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Test Suite vs. Test Plan
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If we refer to ISTQB glossary of terms then test suite: A set of several test cases for a component or system under test, where the post condition of one test is often used as the precondition for ...

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What are considered as Test Environment apart from windows, Mac , Linux?
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According to ISTQB glossary, it is: An environment containing hardware, instrumentation, simulators, software tools, and other support elements needed to conduct a test.

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What is this methodology called?
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I would go with Benchmark test. http://glossary.istqb.org/search/benchmark%20test (1) A standard against which measurements or comparisons can be made. (2) A test that is used to compare components ...

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What is meant by the term "Pesticide Paradox" in testing point of view?
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Pesticide paradox can be also explained as: If the same tests are repeated over and over again, eventually the same set of test cases will no longer find any new bugs. To overcome this 'pesticide ...

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Is this grey box or white box testing, to query a database to test that data was stored in the table?
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In my opinion, we can use separate term for this activity -- database integrity testing (http://www.astqb.org/glossary/search/Database%20integrity%20testing). So, black box or white box ...

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JMeter: how to trigger all multiple requests at same time
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If you want to execute the same sampler simultaneously for a few users you have to put sampler into Synchronizing Timer

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Comparing the term "Build Verification Testing" with "System Testing"
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If we take a look at the definition of BVT we can't find the statement that BVT belongs to white box testing approach. Just "a short set of tests, which exercises the mainstream functionality of the ...

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system testing and alpha testing
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According to ISTQB glossary of terms Alpha testing: Simulated or actual operational testing by potential users/customers or an independent test team at the developers’ site, but outside the ...

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How to locate the XPath of an element in eclipse accurately?
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Try to use Firebug + Firepath plugins for Mozilla Firefox. It makes getting locators easier.

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As to improve the Selenium 2 test speed?
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Agree with User246 and here is an example of how to do: protected WebDriver getWebDriver() { if (driver == null) { driver = new InternetExplorerDriver(); } return driver; }

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Chaining WebElement actions
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In my opinion, the easiest way is to create your own wrappers, for example: public WebElement customSendKeys(WebElement we, String textToEnter) { we.sendKeys(textToEnter); return this; } But ...

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Fail over testing Terminology
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I personally agree with Kate that definition is good enough if it is agreed with all participants of the development process and everybody understand it the same way. If you need definition of term I'...

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Validating HTML code
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Agree with suggestion to use validator. One more approach is just to parse xml using xpath. Test will fail if document structure is broken. As a regression approach you can create some html files and ...

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Problems with reading from CSV in while condition in JMeter
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Try to insert one While Controller into another: -CSV Data Set Config -While Loop controller <-this iterates through users --CSV Data Set Config --While Loop Controller <- this iterates ...

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Is there any way to capture HTTP request and response in automation?
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If you are running tests on simulator, you can use any sniffer like Fiddler, Charles or mitproxy (which is free) to see endpoints and requests-responses details

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Cucumber and Maven setup
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From https://cucumber.io/docs/reference/jvm#junit-runner: you need to specify <dependency> <groupId>info.cukes</groupId> <artifactId>cucumber-junit</artifactId> ...

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Mutation testing, Fault Injection, Robustness testing, Fuzz testing
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it is a link to ISTQB Glossary of Testing Terms. Some of terms are described there. Mutation (back-to-back) testing: Testing in which two or more variants of a component or system are executed with ...

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Can db2 scripts be automated?
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From my side I can suggest you to use SoapUI tool. It allows you to manage your DB tests and extend them with scripting using Groovy. Or you can use Groovy and built in API for SQL handling and ...

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What is the difference between regression testing and re-testing?
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I like referring to ISTQB Glossary of Testing Terms :) Just because it allows to refer to already prepared definitions.

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Best approach to use when values are dynamically created?
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I would try to use xpath. And here I see two ways: 1) function contains(text(),'New Page') -- it searches by partial text, 2) function text()='New page \\d+' -- it searches every text 'New pages ' ...

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Unable to use firebug performance tester with Selenium
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What is "performance of the functional testing"? Are you trying to test performance of server, so use JMeter (or smth. like that). Performance of client -- then I would look at http://yslow.org/

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Is there a standard term for tests run against production?
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Considering ISTQB glossary I would name it 'Maintenance Testing'.

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