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5 Best Automation Tools for Testing Android Applications

Nowadays automated tests are used during almost every testing process. This is not surprising, as properly organized automated testing greatly reduces time needed for a testing process, excludes errors and omissions in tests execution caused by a human factor.

There is a wide choice of tools for automation. Some of them are free, some are rather expensive. Some automation tools were created years ago; some have just appeared on the market. Each tool is unique and possesses certain characteristics.

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5 Must Have Non-testing Tools for Testers to Make Life Easier

Archimedes remarked: “Give me a lever and a place to stand and I will move the earth”- Such is the power of tools. When the right lever comes along, no planet is big enough that it can’t be lifted like a ball of cotton.

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Sure, we know a lot about tools. At STH we have researched and put together elaborate list of Bug tracking, test management, pen testing, and the other specialized automation tools. We agree and understand the importance of them. However, this article is not going to be about that.

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How to Performance Test an Application – LoadRunner Training Tutorial Part 2

This is the 2nd tutorial in our Performance testing with LoadRunner training series. With this, we are learning the exact performance test process so that we can easily get hold of the Load Testing with HP LoadRunner tutorials.

Check out the first tutorials in this series here: Performance Testing Introduction.

Performance Testing Goals:

It is conducted to accomplish the following goals:



Introduction to Performance Testing – LoadRunner Training Tutorial Part 1

Today, we are starting ‘Performance testing with LoadRunner’ tutorial series. This is the first tutorial in three-part HP LoadRunner training series.

In first two tutorials we will introduce you to performance testing and in last tutorial we will share ‘Load Testing with LoadRunner video tutorials‘.

See Also => List of all LoadRunner Video Tutorials.

Why Performance testing?

Performance testing has proved itself to be crucial for the success of a business. Not only does a poor performing site face financial Continue reading →

15 Best Test Management Tools for Software Testers

Test Management encompasses anything and everything that we do as testers.  Our day-to-day activities include:

  1. Creating and maintaining release/project cycle/component information
  2. Creating and maintaining the test artifacts specific to each release/cycle that we have- requirements, test cases, etc.
  3. Establishing traceability and coverage between the test assets
  4. Test execution support – test suite creation, test execution status capture, etc.
  5. Metric collection/report-graph generation for analysis
  6. Bug tracking/defect management

The above are broadly some of the tasks that involve what we call, the test management process. This process is critical, detail- Continue reading →

15 Most Popular Bug Tracking Software to Ease Your Defect Management Process

We are testers – in other words bug finders. Defect/Bug/Issue/Fault/Failure/Incident – whatever we choose to call – our primary job description revolves around finding, recording, reporting, managing and tracking these.

While there is no harm in using an excel sheet to record/track and emails to report/alert/communicate – as the magnitude of the projects, the number of test cycles, the count of the people involved grows – it becomes absolutely important that we need a much stronger mechanism that will make the management of these issues simpler and consistent so we can Continue reading →