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Is is worth the time to create a list of manual regression tests for a legacy application?

I am part of a new dev team that is assigned to work on a legacy app. The app currently has no regression or automated unit, integration and system tests. Due to technical debt and convoluted ...
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Testing an underwriting engine

I made a post in relation to this question on the SQA here but thought I would post on this board as it's more active. I'm testing an underwriting engine with a front-end interface that asks a ...
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Can a unit test replace works-on-my-machine when completing work?

I've made a small change to an integration component and have prepared unit tests to cover my work. All new and existing unit tests are passing. It will take a substantial amount of time to configure ...
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Post-Condition in test cases

Is it fine not have any post-condition in a test case? For example, there is an employee information system or module and an employee can login into the system and views his/her profile and logs out. ...
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Problems in QA Environment [duplicate]

At least few times a week I have to track down a bug that would not occur in a production\client environment. 95% of the time I can tell that its a QA configuration\environment problem just by looking ...
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Defects Review and Management

The doubt or question i have is something every developer might be facing time to time. it is related to testing and development team and their perspective. I have observed that most of the Defects ...
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Domain analysis for discrete values - ON and OFF points in these cases

Following my previous question (with great answer from Bart van Ingen Schenau), I noticed a discrepancy I could not wrap my head around: Bart mentioned that: The point ON the boundary is by ...
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How to show to management that unit testing is cheaper in the long run than manual testing? [duplicate]

In the company I work for there is a requirement that all the code should be covered by a test of any kind because they want to have as few user reported defects as possible. With this is mind I ...
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Testing interaction with large CRM database

In our company we have two large systems, basically they are scoring and CRM. Both have large SQL Server databases running on Windows servers on the intranet. These two databases are managed by other ...
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Is it dangerous to substitute unit tests for user testing? [closed]

Is it dangerous to substitute unit tests for user testing? A co-worker believes we can reduce the manual user testing we need to do by adding more unit tests. Is this dangerous? Unit tests seem to ...
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How much detail is in a good UI regression test?

We use a detailed step-by-step user-interface regression test for our commercial web application. It has a "backbone" test for the most used / most important parts of the system, with optional tests ...
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Do we need test data or can we rely on unit tests and manual testing?

We're currently working on a medium/large PHP/MySQL project. We're doing unit testing with PHPUnit & QUnit and we have two full time testers that are manually testing the application. Our test (...
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Managing manual test protocols [closed]

We have to organize a very long list of manually running tests. Currently we use Word documents, print them out check them off etc. Ugh-ly but works, with problems. Problems with the current solution ...