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A Simple Guide to Interoperability Testing (with Examples)

Before understanding the technique of “Interoperability Testing”, Lets first understand the term “Interoperability”.

Interoperability is an ability of one system to interact with another system. This interaction is between 2 different systems or 2 different applications all together.

Many a time Interoperability is confused with Integration, compatibility and portability. Well, there are differences between these techniques. Continue reading →

How to Classify Positive and Negative Test Scenarios – A Tester’s Cheat Sheet

You can do something the easy way or the hard way – the important thing is that you do it. There are few simple everyday things, but without confidence, something about them does not quite fit in our minds and the extent of success is a hit or miss.

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Let’s take one simple example today and find shortcuts that will not only clarify the concepts but also make sure that you will always get it right.  Continue reading →

Functional Testing Simplified: The Process, Approach, Techniques and Examples

An overview of Functional Testing:

Testing and Quality Assurance are the huge part of the SDLC process. As testers, we need to be well aware of all types of testing, even if we’re not directly involved with them on a daily basis.

Since testing is such an ocean and the scope of it is so vast, we have dedicated testers perform different kinds of testing. Many of you are probably already familiar with most concepts, but it wouldn’t hurt to organize it all here.

So let’s get back to some basics.

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Wireframes – Should They Really Be Tested? And If So, How?

New trainees came on board and we had a training class to learn software testing concepts. After seeing those enthusiastic faces with their almost blank-slate minds (professionally), I decided to take a detour to my routine training.

After a brief introduction, instead of talking about software testing like I normally do, I threw a question at the fresh minds – ‘Can anyone explain me what a wireframe is?

The answer was a pause and thus, we decided to discuss it. And that is how it started – Wireframe/Prototype Testing :) Continue reading →

Multivariate Testing and A/B Testing Simplified: How to Test Webpage Optimization Techniques

There are many websites and applications that we often use. While we use them, we probably do not pay a lot of attention on how the website came to be its current version- on the other hand, if something does not seem right, we probably will never visit the site/app back again.

The question is – What does it take to get “it” right?

The “it” most often is the functionality – which we have rock solid QA processes to test and evaluate. But the “it” also Continue reading →

How to Use Web Accessibility Testing Tools – A Step-by-Step Guide (Part 2)

This article is a continuation to the first one in this series, check it here – Web accessibility testing – part 1. In the previous one we looked at a few fundamental concepts of what accessibility is and how can it be evaluated using accessibility testing tools.

In this tutorial we will see a couple more accessibility tools, techniques and details. Continue reading →