Posted In — Manual Testing, Software Testing Books, Testing Tips and resources
“Practical Software Testing – Manual Testing Help eBook Version 2.0″
– A free ebook from STH in association with Chindam Damodar.
Assuming that you have no idea where to start in learning software testing, we have designed this free ebook just for you so that you can get started in no time.
There are significant changes in the Software Testing pertaining to these recent days. In this ebook are the exact basic steps and testing fundamentals you must know before starting to test any application.
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Posted In — Testing Concepts, Testing Methodologies
In our last article, we saw ‘Cause and effect graph’ test case writing technique. Today let’s move to next dynamic test case writing method – State transition technique.
Note – The test design techniques mentioned here may seem difficult but once you get hold of it, it becomes very easy to implement and reuse, increasing productivity and test coverage.
What is State transition testing technique?
State transition technique is a dynamic testing technique, which is used when the system is defined in terms of a finite number of states and the Continue reading →
Posted In — Quality assurance, Testing Concepts, Testing Methodologies
Dynamic Testing Techniques – Cause and Effect Graph.
Test case writing forms an integral part in testing, whether it is manual or automation. Every project is exclusive and has <n> number of test conditions that needs to be covered.
We should focus on two points whenever we write test cases. These are:
Mitigating the risk
This paper revolves around the second point which is “Coverage”. To be precise – Requirements Coverage.
Posted In — Quality assurance, Software Testing Templates, Testing best practices
Software Testing QA Checklists:
Today we bring to you another quality tool that is so often underused that we thought we would rehash details about it in the hope that it regains its lost glory. It is ‘Check List’.
Definition: A check list is a catalog of items/tasks that are recorded for tracking. This list could be either ordered in a sequence or could be haphazard.
Check lists are part and parcel of our daily lives. We use them in various situations from grocery shopping, to having a to-do list for the day’s Continue reading →
Posted In — Bug Defect tracking, Software Testing Tools
We are testers – in other words bug finders. Defect/Bug/Issue/Fault/Failure/Incident – whatever we choose to call – our primary job description revolves around finding, recording, reporting, managing and tracking these.
While there is no harm in using an excel sheet to record/track and emails to report/alert/communicate – as the magnitude of the projects, the number of test cycles, the count of the people involved grows – it becomes absolutely important that we need a much stronger mechanism that will make the management of these issues simpler and consistent so we can Continue reading →