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Static Testing and Dynamic Testing – Difference Between These Two Important Testing Techniques

Testing is verification and validation. We all know that it takes 2 Vs to make testing complete.

In today’s article we will shed some light on Static testing. It is also called as Verification. We will learn all about it and pay special emphasis on this, because dynamic testing often receives maximum attention and has innumerable articles detailing it out.

However, no discussion on static testing would be complete without an explanation of what its counterpart, dynamic testing means. Dynamic testing is validation, the other “V”. Dynamic testing is when you are working with the actual system (not some artifact or model that represents Continue reading →

Is Non-functional Testing Always Carried out without Documentation and Test Cases? Why?

“We are always taught how to write functional test cases. Why is that? Is ‘non-functional testing’ carried out without documentation (in other words, on an ad-hoc basis) or is that a separate process that is much more difficult to understand? How are test cases written for different kinds of testing that happens on the application?”


This is one of the most original, distinctive and out-of-the-box questions I have been asked in the recent times. Thus, this is the topic for today and this is what we are going to illuminate in the following article.

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A Beginner’s Guide to System Testing

So…do you really think it will take that huge amount of time to test, what you call system testing, even after spending lot of efforts on integration testing?

The client we recently approached for the project was not convinced about the estimation we provided for each testing effort.

I had to chime in with an example -

Mike, I would like to elaborate our efforts and importance of system testing with an example.

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Getting Started with ‘Cloud Testing’

In this article we are going to see how to perform “cloud testing”. To understand this we need to know the cloud computing concept first. This article explains what is cloud computing, what is cloud testing, and the major challenges with testing in cloud.

Cloud computing introduction

Several years back the industry witnessed a new buzzword and technology called “virtualization”. With the advent of virtualization, the ideology of sharing computing resources across multiple operating systems to reduce capital costs, increase scalability and enable easy administration of the IT infrastructure became the backbone of several enterprises.

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Beginner’s Guide to Mobile Application Testing

Introduction to Mobile Application Testing:

Gone are the days when the telephone used to be an appliance that sat in a corner and had to ring to get our attention or a computer was a machine only few people used – they are now an extension of our being- a window to the world and virtual servants that do as they are told. Computers were a rage and changed how we humans thought, behaved, learnt and existed.

Mobile technology and smart devices are the trend now and will change the future of the world as we know it. We all can vouch for Continue reading →

Exploratory Testing – How to Think Beyond Traditional Testing Boundaries?

“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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