

I scrapping the marketplace from this URL https://www.tokopedia.com/sunxin I want to get the data from the button called Info Toko, if user click this will shown a pop up content: The original source ...
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Selenium Dataprovider returns a NegativeArrayException when called from different class

I have an excel, which contains multiple worksheets in it. Each worksheet contains multiple columns. I have a class like this. public class dptwo extends dpone { @Test(dataProviderClass = testdp.class,...
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How to track which stories / functionality in an agile project have automation test coverage?

I'm a developer trying to find some guidance for the testers on our team. Our strategy regarding selenium automation testing has been rocky to this point. (A .NET project for context). We started off ...
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Selenium thinks button is clickable even when disabled

I'm having an issue where Selenium is saying a button is clickable even, when it's disabled. I'm using Selenium with a website, where you have to select a date 1st and then time slot from a drop-down ...
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Is there an app that allows me to login to and manage multiple IE sessions under different user accounts?

I’m testing an intranet web app on IE11 and need to open about 8 browsers, each under a different login ID. It’s hard to navigate through 6-8 separate IE windows so I was wondering if there’s an app, ...
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Documentation which is used while onboarding new Tester

What do you call a document which is created to help new Tester in a team to understand the product/Application?
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pytest one time teardown after all tests in all modules have run

I have a directory with a bunch of modules. Each module has a bunch of specific tests. I know how to teardown after methods, classes and modules. What am trying to do is teardown after all the tests ...
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Knowing the defect (mitigating false positives)

During testing, there are areas you need to be sure are covered before you are sure you found a bug: technology (are you sure you are understanding the technology behind the AUT - how stuff works) ...
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A standalone framework for testing multiple products/services or individual frameworks per product/service?

I'd like to know what advantages/disadvantages to testing a range of different sites, applications or services using a single, standalone framework? Let's say that some of these sites combine to form ...
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Modern Selenium library to pick

I have been doing Selenium automation around 2013 - 2014. By that time there were only 2 bindings available (or maybe I knew only about 2) - Java and C#. I remember I would have to write so much code ...
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How do I execute/test a large set of test cases with limited time and resources?

We have a large set of test cases but limited time and resources to execute/test them all. We thought but it's not possible to execute/test everything. I want to know strategies which will be ...
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Which document is used for post deployment and what is its name/content?

Which document is used for post deployment or what is the name of that document. And what things does this document include?
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How to automate tests for a fancy web site

I am going to take up the responsibility of automating an in-house "Media" website that looks really fancy and has more than 50 elements per page. But being from "industrial and data-center network" ...
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Writing test automation in Java, while the company domain uses C#/.NET

I´ve recently got a job as a automation tester in a company, that basically only have manual testers (except me). The short term plan is to come up with a good test strategy for identifying which of ...
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Strategies for discovering undocumented API

Inspired by this question: How to approach API testing. The first point of a checklist in the above question is "API Endpoints". But, what to do when you don't have the endpoints documented because ...
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