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Open source tool to automate testing of publish subscribe connection

I recently learned how to use SOAP UI to test REST and SOAP Webservices. But now, I am looking for a similar open-source software to test Publish-Subscribe connections for performing automated testing....
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Tool to open a file exclusively [closed]

I'm looking for a convenient little tool that opens a file exclusively so that I can test what happens when our application tries to access it. OS: Windows 7 and 10 (should be a Desktop application)
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What selenium tools are good alternatives for SeleniumIDE?

I am looking for a tool that can help me automate test cases on website. I am currently using Selenium WebDriver, but it takes a lot of time to write down the test cases using WebDriver. Also many ...
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Filtering testing checklists or managing them in a better way than a Word/Excel document

For manual testing we are using checklists. The problem: over time, checklists are growing larger with many very specific cases that can be skipped in most of situations. But it takes too much time ...
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Strategy of using Jira with tools for automated testing

I'd like to verify my idea of setting up test architecture in projects managed by Jira. Jira itself does not provide tools for unit or functional testing, but it has different plugins to manage ...
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Programming language and automation tool to automate mainframe as/400

Which programming language would you prefer to automate the screens of a mainframe system like IBM AS/400?
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Test whether SMS are received by customers

We send SMS to customers in multiple countries (several countries in Europe, US, Australia). Our customers use different mobile networks in their respective countries. How can we test that our SMS ...
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Are there any non-selenium based tools for Automation testing? [closed]

I'm aware of automation tools like- Selenium, Appium, Selendroid. Is there any other tool available in the market which is used for automation testing outside of the selenium group?
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How to automatically test TSQL?

I am not a tester, but SQL Developer. Can you advise me about more propper (in your opinion) way to make automatic testing of TSQL. I use SQL 2008R2 and SQL2012. I see that there is only one or two ...
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Property transfer in SOAP UI using xpath

I am using SOAP UI open source. In this version we don't have the option to create xpath like in pro version so I created the xpath using different tool and tried to transfer properties in my test ...
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SnagIt vs Screenpresso, Which to get Based on specific features found in SnagIt, but not trial version of Screenpresso? [closed]

I am a tester for uTest.com who uses screenshots and screen capture extensively for my test cycles. I used the free trial versions of both Snagit 12 and Screenpresso and am on the fence about which ...
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What are some best resources of self study for a beginner black-box tester? [duplicate]

I have just started working as a manual/black-box tester in a QA team. I am currently learning about testing techniques/practices from others. What are some good resources which i can use to make a ...
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Looking for tool/service to test website from different provinces in Canada

I am looking for a tool or service where I can test my website from different provinces in Canada. I looked into VPN services but they don't offer specific locations in Canada.
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How can I test Remote mobile device for SMS and USSD messages?

I have to test my application with some remote numbers (e.g. South African). What I will do is call an API which itself sends certain USSD message on the number. I want to check the behaviour of the ...
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Tracking manual testing interaction

I'm looking for some piece of software that allows me to track interaction during manual testing to log what was tested (which elements were clicked, what was written to the input, etc). Use case: ...
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What tools are available on my mac for performing QA for web applications? [closed]

Like many web software shops we all have macs. What tools are built in or easily and cheaply available for macs in performing QA?
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Best guidelines to create images for bug reports in big testing team?

Which set of guidelines should be used in a big testing team to reduce differences in created screenshots. Devs and PMs could go crazy from different ways five testers create screenshots and highlight ...
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C++ coverage tool for QA personnel

Background: Our QA organization is considering using NCover Collector to gather code coverage information for manual and automated GUI tests (this is a desktop application). NCover will only work on ...
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Testing tools for a front-end HTML5 app

I've got an offline app that has been built on HTML/CSS/JS and it runs only on 'iPad iOS 8.4' within a wrapper application. The interactions are very simple: You can go from page to page and you can ...
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Best tool to check the packet loss for an IOS app?

I have a skype type of application and I want to check the packet loss for that application. Can anyone suggest me the best tool for the same.?
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GitLab/GitHub for issue Tracking?

Has anyone used these? I'm in the market for a simple issue tracking tool and all of our code bases are stored on GitLab (or they have been). We have a relatively small team and while I was looking ...
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Tool or method to track inter-product and cross-product dependencies

I have a need for a software package or other method to help track dependencies between: different components within a single piece of software e.g. devs change something related to a system or even ...
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Recommendations for Windows Client software Automation tools?

I have a team of 2 QAs and we just started at a company which have a windows client software application with no documentation and no test cases. What would you recommend as a tool to start building ...
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Integration Testing for project management [closed]

Does integration testing replace other forms of testing with a single comprehensive test?
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TestRail: Remove documents from TestRun or TestResult

In "TestRail" tool (Manual Testing) I have attached two documents in TestRuns and Results while executing the Test case. Now I have to remove one document, how to remove the one document?
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What tools can be used to automate testing on Windows Phone 8?

