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November 25th, 2012 — Career in software Testing, Testing Tips and resources
Is Software Testing a Boring Job?
Testers are very enthusiastic at the beginning of their career. But when learning curve is saturated they start feeling bored. They quickly get tired of writing same bug reports and executing same test cases again and again. They simply don’t feel challenged. Almost all testers have this feeling in their career at some point. Especially experienced testers don’t find any challenge and creativity in their work.
Does that mean testing is a boring job?
The answer is a resounding NO! Testing is not a boring job. Actually it can stress you to your limitations. As quoted by Michael Bolton
“Testing is continuous learning process by exploring, discovering and investigating the information you have”.
If you are passionate about software testing you will be less likely to find this as Continue reading →
July 29th, 2012 — Career in software Testing, Software Testing Resume
Many students who want to build a career in IT look forward to being a software tester as a stepping stone.
Whether you want to transition into software development later on or continue to become a rock-star software tester, it is a good idea to pursue a career as a software tester as your first job.
This post will cover what you should and should not do to get your first job as a testing professional.
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May 21st, 2012 — Automation Testing, Career in software Testing
I’m really happy to share a wonderful guest post by Gunasekaran Veerapillai. He is working as a competency Head in Wipro Technologies Testing Services.
Gunasekaran has covered an interesting transformation of automation industry – How it was few years ago and where is it heading now. He has also answered one core question whether we need dedicated automation experts to do the test automation or the normal testers can do automation also?
So please enjoy and take it away Gunasekaran!
“Test Automation is no more a niche skill” – “any good business tester with right attitude can create test automation scripts”.
Over the last decade test automation has undergone multiple facets of changes. Same vendors have introduced new tools, open source tools have come to stay, and still some vendors are marketing their products as the ultimate solution for Quality. CTOs of the organizations are convinced that automation is going to give them greater benefits in squeezing the cost and time over long Continue reading →
May 7th, 2012 — Career in software Testing, Testing Tips and resources
These tips not only survive but also advance you in your software testing career. Make sure you follow them:
Tip #1) Written communication – I repeatedly saying this on many occasions that keep all things in written communication. No verbal communication please. This is applicable to all instructions or tasks given to you by your superior. No matter how friendly your lead or manager is but keep things in emails or documents.
Tip #2) Try to automate daily routine tasks – Save time and energy by automating daily routine task no matter how small those tasks are.
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April 13th, 2011 — Career in software Testing, Testing best practices, Testing Skill Improvement, Testing Tips and resources
Have you ever thought learning software testing from the game of cards? At least not me. But when our creative reader Malini emailed me to explain this idea to use cards to show how software testing can be learned through game of cards, I am amazed to see the software testing knowledge I can get from these cards.
Basically we have four different trump suits for you, namely:
Diamonds: For Yourself
Clubs: For Co-Tester you work with
Hearts: For New Tester
Spades: For QA Manager
(Each of the four suits is a different theme, and the software testing ideas get harder as you get towards the Ace)
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