Cognitive Bias in Software Testing: Why Do Testers Miss Bugs?

Cognitive Bias in Software Testing

Cognitive Bias in Software Testing: Have You been Influenced?

The testing world is moving at a very quicker pace with technological advancements in order to ensure “quality at the speed of light”.

“Continuous Integration, Digital transformation, life-cycle automation, shifting quality to the left to minimize costs” etc are some of the magical words that are swinging around. While we speak about these, the underlying question –“Why and how the defect was missed” still continues to be heard and remains unanswered as well. 

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Role of Business Analysts in SCRUM and Why is a QA Best for this Role?

Importance of Business Analyst in SCRUM

Prominent Role of Business Analysts in SCRUM:

A Business Analyst who is shortly referred as a BA plays a very drastic and important role in SCRUM.

This person is the link between the product owner/customer and the technical IT team. Though we have come across several tutorials on our website on BA, this tutorial will somehow be a unique one and will explain to you the importance of BA in SCRUM.

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Is There Any Start and Stop Boundary to the QA’s Role in Scrum?

QA role in scrum

What is QA’s Role in Scrum: Scrum Activities for the Testers

This article is not just a tutorial about some processes or methods or instructions about how to work as a QA. Rather, this is an article in which I want to share my own experience of working as a Senior QA in SCRUM.

My previous CTO always used to say that ‘With freedom comes responsibility’. If you are given the freedom to do your work in your way then it is you and only you who is responsible for your work or tasks or activities. 

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Cross Site Scripting (XSS) Attack Tutorial with Examples, Types & Prevention

Cross Site Scripting (XSS)

A Complete Guide to Cross Site Scripting (XSS) Attack,  how to prevent it, and XSS testing.

Cross Site Scripting (XSS) is one of the most popular and vulnerable attacks which is known by every advanced tester. It is considered as one of the riskiest attacks for the web applications and can bring harmful consequences too. 

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Mutual Comprehension in Testing: A Key for Delivering a Quality Software

Mutual Comprehension in Testing

Role of Mutual Comprehension in Software Testing for delivering a Quality Software:

In this busy world, we do not have much time to speak with each other. Yes, today’s article is all about that.

Just imagine how it would be if a developer does not know anything about software testing and the tester does not have even a little knowledge on software development, at such instances we cannot expect a quality software to be released either to the market or to the customers.

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Characteristics of a Bad Software Tester

Characteristics of a Bad Tester

Which Characteristics Can Make You a Bad Software Tester?

We posted several articles that focus on positive factors, good qualities, and positive traits.

Everyone wants those positive characteristics and factors to be implemented in their career or life but no one usually focuses on the characteristics or qualities that they need to avoid in their career.

Basically, being aware of the negative things/factors that would ruin your life or career, will help you in being a better person. 

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Appium Studio Tutorial for Mobile Automation (15+ Hands-on Tutorials)

Appium Studio Guide

Appium Studio Mobile Test Automation Tool Hands-on Review Tutorial:

This is a series of 15+ text and hands-on video tutorials. (Scroll down for the complete list of tutorials)

Appium, the open-source testing app, has now been made even better, and thanks to Appium Studio.

With Appium Studio, you can cut both the cost as well as the effort of running your automated mobile tests on Appium. This will help you to release high-quality apps even faster. 

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Kobiton Hands-on Review Tutorial: Mobile Device Cloud Testing Platform

Kobiton tutorial

Simple Automation Testing using Kobiton:

In this tutorial, we will cover simple automation with the Kobiton tool and, we will also see how to run parallel tests with Kobiton.

Step by Step instruction of each step involved in the automation and execution process is explained in simple terms along with the concerned pictorial representation for your easy understanding.

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Quality Quotient of a Tester: 22 Core Strengths to Be a Good Tester

Quality Quotient

This tutorial gives you a list of characteristic features that any tester must possess to become a good tester. And these features, in turn, help a lot in determining the Quality Quotient of a Tester.

Why am I talking ONLY about a Tester? And Why not a Developer or any other role?

I just feel that all the work involved in SDLC in delivering a software is quite simple when compared to the responsibility of a Tester. 

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Agile Estimation Techniques: A True Estimation in an Agile Project

Agile Estimations

True Estimations in an Agile Project: A Complete Insight with Examples on Agile Estimation

It is very crucial to do Agile Estimation at different Levels. This is done for proper planning, management and estimating the total efforts that we are going to use for implementing, testing and delivering the desired product to the Customers in terms of time within the specified deadlines.

With lack of Estimations in Agile Project, there may be no proper planning and management which may end in delivering the undesired product and thereby leaving the customer unsatisfied.

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