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11 Ways You Know You’re a Tester..

When you know, you are a tester ….

Some specific characteristics of a REAL TESTER, from my pen:

when you know you are a tester

#1. When a bug, seen but not reproduced, makes you sleepless:

While testing the application related to online transaction, you observed that there were two debits for single Continue reading →

8 Proven Ways to Manage Stress as a Software Testing Professional

Living in an era, where everything seems slave of that machine called CLOCK, it’s not easy to not get affected by problems.

While making a coffee for yourself in the morning, if you are creating a time table for the day and running around whole day to achieve the listed tasks, welcome to the this post :).

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10 Lessons Learned from 10 Years of Career in Software Testing

After spending almost a decade in the software testing industry, I think I am eligible to write down the learnings. :)

Most of the time, I have been asked, whether I do any testing with current role?

My answer is, YES, always!

As I have written in many STH posts in past, software testing is about mind and eyes and not about years of experience, it really is expected to grow with experience. Continue reading →




5 Things a Beginner Developer (and Tester) Should Know About Software Testing

Whole conference room went silent and after waiting for couple of minutes, I could not keep patience and had to repeat my question:

Who would like to join testing team?

We had 20 trainees on board and they were being trained on different aspects of software projects. Leads and managers from different departments like business analysis, development, testing, and sales held meetings with those Continue reading →

How Would My First Day be in QA Tester Job? Which is the Best QA Certification? Which Automation Tool Should I Learn? – All Answered

3 Most Common Questions that baffle the QA beginners – answered

STH’s recent venture into QA teaching courses has given a wonderful insight into some of the common questions and inhibitions that plague the new-comers’ minds. While we answer them in sessions for our course participants, we thought making a list of these questions and posting them on our site with answers might be really beneficial to the ardent readers of STH.

So, here we decided to address the 3 questions that come up most. I mean it; in every batch we get these questions….

  1. How would my first day be in my new QA tester job? What if I am not able to live up to the expectations?
  2. Which testing QA certification is best and more valued?
  3. What if I learn a certain tool, a certain technology and a certain language, and the employer is looking for something else?

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Why Software Testing is a Tough Job? And Here is How You Can Make It Easy

You are so lucky to be in testing, you won’t have to look after all these messy things – prototyping, client confirmation, development, logic.., – a frustrated developer

But I have to look after mess you create, – a frustrated tester

A long silence.

Most of the time, being in testing industry, we have felt mixed emotions – at a time it seems really easy and at a time it feels really difficult.

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