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January 3rd, 2013 — Database Testing, GUI Testing, Security testing, Testing Tips and resources
This is a testing checklist for web and desktop applications.
Note – This article is little long (over 2700 words). My goal is to share one of the most comprehensive testing checklist ever written and this is not yet done. I’ll keep updating this post in future with more scenarios. If you don’t have time to read it now, please feel free to share with your friends and bookmark it for later.
Make testing checklist as an integral part of test cases writing process. Using this checklist you can easily create hundreds of test cases for testing web or desktop applications. These are all general test cases and should be applicable for almost all kind of applications. Refer these tests while writing test cases for your project and I’m sure you will cover most testing types except the application specific business rules provided in your SRS documents.
Though this is a common checklist, I recommend preparing a standard testing checklist tailored to your specific needs using below test cases in addition with application specific tests.
Importance of Using Checklist for Testing:
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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 →
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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October 2nd, 2011 — Automation Testing, Software Testing Tools, Testing Tips and resources
What is loadUI?
LoadUI is a free and open source load testing tool that allows you to do complex load tests and test the performance by simply dragging the different components around. LoadUI lets you to create and update test cases while you run them. What is making loadUI powerful is the focus on usability through its visual interface and intuitive design combined with the flexibility that comes from the possibility of making changes during the test.
How loadUI works:
LoadUI consist of building blocks called Components that you drag from the Continue reading →
July 11th, 2011 — Software Testing Templates, Testing Tips and resources
One of the most frequent and major activity of a Software Tester (SQA/SQC person) is to write Test Cases. First of all, kindly keep in mind that all this discussion is about ‘Writing Test Cases’ not about designing/defining/identifying TCs.
There are some important and critical factors related to this major activity.Let us have a bird’s eye view of those factors first.
a. Test Cases are prone to regular revision and update:
We live in a continuously changing world, software are also not immune to changes. Same holds good for requirements and this directly impacts the test cases. Whenever, requirements are Continue reading →