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Is it anti-pattern to mix unit test and web test? [duplicate]

It is a language agnostic question, e.g. I have a unit test like # Unit test User user = User.create('john'); assertEquals("User name is john", "john", user.getName()); # Web test start from here ...
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Can unit tests verify software requirements?

I have often heard unit tests help programmers build confidence in their software. But is it enough for verifying that software requirements are met? I am losing confidence that software is working ...
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Android testing - bugs not reproducible [duplicate]

We have the following problem: at the end of the iteration we give our Android app to our customers to test. Our customers report bugs that are not reproducible on our test devices. How can we deal ...
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Testing strategy for production environment [closed]

In an ideal world, dev/ops are working together as one team to release something onto production. However, there are organizations with limitations so that release engineers/teams are kept ...
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What is the best use case for selenium?

I've been trying to develop web applications while at the same time creating the testing. I understand unit testing, I can declare a test method and test specific methods in my application. But I ...
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Software without a testable goal

I hope you bear with me here. It's difficult to explain this problem, especially so without direct reference to the specific domain. I work on a component of a larger system which performs ...
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1answer
323 views

Should programmers itemize testing for projects? [closed]

I recently hired a programming team to do a port of my iPad app to the iPhone and Android platforms. Now, in a separate contract, I am asking them to implement a bunch of tips on how to play the ...
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How to practice ATDD if design is not yet emerged from TDD?

Despite being very stakeholders friendly, ATDD aimed to provide a "stop" line when a feature has just been done. This avoids wasting time to add non-focused (and sometimes useless) code. That's why ...
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Documenting reports for end-users

I have an application that has about a dozen reports that provide totals and summaries of data in the database based on date ranges given as parameters. The application is near the end of user ...
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Functional testing and Acceptance testing leading to redundant code

What I know is: A Functional test aims to test a single component (like a WebApp's Controller) from the point of view of the developer. => Did I achieve all the requirements to make it work well? ...
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How to test the same software on all products in a product line?

In my team we have been working on a firmware for a product. The product was released some years ago but we still implement new features in the firmware and regularly provide a new firmware for our ...
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1answer
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Isolating test data in acceptance tests

I'm looking for guidance on how to keep my acceptance tests isolated. Right now the issue I'm having with being able to run the tests in parallel is the database records that are manipulated in the ...
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Inserting validation in Data Driven Tests

I am working on a testing tool that provides image comparisons. For test data insertions, I am using excel and csv files that supply the tests with text that is used by the tool to mock actual user ...
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BDD to replace the test teams work - how best to do it?

The system we are developing, using .NET, is extremely large, complex, and some modules are poorly written. We have a large user acceptance test team that is aiming for 100% business scenario ...
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1answer
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Any recommendations for setup/teardown of browser automation testing?

I have been doing some browser automation testing recently using Selenium (and Watin a bit too) and have reached a point where I am looking for recommendations on controlling the environment I'm ...
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Automated Acceptance tests under specific contraints

This question is a follow up to my previous question, which was a bit general, so I shall be more specific with this one. I want to automate acceptance testing on a web application. Briefly, this ...
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Who should write the test plan?

I am in the in-house development team of my company, and we develop our company's web sites according to the requirements of the marketing team. Before releasing the site to them for acceptance ...
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Do bugs from Fuzzing belong in my system tests?

I have recently implemented fuzz testing over one of my projects. Several bugs have come up, generally classifiable as (dare-I-say trivial?) input validation bugs, and I've fixed them. In no case so ...
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Writing Acceptance test cases

We are integrating a testing process in our SCRUM process. My new role is to write acceptance tests of our web applications in order to automate them later. I have read a lot about how tests cases ...
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5answers
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What is the role of QA in a BDD-driven project?

If running a project using BDD with 100% coverage of user stories with automated acceptance tests, what would be the role of a tester / quality assurance person? I guess I am imagining that ...
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Automated unit testing, integration testing or acceptance testing [closed]

TDD and unit testing seems to be the big rave at the moment. But it is really that useful compared to other forms of automated testing? Intuitively I would guess that automated integration testing is ...
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What acceptance test frameworks have you used? What are the pros and cons? [closed]

For business or tester facing tests on projects (not unit tests), I've typically used FitNesse, but I've dabbled with RSpec and I'm interested in learning Selenium and Robot. Do you have experience ...