Entries Tagged 'Tester vs Developer' ↓
August 17th, 2016 — How to be a good tester, QA team skills, Tester vs Developer
We use multiple applications on a daily basis. The internet is a part of our life.
Behind every application, whether shopping, learning, ticket booking etc there are multiple people whose contribution has made our life so comfortable through these applications.
Among these multiple technical people are “Testers” and “Developers”.
In this article, we will see the different perspectives of Testers and Developers and their relationship to make a successful application together. Continue reading →
June 27th, 2016 — Career in Software Testing, Tester vs Developer
Being in the QA field for 9 years now, I have seen that some people generally stay away from a testing job. They feel inferior and have a lot of negative thoughts running through their minds.
I would like to share my thoughts and experience and address some common myths that people have.
Myths about being a Software Tester: Continue reading →
February 14th, 2016 — Career in Software Testing, QA Test engineers Payscale, Tester vs Developer
I was asked once, “Why are you a QA? You do decent QTP (VBScript) programming, how come you didn’t try development?”. It’s like I was settling for something less :)
Then, there are all these questions we at STH hear:
- Should I be a developer or a tester if I decide on an IT career?
- Will my career growth be just as good either way?
- What should I say when someone asks me ‘why QA’?
- Am I wasting my time being a QA when I could have been a developer?
- Is my job less secure if I am a QA?
- I am being assigned a QA project, should I run the other way or is there anything in it for me?
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December 1st, 2014 — Career in Software Testing, Tester vs Developer
Whole conference room went silent and after waiting for couple of minutes, I could not keep patience and had to repeat my question:
Who would like to join testing team?
We had 20 trainees on board and they were being trained on different aspects of software projects. Leads and managers from different departments like business analysis, development, testing, and sales held meetings with those Continue reading →
September 8th, 2014 — QA team skills, Tester vs Developer
To start the discussion for said topic, I want to take a real-life example:
A husband and a wife, living in the same house, are not communicating with each other. Or let’s say there is nothing to communicate between them. They just text each other if anything important to be taken care. Otherwise both are busy in their own lives and do not disturb / take care much about each other. What happens after days? A frustration rises, irritation multiplies, anger surfaces and an explosion occurs. A relationship strengthens only if there are frequent communications, rare fights and multiple agreements and celebrations with each other.
Now, compare the above situation with software project life cycle.
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