Tcms use cases

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This page aims to identify current wiki test workflows. It lists general use cases when using wiki and summarizes main test events use cases step by step.

Contents

General Use Cases

  • User: general logged in users
  • Admin: system administrator

Creating A Generic Page

  1. User inputs a url to open the page
    • Or User moves an existing page to a new one
  2. User edits the page with wiki markup
    • User addresses other pages and rename the links
    • User uses existing templates
  3. User uses 'show preview' to preview the contents
  4. User uses talk page for discussion
  5. User compares changes from history logs
  6. User undoes changes by history rollback
  7. User creates/searches its category
  8. User adds it to relative category
  9. User adds it to watchlist

Creating A Test Case

  1. User creates a page
    • Or user moves an existing case to a new name
  2. User edits it using Template:QA/Test_Case
    • User adds Link tests to packages using Template:Package
    • User adds files by linking to it
  3. User adds 'draft note' before use
  4. User removes the 'draft note' when approved in its trac ticket or somewhere else.
  5. User adds the case to category

Creating A Test Plan

  1. User creates a page by coping some of previous plan contents
  2. User edits the page
  3. User adds the link of test cases to the page
  4. User adds 'draft note' before use
  5. Reviewers reviews it and adds review time on the page
  6. User removes the 'draft note'
  7. User adds the plan to category

Creating A Test Result Page(Test Run) Template

  1. User creates a page
  2. User creates key section as result example using Template:Result
  3. User creates sortable and collapse result table
  4. User links test cases to the page
    • User groups the cases to different sections
  5. User adds the template to category

Creating A Test Result Page(Test Run)

  1. User creates result page with certain namespace(Test_Day, Test_Results etc) using result page template
  2. User modifies the page to fit for the product and test event
  3. User copies test results from previous result page when needed
  4. User adds the result page to category
  5. User redirects current link to the result page

Posting test results

  1. User opens current link page
  2. User contributes result to the matrices using Template:Result
  3. User adds comments as references
  4. User posts a bug to result using Template:Bz
  5. Users post multiple results in each one case
  6. (User signatures)

Searching test results/cases/plans

  • User searches by categories
  • User searches by current redirect links
  • User searches from event main/intro page
  • User searches from schedule
  • User searches from watchlist
  • User uses 'what links to here of Toolbox'

Uploading files

  1. User posts images/tar packages
  2. User creates package repos/updates.img through SSH to fedorapeople server

Submitting A Test Summary

  1. User uses curl command to generate bug and contribution list
  2. User sends out test report to mail lists manually

Administrating

  • Admin manages pages authority with diff namespaces
  • Admin implements FAS Integration with wiki
  • Admin adds some plugins to enhance some functions
  • Admin protects a special page
  • Admin deletes a special page
  • Admin manages Licensing for the tcms
  • Admin licenses the contents
  • Admin implements our update tools (bodhi/f-e-k) integration with wiki
  • Admin provides actively upstream project community

Test Events Use Cases

  • QA: quality assurance engineer or the ones who applied the same permission level as QA
  • Host: each test event organizer/host
  • Tester: users with normal login permission or anonymous user

Test Days

At the very beginning:

  1. QA creates main/intro page
  2. QA creates SOP guide page
  3. QA creates test day result page template
  4. QA creates new categories such as Category:Test_Days and Category:QA_Templates
  5. QA creates new templates such as Template:Result and Template:QA/Test_Case
  6. QA creates current test day link: Test_Day:Current
  7. QA adds pages to related categories

Then for each release development cycle:

  1. QA creates test day schedule
  2. QA creates new categories for the release, such as Category:Fedora_15_Test_Days
  3. QA adds pages to related categories

Then for each test event:

  1. Host edits test day schedule to propose a test day
  2. Host creates a test day page Using test day result page template
  3. Host searches test cases from categories
  4. Host creates new cases using Template:QA/Test_Case
  5. Host adds pages to related categories
  6. Host redirects Test_Day:Current
  7. Host sends out announcement with links manually to list and irc
  8. Tester executes the test day
  9. Tester posts test result using Template:Result
  10. Tester uses the talk page for discussion and queries
  11. Host summarizes the results with curl command to community

Release Validation Test Event

At the very beginning:

  1. QA creates install and desktop validation event main/intro pages
  2. QA creates Fedora_Release_Criteria
  3. QA creates SOP guide page
  4. QA creates new templates such as Template:Result, Template:Bz, and Template:QA/Test_Case
  5. QA creates current test event links: Test_Results:Current_Installation_Test, and Test_Results:Current_Desktop_Test
  6. QA creates new categories such as Category:Install_Results_Templates, and Category:Release_Criteria
  7. QA adds pages to related categories

Then for each release development cycle:

  1. QA creates installation/desktop test plan
  2. QA creates Fedora Release Criteria for current release milestones
  3. QA creates install and desktop test result page templates
    • QA sets priorities for the cases
    • QA creates results area for different platforms: i386 and x86_64
  4. QA creates new test cases to extend coverage
  5. QA creates new categories
  6. QA adds pages to related categories

Then for each test event:

  1. Host creates test result page using install and desktop templates
  2. Host adds 'No longer current' note to previous result pages using Template:Admon/tip
  3. Host redirects current links
  4. Host copies some previous results to current result page
  5. Host creates new category such as Category:Fedora_14_Final_RC_Test_Results
  6. Host adds page to related category
  7. Host sends out test announcement with links manually
  8. Tester executes tests
  9. Test posts test results using Template:Result
  10. Tester uses talk page for discussion and queries
  11. Host summarizes results using curl command

Reference

Wiki and Nitrate features Comparison Page