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The Definitive Guide to Crowdsourced Testing (for Testers and Companies)

Through this article we will take a look at every aspect of Crowdsourced Testing and QA outsourcing. This guide is useful for companies looking to Crowdsource their testing work and testers who want to make career in Crowdsourced testing to bring in some extra income.

Somehow or other we all have thought of adding extra income to our daily work income. And something extra, no matter what, always brings smile and is always welcomed. Continue reading →

Exploratory Testing vs Scripted Testing: Who Wins?

Real-world benefits of exploratory testing:

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Traditionally, software testing has been a very rigid activity, but in recent years there’s been a shift away from script-based testing. Exploratory testing, which is more context-driven, has come to the fore. That’s because it gives testers more freedom to exploit their skills and knowledge, and it makes them responsible for optimizing the value of their own work.  Continue reading →

How is Regression Testing Performed? Can It be Done Manually?

I was just teaching one of these days in my class, and a question came to me – “Can regression testing be done manually?”

I answered the question and we moved on in the class. Everything seemed OK, but somehow this question nagged me for quite a while later. Over the many batches this question comes multiple times in various different ways. Some of them are: Continue reading →




How to Perform White Box Testing – Explained with a Simple Example

Understanding White Box Testing with a Simple Example

In my career so far, I have seen the testers to be the most enthusiastic community in the software industry.

The reason being, that testers always have something in their scope to learn. Be it domain, process or technology, a tester can have a holistic development if they wish to.

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Why Functional and Performance Testing Should be Done Simultaneously

Software Testing covers a wide range of areas where any verification or validation of software functionality can occur. Occasionally, non-functional aspects become less concerning over the functional aspects. They are not performed practically; simultaneously during software testing.

This article explains the added benefits of the quality of the software product during various scenarios in the software testing life-cycle when both functional and non-functional are taken simultaneously. Continue reading →

What is Integration Testing and How It is Performed?

Background

We have studied about various Software developments lifecycle models. All the SDLC models have Integration testing as one of the layers. In my opinion, Integration testing is actually a “level” of testing rather than a “Type” of testing.

Many a time we feel that Integration testing involves writing code snippets to test the integrated modules, so it is basically a white box testing technique. This is not fully wrong, but I feel the concept of Integration testing can be applied in Black box technique too.

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