What frameworks / tools enable to automate testing on Windows Phone 8 platform? I'm interested in testing of all application types, including: Mobile web Native apps Hybrid apps Silverlight apps
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Response for a class (RFC) metric tools for PHP [closed]

Is there any tools to calculate Response for a class (RFC) metric for PHP? Both PhpMetrics and PHP Depend don't support it. Thanks.
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Setting up QA Department from Scratch (Web Development)

So I'm going to be starting a Job here in a few weeks, I've been doing QA for about 6 years now. Pretty much your standard Test Plans/Testing with a little normal SysAdmin stuff that sometimes comes ...
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What can I expect if we implement CAST Software?

My company plans to install and use CAST from castsoftware. Has anyone else had experience with this? Should I plan for a large, involved project? Or is this something relatively simple and ...
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How do I corrupt an .exe for testing

I need to run a test which requires that I corrupt a specific .exe file. For security reasons I cannot upload this file to http://corrupt-a-file.net/. Is there a known tool for Windows that I can ...
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Data Flow Testing Tool/Software

I am looking for data flow testing tool/software. I have searched many times on the internet. But, I couldn't find any of them to fulfill my requirements. For example, Pestt, this tool for control ...
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Migration path(s) for tests in QADirector

We have a lot of tests in QADirector. The largest of our 26 projects has more than 1100 test scripts. Since QADirector is no longer supported, I'm looking for possible migration paths. The only know ...
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Documentation for Web Service testing with SoapUI

I am new in web service testing with SoapUI. I refer SoapUI own documentation resource for testing. But their is not discussed all features step by step properly. And not also discussed for advanced ...
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How to monitor Linux log files on Windows?

Part of my verification checks include verifying log files on Linux machines. When entering a defect sometimes the log files also contain useful information. With Putty I create a remote shell on the ...
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Proper way of evaluating test tools

Im currently trying to evaluate two different test tools (SpecExplorer vs Quviq Quickcheck) with regards to how many bugs they find in my code. The plan i have is to insert some faults in my code and ...
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QA friendly stubbing and service virtualization tools?

Wikipedia lists several tools used to virtualize services (create stubs). Some of them are purely focused on developers, some of them have GUIs and are more QA/tester friendly. The ones that look QA ...
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Test coverage tool that shows call graph of untested new code from a merge

I'm looking for a test coverage tool that can show the call path/call graph of new untested code that came from a merge. Example: I have a git repo (on github or bitbucket) and a test suite that ...
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Does Microsoft Test Managers recommended tests require test agents on the servers that an applications services run on

I'm currently working on getting Microsoft Test Manager up and running with the recommended tests feature. I have created an environment that is returning recommended tests. Currently this environment ...
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My Jmeter scenario doesn't loop with thread-group [closed]

I'm not so new to Jmeter.But my scenario doesn't loop if I set loopCount or set endless loop in ThreadGroup. It just does onetime loop and stop testing without any errors. Usually I can make a ...
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Which tool can I use (as a tester) to track the code coverage for a web based application?

I am a QA Intern and we use Selenium Webdriver to test our web based application. We are provided with a server on which the build to be tested is deployed. I wish to know is there a tool that I can ...
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How to change issue status from "In progress" to "Watchlist"?

I try to change status from In progress to Watchlist but it tells me that I don't have permission to go in that order.
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Looking for a API/tool to validate html snippets

Our UI designers would like to validate that the HTML they specify should appear on a page does, in fact appear on the page as generated by a .jsp. They need to specify a particular set of HTML nodes ...
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Using TDD when developing a database schema?

I am fairly new to TDD and database development. If I wanted to use test driven development when I am trying to create a database schema how would I do that? What are the common tools and processes ...
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Licensing restrictions of formal methods (code proof) tools and contractors

This is NOT Intended to be a product/service recommendation question - I am trying really hard to word this so it isn't one. Does anyone here perform static analysis on your code using abstract ...
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How to get Server Stats like CPU Usage, Response time etc. when Load has been applied from Client PC

How to get Server Stats like CPU Usage, Response time etc. when Load has been applied from Client PC. I am Using Blazemeter with Jmeter on Ubuntu 12.04 OS. Thanks Expert for being on Stack Exchange....
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Blazemeter Plugin cannot be installed in Google Chrome Error Displayed: "UTILITY_PROCESS_CRASHED_WHILE_TRYING_TO_INSTALL" in Ubuntu 12.04 OS

Trying to install Blazemeter Plugin in Google chrome, but i am not able to. It is giving an error as below: "UTILITY_PROCESS_CRASHED_WHILE_TRYING_TO_INSTALL" in Ubuntu 12.04 OS. How should i ...
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Load Automation Tool with Record option to test application in Linux OS

I am new to Linux. currently am using Ubuntu 12.04 ATS OS. Request experts to help me selecting tool to use for Load Testing with Record and Play back option available. Would like to use an open ...
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Which applications does Jira support?

Is Jira useful to use for Desktop Application, PHP based Application or Android based applications?
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Sutable Tool For Quality Assurences [closed]

Please Tell Me Most sutable QA Tool for UI Testing
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Tools For Regression Testing [closed]

As part of our final year project we are planning to work on a efficient technique to improve the Regression testing phase.In most of the papers i've read they've used a Tool "DejaVu" to find out the ...