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Why Bug Reporting is an Art That Should Be Learned by Every Tester?

What exactly the tester is supposed to do? I was just brainstorming with my team. A number of answers popped up:

  • Should test
  • Should test thoroughly
  • Should not miss any bug
  • Should understand application
  • Should try to break the application

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Important Software Test Metrics and Measurements – Explained with Examples and Graphs

In software projects, it is most important to measure the quality, cost and effectiveness of the project and the processes. Without measuring these, a project can’t be completed successfully.

In today’s article, we will learn with examples and graphsSoftware test metrics and measurements and how to use these in software testing process.


There is a famous statement: “We can’t control things which we can’t measure”.

Here controlling the projects means, how a project manager/lead can identify the deviations from the test plan ASAP in order to react in the Continue reading →

How to Set Defect Severity and Priority: Defect Triage Process

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

We will also cover in detail on how to classify the defects under different buckets and their relevance in defect life cycle. We will also cover the crucial role of the classification with the live set of examples.  Continue reading →

Cosmetic and the Functional Bugs – What has to be Treated and How?

There are always huge responsibilities imposed on the tester to uncover any kind of bug that software has got. Irrespective of the functionality and user interface, testers can raise bugs wherever there is a non-conformance.

This article helps in understanding the importance of the functional and the cosmetic bugs. Additionally, the factors to be considered in prioritizing them are also explained here in an understandable way with some live examples for illustrations.

cosmetic bugs vs functional bugs

Bugs are inevitable in the Software development. Hence it is always very important to perform the software a through testing before it can be Continue reading →

10 Reasons Why Your Bugs are Getting Rejected and What You Can Do for it as a Tester!

I am not going to spare her. She has rejected 7 bugs, I reported, within last three days. I know she is using personal grudges as professional sword……

A teammate was fuming and the discussion suddenly caught fire when a couple of other teammates joined in sharing the same experience with other developers. The team meeting turned a discussion point about bug rejection. After some discussion, we all decided to do a simple exercise to save ourselves from the humiliation of bug rejected, in future.

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