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Wireframes – Should They Really Be Tested? And If So, How?

New trainees came on board and we had a training class to learn software testing concepts. After seeing those enthusiastic faces with their almost blank-slate minds (professionally), I decided to take a detour to my routine training.

After a brief introduction, instead of talking about software testing like I normally do, I threw a question at the fresh minds – ‘Can anyone explain me what a wireframe is?

The answer was a pause and thus, we decided to discuss it. And that is how it started – Wireframe/Prototype Testing :) Continue reading →

Multivariate Testing and A/B Testing Simplified: How to Test Webpage Optimization Techniques

There are many websites and applications that we often use. While we use them, we probably do not pay a lot of attention on how the website came to be its current version- on the other hand, if something does not seem right, we probably will never visit the site/app back again.

The question is – What does it take to get “it” right?


The “it” most often is the functionality – which we have rock solid QA processes to test and evaluate. But the “it” also Continue reading →

How to Use Web Accessibility Testing Tools – A Step-by-Step Guide (Part 2)

This article is a continuation to the first one in this series, check it here – Web accessibility testing – part 1. In the previous one, we looked at a few fundamental concepts of what accessibility is and how can it be evaluated using accessibility testing tools.

In this tutorial, we will see a couple more accessibility tools, techniques, and details. Continue reading →

The Simple Guide to Web Accessibility Testing (Part 1)

What is web accessibility?

For most users internet usage over the web is a given, but this is not the case when we are looking at a different demographic set with challenges.

It is imperative that websites be accessible, usable and useful to this group of users as well – and it should not differentiate users based on language/culture/location/software/physical or mental ability.

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Pairwise Testing or All-Pairs Testing Tutorial with Tools and Examples

What is Pairwise Testing and How It is Effective Test Design Technique for Finding Defects:

In this article, we are going to learn about a ‘Combinatorial Testing’ technique called ‘Pairwise Testing’ also known as ‘All-Pairs Testing’.

Smart testing is the need of the hour. 90% of the time’s system testing team has to work with tight schedules. So test design techniques should be very effective for maximum test coverage and high defect yield rate. Continue reading →

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner (WVS) Security Testing Tool (Hands on Review)

Web applications and websites are core components of any business these days. As the number of websites increases, attackers are also more active for hacking websites and stealing important business data.

With this threat, it’s becoming important to have Website vulnerability scanning as a part of complete test cycle.

Today, we are going to review a tool for a security audit of web applications and websites – Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner (WVS). Acunetix WVS is the tool of choice for SQL Injection testing, Cross-site scripting (XSS) and OWASP top 10 other vulnerabilities.
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The Simple Guide to Localization and Internationalization Testing

Learn what is Localization Testing and How to Perform it:

It is very common to find websites that are now available in multiple languages. Global brands have now recognized that the only way to connect and create value is by introducing their business to locals in the language that is truly local.

This process of adapting a product to a different language, region and locale are called localization. A localized product creates more business opportunities and caters for growth and expansion.

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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 →

The Definitive Guide to Crowdsourced Testing (for Testers and Companies)

Through this article, we will take a look at every aspect of Crowdsourced Testing and QA outsourcing. This guide is useful for companies looking to Crowdsource their testing work and testers who want to make a career in Crowdsourced Software testing to bring in some extra income.

Somehow or other we all have thought of adding extra income to our daily work income. And something extra, no matter what, always brings a smile and is always welcomed. Continue reading →