Posted In — Software Testing Tools, Web Testing
What is web application testing?
It’s a testing methodology focused on web applications i.e. applications hosted on the web.
With web application testing, issues such as website functionality, security, accessibility, usability, compatibility and performance are uncovered before the web application is released in public.
Web application testing tools:
Today, in this tutorial we have tried to list almost all popular web application testing tools which are useful to find issues present in any web application. Continue reading →
Posted In — Bug Defect tracking, Testing Concepts
In software projects, it is most important to measure the quality, cost and effectiveness of the project and the processes. Without measuring these, project can’t be completed successfully.
In today’s article we will learn with examples and graphs – Software test metrics and measurements and how to use these in software testing process.
There is a famous statement: “We can’t control things which we can’t measure”.
Here controlling the projects means, how a project manager/lead can identify the deviations from the test plan ASAP in order to react in the Continue reading →
Posted In — QA team skills, Tester vs Developer
To start the discussion for said topic, I want to take a real-life example:
A husband and a wife, living in the same house, are not communicating with each other. Or let’s say there is nothing to communicate between them. They just text each other if anything important to be taken care. Otherwise both are busy in their own lives and do not disturb / take care much about each other. What happens after days? A frustration rises, irritation multiplies, anger surfaces and an explosion occurs. A relationship strengthens only if there are frequent communications, rare fights and multiple agreements and celebrations with each other.
Now, compare the above situation with software project life cycle.
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Posted In — Agile Testing
Making the switch to Agile requires laying the groundwork around education, documentation and metrics.
Agile development and testing is not a methodology – it’s a mindset. According to a VersionOne survey, 88 percent of businesses are practicing agile development, but many are struggling with the transformation, with failures generally attributed to “culture and resistance to change.”
If you fail to transition testers to the correct mindset before trying to tackle the process changes, then you’re setting your team up for failure.
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Posted In — Career in software Testing, QA certifications, Questions & answers
3 Most Common Questions that baffle the QA beginners – answered
STH’s recent venture into QA teaching courses has given a wonderful insight into some of the common questions and inhibitions that plague the new-comers’ minds. While we answer them in sessions for our course participants, we thought making a list of these questions and posting them on our site with answers might be really beneficial to the ardent readers of STH.
So, here we decided to address the 3 questions that come up most. I mean it; in every batch we get these questions….
- How would my first day be in my new QA tester job? What if I am not able to live up to the expectations?
- Which testing QA certification is best and more valued?
- What if I learn a certain tool, a certain technology and a certain language, and the employer is looking for something else?
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Posted In — Questions & answers, Testing Concepts, Testing Life cycle, Types of testing
Testing is verification and validation. We all know that it takes 2 Vs to make testing complete.
In today’s article we will shed some light on Static testing. It is also called as Verification. We will learn all about it and pay special emphasis on this, because dynamic testing often receives maximum attention and has innumerable articles detailing it out.
However, no discussion on static testing would be complete without an explanation of what its counterpart, dynamic testing means. Dynamic testing is validation, the other “V”. Dynamic testing is when you are working with the actual system (not some artifact or model that represents Continue reading →