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April 4th, 2016 — Career in Software Testing, How to be a good tester, Testing best practices, Testing Skill Improvement, Testing Tips and resources
Challenges are normal. It is when you look at them as opportunities, a gold mine and as obstacles, a land mine. I have had my share of ‘opportunities’ over the years in the IT industry.
Some came with the role I was playing, some general. This is my attempt to record them and to reach out to the community to see if any of those resonate with you and maybe, in a small capacity help you and let you know that you are not alone.
Here’s my top 10 list:
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March 28th, 2016 — Testing Tips and resources
Today’s article will bring you enhanced clarity on the Investment Banking Domain. You will get to know what to test and how in an Investment Banking Application.
Before we dive deeper into how to test investment banking applications , it’s important to understand this domain first. So, we will first learn the Investment Banking domain terminologies, which will help you understand the test cases easily.
We have also included sample test scenarios of various testing types like database, security, and performance testing of an investment banking application. Continue reading →
March 7th, 2016 — Bug Defect tracking, Testing best practices, Testing Tips and resources
Do you believe that software errors occur only once and that on being fixed they never resurface? I feel that about 30% of the errors reoccur.
In this article, I want to cover how important it is to document some of the frequently encountered errors.
Below, you will find some common areas where issues are seen and a template to document them. Continue reading →
March 3rd, 2016 — Bug Defect tracking, Testing Tips and resources
Blocker defects add tons of drama to otherwise regular test days.
In this article, I want to cover some steps a tester can take when dealing with them.
I am going to assume that our dear readers already understand Severity and Priority of defects deeply. Need a quick recap? Check this out.
Now, does it always mean we need to completely stop testing if we come across a blocker issue? Continue reading →
February 22nd, 2016 — QA leadership, QA team skills, Testing Tips and resources
When we all start our work day, in some way or the other we wish the day to end soon. No one wishes to get stuck into an issue which would demand us to stay and work till late, but 70% of the times the days do not go smooth as we wish.
There will be different types of challenges faced each day. On several occasions, we may be asked to work on urgent tasks just because that’s what our clients would demand, and out of that 70%, most of it will be on Friday’s when we all would have special personal plans :). We just desire but we cannot change the way service industry works. Continue reading →
February 11th, 2016 — Testing Concepts, Testing Life cycle, Testing Tips and resources
In our team meeting today, the manager checked with everyone on their readiness for test execution. He mentioned the “code will be ready for QA by tomorrow morning”. What did he mean when he said “code will be ready”, does it mean the developers are going to write the code in QA environment tonight?
He actually meant that the deployment is planned to be done at night and the new code will be deployed to the QA environment for testing.
Many of you may now ask, what deployment is and what do they really do in it? Continue reading →