Nitin Rastogi
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How can I make a smooth transition from being a Black-Box Tester to an expert Automation Engineer?
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Quote:- If you can’t do great things, do small things in a great way. Automated testing requires more discipline compared to manual, Learning automation is not difficult but it requires a focused and ...

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Is software testing different when we are dealing with game development?
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In game testing, a tester focuses mainly on the following points (from Johan Hoberg's blog): Fun Factor Testing Balance Testing Game Level/World Testing AI Testing Multiplayer/Network ...

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While hiring can I ask a QA candidate to find bugs on this game as an interview homework
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I think it's a good practice to give some demo Game & ask the tester to find some bugs in the game it helps to figure out these basic qualities of the candidate like. Judgement Capability ...

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How to further expand knowledge in Software QA?
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There are many ways to expend the knowledge as a QA: Read QA blogs. Read Testing books. Hone your QA skills by teaching others. Go to Meet-Up & grow your network. Search & Read the Research ...

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Useful resources to start to learn Gatling
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I learn Gatling using the resources I found online and experimentation. Just google "Gatling tutorial", there are plenty of links to pages showing Gatling basics, many focus on different aspects so it'...

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AI Driven Testing (AI-DT) open source tools
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There are several tools for the AI Driven Testing (AI-DT). here is the list of few tool they have some trial version period but not sure about the open source. Endtest Ghost Inspector Testim Tesabot ...

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Version controlling for Test Automation code
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I believe its a very good practice, In my company we do exactly the same, I assume this is only because of historical reasons (in our case) but in general, you will try to have the smallest number of ...

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What are 'MUST' test cases to test Push Notification for Android app?
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Here are some Test cases Verify the notification received even if the app is open. Verify the notification received even if the app is closed. Verify the notification received even if the device is ...

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Detecting observation skills during an interview
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Great Question As per my experience, it's very difficult to get a right employee who has very good judgment, sharp focus, attention & great observation skills. Earlier it was very difficult to ...

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Any free services like SauceLabs Cloud where i can run my selenium code on different browsers and devices?
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Here is the list of some cloud base service the I am not sure which is free but I am sure there will be some trial period for these services. AWS Device Farm Firebase Test Lab for Android ...

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Selenium pros and cons
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Pros It is open source tool, anyone can download & use It supports various operating environments (Windows, Linux, Mac etc...) It supports various programming languages to create and execute ...

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Typical software & tools short-list for *manual* QA specialist (tester) working environment
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One more important thing people forget communication tools, a tester should always ask questions, so we need some communication tools like Hipchat, Skype, slack, whatsapp...etc or any client email ...

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How can a software tester improve their note-taking skills while doing exploratory testing?
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Should we take notes in a simple text file or should we take it in a fancy Excel sheet? I am used to carrying a notebook with me, it's my childhood practice. I believe as a human being I can't ...

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Why are Fibonacci numbers used for estimating effort?
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Common estimating methods include numeric sizing as well like 1 to 10 or sizes like XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL, XXXL or Fibonacci sequence 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34, etc. The reason for using the Fibonacci ...

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Element not found in a runtime
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This could be a timing issue(as most of the scenario you already discussed) when you're going to find it would not be present at that time on DOM, so you should try using WebDriverWait to wait until ...

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Why should we test Web service when web test automation is done?
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There are many points where tester doesn't feel confident about the application. When a tester performs Automation testing there may be many challenges so web service testing is still very important ...

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Smoke test vs Sanity test vs Regression test vs Re-Test
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As per my understanding article is right. Let's understand the process from the beginning with respect to the timeline. Starting Point: Once the software is ready (hopefully unit & integration ...

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What qualities and skills one must develop to project himself as a dynamic QA manager or Lead?
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There are some qualities a QA Lead/manager should possess like Determining, negotiating and agreeing on in-house quality procedures Knowledge of standards and specifications Customer ...

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In Microsoft Test Manager, what is the best way to copy test cases that allows modification without changing original
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For that, you need to create a clone of the test case, for that you may use the following steps Go the test case and right click on it. Click on Create Copy and add to suite option in the list. Make ...

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Websites to practice SQA
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You may get your first Manual testing practice project on this link http://www.softwaretestinghelp.com/free-online-software-testing-qa-training-course/ here in this project, you will get a better ...

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Where can I get experience(volunteer) as a software Tester?
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There are many ways to gain experience and exposure as a QA here are some points & useful URL for self-learning: Read QA blogs. Read Testing books. Hone your QA skills by teaching others. Go to ...

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What is the difference between Major and Minor Bug?
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Bugs can be classified according to priority. Classifications to use are as follows: Major Bugs: These bugs share many of the same criteria as show-stopper bugs. However, they are not classified as ...

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Testing using real data of the customer
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Principles related to the processing of personal data Personal data shall be obtained only for one or more specified and lawful purposes, and shall not be further processed in any manner ...

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The best way to summarize QA reporting?
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As part of Test summary, collect all required information on the testing performed, This will help to prepare a sound Test summary report. Lessons learned can be explained in detail, which will convey ...

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Why can't bugs be completely prevented?
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There is a says in testing There is no patch for Human Stupidity ..!!! There are many reasons for software bugs human mistakes in software design and coding. There is a very good BLOG may help to ...

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How to test a video call
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There can be multiple test case of the application based on context. Some important Test case scenarios as follows Video calling icon should display when another users are online with webcam. ...

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What software for test script versioning
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Here is the list of some most populer version control tools. SVN CVS GIT (prefer) Mercurial Bazaar I will suggest GIT because it is a fast and efficient system, many system ...

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How should a tester deal with a bug found in production?
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first of all, the tester needs to check whether it was within our testing scope or not. If Yes then we have to do root cause analysis. Once you are known to the exact issue then you need to inform ...

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How should you interview for QA positions?
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Great Question As per my experience, it's very difficult to get a right employee who has very good judgment, sharp focus, attention & great observation skills. Earlier it was very difficult to ...

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What are the Test Cases for Push Notification?
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Here are a few General Test cases for Push notification functionality, you can relate these test cases to your mobile application. Verify the notification received even if the app is open. Verify the ...

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