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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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What to do when defect is found in production but not during the QA phase?

In one of my interviews, I was asked this question What to do when the defect is found in production but not during the QA phase? I answered it this way: Check for impact on the system. And if is of ...
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Appium TestNG error : Attempting bi-dialect session, assuming Postel's Law holds true on the remote end

I'm trying to launch a simple web application test using Appium, using AVD. I'm using eclipse, and the android studio emulator. I included all the packages. I would like to make sure about the ...
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How can I test “link expiration after 15 days” manually?

I am testing a web application. This is the scenario: An agent signs up by providing some details like email etc The agent then receives an email with a Registration link that expires after 15 days. ...
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How to stress test a web application relying on Socket.IO?

I developed a web application in typescript relying on a node.js server. Now I want to monitor the load time behaviour under stress accessing it on my public development server by virtual users. The ...
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Report non-unique ids?

Since a webpage should only have unique id attributes, does that mean you should report that as a bug on an otherwise functional page? For one, it surely makes automation more difficult, but for some ...
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How to modify HTTP request header in Selenium WebDriver with Java?

I want to add "iv-user" request header to log into web app. I'm using the newest ChromeDriver. Using extensions like ModHeader or ModifyHeaders is not working in this case. Fiddler is working, but I ...
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Automating POS application to do same action in different instances

I have a POS application that works in different client bases. I need to test if I generate a bill at the same time from two different locations, will it gets interchanged or any such anomalies. Is it ...
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How can I test wildcard domains over localhost?

I am developing an web app using Docker which utilises wildcard domains. It's easy enough to create integration tests for the main domain accessing it over localhost. My first thought was to use ...
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How to clear localStorage using selenium and webdriver

I want to call localStorage.clear() before running a group of specific tests but the thing is I don't know how. I can see CLEAR_LOCAL_STORAGE variable mentioned here but still failing to understand ...
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Is there a tool to mirror input events on one device to multiple devices?

I am working on testing a progressive web app. Initially I've tried tools like Browserstack because it's tedious to manually run the same test multiple times on physical phone. Although these tools ...
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Need ideas/suggestions for validating test cases for a large web application

I'm currently testing a web application that has 300+ test cases. I'm doing manual validation only. How to prioritize them and to make sure I'm covering 100%? I'm also validating the reports page ...
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xss scripts through console of web-developers-tools

So, well I am learning selenium webdriver, junit4. I need to know, is it a proper way to add "XSS scripts" through the console of web developers tools? Can anyone help me with an example ?
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Testing a web application that sends activation link to newly added users

I have to add new users in a web application. Users need valid email addresses and users are activated by clicking activation link sent to their emails. As I have to add dozens of users so I cannot ...
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Load Testing tool help which can send emails to 500 or more users

I have to test a web application which sends emails to multiple users. I have to test it to send emails to more than 500 users at a time. Any tool which can create 500 users and send emails to them
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QTP stops recording actions after Security Window dialog closes

I am recording user scenario using QTP 11.0. So I have set up URL to open in IE 11 in Record and Run Settings. After starting record Security Windows dialog pops up over IE window: I fill in all the ...
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Are there some well known pitfalls to avoid when starting with unit testing on a “legacy” web application?

I am participating on the development of the web application which has several years of history behind it and there never was enough value and effort put on refactoring, so considerable part of the ...
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Automatic testing of Single Page Web Application

I have a very complex SPA made up of a client that uses AJAX to make calls, and a rather large number of endpoints that respond to REST requests. We are writing tests the "classic" way; however, one ...
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Verifying that a pdf is correctly displayed using new relic synthetics [duplicate]

I have created scripts in new relic synthetics that verify the web application is still behaving correctly. This script does the following things: go to the specific page click on a pdf link ...
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Which browsing mode is better for Web App Testing? Incognito mode or Normal mode?

I have a web app for testing. Can someone tell which browsing mode(Incognito/Normal) is better? What are pros and cons of testing Web App in Incognito mode and Normal mode? My mentor advises to use ...
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What is the correct protocol for collating replica bugs and requests from Beta testers?

I am looking to have a web application tested and already have a large pool of Beta testers ready to go. I am interested to know the best way for me to collate the feedback they give in terms of ...
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Why do most IT companies create their own test automation frameworks when there are so many open source frameworks available for free?

I have observed that in many cases, IT companies create their own customized test automation frameworks for automating web applications even when there are a plethora of open source frameworks easily ...
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What is difference between Charter and Session Report?

I do exploratory testing for my projects and currently I am evaluating a tool for Session based test management. Due to the structure of the tool I am very much confused about "Charter" and "Session" ...
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Calculated no of request per second from concurrent user?

Say I have 100 concurrent users at any point of time in system. Now I want to measure the throughput of the system. As all 100 users will not be in action at any point of time as there will be some ...
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Does a tool for testing web applications with different bandwidths exist?

