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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.

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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?

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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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What is Negative Testing and How to Write Negative Test Cases?

Having the most optimal product quality is the primary goal of the test organizations.

With the help of an efficient quality assurance process, test teams attempt to find maximum defects during their testing, thereby ensuring that the client or the end user consuming the product does not see any abnormalities with respect to its functioning in their own computing environment. Continue reading →

How is Cross Browser Testing Performed?

Everything about Cross browser testing – what, why, how, who, when, and where.

Many times, I have encountered an issue with a website and on calling the technical support, they simply tell me to try it in another browser? When I do, it works and I end up feeling like a total idiot, even though I earn my living working in the software industry.

I bet this has happened to all of you, hasn’t it?

I always end up thinking-‘why didn’t I think of that?’ But trust me, over time I have realized it’s not my fault; it’s just that the website has not been tested extensively with respect to cross browser compatibility testing and as an end user I have just found a bug.

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