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October 2011 Blog Posts (62)

How to Write a Good Requirement new approach.............

How to Write a Good Requirement

Personnel Requirement

1. The requirement is in the form “responsible party shall perform such and such.” In other words, use the active, rather than the passive voice. A requirement must state who shall (do, perform, provide, weigh, or other verb) followed by a description of what must be performed.

Product Requirement

1. The requirement is in the form “product ABC shall XYZ.” A requirement must state “The product shall” (do, perform, provide,… Continue

Added by sanjay kumar on October 31, 2011 at 9:39pm — No Comments

Nimbuzz Contest to Win Game Consoles, Mobile Phones, T-Shirts : Exclu$ive for Mobile QA Zone

Hi Fellow testers,

 

For Mobile QA Zone members, Testing is not only the profession & as well as passion. So here we are, announcing a Simple Testing Contest. Prices are PSP, Mobile Phones & T-Shirts. This is Exclusive for Mobile QA Zone only.

 

A Little background, Nimbuzz Offers Applications in 9 Different platforms. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nimbuzz_IM . Nimbuzz India Office is in Gurgaon,…

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Added by Ravindran Antonysamy on October 28, 2011 at 10:12pm — No Comments

Leakage defect rate and how to prevent....

The leakage defect rate is simply the number of bugs leaked divided by the total number of bugs. For example, if you found 100 bugs in a release, and in the field you found 10 leaked bugs, your leakage rate would be 10 percent.

Zero is ideal, but 1 percent to 5 percent leakage is a more realistic goal in most cases. To determine an achievable rate, determine your current rate, then reduce that rate slightly with every release.

TABLE 1: SETTING PRIORITIES BASED ON DEFECT LEAKAGE… Continue

Added by sanjay kumar on October 28, 2011 at 9:42pm — No Comments

window UI and functionality common for all application...

Common for Each Application



Start the application by double clicking on its icon. The loading message should show the application name, version number, and a bigger pictorial representation of the icon.

The main window of the application should have the same caption as the caption of the icon in Program Manager.

Closing the application should result in an "Are you Sure" message box.

Attempt to start application twice. This should not be allowed - you should be returned… Continue

Added by sanjay kumar on October 27, 2011 at 5:36pm — 2 Comments

Gartner Top 10 Strategic Technologies – Enterprise Mobility?

Despite a tough global economy, IT research and advisory firm Gartner recently predicted that worldwide enterprise IT spending is projected to increase from $2.6 trillion this year to $2.7 trillion in 2012. While a 3.9 % annual increase might not be a headline grabbing statistic, the strategic technologies they believe will maintain and increase enterprise IT spending in…

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Added by Keynote DeviceAnywhere on October 26, 2011 at 7:16pm — No Comments

Field Validation Checklist for any application including mobile..........

Field Validation Checklist

Date Field Checks



Assure that leap years are validated correctly and do not cause errors/miscalculations.

Assure that month code 00 and 13 are validated correctly and do not cause errors/miscalculations.

Assure that 00 and 13 are reported as errors.

Assure that day values 00 and 32 are validated correctly and do not cause errors/miscalculations.

Assure that Feb. 28, 29, 30 are validated correctly and do not cause errors/… Continue

Added by sanjay kumar on October 25, 2011 at 7:47pm — No Comments

Mobile Test Automation tool that plugs into QTP, TestComplete and MSTest - SeeTest from Experitest

The need: Android, iPhone, Blackberry, Symbian & WindowsPhone 7 testing

Enterprises (banks, retailers etc) need to provide access to their online services via smartphones. 

Application developpers need to quickly launch apps.

Hardware vendors are developing many different devices based on Android and other mobile OS.

 

All have one thing in common. They need to quickly check the mobile application or…

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Added by Tal Barmeir on October 25, 2011 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

Tplan Robot

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Added by Vital on October 25, 2011 at 11:53am — No Comments

Ten Guidelines for Good GUI Design in mobile domain

Ten Guidelines for Good GUI Design in mobile domain

1. Involve users or stake holder if possible.

2. Understand the user’s culture and experience.

3. Prototype continuously to validate the requirements.

4. Let the user’s business workflow drive the design.

5. Do not overuse or underuse GUI features make less number of screens to complete the task.

6. Create the GUI, help, and training concurrently. It reduce the cost of customer support

7. Do not expect users… Continue

Added by sanjay kumar on October 24, 2011 at 1:19pm — No Comments

Retesting VS Regression testing

Retest is the process of checking whether the reported bugs have been fixed or not by the development in the new build.

