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

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.  Continue reading →

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

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

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.  Continue reading →

Mobile Test Automation Using Appium Studio Tool (15+ Hands-on Video Tutorials)

Appium Studio Mobile Test Automation Tool Hands-on 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.  Continue reading →

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

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

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.  Continue reading →

Agile Estimation Techniques: A True Estimation in an Agile Project

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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Career Shift from a Tester to Business Analyst – A Step by Step Guide

A Step-by-Step guide for a Tester to become a Business Analyst:

A testing professional is required to thoroughly test the software developed to ensure if the software meets the end requirements of the customer.

A Business Analyst is also responsible to verify whether the software built and delivered meets the end customer requirements. This aspect of both the roles make it easier for a tester to switch to a business analyst role.

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Kick Start your Career as a Business Analyst: A Career Avenue for You

How to start your career as a Business Analyst

Are you exploring a different, exciting and challenging career option in the IT industry?

Or are you a testing professional who further wishes to unleash your passion for analytical problem solving and build deep business experience and technical experience? Or Are you looking out for a rewarding and lucrative career?

Then, here is the career avenue for you – Business Analysis.

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QA’s Roles Vs Goals: How to Balance Both to Achieve Your Goals

This article is dedicated to my passionate QA Fraternity!!!

Gone are the days when the QAs used to have ample time waiting for the builds to come and later they would start testing, raise bugs accordingly and then again wait for the developers to fix them.

They would spend a major portion of their time in practicing English, LOL!!. I mean writing Test Cases, reviewing them and finalizing them to be used for testing.

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How to Write a Killer QA Software Tester Resume and Get an Interview Call

Can you write a masterpiece of a QA software tester resume that will turn into an interview call?

Read on to know how.

I’m sure after reading this article you will be able to write a killer flawless software testing and quality assurance resume that will definitely turn into an interview call. We have also included ‘5 minutes resume makeover tips’ in the end.

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How to Write a Good Bug Report? Tips and Tricks

Why good Bug report?

If your bug report is effective, then its chances to get fixed are higher. So fixing a bug depends upon how effectively you report it. Reporting a bug is nothing but a skill and I will explain how to achieve this skill.

“The point of writing problem report(bug report) is to get bugs fixed” – By Cem Kaner. If a tester is not reporting a bug correctly, the programmer will most likely reject this bug stating it as irreproducible.  Continue reading →

HTML Injection Tutorial: Types & Prevention with Examples

An In-depth look at HTML Injection:

To get a better perception of HTML Injection, firstly we should know what HTML is.

HTML is a markup language, where all the website’s elements are written in the tags. It is mostly being used for creating websites. Web pages are being sent to the browser in the form of HTML documents. Then those HTML documents are being converted into normal websites and displayed for the final users.

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JavaScript Injection Tutorial: Test and Prevent JS Injection Attacks on Website

What is Javascript Injection?

Javascript is one of the most popular technologies and is most widely used for web pages and web applications.

It can be used for realizing different website functionalities. However, this technology can bring some security issues, which the developer and tester should be conscious about.

Javascript can be used not only for good purposes but for some malicious attacks too. One among that is Javascript Injection. The essence of JS Injection is to inject the Javascript code, that will be run from the client-side.

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