Top 20 Practical Software Testing Tips You Should Read Before Testing Any Application

Software Testing Tips

I wish all the testers to read the software testing practices updated in this article. Read each point carefully and try to implement them in your day-to-day testing activities. This is what I expect from the readers through this article. If you don’t understand any testing practice, ask for more clarification in the comments section below.

However, you will learn all these testing practices by experience. But why don’t you learn all these things before making any mistake?

Come let’s take a look at them!

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7 Basic Tips for Testing Multi-Lingual Websites

Tips for Testing Multi lingual websites

Nowadays a number of websites are deployed in multiple languages. As companies perform more and more businesses in other countries, the number of such global multi-lingual web applications will continue to increase. Testing websites supporting multiple languages has its own fair share of challenges in today’s world. 

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CSTE software testing certification exam question pattern

This article will give you a general idea about CSTE certification exam paper pattern. I have included some sample questions and answers for the CSTE mock test paper. You can refer these questions and can judge the pattern of descriptive answer paper. If you need objective type questions from CSTE paper you can refer our previous article on CSTE objective type question answers. Also, you can download some more sample papers from our ‘Downloads’ section.

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Types of Software Testing: Different Testing Types with Details

Types of Software Testing

What are the different Types of Software Testing?

We, as testers are aware of the various types of Software Testing such as Functional Testing, Non-Functional Testing, Automation Testing, Agile Testing and their sub-types etc.

Each of us would have come across several types of testing in our testing journey. We might have heard some and we might have worked on some, but not everyone has knowledge about all the testing types.

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Sample Test Plan Document (Test Plan Example with Details of Each Field)

Do you wish to learn and download a Sample Test Plan? This tutorial is in response to those who have requested for a test plan example.

In my previous tutorial, I have outlined the Test Plan Index. In this tutorial, I will elaborate that index with more details.

A Test plan reflects your entire test schedule and approach. 

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How to Write Software Testing Weekly Status Report

Writing effective status report is as important as the actual work you did! How to write an effective status report of your weekly work at the end of each week?

Here I am going to give some tips. The weekly report is important to track the important project issues, accomplishments of the projects, pending work and milestone analysis. Even using these reports you can track the team performance to some extent. From this report prepare future actionable items according to the priorities and make the list of next weeks actionable.

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How to Find a Bug in Application? Tips and Tricks

A very good and important point. Right? If you are a software tester or a QA engineer then you must be thinking every minute to find a bug in an application. And you should be!

I think finding a blocker bug like any system crash is often rewarding! No I don’t think like that. You should try to find out the bugs that are most difficult to find and those always misleads users.

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Choosing Software Testing as your Career

If you are willing to choose software testing as your career then this is a must read!
Nowadays I get many emails asking me about software testing jobs. Should I select software testing as my career? How to switch to software testing from other job experience? Which institute should I join for a testing course? And much more …

I will give a common answer to all these questions whether you should choose software testing as your career or not? Let me first explain in brief about software testing. Software testing and quality control are the processes by means of which application quality is improved. Software testing is done in each phase of product life cycle i.e from requirement specifications, design, coding, to the user acceptance.

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Sample Software Test Plan Template with Format and Contents

Software Test Plan Template

In this tutorial, we have provided a sample test plan template along with its contents. This simple test plan format will be helpful for you to write a detailed test plan. 

I keep getting more request on Sample test plan in the last couple of days. Hence, I am including one sample test plan template here just for your reference.

It’s a Test plan index only. Each point in this index will help you to elaborate your testing plan in a step-by-step manner. Take this as a guideline and develop a full Test plan for Your project.

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