I am currently starting to develop a web-application. This application should also upload a significant amount of data. Does a tool exist, with which I can limit the upload and download speed for ...
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How to create test plan when there is one website and one tester

I want to create a test plan for one website which is of medium size. I have got many test plan templates from the internet but those are too lengthy and perfect for testing team and big websites. ...
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Accessibility Testing - Should it be considered functional testing or non functional testing?

Well, I am not going to say what falls in functional/non-functional testing as it might vary in your work place. But if you carry out a11y testing then do you have it marked as functional testing or ...
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should tests be run on the same machine/server the website being tested is located on? Selenium testing

Are there any rules or articles which discuss where tests should ideally be run? Specifically smoke tests. Smoke tests should run quickly after someone checks in new code. If you are looking for fast ...
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How to verify the page source before and after refreshing [closed]

How to verify the page source before and after refreshing and how to print the both the page sources
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How to detected truncated strings by the front end libraries?

Here's a site I've encountered. Note that the "Welcome" string is truncated. My screen isn't narrow at all: it's more than 1000px wide. The Chrome browser's inspect tool says that the "Welcome" ...
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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 fetch city from displayed list and perform click on it.I have posted this question earlier also suggested answers couldn't help.With my code ...
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Test strategy/plan creation

I have to create a test plan for my project and present it to the stakeholders. The Test plan should comprise of : Testing types Test Environment Test Data Project components : Thick client ...
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Deviation in JMeter

I am new to Web API development. I have created a small Web API, which returns a JSON output. The Web API is running on another PC in the same network. I have been connected to the API via GET ...
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How to verify and generate a report ADA compliance in a website

We have a requirement that a particular website need to be tested for ADA Compliance and we need to generate a report with non compliance and solution to fix that. Any help how to process this ...
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Testing CSS styles and design elements of website

How to find the CSS attributes for website. For eg: I have a testcase where I need to test the styling and design of a Button for webpage. How can I retrieve the elements, if for example I need find ...
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What software testing tools can be used to test the media content like Video content loading in the web page

What software testing tools can be used to test the media content like Video content loading in the web page. Mainly for an e-learning content like of Udemy's. Video-playback and loading needs to ...
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How do I validate dynamically changing data using Selenium

I have to use Selenium to test an application with a live time stamp. My code is: String validationmessage=driver.findElement(By.xpath("//div[@id='part_log_details']/p[1]")).getText(); System.out....
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Bugged Mobile App To Test

I am looking for some bugged apps in order to perform functional test training and/or test some techniques. I found some resources like this, or a list of web application like it. However these are ...
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What is the difference between GUI testing of web application and GUI testing of cockpit displays

I am familiar with GUI testing for web applications, but now I need to test cockpit displays for avionics systems. What are the critical differences between web application testing and avionic ...
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How to close application choice popup in Chrome?

Is there is any option to close application choice pop up in Chrome, which occurs after clicking any call number button in mobile emulation?
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Difference between RUM and UEM in Dynatrace

I am New to this APM tool Dynatrace and was analyzing various offering of Dynatrace. Can anyone please let tell me difference between Real User Monitoring (RUM) and User Experience Management (UEM) in ...
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Adding tests to a half-finished project

Background: We are a small dev team in a larger org. We have no testers allocated to us. We have had our backs against a wall for five months developing something as quickly as possible. In that time, ...
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How to test ACH transactions in a payment/banking application?

I have to test a web-based payment/banking gateway application that would be used by the clients to transfer funds electronically using ACH and Wire transfer. The applications provides cash-management ...
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Is it neccessary to consider the front end while testing backend?

Now I am writing tests for django application and it is very confusing task. Since I am working for some other person, I need to have complete test cases in my test. I have some doubts; please help me....
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Testing cloud based applications

Is there any fundamental difference in the way applications/services hosted in the cloud are to be tested versus a traditional web based application? It looks essentially the same to me except the way ...
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How to close pop up window in Selenium webdriver?

Below is my Selenium Webdriver script. When I run this script my website is opened but the popup window is also opened. How do I close this popup window so the script can continue? Take a look on ...
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How different it is to manually test a web application which is developed using MEAN stack?

Are there any specific details to be taken care of, when manually testing a Web Application developed using Angular JS,Node.js? As these two frameworks are javascript based,what are the features to ...
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How to write test cases of an application which has almost same functionalities on its web and mobile app(ios + android)

I am currently testing a chat application which is for both web and mobile devices. I have created test cases of a module for web application in Zephyr for Jira. Now I am a bit confused. Should I ...
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Performing administrative test cases in Selenium IDE

For a Drupal site, I have written a test script in Selenium IDE that logs in as the administrator, adds a new user and peforms a series of tests on the registration page. Once this user has been ...