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Understanding Agile Methodology – HelpingTesters

September 5, 2017
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Software development using Agile Methodology is nowadays the most widely used practice in most of the IT organizations are following same. In simple dictionary meaning, Agile means to be able to move quickly and easily. Let’s try to understand something about Agile Methodology step by step. Read More…

Test Driven Development (TDD)

August 31, 2017
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Let us understand firstly why Test Driven Development is required? When you start building an application, you have to make many choices even before you write the first line of code. You can choose to build the program cheaply and quickly expecting it to work down the line. A good program not only works, but it is also easily comprehensible, modular and easy to maintain. A well-written code base not just saves time and money in the long run, it can withstand the tests of time with changing business requirements. Initially, teams might feel that it is adding unnecessary effort, but it facilitates easier ongoing delivery. To understand code written by another person is always a difficult task, especially if his style is different from yours. Just like different people write a language differently, different coders write codes in their unique style, but not all styles are equally good.Read More…

White Box Testing

August 29, 2017 Types of Testing
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White box testing is the process of evaluating the internal structure of the product.The testing process involves looking at the structure of the code and evaluating the internal operations of all the modules present. White Box testing is always applicable to the lower levels of testing such as unit testing, integration testing etc..Read More…

Is your Bug Fixed? Retest or Regression??

August 27, 2017
Regression Testing, Types of Regression testing, how to do regression testing, ReTesting

This post covered various points related to ReTesting, Regression testing, Bug Estimation etc. It’s quite common in the software testing industry that the fixed bug is just tested and closed. But Check, Check, Check… Is your bug really fixed? Is it not impacting on any other features? Is it not introducing the new bug to the system? Is it fixed only for the given input, or it covers the entire input range? Straight forwardly, of course, we follow the steps to reproduce and find out whether the bug is corrected. But what next? Is it just moving the bug status to Verified and Closed? A big NO… Read More…

Bugzilla Tutorial – Bug Tracking Tool

August 24, 2017
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In software development process, getting and tracking bug, defect and error is a very common process and then documenting those bugs with a proper description in the word document is a general practice. What would happen if the document is erased or data got corrupted? So, in order to get rid of all this unwanted and unavoidable condition we use bug tracking tools for tracking the bugs, defects and error found during the software development process. Now a day there are many bug tracking tools are available in the market like- Axosoft, Jira, Planio and much more. Maximum of the bug trackers are available in paid versions and very few are free. Among all these bug trackers, bug tracker Bugzilla, one of the tool which is absolutely free and very user – friendly.

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Root Cause Analysis

August 21, 2017
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One of the best examples for Reverse Engineering from Tester’s perspective is the Root Cause Analysis performed on Customer issues. This comes up when the product/application is launched LIVE successfully, and real-time users of the product/application face any issues and report them. Read More…

TestRail Tutorial – Test Case & Test Management Testing Tool

August 18, 2017
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Now a day software plays a vital role in our lives in the form website and mobile application. But have you ever thought, How this software came into existence? In the Software Development cycle, Testing play one of the Vital role in making the software Bug free. And to manage all this testing task we need the help of a Test Management Tool. There are many test management tools available in the market but TestRail is one, which is solely responsible for managing the testing activity within the scope of a single application.Read More…

Testing Responsive Websites

August 16, 2017
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Testing responsive websites has become very important in today’s era because the challenge in today era is to get the website run successfully on all the browsers being used nowadays whether the browser is running on Desktop, Laptop, Mobile devices such as iPhone, iPad, Android devices, Tablets etc. Testing responsive websites has now become a core concern of the client, as the increase in usage of mobile devices for surfing website is increasing day by day. Read More…

Generating Reports in JIRA

August 12, 2017 Jira Tutorial
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JIRA is well known for defect tracking and project management. And one of the facets of project management is to monitor various reports provided by JIRA. The well-known defect tracking tool allows you to create a number of different reports which can help you get an overview of the current status of the project. These JIRA reports, through pictorial depiction, helps you translate the current defect status and progress of various issues in the project. Some reports are in the form of charts, line-charts, bar-graphs, to name a few.Read More…

Creating and Handling Issues in JIRA

Jira Tutorial
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JIRA is used by numerous projects to track defects as well as for project management. Using JIRA the team members and clients can track new tasks and keep track of the items that are to be delivered. In JIRA, every task, new feature or bugs are logged as JIRA issue. Also, every issue can be associated to an assignee and he/ she has to take the complete ownership of it. In this post, we would discuss the basics of JIRA issue, the different types of issues that you can create in JIRA and how to create them.Read More…