Archives for the tag: exploratory testing

G'day folks, The Bonfire Team has just released Bonfire 2.6 and it has a killer feature that will particularly excite teams testing native applications. If you are testing a Windows, Mac or Linux desktop application try the following and let us know if it solves your native application testing needs: 1) Get the image Mac, Windows and Linux have keyboard shortcuts that allow you to capture a screenshot of either the whole desktop or the active window. On Mac OS X use Cmd+Shift+Ctrl+4. Windows

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With Bonfire 2.5, Test Sessions are 1st Class

Hot on the heels of the Bonfire 2.4 release, which allows you to attach any file to an issue created via the browser extension, we are thrilled to announce Bonfire 2.5 with Test Sessions. This latest release elevates Test Sessions to a whole new level. Prior to this release Test Sessions were available via the Project page, or on an individual issue page; there was no single place to see all Test Sessions. Today, Test Sessions have found a new home in the JIRA header: Using the 'Get Bonfire

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Announcing Bonfire 2.4: Break out the Marshmallows

The New GreenHopper headlines the JIRA announcements this week, but you won't want to miss Bonfire 2.4! With issue attachment improvements, a new Test Session status field, and the look and feel of the fastest JIRA yet, everyone creating JIRA issues will love Bonfire 2.4. Gather around: it's time to hand out graham crackers and chocolate to everyone on your team - get ready to create killer s'mores issues with Bonfire 2.4! Attach Anything & Everything Don't leave your browser tab to grab

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Introduction Yesterday in Part 1, we looked at what equivalence partitioning is and how we use it in JIRA QA. In Part 2, we will cover how equivalence partitioning might explain some odd behaviour you've noticed from your friendly neighbourhood QA/test engineers. Explaining QA behaviour Here are some symptoms of equivalence partitioning that you may have noticed: We want to know how things work When I first transferred onto the OnDemand project, it initially involved taking our existing JIRA

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The Challenge When testing even the most basic user-facing functionality, the set of possible test cases is almost unlimited. Let's say we're testing a form in JIRA where you set the current user's display name. If we look at it from a completely black-box perspective, the possible test cases are something like: Total test cases = (supported browsers) x (supported platforms) x (supported databases) x (JIRA licence types) x (OnDemand/Standalone/War/Windows installer/OnDemand-with-JIRA-only) x (different

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The Bonfire team has delivered some awesome features recently for any team that is conducing exploratory testing. With the release of Bonfire 2.2 we've made issue creation easier for other people in the organisation, the technical writers, product owners, designers and managers. With the Bonfire 2.2 release we are proud to introduce some great features that everyone who creates issues in JIRA will love. Only Show Selected Fields in Templates Create a Bonfire template that only includes the fields

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