Entries Tagged 'Testing Skill Improvement' ↓
December 26th, 2017 — Testing Skill Improvement, Testing Tips and Resources
Quality expectations are increasing day by day and the search for perfection will never come to an end, thereby raising the bar on Product Quality and End-user experience.
An application that just “does the job” is not enough anymore for an average user and even expectations from the professional tools designed for a narrow range of users are growing gradually. Market demand is changing rapidly and QA processes should adapt to it accordingly.
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June 27th, 2017 — Automation Testing, Career in Software Testing, Testing Skill Improvement
Amid Automation, Testers at the Verge of Becoming Automation Test Developers:
In this digital world, automation has become the core for businesses to grow and expand. Automation has revolutionized the way organizations operate their businesses.
The pace of advancement in technology has been on a continual increase for the last decade and lead us to a new automation age. The impact of automation is quite evident on distinct industries, including Software industry itself. Continue reading →
May 11th, 2017 — Basics of Software Testing, Testing Best Practices, Testing Skill Improvement, Testing Tips and Resources
A Comprehensive Test Data Design and Management Guide (Part -I):
At current epic of Information and Technology revolutionary growth, the testers commonly experience extensive consumption of test data in software testing life cycle.
The testers don’t only collect/maintain data from the existing sources, but also they generate huge volumes of test data to ensure their quality booming contribution in the delivery of the product for real world use. Continue reading →
January 16th, 2017 — Testing Best Practices, Testing Skill Improvement, Testing Tips and Resources
If not for pictures there were be no recordings of early history, passable knowledge, and evolution of language.
Not to overly dramatize, but diagrams have their own special place even in a world with highly evolved and sophisticated forms of writing and expression.
In the technology industry, our diagrams are dear to us.
Here are some of the prominent ones that we testers come in close contact with often and how we use them.
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November 3rd, 2016 — Soft Skills For Testers, Testing Skill Improvement
In the last article, we discussed “Effective Communication Skills”; how important it is for Software testers and learned how verbal communication can be improved.
In this article, we will continue the same series of thoughts where I will try to share my views on written communication and few tips to improve it from a QA professional perspective.
Let’s first list down the basic questions related to “Effective Writing Skills”: Continue reading →
October 24th, 2016 — Career in Software Testing, Testing Skill Improvement, Testing Tips and Resources
Halloween is right around the corner!
This is the time to revel in awful, creepy and gory stuff – STH brings you horror stories that are going to shake even the most seasoned testers out there. Are you ready?
What scares testers most?
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September 22nd, 2016 — Career in Software Testing, Testing Best Practices, Testing Skill Improvement, Testing Tips and Resources
“You build a Successful Life…A Day at a time…”
My journey as a Software Tester started a bit unexpectedly.
I appeared for the initial interview rounds assuming it to be a Development opportunity. To be honest, like every other Computer Science graduate out there, I was a bit skeptical about going ahead with Testing.
But finally, I decided to give it a try. Only with a hope that my curious nature will help me in this field. Continue reading →
September 12th, 2016 — Basics of Software Testing, Testing Best Practices, Testing Skill Improvement, Testing Tips and Resources
Before we go ahead with suggestions about how to create an effective test report, look into below reports and ask yourself, which one would you prefer when you are a decision maker or even a team member (any recipient of the report).
Tested following modules:
- Module X: Login page.
- Module Y: Home page and relevant tabs.
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August 1st, 2016 — Basics of Software Testing, Test Strategy, Testing Skill Improvement, Testing Tips and Resources
Part way through your test cycle, do you often realize you do not have enough time to test? You had it all under control, to begin with, but soon you are reaching the contingency plan’s “What to do when there isn’t enough time to test?” section.
I have been there too and it is not fun. :)
I thought about this long and hard. How can something that started so well, go down so badly, so quickly. And, here is my analysis. Continue reading →
July 25th, 2016 — Testing Best Practices, Testing Skill Improvement
A brainstorming session with the team is always a learning experience.
This time, we had a different idea. We divided the team into two groups and decided to ask questions to each other for a common product – Phone. The only restriction was the questions should be limited to testing of the phone.
And the session ended with interesting unanswered questions and some better ideas to test the phone. Continue reading →