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What is the Best Way to Make Developer and QA Relationship Healthy?

Again, I want to share my experiences with you on an interesting software testing topic. It’s a hot topic in any organization, yes as a tester or QA you can guess it, nothing other than – Testers vs. Developers.

Testers the troublemakers

It’s funny, how almost everywhere developers consider testers as the troublemakers. Actually, it’s not their fault, no one like to hear faults in his/her own baby. And the same thing which we (tester) are doing, of course, the intention behind that is to deliver quality output to the client. Constantly there is bitterness at some point in the game between these two roles. Wonder why? It’s the genre and responsibility of these two roles.

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Fake God of Quality Versus True Humans – Who is Responsible for Software Quality?

Several thousands of Software Testers whom I came across had the notion that they are into testing and are solely responsible for quality. Some of them even think that being a tester also empowers them as a God of Quality for the product.


The questions I ask you is: Is this for good?

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Developers are not good testers. What you say?

This can be a big debate. Developers testing their own code – what will be the testing output? All happy endings! Yes, the person who develops the code generally sees only happy paths of the product and don’t want to go into many details.

The main concern of developer testing is – misunderstanding of requirements. If requirements are misunderstood by developer then no matter at what depth developer test the application, he will never find the error. The first place where the bug gets introduced will remain till the end, a developer will see it as functionality.

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Manual and Automation testing Challenges

Software Testing has a lot of challenges both in a manual as well as in automation. Generally in manual testing scenario developers through the build to test team assuming the responsible test team or tester will pick the build and will come to ask what the build is about? This is the case in organizations not following so-called ‘processes’. Tester is the middleman between developing a team and the customers, handling the pressure from both the sides. And I assume most of our readers are smart enough to handle this pressure. Aren’t you?

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Living life as a Software Tester!


Recently I read a very interesting article on “All I Ever need to know about testing” by Lee Copeland.
I was so impressed with the concept of our day to day work compared with the software testing.

I will extract only points related to software testing. As a software tester keeps in mind these simple points:

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