JIRA Bug Tracking Tool Tutorial: How to Use JIRA as a Ticketing Tool

The test teams are always apprehensive about picking up JIRA for defect Management.

The doubt is warranted. It stems from the fact that, though JIRA bug tracking tool is applicable to IT businesses it is a generic ticketing system.

Even for IT projects, JIRA’s popularity with the Development teams makes testers and QA teams uncomfortable. Despite the comfort or discomfort, the test teams have no choice but to use JIRA bug tracking tool in most companies.  Continue reading →


LoadView Hands-on Review Tutorial: Load Testing from the Cloud

Let’s face it – The ideal load test emulates real world traffic, yet most load testing software doesn’t come close.

A series of GET requests from an in-house server can’t possibly replicate what actually happens when a website sees a sudden increase in users from all over the world.

Held back by budget and infrastructure restrictions, some organizations have been forced to settle for load tests that paint an incomplete picture. With that option, you might be ready for a big product launch or viral success, but you can’t be completely sure.

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Payment Gateway Testing: The Tester’s Hands-on Guide with Checklist

The Tester’s Guide to Payment Gateway Testing:

What are the payment processors?

As per Wikipedia, “A payment processor is a company (often a third party) appointed by a merchant to handle transactions from various channels such as credit cards and debit cards for merchant acquiring banks. The payment processor will both check the details received by forwarding them to the respective card’s issuing bank or card association for verification, and also carry out a series of anti-fraud measures against the transaction.”

Some common Payment Gateways are Braintree, Authorize.net, PayPal, Bluepay, Citrus Payments etc.  Continue reading →

Katalon Studio Tutorial: A Free Test Automation Tool You Have Been Waiting For

Test Automation is one area where there is still a constant quest for betterment, simplicity, robustness and ease of use.

Some tools can help create robust, light and maintainable scripts, but are hard to use. Some others are easy but create brittle and temperamental tests. There is always a choice we have to make- we win some, we lose some.

Given this situation, when a tool comes forward with a promise to solve the pain points, it is but natural to be excited.

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SOA Testing Tutorial: Testing Methodology For a SOA Architecture Model

SOA Testing Tutorial:

In this article, we are going to discuss the testing techniques for an SOA architecture.

Current day software are so versatile and prone to handle changing user expectations every now then, a standalone model is not useful.

There is where SOA fits right in as the solution.

That’s the reason why, a lot of companies are adapting or trying to adapt the SOA approach because of its advantages such as; Cost cutting, Business agility, easy maintenance etc. With the upcoming market full of SOA architecture, it becomes necessary for the Modern day testers to get a fair idea on the SOA testing.

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