It takes a lot to be a successful QA.
Technical strength, Core functional area expertise, excellent communication and positive working/team playing attitude play a critical role.
Even with all that and more, it can take a toll on the best of us if we are not prepared and armed with some tricks, tips and tools that make things easier and enjoyable.
STH brings you the 68 most important testing resources that all we testers should endow in our crowns.
Learn experiment and stay informed of the updates happening in the QA field- is a pretty good motto work by.
The following are some of our go-to resources:
#2) uTest University
#3) Cem kaner
To stay current, regularly check out our blog or online magazines such as:
Free video tutorials/training sessions:
#8) Software Testing free Video training: SoftwareTestingHelp YouTube Videos
Books (both free and not):
#11) Gerald Weinberg
Online software testing free courses:
#15) Free JIRA Course
#16) Free Selenium Course
#17) Free QTP Course
#20) Free SoapUI Course
#21) Useful Tools: Team Communication or interfacing facilitators:
Learning guides for different testing types:
#22) Mobile testing guide
#23) Learn UAT
#27) Usability testing
#29) Learn Pair testing
#32) Learn System testing
#37) ERP testing guide
#38) Learn ETL testing
Software QA and Testing Tools:
#40) Penetration Testing
#41) Performance Testing
How-to guides for some common practices:
#54) How to manage Risks
#55) How to report status
#60) How to be a good tester:
#61) Software Testing QA Templates:
#62) Quick check and diagnostic tools:
#63) Testing QA Certifications:
Below is a listing of the popular certification choices:
STH’s resources on certifications:
#64) QA testing job, interview and career resources:
#66) Non-testing Tools for Tester
We published an earlier article about tools that come under Common multi-utility tools
#68) Cross functional knowledge and training:
Tester’s also need some cross functional knowledge and training from time to time. UNIX, SQL, Web Security are the most commonly used ones. The following are a few of our bookmarked places that we often reach out to:
Now, a bonus:
Finally and most importantly: healthy and inspired state of mind.
Now, you have no excuse not to be an exceptional tester. The world is your oyster….
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