The Best Questions Testers Should Ask an Interviewer

Have you ever clammed up in an interview with an uncomfortable pause when you heard the following question from an interviewer: “Any questions for me?” and finally answered with a “No”. I know I have.

I thought about this a lot and asked myself ‘Did I not have any questions?’   I sure did. But then, why did I not voice them? It is simply because I was not sure if it is OK to ask the questions that were lingering in my thoughts. Continue reading →


5 Best Automation Tools for Testing Android Applications

Nowadays automated tests are used during almost every testing process. This is not surprising, as properly organized automated testing greatly reduces time needed for a testing process, excludes errors and omissions in tests execution caused by a human factor.

There is a wide choice of tools for automation. Some of them are free, some are rather expensive. Some automation tools were created years ago; some have just appeared on the market. Each tool is unique and possesses certain characteristics.

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Why Software Testing Needs Revolution? (and Here is How)

Like every technology, software testing is also growing. As we see, nowadays, technology is evolving fast, there is a question to ask ourselves – as a tester are we growing? (Do not misunderstand this question as growing by learning 5-6 automation tools).

After spending almost a decade in the industry and observing number of projects and technologies, I would like to claim that this is the right time for software testing to be revolutionized.

As usual, I have points to support my claim. Read on -
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How Test Planning has Upper Hand than Test Execution Phase?

Software test planning reserves far better scope comparatively in STLC phase. The delivery of quality software is ensured by the testing phase. What has to be done in testing is actually decided in the test planning phase.

What you will learn in this tutorial?

This tutorial will provide overview and illustrations on the importance of the test planning and the execution phase. After reading this tutorial you will understand the significant importance of the planning phase compared to the execution phase with more live examples and case studies for illustrations. Continue reading →

Non-IT to Software Testing Switch – How to Get Into QA (answers to Top 10 FAQs)

How to Get Into Software Testing from Non-IT field?

IT industry emerged to be a popular and glamorous career choice in the recent times. More and More individuals who have not been in the field want to try their hands at it. This is great, because technological inclination, fairly good pay, global outreach, challenging positions and scope for innovation are few plus-s of an IT career.

In this context, the go to branch of IT that attracts everyone is QA or of the software testing stream. This is perfect too, because QA is a great career choice in itself with lots of advancement opportunities. Continue reading →

How to Set Defect Priority and Severity (with Defect Triage Process)

In this tutorial you will learn what is Defect Priority, What is Defect Severity, How to set it, and Defect Triage process with many examples to understand the concept clearly.

Introduction

Filing defects is a very integral part of the Software Testing Life Cycle. There are several best practices defined for effective defect reporting over the internet or in organizations. One of the important aspects of the defect life cycle on a generic level includes defect Continue reading →