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What are the best tools available to test performance of a MVC web site

I am new to QA. I need to find best tools available to test performance of a MVC web site. Please help me.
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What do we consider the defect severity in the case: “Edit window is not opening” [closed]

I have a requirement which say: The user should be able to view the employee information. The user can edit/Add or delete information.I followed the following scenario: I Clicked on an employee name ...
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What kind of questions should i ask a Automation Test Engineer candidate and how should i judge him? [duplicate]

I am recently selected in interview panel for Automation Engineers. As i have never taken interviews till now, i am confused about how to judge a candidate? What kind of question should i ask to him ...
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What are the options for automated testing of screen reader in Web apps?

Our team's resources are limited, still we need to make sure our site is accessible (government site, EU). Manual testing includes a lot of fiddling around with JAWS, sometimes other screen readers, ...
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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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How can i automate the process of taking website screenshots on multiple screen-sizes?

I am testing web apps for different screen sizes. Now i want to know is there a method by which this process can be automated or I need to do this manually for every screen size.
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Performance Testing Using JMeter over Password Encrypted website

I am trying to do Performance Testing Using JMeter over Password Encrypted website, the detail scenario is as follows, The website uses a password Encryption algorithm such as, 1. Client send a ...
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How to test a dropdown that depends on the value in another dropdown

I have two drop downs. One of the drop down list is dependent on the Selected item from from other drop down. I need to verify data in the dependent list is correctly listed based on the selected ...
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Mirror a browser session

I am doing some regression testing (changes to underlying database structures) where I'm lucky enough to two separate environments which should contain the same data. What I'd like to do is open a ...
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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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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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Best Opensource Tool available for Security Testing of Web applications

I'm on to an R & D task for testing the security vulnerabilities that can happen in a web application. I want to use an open source tool. There are many type of vulnerabilities like Cross Site ...
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Recommend issue tracker to be used with Basecamp

Background In my company we started to use Basecamp for managing the project (mainly assigning work to developers). But unfortunately Basecamp on it's own doesn't have sufficient tools to track the ...
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Should QA Engineer read and review code of Web application?

I'm creating a test scenario for new project and I'm wondering if it is a good idea to write Test Cases such as "Access to xxxxxxx/xxxxxx-xxxxxx and verify CSS & HTML properties" has even sense. ...
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One tool to rule them all

This question may have already been asked/answered in various places, and in various forms, but this is my problem. I have been in software testing for a few years now, most of this has been manual ...
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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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When should I start doing performance testing of a web-app?

Our company has started developing a new big web application. In a few months we testers will start integration testing, functional testing and regression testing both manual and automatic. I am ...
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How to find out if a website is performing A/B Testing

A have given website say - https://sqa.stackexchange.com/ I need to find out if there is A/B testing being run on the websites. I have come across some tools like, - Ghostery - Conversion.com's ...
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How to find the specific error on a web page from a generic message page?

While testing Web pages, Sometimes the page would be Redirect to RUNTIME error Compilation error. I could not fine what is the exact reason for the errors. As a QA is want to know what was the exact ...
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QA strategies for a front-end developer

I am a front-end Web developer who works for a small company. I also do some freelance work on the side occasionally. I would describe my skill set as more design-heavy than programming-heavy. I have ...
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(stress) testing tool for ASP.net/C#

I am a Software QA for 3 years, however, I only experienced manual testing which I act the role as end-user in the application (front-end and back-office), I am now hired in other company which I am ...
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Selenium IDE Store variable in Javascript of Page

I am attempting to inject Javascript directly into a page in order to set a variable for the page. I am still rather new to the IDE and I have seen the runScript function and I think it does what I ...
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Simulating a click in web performance tests

I am working with web-test in visual studio test system, without writing a code test, is there a way to invoke a click on a link/button/submit item? I am thinking of doing this by adding a request in ...
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Is there an automation tool available for single user performance testing based on UI?

We are looking for an automation tool which can be helpful in doing single user performance testing for a Web Application based on UI i.e. recording how many seconds it takes to load the entire page. ...
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Web-application software testing fundamentals (Test Analyst) [closed]

My software testing experience is from a functional business scenario background. I am moving to another job that is very similar to this but is predominantly web-based testing. Do you know what ...
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How to automate webgis testing (including verification)?

Leaflet and Openlayers are two open source tools that can be used to develop web based GIS applicaitons. Test automation for such kind of applications is not straightforward due to the high degree of ...
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Performance Testing tool for win & web applications

My team is looking for a performance testing tool that can work on both Win&Web application. Our application contains an SAP 3D Viewer inside. We are considering Borland Silk Perfomer & HP ...
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Web Application server migration

While testing web application migrations to newer servers, what kinds of gotchya's should I be looking out for. I think that I have a pretty good handle on most of the testing, however, I have this ...
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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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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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Clicking a Non Existent DOM item

EDIT: I used mouse events and did get a working solution that is pretty ugly :). So I may be at a point that automating this page will not be possible. I am trying to click a popup menu that appears ...
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Browser Independent Automation Library

I've done a bit of vbscripting in the past to automate tasks as a sys admin and recently I've taken a position in QA and really want to double down on scripting common tasks for repeated tests; both ...
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Fast login to application (magic url alternatives)

I am searching for fast ways to log into web applications(or start being logged). Applications use cookie authentication stored in db that expire after some time. Magic url for login instantly is not ...
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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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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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“What Are Some Good Bug Finding Techniques”? [closed]

what are some good techniques, approaches to find defects in a web based application, which would be found in basic testing? thanks.
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Selenium webdriver

How to capture the 'capthca code' during registration a page using webdriver. i tried to get the input and through to element (using find element on field). but, field is not recognized.
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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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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 advantages and disadvantages to do the major browsers have when automating web applications

I am having trouble choosing a good browser when automating a web application. Among the browsers I have considered are Firefox, Chrome, Safari, PhantomJS I am particularly looking for comparisons ...
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Any advice on testing sprocs that feed into an API?

I'm currently testing a Web API that delivers JSON content that I am validating the results for with defined JSON files. This works well. We know what the request is, can develop a query that should ...
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Why when I browse to a host name I have mapped in my hosts file I get a different site than if I browse directly to the ip address it is mapped to?

I am testing a website and have been asked to map a host name (the live website url) to an ip address in my hosts file. My understanding is that this means when I browse to the host name, instead of ...
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API Automated Testing Tool XML & JSON

I was hoping you could help me...I am looking for an automated test tool that can: MUST HAVE: Ability to connect to a server endpoint that returns JSON or XML based data Ability to fully parse and ...
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Is it possible to open a mobile browser with Selenium WebDriver?

I know it is possible to open a desktop web browser with Selenium WeDriver. The following lines written in Java allows doing so: WebDriver webDriverChrome = new ChromeDriver(); webDriverChrome.get(...
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Should cross-browser and cross-platform be performed for testing network calls from a website?

My team is implementing Adobe Analytics on a web site. We have three layers where it should be tested. Adobe Data Layer. The required variables and their values are added to an object handled by a ...
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Tuning .net core 3.1 application load testing using Jmeter on linux

I want to do (distributed) performance/load testing using jmeter on an Aspnet core 3.1 application on linux but I'm not satisfied with the results I had so far. To make sure the environment is well ...
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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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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 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?