Regression to identify whether on fixation of the old issue/bugs/defects new issue get introduce into the system or not.

Regression testing tests the application in light of changes made during a Development spiral, debugging, maintenance, or the development of a new release. This test must be performed after functional improvements or repairs have been made to a… Continue

Added by sanjay kumar on October 24, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Limitation of automation testing in mobile domain...

• Unrealistic expectations — it is human nature to be optimistic about any new Technology. The vendor salespeople present the positive picture of their tool offerings. The result is expectations that are often unrealistic.



• Lack of a testing process — a prerequisite for test automation is that a sound manual testing process exists. The lack of good testing practices and standards will be detrimental to test automation. Automated testing tools will not automatically find defects… Continue

Added by sanjay kumar on October 24, 2011 at 12:50pm — No Comments

Importance of efficient bug writting...

Discription – The application crashes when attempting to save a text document.



Steps to Reproduce:

1.Open a text document

2.Click the Save icon

3.The application crashes

.................................................................Developer expect from tester.............................................................

When I have seen this type of report, I will send an inquiry for more information. Usually I will ask questions. In this example, I would… Continue

Added by sanjay kumar on October 21, 2011 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

3 Types of Bugs in Software

Hi friends,

 

3 Types of Bugs in Software

 

Every day we find dozens of defects in our daily work. We assign them different priorities and levels of severity. But all the bugs can be divided into 3 main categories which are suitable for almost any defect.

There…

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Added by Kalyan Kumar on October 20, 2011 at 7:29pm — No Comments

TESTING DIFFERENT TYPES OF MOBILE DEVICES - THE PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS

Hi friends,

 

TESTING DIFFERENT TYPES OF MOBILE DEVICES - THE PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS

Writing Code for Mobile device is easier with ASP.NET Mobile Controls as they provides ease of developing solution for wireless application in a similar manner as web application. But…
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Added by Kalyan Kumar on October 20, 2011 at 7:25pm — No Comments

TESTING DIFFERENT TYPES OF MOBILE DEVICES - THE PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS

Hi friends,

 

TESTING DIFFERENT TYPES OF MOBILE DEVICES - THE PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS

Writing Code for Mobile device is easier with ASP.NET Mobile Controls as they provides ease of developing solution for wireless application in a similar manner as web application. But…
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Added by Kalyan Kumar on October 20, 2011 at 7:25pm — No Comments

How Do Native Apps and Web Apps Compare?

Hi Friends,

 

 

How Do Native Apps and Web Apps Compare?

 

The Issues…
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Added by Kalyan Kumar on October 20, 2011 at 7:23pm — No Comments

Imp testing Material

Hi Friends..

 

 

Can Any one elaborate these types in to one file and attach me please..

I need defination and example try to do this pls ,, helpful for MQZ friends..

 



1.TEST  STRATEGIES  FOR  MOBLIE  DEVICE  APPLICATIONS

2.USER INTERFACE TESTING

  • Comparing your application with Native Application
  • Screen Orientation/Resolution
  • Touch…
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Added by Kalyan Kumar on October 20, 2011 at 5:15pm — No Comments

Few facts about mobile browser and events...

Touch events that describe the exact actions of the user on the screen without reference to the result of these actions. Examples: touchstart, touchmove, touchend.

Interface events that describe the result of the touch action. Examples: click, resize, scroll, contextmenu.

Legacy events that fire because many sites depend exclusively on them. Examples: mouseover, mousedown, mousemove, mouseup.



Basically only the iPhone and Android support the touch events, while all browsers… Continue

Added by sanjay kumar on October 20, 2011 at 2:04pm — No Comments

Mobile Testing Interview questions

Hi friends,

 

Some Mobile Testing Interview questions

 

how android application testing will be done, i am new to this testing, how we have to prepare and exicute testcases, please explaine me with some real time examples and described test…

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Added by Kalyan Kumar on October 20, 2011 at 1:08pm — No Comments

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