Testing and QA

About our Quality Assurance (QA) testing process, plus feedback and questions on new features.

QA testing latest: A 100% pass rate was obtained in Moodle 3.2 QA testing. Many thanks to all our QA testers.

Documentation: QA testing guide
Forum moderator: Rajesh Taneja

For discussions about our Quality Assurance (QA) testing process, plus feedback and questions on new features.

You can try things out on our Moodle QA Testing site then post in this forum about any issues you come across. Please report any obvious bugs in the Moodle Tracker.


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Help needed with Moodle 3.2 QA testing Rajesh Taneja Rajesh Taneja 30 Rajesh Taneja
Fri, 2 Dec 2016, 9:34 AM
[3.1 QA Testing] Feedback and Wrong date in responsestime Picture of Luiggi Sansonetti Luiggi Sansonetti 7 Rajesh Taneja
Thu, 1 Dec 2016, 11:58 AM
admin/tool/editrolesbycap/tests/behat/basic_test.feature Behat test failing Picture of Patrick Erichsen Patrick Erichsen 1 Tim Hunt
Sun, 20 Nov 2016, 6:23 AM
PHPUnit : Version mismatch when launching class focussed unit test Picture of Valery Fremaux Valery Fremaux 1 Valery Fremaux
Sun, 13 Nov 2016, 6:51 PM
Help needed with Moodle 3.1 QA testing Picture of Helen Foster Helen Foster 42 Rajesh Taneja
Fri, 4 Nov 2016, 11:51 AM
How to install Moodle 3.2 from git Picture of Bente Olsen Bente Olsen 5 Bente Olsen
Tue, 1 Nov 2016, 11:05 PM
Code mess detector tuning Picture of Valery Fremaux Valery Fremaux 1 Dan Poltawski
Tue, 25 Oct 2016, 3:00 PM
How to manage circular dependencies ? Picture of Valery Fremaux Valery Fremaux 5 Valery Fremaux
Mon, 24 Oct 2016, 6:53 AM
Behat Cache on Shared Host with Multiple Developers Picture of Travis Noll Travis Noll 1 Rajesh Taneja
Fri, 7 Oct 2016, 1:25 PM
2.3 - broken links in Restored Course Fernanda Ricou Fernanda F. Ricou 8 dom nerus
Wed, 5 Oct 2016, 11:03 PM
How does one become a QA tester You either love it or you hate it Albert Ramsbottom 11 Rajesh Taneja
Wed, 5 Oct 2016, 9:05 AM
Moodle 3.2 QA starting on 31st Oct. Rajesh Taneja Rajesh Taneja 0 Rajesh Taneja
Wed, 5 Oct 2016, 9:02 AM
Travis-CI JSHint and never used functions Picture of Valery Fremaux Valery Fremaux 1 Dan Poltawski
Thu, 29 Sep 2016, 1:06 AM
Allow access to hidden resources and activities Picture of David Peachey David Peachey 15 Albert Leatherman
Sat, 24 Sep 2016, 10:39 AM
Survey Results: Frond End Development and Unit Testing Trends! Picture of Debby Stone Debby Stone 2 Debby Stone
Tue, 13 Sep 2016, 4:54 PM
2. What is your most used Javascript framework for unit testing? Picture of Debby Stone Debby Stone 2 Debby Stone
Sun, 11 Sep 2016, 3:55 PM
Behat tests stuck on annotation pages Picture of David Ligne David Ligne 3 David Ligne
Tue, 30 Aug 2016, 2:27 AM
Behat newbie: "Snippets not generated" for my steps definition Picture of Dave Balch Dave Balch 2 Rajesh Taneja
Wed, 24 Aug 2016, 2:00 PM
Notifying developers of behat failures Picture of Mark Johnson Mark Johnson 2 Mark Johnson
Tue, 16 Aug 2016, 5:01 PM
HTML reports and Behat 3.0 Picture of Rex Lorenzo Rex Lorenzo 2 Rajesh Taneja
Fri, 12 Aug 2016, 11:22 AM
Unit test performance Picture of David Dixon David Dixon 2 David Dixon
Tue, 9 Aug 2016, 5:53 PM
