Test Automation for Jira with Katalon Studio

We have come up with this tutorial to guide you on test automation for JIRA with Katalon Studio.

Before we start talking about JIRA integration, we will have a quick overview of both the tools – Katalon Studio as well as JIRA.

Katalon Studio – Overview

Katalon Studio is a simple, powerful and a completely free automation solution for the web, Android, iOS and API testing on Windows and macOS.

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Apache JMeter Introduction, Download and Installation

This is the first tutorial in our JMeter performance testing tutorial series. We have covered almost all the basic and advanced JMeter topics in this 3-part text tutorial and 23-part video tutorial series. 

=> Check the complete JMeter tutorials series here.

In this tutorial, we are going to learn what is performance testing, why JMeter, JMeter download and installation, and JMeter vs HP LoadRunner.

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The Best QA Software Testing Conferences of 2017

Top premier QA Software Testing Conferences, events, and workshops testing and QA professionals should attend in 2017:

When you are asked for a nomination to participate in QA Software testing Conference, what all questions appear in your mind? –

  • Will attending conference really benefit in my day to day activities?
  • Will it be 4-day boring sessions like all our theoretical training where we listen with just our eyes open and mind somewhere else :)
  • Will it be fun?
  • Will I find any growth opportunities?

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Plutora Test Tutorial: Test Management Tool Hands-On Review

Hands-on review tutorial of ‘Plutora Test’ test case management tool:

In many companies, testing activities are run either in expensive application management systems or directly out of Excel and other Office documents. There is simply too much manual overhead and maintenance to make software delivery efficient.

Plutora Test (formerly Stryka) focuses on supporting all testing activities in delivering software. It is part of the Plutora platform along with capabilities for environment and release management. The open API lets you integrate with your existing tools like JIRA and Selenium.

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Mantis Bug Tracker Tutorial: MantisBT Issue Tracker Complete Guide

MantisBT open source free popular bug tracking system tutorial:

Testing is an integral part of any software development life cycle. The software bug is an error in a software application which causes software to produce incorrect results. Therefore, causing deviation in the expected, and actual outcome.

A bug tracking software is a software application used to maintain records of software bugs reported during the software development life cycle.

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How To Perform Data Driven Testing Using TestComplete Tool

Data Driven Testing using TestComplete (Part-II):

TestComplete is a UI as well as a functional automation tool. In our first article we have created simple Desktop and Web projects, recorded our test, played back and observed the results through Visual Analyzer.

We have extended this functionality to both Desktop and Web-based Applications.

In this tutorial, we will be covering Data Driven Testing using TestComeplete tool.

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TestComplete Tutorial: A Comprehensive GUI Testing Tool’s Guide For Beginners

 A Comprehensive TestComplete Guide (Part-I):

As a part of our Software Testing Tools tutorial series, today we are covering a new GUI testing tool – TestComplete. This will be a comprehensive 3-part tutorial series.

Tutorials in this series:

Test Automation plays a vital role in the testing of any software. Some test cases are laborious, time-consuming and repetitive.  Continue reading →

SaaS Testing: Challenges, Tools and Testing Approach

Overview of SaaS Testing:

To begin implementing any form of testing methods, whether it is traditional or new methods, we need to know every detail of that particular testing method.

This is required as proper knowledge and understanding because it not only helps in implementing the testing method for our application in a better way, but it also allows us to get the most out of that testing tool.

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Are Testers Losing Their Grip Over Testing Due to Automation?

Amid Automation, Testers at the Verge of Becoming Automation Test Developers:

In this digital world, automation has become the core for businesses to grow and expand. Automation has revolutionized the way organizations operate their businesses.

The pace of advancement in technology has been on a continual increase for the last decade and lead us to a new automation age. The impact of automation is quite evident on distinct industries, including Software industry itself.  Continue reading →

5 Excuses Every Software Tester Must Stop Giving

I have unlocked a pattern from my experience of hiring around hundred testers over a period of time and interviewing some thousand others.

From all the discussions I had with fellow testers during interviews, I felt happy numerous times seeing the quality talent which we have in our community of testers.

But let me also share the other side of the story, the patterns I am talking about. It makes me sad.  Continue reading →

My Unexpected Journey to Becoming a Software Tester (From Entry-level to a Manager)

“You build a Successful Life…A Day at a time…”

My journey as a Software Tester started a bit unexpectedly.

I appeared for the initial interview rounds assuming it to be a Development opportunity. To be honest, like every other Computer Science graduate out there, I was a bit skeptical about going ahead with Testing.

But finally, I decided to give it a try. Only with a hope that my curious nature will help me in this field.  Continue reading →

What To Do When There Isn’t Enough Time To Test?

Part way through your test cycle, do you often realize you do not have enough time to test? You had it all under control, to begin with, but soon you are reaching the contingency plan’s “What to do when there isn’t enough time to test?” section.

I have been there too and it is not fun. :)

I thought about this long and hard. How can something that started so well, go down so badly, so quickly. And, here is my analysis.  Continue reading →

JMeter Processors and Controllers

Overview of Pre-Processors and Controllers in JMeter (Part-III):

=> Follow comprehensive series of free JMeter tutorials here

This article would guide users through the usage of Pre-Processors, Post-Processors and controllers in JMeter. Controllers are very useful as they make your test scenarios.

You may want to test different scenarios in which you want to configure your own sequence of a request being sent to a server to monitor the response time and other performance factors.  Continue reading →

Detail Description of JMeter Components

Review of Jmeter Components (Part- II):

=> This is part of JMeter training series. See the list of all tutorials in this series here.

Hope you all must have gone through the JMeter Introduction and Installation by now. As we continue with next one in the series, it is highly recommended that you all must install JMeter and practice side by side.

In this tutorial, readers would get themselves familiar with all components of JMeter and how to use them in the test plan to cover all possible performance testing scenarios to test the AUT (Application Under Test).

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