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March 6th, 2014 — Automation Testing, Testing best practices
Now is the era of test automation. Most of the testing projects are trying to translate their manual test cases to automated one to improve productivity and coverage.
One of the key steps to commence automation testing is – selecting the appropriate test cases and determining the ROI (Return of Investment).
What to expect from this article?
In this article, I have tried to cite down few important points based on my experience to help you select the correct candidate of Continue reading →
January 30th, 2014 — How to be a good tester, Soft skills for testers, Testing best practices
Having been in the software testing industry for about 10 years now, I have had the good opportunity to witness first-hand the movement of the industry in this relatively short time span. When I started out, software testing was just beginning to make its importance known and have just recently upgraded from a ‘should do’ to a ‘must do’, regardless of what the software development lifecycle said.
Software testing, in the past, never had a big follower-ship due to the cost incurred. In order to perform testing activities – people had Continue reading →
January 20th, 2014 — How to be a good tester, Testing best practices, Testing Methodologies, Types of testing
“I really appreciate your concern for the product and making us helpful in understanding end user perspective. It’s going to be very helpful. Thanks for the good work and keep it up!!!”
This was the last e-mail of 21 e-mails long chain, from our client. It was midnight and our product release was delayed due to a critical bug reported by us. You might think, what is new in that? It may happen for many times. But this was really different as the critical bug we reported was not a result of any documented test case.
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November 27th, 2013 — Quality assurance, Software Testing Templates, Testing best practices
Software Testing QA Checklists:
Today we bring to you another quality tool that is so often underused that we thought we would rehash details about it in the hope that it regains its lost glory. It is ‘Check List’.
Definition: A check list is a catalog of items/tasks that are recorded for tracking. This list could be either ordered in a sequence or could be haphazard.
Check lists are part and parcel of our daily lives. We use them in various situations from grocery shopping, to having a to-do list for the day’s Continue reading →
September 11th, 2013 — QA team skills, Testing best practices
Onsite offshore model is a very common working method for many IT teams across the industry, especially the QA teams. The way this works is, one/more (depending on the magnitude of the project) of the service provider’s QA team member works along with the client at their location.
The client location and the service company’s work place can be geographically any place – across the globe or sometimes in the same city.
When this is the working model, there are some expectations from the Onsite and Offshore resources respectively. Let us see what they are:
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July 29th, 2013 — Automation Testing, Manual Testing, Testing best practices
This will be basic “how-to” article and is not any automation tool specific. Basically, what I am trying to do here is put the thought process that goes into creating an automation test case into words. As always, I hope this will be useful to you all.
How to design an automation test case or script?
Automation always follows manual testing. Typically, one or more rounds of manual testing already would be performed on the AUT. This implies that manual test cases already exist and have been executed at least once.
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