Unzipping and displaying a folder in Moodle 2.0 Mary Cooch Mary Cooch 14 Rajesh Taneja
Wed, 20 Jul 2016, 2:21 PM
Behat(3.0) parallel test fails with exit code 255 Picture of tulasi atikamsetti tulasi atikamsetti 3 Rajesh Taneja
Wed, 20 Jul 2016, 2:10 PM
Behat support for third party themes Rajesh Taneja Rajesh Taneja 2 Rajesh Taneja
Wed, 20 Jul 2016, 2:02 PM
PHPUnit: mocking subplugins? Picture of Morgan Harris Morgan Harris 2 Morgan Harris
Thu, 14 Jul 2016, 10:51 AM
Firefox Marionette driver Picture of Mark Johnson Mark Johnson 4 Eloy Lafuente (stronk7)
Fri, 1 Jul 2016, 7:03 PM
Moodle Integration Plugin Precheck Picture of Marcel Behrmann Marcel Behrmann 2 Marcel Behrmann
Mon, 27 Jun 2016, 6:22 PM
Drag and Drop Matching with mp3 restorable? Picture of Dave Hyre Dave Hyre 0 Dave Hyre
Thu, 26 May 2016, 7:57 PM
Moodle 3.1 QA testing cycle complete Rajesh Taneja Rajesh Taneja 1 Luiggi Sansonetti
Fri, 20 May 2016, 3:24 PM
Behat init.php gives error dbconnectionfailed Picture of Joshua Todd Cowper Joshua Todd Cowper 2 Joshua Todd Cowper
Tue, 10 May 2016, 9:40 PM
How to make a redirection in Behat? Picture of Julen Pardo Julen Pardo 2 Julen Pardo
Mon, 9 May 2016, 10:11 PM
[3.1 QA Testing] Add Feedback block on qa moodle test Picture of Luiggi Sansonetti Luiggi Sansonetti 3 Luiggi Sansonetti
Tue, 3 May 2016, 3:50 PM
Testing file downloads Picture of Mike Churchward Mike Churchward 1 Tim Hunt
Fri, 22 Apr 2016, 1:43 AM
Should php version check be done for behat cli and webserver Rajesh Taneja Rajesh Taneja 1 Dan Poltawski
Thu, 24 Mar 2016, 3:00 PM
Firefox behat failures with overlapping elements Picture of Mark Johnson Mark Johnson 3 Rajesh Taneja
Thu, 24 Mar 2016, 2:21 PM
Behat 3. When in Moodle? Picture of Mariusz Szot Mariusz Szot 12 Rajesh Taneja
Mon, 14 Mar 2016, 12:30 PM
Parallel behat runs on seperate Selenium nodes Picture of Mark Johnson Mark Johnson 9 Mark Johnson
Thu, 25 Feb 2016, 8:39 PM
Determining field identifier that is dynamically generated Picture of Mike Churchward Mike Churchward 9 Mike Churchward
Thu, 11 Feb 2016, 9:39 PM
PHPUnit not creating tables for non-standard plugin Picture of Julen Pardo Julen Pardo 2 Julen Pardo
Tue, 9 Feb 2016, 3:49 PM
Few scenarios failing with Selenium 2.49 Rajesh Taneja Rajesh Taneja 4 Rajesh Taneja
Wed, 3 Feb 2016, 11:42 AM
Help with setting up Behat on a Mac Picture of Mike Churchward Mike Churchward 5 Mike Churchward
Tue, 19 Jan 2016, 9:43 PM
PHPUnit : adding mnet hosts in DB not working Picture of Simon Vart Simon Vart 3 Rajesh Taneja
Tue, 12 Jan 2016, 9:46 AM
QA Testing Help needed :How to be an expert in Scripting Picture of Anjum Shaik Anjum Shaik 1 Richard Oelmann
Mon, 4 Jan 2016, 11:55 PM
Simple behat test failing with @javascrip, passing without Picture of Lenka Kolesarova Lenka Kolesarova 3 Lenka Kolesarova
Thu, 24 Dec 2015, 10:08 PM
Help needed with Moodle PHP7 QA testing Rajesh Taneja Rajesh Taneja 10 Rajesh Taneja
Fri, 18 Dec 2015, 5:02 PM
Behat smashes the whole database every time I run it, so I cannot test my Atto plugin Picture of Julen Pardo Julen Pardo 5 David Monllaó
Thu, 17 Dec 2015, 2:30 PM
PHPUnit testing Picture of tomasz kowalczyk tomasz kowalczyk 3 tomasz kowalczyk
Wed, 16 Dec 2015, 4:33 AM
Unable to run Behat tests Picture of Julen Pardo Julen Pardo 3 Dan Poltawski
