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How to Prepare Yourself For Test Case Writing and Improve Your Productivity

When a tester decides to write high quality test cases and wants to improve their efficiency and the productivity of test case writing, there are few key points which help the testers to achieve these goals.

First, they need to prepare themselves professionally and psychologically with some of the key points necessary for every successful software testers in the IT industry. This will be treated as “Inputs” for a tester before starting to write test cases. Continue reading →

How to Improve Test Case Efficiency

In a software development and programming world, the best software developers always written their unit test cases from the functional requirements, before starting their coding phase, which dramatically improve their coding efficiency and quality.

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Similarly, software testers should write their test cases from the earlier stage of the software development life cycle, best during the software requirements phase. The test manager or a QA manager should collect and prepare the maximum possible documents as per the list below. Continue reading →

10 Best Practices and Strategies for Test Automation

This is the last article in the test automation series. This article summarizes the best practices and strategies of doing test automation.

Although our previous articles do mention best practices (and some of them may be repeated here), I strongly felt to list down the few, but most important best practices of automation here in one article for reference.

These strategies are taken from my own experience plus from the literature of testing gurus like Michael Bolton, James Bach and Cem Kaner. These practices should be followed in every automation project. Continue reading →




How to Have Seamless Script Execution Planning and Reporting for Success of an Automation Project

So far we have discussed many things related to test automation. We have discussed how to start the automation process in your organization, how to select the tool for automation, what are the types of frameworks we can develop and how we can create scripts in a maintainable manner.

Check Here the list of all tutorials in this automation testing series.

We will now discuss about the execution plan of scripts. Continue reading →

What is Software Testing All About? (Read This 10 Point Summary Carefully)

People have different definitions about testing. Some say testing is just about UI verification. And some say testing is just finding defects. But I tried to categorize the whereabouts of testing in the below 10 points.

Read each and every sentence carefully till the end. It has deep meaning that will be useful in every stage of testing life cycle in your project.

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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 →