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[GET] Automated Testing Guidelines  

Today software marketplace is competitive and volatile like never before. Commercial software complexity is increasing while time pressure to release high quality software is also on the rise. On one hand more defects are probable due to increased software complexity while on the other hand... Continue Reading
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Tuesday 16th of October 2012

[GET] Automated Software Testing Using a Metaheuristic Technique  

Software testing is an expensive process, typically consuming at least 50% of the total costs involved in software development [1]. With techniques for automating the generation of software testing, we will be able to test the software more efficiently while reducing the time taken up by this... Continue Reading
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Tuesday 16th of October 2012

What heuristics do people use to determine the validity of executing a test script  

When I started out as a developer and my code didn't compile, I used to try and fix all the errors in one go rather than one at a time. Eventually I realised that I could only expect to fix the first error and I might manage one more before recompiling and checking again. This was because the... Continue Reading
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Tuesday 16th of October 2012

[GET] Cyclometric Complexity  

Cyclomatic complexity (or conditional complexity) is a software metric (measurement). It was developed by Thomas J. McCabe Sr. in 1976 and is used to measure the complexity of a program. It directly measures the number of linearly independent paths through a program's source code. Continue Reading
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Tuesday 16th of October 2012

How important is it for a QA/Testing Analyst to have a...  

How important is it for a QA/Testing Analyst to have a developer's approach to automated testing? Continue Reading
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Tuesday 16th of October 2012

Is it wise to switch from Testing to dev't job after 2yrs stint in Manual Testing  

Is it wise to switch from Testing to development job after 2yrs stint in Manual Testing? Or go for Automation testing in say Selenium or QTP? Continue Reading
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Tuesday 16th of October 2012

What challenges have you experienced in software test automation   

More often than not, when there is a test automation discussion, the first question being asked is ?Which tool do you use?? I have noticed that, software test automation succeeded after a series of failures. Another challenge faced by test automation for mature software products is that... Continue Reading
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Tuesday 16th of October 2012

How to approach testing most effectively in a small organization  

I currently work for a small organization where our formal testing efforts are just getting underway. We've only got about 3/4 FTE fully dedicated to testing right now and I'm looking to understand what the best 'first step' would be to implement testing in our organization. Part of what I... Continue Reading
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Tuesday 16th of October 2012

Hi guys, need suggestion i'm web designer & developer, want to change field &...  

Hi guys, need suggestion i'm web designer & developer, want to change field & become tester its been a month i am preparing for ISTQB exam & dont have any experience in testing.well as entry level how do i present my self. can any one guide me pls. thanks! Continue Reading
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Tuesday 16th of October 2012

After the automation scripts are written are you done yet Think again!  

After you and the team finish creating/writing all your automation scripts/tests do you think you're done? What else do you do or think you need to do to become really "automated"?Just to get your opinions and insights (I'll give mine later) on this. Continue Reading
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Tuesday 16th of October 2012

How can you Qualify, Quantify and Automate your Agile Testing approach  

In Agile Testing, testers adapt to rapid deployment cycles and changes in testing patterns. It involves the process of testing from the clients perspective at a very early stage it self.Relaying just on manual and intuition testing is not enough; you need to automate to deliver on... Continue Reading
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Tuesday 16th of October 2012

Gaining automated testing experience.  

I have very little automated testing experience. I can't get it through a current job so how can I increase my knowledge on the subject to at least get my foot in the door of another company. Are there any open source automated testing suites that I can download? Also, do I need to build my... Continue Reading
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Tuesday 16th of October 2012

Automated testing for POS  

does anyone have experience with automating testing for Point of Sale systems, specifically Positouch? Continue Reading
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Tuesday 16th of October 2012

Test Automation Horror Stories  

Everyone talks about the so called automation successes. Lets hear about the failures, the ones that were suppose to save the project but only caused more issues in the end. Discuss what went wrong and why. From this we can learn what not to do in our next automation project. Be considerate... Continue Reading
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Tuesday 16th of October 2012

Should the QA team be involved with writing (coding) automated scripts  

Should the QA team be involved with writing (coding) automated scripts from acceptance tests - if developers can write automated code better and faster? Continue Reading
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Tuesday 16th of October 2012

Unit Testing of Automation Framework  

I have a very specific question to automation experts. Do you carry out the unit testing activity ( test case development and execution) on the automation framework which is being developed for executing test automation scripts? Continue Reading
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Tuesday 16th of October 2012

How far a Tester Should be expected to do programming in the form of scripting...  