Mon, 14 Dec 2015, 6:36 PM
JavaScript style checker with JSCS Picture of Julen Pardo Julen Pardo 7 Damyon Wiese
Thu, 10 Dec 2015, 11:51 AM
phpunit - Undefined class constant 'COLOR_DEFAULT' Gareth J Barnard Gareth J Barnard 1 Gareth J Barnard
Tue, 8 Dec 2015, 9:28 PM
Coding error detected, it must be fixed by a programmer: The test file "evolution.test" should not contain a section named "----CLIENT---- Gareth J Barnard Gareth J Barnard 3 Gareth J Barnard
Mon, 7 Dec 2015, 7:33 PM
testunit problem ! Picture of Hélène Bouley Hélène Bouley 1 Rajesh Taneja
Thu, 3 Dec 2015, 4:43 PM
Travis CI configuration file for Moodle Picture of David Scotson David Scotson 10 David Monllaó
Mon, 16 Nov 2015, 9:11 AM
Help needed with Moodle 3.0 QA testing Rajesh Taneja Rajesh Taneja 47 Manoj Singh
Sat, 14 Nov 2015, 10:26 PM
Behat testing on IE Picture of Mark Johnson Mark Johnson 3 Rajesh Taneja
Mon, 9 Nov 2015, 11:20 AM
Moodle 3.0 QA testing cycle complete Rajesh Taneja Rajesh Taneja 2 Tim Hunt
Thu, 5 Nov 2015, 3:49 PM
Testing with Behat, I run into a moodle exception Picture of Mariana Tuma Mariana Tuma 3 Rajesh Taneja
Fri, 23 Oct 2015, 12:12 PM
behat currently logged in user Picture of Joey Andres Joey Andres 1 Tim Hunt
Sun, 18 Oct 2015, 3:19 PM
early testing of web svcs Picture of marco meli marco meli 2 marco meli
Wed, 14 Oct 2015, 11:15 PM
1062: Duplicate entry '1-kh8866' for key 3 Picture of kathy hooper kathy hooper 9 Jessica Gramp
Wed, 30 Sep 2015, 6:08 PM
Error writing to database Picture of Jeffrey Kelley Jeffrey Kelley 4 Jamie Tinley
Sat, 12 Sep 2015, 5:00 AM
"Call to undefined function" error crashes PHPUnit test Picture of Mariana Tuma Mariana Tuma 3 Mariana Tuma
Mon, 31 Aug 2015, 10:08 PM
Moodle 3.0dev has met phpunit 4.7 Rajesh Taneja Rajesh Taneja 0 Rajesh Taneja
Wed, 12 Aug 2015, 12:50 PM
How to run individual tests using behat Picture of Tejaswi Pagadala Tejaswi Pagadala 3 Luke Carrier
Tue, 11 Aug 2015, 1:22 AM
Performance tool - revamp. Rajesh Taneja Rajesh Taneja 1 Tim Hunt
Mon, 27 Jul 2015, 2:16 PM
Testing Inbound Message Handling (mod/forum) Picture of Corey Wallis Corey Wallis 0 Corey Wallis
Thu, 16 Jul 2015, 12:10 PM
Problem running Behat tests after running PHPUnit Picture of Ramindu Deshapriya Ramindu Deshapriya 2 Rajesh Taneja
Tue, 14 Jul 2015, 11:38 AM
Checking whether correct elements were added to a form for Unit Tests Picture of Ramindu Deshapriya Ramindu Deshapriya 3 Ramindu Deshapriya
Fri, 3 Jul 2015, 9:04 PM
Webdav repository and minisites José Gregorio Díaz Unda José Gregorio Díaz Unda 1 Tammy Moore
Mon, 15 Jun 2015, 3:11 AM
Selenium 2.45 is slower than 2.44 for Firefox Rajesh Taneja Rajesh Taneja 2 Neill Magill
Thu, 11 Jun 2015, 11:03 PM
Test for Moodle-Mahara integration Picture of Paula Ardanza Paula Ardanza 2 Paula Ardanza
Tue, 9 Jun 2015, 11:08 PM
Test validation question edit form Picture of Vadim Klevtsov Vadim Klevtsov 4 Tim Hunt
Mon, 8 Jun 2015, 6:31 PM
Selenium IDE command for confirmation pop-up Picture of Josiah Carberry Josiah Carberry 1 Davo Smith
Fri, 22 May 2015, 4:50 PM
Sharing behat scripts? Picture of Jessica Gramp Jessica Gramp 2 Jessica Gramp
Thu, 21 May 2015, 11:50 PM
Moodle Behat testing under a CI server Picture of Neill Magill Neill Magill 4 Neill Magill
