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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 →

Is there any ‘Shortcut’ for Good Testing? (Here it is how)

In many companies, especially small and medium, where there is a strive to establish any work process, it has been observed that testers are a little puzzled about how to start, progress and finish their testing job in a hurried manner.

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The project or test manager always pressurize test team to complete testing as soon as possible. With this pressure, somebody starts with a great methodical way but cannot complete the testing; somebody tries to be fast by short-cutting it, but cannot achieve quality. So, there is a problem in daily practice.

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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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Tips & Tricks for Testing and Managing Web Applications Run by Linux OS

How to Test, Manage, and Configure Web Applications Run by Linux OS:

Let’s find out how to manage the fastest growing operating system today in the field of web applications testing. The following is applicable if your application is running on servers operated by any of Unix-like distribution.

This tutorial will be useful for any novice Linux user during his or her education. Especially, the majority of frequently asked questions we have to solve during our Linux study are described below.  Continue reading →

Why Software Testing Needs Revolution? (and Here is How)

Like every technology, software testing is also growing. As we see, nowadays, technology is evolving fast, there is a question to ask ourselves – as a tester are we growing? (Do not misunderstand this question as growing by learning 5-6 automation tools).

After spending almost a decade in the industry and observing number of projects and technologies, I would like to claim that this is the right time for software testing to be revolutionized.

As usual, I have points to support my claim. Read on –
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How to Test Smarter: Explore More, Document Less

How to Test Smarter?

Test teams do a great job, and under difficult circumstances, thanks to budget crunches, compressed schedules, and concerns about security and usability.

We can help testers do a better job — a smarter job — by encouraging them to refocus some of their efforts away from test documentation and use that time instead to expand exploratory and ad-hoc testing.

The Problem:

One of the biggest problems facing IT organizations today is the Continue reading →