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7 Ways to Kick Start Your Manual Testing Career

The first and Second part of our Manual Testing Series covered the basics of Manual Testing and its process. If you haven’t read it yet, please do so before continuing with this article to connect better.

Can’t do? Of course, thoughts and suggestions shared in this article can be used independently as well. This last part is about the preparation and possible ways to get into a software testing job/career.

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7-Step Practical Implementation of Manual Testing Before Production Release

In the previous post of this series around Manual Testing, I tried to throw as much light as possible on the basics of Manual Testing.

If you missed it, you can read it here.

I hope it was successful in taking you as close as possible to the answers you were looking for.

In that case, wouldn’t you love to know more about the practical implementation of Manual Testing, how to get more familiar with it and how to actually start a career in it?  Continue reading →

Manual Testing Tutorial (Free Course with 100+ Tutorials)

The Complete List of 100+ Manual Testing Tutorials.

This is going to be the most in-depth series of tutorials on the manual software testing topic. Go through the topics in this series to learn the basic and advanced testing techniques.

I will explain it in my own way and try to keep this manual testing tutorial series as simple as possible.  Continue reading →

How NOT to Write Test Cases (Tips for New and Experienced Testers)

Test case writing is one of the primary activities of the QA team. We spend most of our time writing, reviewing, executing or maintaining these. It is quite unfortunate that test cases are also the most error prone.

The differences in understanding, organization testing practices, lack of time etc. are some of the reasons why we often see test cases that leave a lot to be desired.

There are lot of articles on our site on this very topic, but today’s post will be about How NOT to write test cases – a few tips that will be instrumental in creating distinctive, quality and effective test cases.
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How to Test JAVA Applications – Tips with Sample Test Cases (Part 1)

In this tutorial, we will learn the components involved in a Java application and the various types of testing that need to be carried out to ensure a high quality, bug-free application.

This is a three-part series on testing JAVA applications.

  1. In this article, we will learn the J2EE components and Manual testing approach for a J2EE application.
  2. In the second, we will review the Automated testing approach for testing J2EE applications, and
  3. In the third, we will review a comprehensive list of tools that are available for testing J2EE applications.

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Why End to End Testing is Necessary and How to Perform It?

Nobody wants to be known for their mistakes and their negligence, and same is the case with the Testers. When the Testers are assigned any application to test, then from that moment, they take the responsibility and the application also acts as a platform to show their practical and technical testing knowledge.

So, to describe it technically, to ensure that testing is done completely, it is necessary to perform “End to End testing. Continue reading →

How to Make Manual Testing More Efficient Using HP Sprinter

Today in this era of Automation Testing, almost in every QA testing departments’ automation is the first preference. But there are few QA departments where 70-80% of testing is carried out manually. Indeed, there are cases where quality is completely determined manually as no automation is carried out there.

One of the crucial reasons for companies to continue with the manual test is the inability of automation tools to cope with the changes that some application faces on regular basis. In certain cases, the only option left with QA is of manual testing. Continue reading →

Test Cases Vs Test Scenarios – Which is Better? (My Experience)

6 years ago, while working with a medium sized MNC, when I suggested to document test scenarios rather than wasting time on preparing the full proof document called test cases, all the heads turned to me in annoyance. The look on the faces was clearly conveying that I made a big mistake by suggesting it. Although no one denied the idea no one even accepted. Everyone felt that following the tradition, i.e. writing test case document, would be safer. I could not argue.

test cases vs test scenarios

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100+ Ready-to-Execute Test Cases (Checklists) You Can Use to Test the Most Common Components of AUT

How to test the most common components of your AUT effectively, every single time

This article is a list of common validations on most widely found elements of AUT – that is put together for the convenience of testers (especially in the agile environment where frequent short-term releases happen).

Every AUT (Application Under Test) is unique and has a very specific business purpose. The individual aspects (modules) of the AUT cater to different operations/actions that are crucial to the success of the business that the AUT supports. Though each AUT is designed differently, Continue reading →

Practical Software Testing – New FREE eBook [Download]

“Practical Software Testing – Manual Testing Help eBook Version 2.0” – A free ebook from STH in association with Chindam Damodar.

Assuming that you have no idea where to start in learning software testing, we have designed this free ebook just for you so that you can get started in no time.

There are significant changes in the Software Testing pertaining to these recent days. In this ebook are the exact basic steps and testing fundamentals you must know before starting to test any application. Continue reading →