Wed, 20 May 2015, 10:20 PM
Mail delivery failed: returning message to sender Picture of Philippe Siwinski Philippe Siwinski 3 Alexander Quesada
Tue, 19 May 2015, 3:47 AM
Warning about Behat in Moodle 2.9 Tim at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary Tim Hunt 5 Neill Magill
Thu, 14 May 2015, 2:30 PM
Moodle 2.9 QA testing cycle complete Picture of Helen Foster Helen Foster 3 Dinh tuan
Tue, 12 May 2015, 6:44 PM
New step to pause behat execution for debugging Rajesh Taneja Rajesh Taneja 3 Tim Hunt
Fri, 1 May 2015, 3:41 PM
How to proceed with PHPUnit ? Picture of ganesh kumar ganesh kumar 4 ganesh kumar
Wed, 29 Apr 2015, 4:52 PM
Help needed with Moodle 2.9 QA testing Rajesh Taneja Rajesh Taneja 38 Rajesh Taneja
Wed, 29 Apr 2015, 2:49 PM
Behat: How do I select from two buttons with the same value? Picture of Ramindu Deshapriya Ramindu Deshapriya 8 Ramindu Deshapriya
Tue, 28 Apr 2015, 4:33 PM
Terrible PHPUnit performace on Linux/ext4/MySQL Picture of Dave Balch Dave Balch 3 Mariusz Szot
Thu, 23 Apr 2015, 10:48 PM
Behat: 'Should not be visible' for elements that do not exist? Picture of Ramindu Deshapriya Ramindu Deshapriya 2 Mariusz Szot
Thu, 23 Apr 2015, 10:29 PM
Behat tests: input multi-line to textarea Picture of James Ballard James Ballard 16 Itamar Tzadok
Sat, 11 Apr 2015, 8:33 AM
Behat cli doesn't execute features from sub-folders in 2.9? Picture of Itamar Tzadok Itamar Tzadok 7 Rajesh Taneja
Wed, 1 Apr 2015, 10:03 AM
Execute behat whole suite in less then 3 hours Rajesh Taneja Rajesh Taneja 2 Rajesh Taneja
Fri, 13 Mar 2015, 1:29 PM
Composer causing guzzle abandoned warnings Rajesh Taneja Rajesh Taneja 0 Rajesh Taneja
Mon, 9 Mar 2015, 10:25 AM
Behat has become slow/failing (After update to FF 35) Rajesh Taneja Rajesh Taneja 2 Rajesh Taneja
Sun, 1 Mar 2015, 9:21 AM
Phantomjs 2.0 Rajesh Taneja Rajesh Taneja 0 Rajesh Taneja
Mon, 9 Feb 2015, 3:02 PM
Behat: Writing Single Given-When-Then in Gherkin Dan at desk in Moodle HQ, Perth Dan Poltawski 13 Itamar Tzadok
Sat, 6 Dec 2014, 1:53 AM
what's the account of Moodle2 Picture of Shawn Li Shawn Li 1 Tim Hunt
Mon, 24 Nov 2014, 11:14 PM
Moodle 2.8 bug Picture of Boris Ivankovic Boris Ivankovic 1 Eloy Lafuente (stronk7)
Thu, 20 Nov 2014, 7:59 PM
Atto Auto-Save minor tweak suggestion: "Draft saved" pop-up on right instead of left? cb userpic w harvey Clay Burell 1 Mary Cooch
Sun, 9 Nov 2014, 5:51 PM
Help needed with Moodle 2.8 QA testing Picture of Helen Foster Helen Foster 35 Helen Foster
Mon, 3 Nov 2014, 7:53 PM
More Gradebook QA Feedback: Dates included for Grade Items and Outcomes cb userpic w harvey Clay Burell 1 Clay Burell
Mon, 3 Nov 2014, 5:33 AM
Re: Gradebook QA course feedback cb userpic w harvey Clay Burell 2 Clay Burell
Sun, 19 Oct 2014, 4:12 PM
Plugin unit tests pass individually but fail in group when trying to get course context in event creation Picture of Itamar Tzadok Itamar Tzadok 4 Itamar Tzadok
Sun, 19 Oct 2014, 12:24 AM
Suggestion: Change in message Picture of Jayesh Anandani Jayesh Anandani 0 Jayesh Anandani
Wed, 15 Oct 2014, 2:13 AM
Assumptions about unit tests Tim at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary Tim Hunt 4 Dan Poltawski
Tue, 14 Oct 2014, 6:54 PM
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