How far a Tester Should be expected to do programming in the form of scripting for commercial automation tools ?"Tester have been testers, not programmers". Continue Reading
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Tuesday 16th of October 2012

Is there a need for contractors that do manual testing  

I have 13 years of software testing - 3 years of those as a lead and 3 years as a manager. I am starting a new company where I will be doing IT consulting. I would like to include some of my software testing background, and although I did some preliminary testing with an automated program for... Continue Reading
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Tuesday 16th of October 2012

Can we avoid manual testing by using an automation approach.  

When a project is in testing phase, how comfortable do everyone to start automating the scripts and execute them against the build and keep on reusing them. Please analyze your projects and provide me your feedback. Continue Reading
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Tuesday 16th of October 2012

I want to automate the testing of a Windows client application which uses WPF...  

I want to automate the testing of a Windows client application which uses WPF, and there are many WPF layers. Which automation tool would you recommend, and why? Continue Reading
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Tuesday 16th of October 2012

What is a good,free tool for automation testing, besides Selenium  

What is a good,free tool for automation testing, besides Selenium? Continue Reading
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Tuesday 16th of October 2012

Where did you receive your automation training/experience  

Where did you receive your automation training/experience (on the job, certifications, courses, etc.)? Continue Reading
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Tuesday 16th of October 2012

How testing is getting done for the test automation tools such as QTP  

I am just curious to know how testing is getting done for the Test automation tools such QTP, Test complete, Test partner, etc.I think these automation tools are having lot of requirements. So it is bit difficult to manually test everything. So, some kind of test automation will... Continue Reading
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Tuesday 16th of October 2012

[Get] Best Practices in Software Test Automation  

Abstract: Best practices are guidelines and advice on the best way to do something; collected over time and based on experience with previous projects. Best practices in an organization should come from the bottom of the organization up, rather than being mandated by management.... Continue Reading
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Saturday 6th of October 2012

What controls should be in place to protect test data  

What controls should be in place to protect test data?Specifically personal data that is taken from Live/Production (anonymised or not), given that it comes under the Data Protection Act and also ISO27001/2 (Information Security Management).I've noted in a couple of test... Continue Reading
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Saturday 6th of October 2012

Want to select a test automation framework  

Hi All,I want to design a test framework. It should be automated, extended and should be capable to test through the APIs and command line. Please suggest me, which one among TestNG, Perl or Ruby do I need to select.Thanks, Continue Reading
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Saturday 6th of October 2012

How do you utilize the fact that test automation is not delivered to the customer  

I've been struggling with this idea recently. In general (there are some exceptional case), we don't ship test automation code to our customers. But it is important to have well designed and robust test automation. But there should be something that we gain for test automation development.... Continue Reading
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Saturday 6th of October 2012

What Is Your Objective When Implementing Test Automation  

In many discussions, there are posts regarding various aspects of automated test cases, which compels me to wonder what are you focusing on when you write automated tests? In my experience, automated tests provided limited value - mainly regression testing, where you run the same tests... Continue Reading
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Saturday 6th of October 2012

What are the most important innovations in software testing in the past 3-5 years  

Did you come across new methods, tools, concepts that have impacted the way you test? What are they and how did they help? Continue Reading
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Saturday 6th of October 2012

Is testing is a dying profession I have seen many employers now seeking BA's with te  

Agile encorages cross-skilling. The availability of cheap or zero cost freeware test tools like Jbehave, Junit, Concordion, Ruby all encorage developers to create their own automatic test suites. Is it time to change? Continue Reading
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Saturday 6th of October 2012