Questions tagged [test-strategy]

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to Automatically Test Statistic Data Which is not Aggregated in Real Time

I want to write automated e2e / functional / acceptance tests for a statistic service which calculates the numbers only once a day. For the tests I need to make sure that I know which numbers the ...
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How can I test some feature in all major mobile devices(android, apple etc) in minimal amount of time?

Someone asked me what strategy will you follow to test some important features of your application before prod release so that it will work on almost all the mobile devices? I gave Suggestions like: ...
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What is best approach to run regression Automation in Agile

We are following agile methods in manual testing. We had not done any automation until sprint 10. Our current sprint is 15. After sprint 10, We started automation using Java, Maven, and Selenium ...
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Selenium Mac Salesforce

I'm trying to automate to log in into salesforce account and after it logs in I want it to click on contact button, but for some reason it won't, I even wrote a different function just for it to click ...
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Is there a better way of carrying out basic text and form validation instead of doing it at E2E?

My understanding of E2E tests is that we should be carrying out tests that run through the whole system to check if everything works together via Selenium (for a web application). However, I've seen ...
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Test Structure Analysis Documentation

Detail Information Currently I am in the process of building a QA structure, the following points are included and each one is designed for a project. Since I would like to start with the analysis ...
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How correct I executed the test case?

I'm new to Automation Testing. So I have a simple test case - Login with incorrect username and password. Steps: Open the browser Enter the URL “http://practice.automationtesting.in/” Click on My ...
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What books or sites you recommend for learning how to create the best testing strategy for a product?

I work for a very complex and configurable product and I need to improve testing strategy for it. I dont want to deep dive into each of numerous test cases created for it before - instead I want to ...
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Open a clickable link on a web page and take the screenshot at the same time

I'm new to Chrome headless and I have a problem. I want to randomly select two links from a web page on the page being viewed and open them at the same time. Indeed my goal is to be able to have the ...
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How to inspect elements on pages with 'loading' spinners?

Note: This is intended as a Q and A post for sharing successful strategies. Please, feel free to add more solutions! Problem background: Automating a web application Tester with limited access to ...
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Extract and Reuse elements as list in JMeter

[{ elem1: value, elem2: value }, { elem1: value, elem2: value }] I want to be able to extract all elem2 value based on a regex condition on elem1 value from a JSON response. I ...
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No Encapsulation in my project

It's been a long time that I am writing Test Automation scripts in Java, but I never had encapsulation in my code (code hiding). Creating Interface, Abstract Classes or Java beans were never part of ...
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Test approaches for micro services architecture related application

We have an application now developing with Micro services architecture. From the testing perspective what sort of testing practices / strategies should follow
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Java Null pointer exception when trying to click on an element that is present in a block and becomes visible when another element is clicked

I'm trying to click on an element, which is present in a block and the block itself becomes visible, when another element Your Trips is clicked on. I'm able to find the element and click on Your Trips,...
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A service oriented company with deadlines on go live what approach need to be taken?

I am working now in a service oriented company where client already specifies about go live date. Developer estimate their timeline and as a tester i also provide my timeline. Since go live cannot ...
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Can't click a button

I have this code: I have a problem clicking a button. driver.find_element_by_xpath("(.//*[normalize-space(text()) and normalize-space(.)='Editează'])[20]/following::a[1]").click() And I ...