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Writing test cases for a test with repetitive test steps

Data: Use each of the following payment methods: X, Y, Z, ... Procedure: .... .... .... I don't see how any professional tester won't understand that you want to validate with each payment method....
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Is it possible to "send" parameters to shared steps in MTM?

Yes. You provide values for the parameters in the test cases where the shared steps are used. You don’t have to provide values in the shared steps definition. However, you can provide one default row ...
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Pairwise Testing - How do you find the most important cases?

There are tools that will generate a set of tests that cover every combination at least once without hitting all possible combinations (these work on the principle that most bugs will be surfaced by ...
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What is a good checklist for risk based testing?

The idea of risk based testing is that your context defines what the risks might be. What is important to me is not necessarily important to you. So there won't be a checklist that will work for ...
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Should finding specific data to test with be included in the test steps

You should aim to create the data yourself although whether you are doing manual or automated testing is a key factor and the following mostly applies to automated testing. One of the principles you ...
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Writing test cases for a test with repetitive test steps

I don't think there's any real benefit from being thorough when writing test cases. For two main reasons: you want other testers to use their imagination as well, which rarely happens when people ...
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Writing test cases for a test with repetitive test steps

My answer is going to be very opinion-based (as is your question) but, that is the approach we use. We manage our test via Excel (which completely sucks) and, if test steps are shared between tests ...
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Should test cases contain more than one step with expected result (ISO 29119 definition)

In general, a test case is a pair of an input and an expected output (or as many books say, it mostly has just a single step: do sth and check it). A test case or a simply "a test" is an ...
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Should test cases contain more than one step with expected result (ISO 29119 definition)

+1 for it depends If the upload operation in your example can only be done through the mentioned failed menu than it is difficult to not fail it. OTOH maybe you are part of the "upload team" and all ...
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How should I create test cases for things that should not be present?

Your test case seems fine, if that is truly the requirement. Before going further, I would check with the Product Manager or someone if that functionality is intended (and just not documented in the ...
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Is it ok to use Gherkin syntax to describe scenarios for backend applications?

I don't know how much my answer will be useful for you; but Yes, we do use the same for testing parts of our applications that work in back-end e.g. we use it for testing webservices response, ...
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Test ideas for a real-time comment system

I would consider: test low bandwidth as well as none. Chrome has an option to emulate slower connections. testing posting empty comments and large comments. test posting comments with special ...
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What should i test while fetching data from the database?

It really has nothing to do with whether someone could alter the input file or not; it's a matter of what the code is documented/expected to do, and expected to deal with. You also need to know what ...
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Is it effective to have the tester of the software also be the business analyst?

Testers in the Agile world are not the only ones doing the actual testing. They should be looked at as testing coaches for the whole team, improving testing in various ways, like proposing good ...
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Test cases for a weather widget

Some of the scenarios like below can be considered Checking the language representation - Multilingual Multiple Location Auto location Enable Manual location selection Checking the fonts and ...
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Test cases for a weather widget

You can use some of the below-mentioned test cases for your question that helps in validating the functional testing requirement in software testing services company. Ensure weather widget ask to ...
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Test cases for a weather widget

Types of non functional testing are: Performance Testing Load Testing Failover Testing Security Testing Compatibility Testing Usability Testing Stress Testing Maintainability Testing Scalability ...
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Is it effective to have the tester of the software also be the business analyst?

I think you have more than two roles. That might work if the project is small enough, but if it grows, it will scale badly, if at all. I don't think one couldn't do various jobs, but on the other hand,...
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Should finding specific data to test with be included in the test steps

This would be your test precondition, of which if successful would mean Step 1 you are ready to go with the test. For example, precondition "query database to find X order, navigate to order". ...
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Should test cases contain more than one step with expected result (ISO 29119 definition)

Different testers have different ideas about test cases. Sometimes, a test itself is called a test case A test case is one particular instance or variation of a test or test idea A test procedure is ...
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Should test cases contain more than one step with expected result (ISO 29119 definition)

Generally speaking these concepts are mostly misunderstood and the standards, if any, are not followed by the companies in most cases. I would, at least, from my experience can tell software are so ...
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