Posted In — Database Testing, Software Testing Tools
It is a known fact that ETL testing is one of the crucial aspects of any Business Intelligence (BI) based application. In order to get the quality assurance and acceptance to go live in business, the BI application should be tested well beforehand.
The primary objective of ETL testing is to ensure that the Extract, Transform & Load functionality is working as per the business requirements and in sync with the performance standards. Continue reading →
Posted In — Testing Concepts, Testing Methodologies, Types of testing
For any software application, both Unit testing and Integration testing are very important as they each employ unique processes to test the software application. But one or both of them cannot replace Functional testing.
In this article, we will understand Unit, Integration, and Functional testing and clarify the differences between these forms/levels of testing.
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Posted In — Career in Software Testing, How to be a good tester, Testing Tips and resources
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 →
Posted In — Bug Defect tracking, Testing best practices
Defects are serious business and small mistakes can be expensive.
You know what to do when you find a defect. You report it; either in a Defect Tracker/Defect Management tool or in an Excel sheet. The underlying principles are the same for both methods.
Defect Management tools don’t guarantee better reporting. It is good practices that save the day. Continue reading →
Posted In — GUI Testing, Types of testing, Web Testing
Beginner’s guide to Test Responsive Website Designs:
In today’s age, the use of mobile devices to access internet has grown and become quite popular. Almost every internet user desires a mobile version of the website.
However, most websites are not as optimized as they should be for mobile devices. The testers should perform a mobile responsive test on the responsive designs. Continue reading →
Posted In — GUI Testing, Software Testing Books, Testing Tips and resources, Web Testing
It is a typical practice to include the list of known issues with the QA sign off an email.
This helps teams make the right decisions as to:
- Let the end-users know the problem areas
- Plan for training accordingly
- Work on Change Management
- Include these issues in the help files or documentation, so we provide alternatives, etc.
The list includes confirmed defects that were either deferred or not fixed due to time constraints and such.
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