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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System Testing Vs End-To-End Testing: Which One is Better to Opt?

An Overview of System Testing and End-to-end testing:

End-to-end testing and System testing always go hand in hand, but even an experienced test professional can get confused about the vast benefits that each offer and choose only one.

In this article, we will try to debate between End-to-end testing and System testing. In order to understand the difference between that, we will first understand what are the different stages that any developing product goes through.  Continue reading →

What is Globalization Testing (A Complete Guide)

What is Globalization Testing: Guide to Its Types, Checklist and Testing Approach

Globalization testing aims at ensuring if the product is stable in terms of both its functionalities as well as representation of data in spite of varying cultures/locales.

With the rapidly developing interaction between people, cultures, and countries through the growth of international trade, the demand for globalized software products has increased tremendously in the market. And, at this point, Globalization testing comes into the picture.

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How to Use Tours to Ensure Complete and Thorough Exploratory Testing

Exploratory Testing Tours: How to Ensure a High-Quality Software Product using Exploratory Test Tours

Exploratory testing is not a testing methodology. Rather it is an approach to quality verification.

The procedure of exploratory testing execution resembles the discovery and investigation of any software product.

During exploratory testing, a QA specialist examines a product, designs tests, executes test cases, and analyzes the test results simultaneously.  Continue reading →

A Comprehensive Guide to Choose The Best Test Management Software

Complete Buyer’s Guide to Test Management Software:

Today’s tutorial is going to be the one which you would wish to bookmark and keep as a reference that will serve you as and when you need to evaluate your test management tool choices.

We will start with a quick intro on test management and dig deeper into what are the steps to be followed while choosing the best test management software.

Let’s move on!!

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SalesForce Testing Beginner’s Guide

Introduction to SalesForce Testing: is one of the most widely used Customer Relationship Management (CRM) tool. It was found by Marc Benioff and is currently headquartered in San Francisco, US.

The primary purpose of a CRM tool is to sustain the relationship of an organization with its customers once the product is delivered to customers. Over the time, along with providing CRM services, SalesForce started to offer cloud storage as well, which reduced the hassle of maintaining physical servers for data storage of web applications.

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What is User Story and Acceptance Criteria (Examples)

A Perfect Guide to User Story Acceptance Criteria with real-life scenarios:

In the Software Development industry, the word ‘Requirement’ defines what our goal is, what the customers exactly need and what will make our company to increase its business.

Be it a product company which makes software products or a service company which offers services in various software fields, the prime base for all of them is the requirement and the success is defined by how well the requirements are met.

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Mobile Automation Using Free Appium Studio Tool (Hands-on Review Tutorial)

Appium Studio Mobile Automation Testing Tool Tutorial:

Appium Studio is a plug-and-play version of Appium testing which is scalable to any size per your needs. The Community Edition of Appium is absolutely free.

Appium Studio makes Appium testing much better and smoother than before. It enables faster delivery of high-quality mobile apps, as it cuts down the cost & effort of developing and executing an Appium based mobile test automation program.  Continue reading →

8 Key Performance Indicators for Quality Releases (Panaya Test Center Review)

This article explains 8 Key Performance Indicators for Quality Releases with the help of Panaya Test Center end-to-end test solution:

It’s no secret that the Software Quality Managers are facing an increasing pressure to deliver high-quality software at a record-breaking speed.

The question that all of us often ask is – “how do we measure our success” in terms of software quality?  Continue reading →

VBScript Tutorials: Learn VBScript From Scratch (15+ In-Depth Tutorials)

Introduction to Microsoft VBScript (Visual Basic Script): VBScript Tutorial #1

In today’s scenario, VBScript has turned out to be a very important topic, especially for beginners who wish to learn the scripting language or automation tools like QTP/UFT.

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We will be covering a series of VB Scripting tutorials to help the developers and testers to learn VBScript quickly in an easily understandable way.  Continue reading →

Shift Left Testing: A Secret Mantra for Software Success

The new Shift Left Testing, a DevOps mantra in Software Development:

When I use the term ‘Shift Left’, you might be wondering what am I referring to Shift Left in a software??

2+ decades ago, when I started my career as a software tester there was no separate ‘Testing Phase’ for Software development and Testers Role never used to exist at all. Developers used to develop the software, test themselves and make a software release.  Continue reading →

Are Testers Losing Their Grip Over Testing Due to Automation?

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 →

Internet of Things (IoT) Testing: Challenges, Tools and Testing Approach

Testing Internet of Things (IoT):

When a question such as “What are the basic necessities of life” is thrown at people, most of them would answer, “Food, Shelter, Clothing”.

But, that was the case before a century. Human beings have evolved to develop a handful of extra necessities for living. We have evolved to make our life, simpler, better, easier.  Continue reading →

5 Excuses Every Software Tester Must Stop Giving

I have unlocked a pattern from my experience of hiring around hundred testers over a period of time and interviewing some thousand others.

From all the discussions I had with fellow testers during interviews, I felt happy numerous times seeing the quality talent which we have in our community of testers.

But let me also share the other side of the story, the patterns I am talking about. It makes me sad.  Continue reading →

HP ALM Quality Center Tool Tutorial (7 In-depth Tutorials)

We are starting HP Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) Quality Center (QC) tutorial series. This will be a complete online training in 7 in-depth tutorials. Note – HPE ALM is now Micro Focus Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) software.l

We have listed all HP ALM tutorials on this page for your convenience.

List of All HP ALM Quality Center Tutorials:

This first tutorial will give you a complete overview of the tool along with simple examples and concerned screenshots for your easy and better understanding of the tool.  Continue reading →