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Different ways to Search Issues in JIRA

August 12, 2017 Jira Tutorial
Search jira Issues, How to search Issues in JIRA

Once JIRA has been setup, team members and client start adding issues in the respective projects. Within no time the number of issues logged in JIRA can amount to hundreds if not thousands. Also, the number of issues logged in JIRA depends on the team size and project attributes. As the number of issues increases, you must have the ability to search JIRA Issue and filter the relevant issues based on different parameters. In this post, we would focus on the different ways you can search issues. We would also talk about the different actions that you can take on the search JIRA Issue.Read More…

JIRA Manage Board and Workflows in JIRA

Jira Tutorial
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When JIRA is used in a company or for a project, it has to be configured i.e. JIRA Manage Board to suit the specific needs of the team members and how the issues would be accessed and viewed. If a project has different modules or sub-projects which have different reporting clients, they must be segregated so that issues from different modules are tracked under different project name. As JIRA is used by developers and testers extensively, they must have the provision to configure the issues they want to see based on their roles. And that is where boards come in handy.Read More…

How to Install JIRA and Create New Project

August 4, 2017 Jira Tutorial
Install Jira, Create Project in Jira, Jira installation

JIRA is a popular defect tracking and project management tool which is used by different software development projects. JIRA provides a number of distinct advantages and helps team members, product owners, and project managers to carefully track the proceedings of the project. But in order to reap the complete benefit of JIRA, you have to install and deploy it on a server. In this post, we would talk about the different ways to install JIRA on Windows and Linux machines. Also to give you started with using JIRA, we would list down the different steps to create a new project in JIRA. Read on and find out how.Read More…

Introduction to JIRA and its necessity

August 3, 2017 Jira Tutorial
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As a software tester, you have to use a number of different tools JIRA, QC, Mantis etc to help you with your testing deliverables. You have your test case tracking tool, defect management tool and other supporting tools that help you with manual testing and automation test creation. Of all these tools the defect tracking tool is the one which is widely used by testers irrespective of their position or expertise. Read More…

How to provide Agile Testing Estimates in Projects

August 1, 2017
Agile Testing, Agile meaning, scrum testing

Agile testing estimation is done in every iteration. At the start of each sprint, features are picked from the product backlog, groomed, estimated and added to the sprint backlog. But how are the estimates provided? How can the team members know which feature is complex than the other and would require more efforts and man-hours? In this post, we would talk about the agile testing estimation process and how team members evaluate the complexity of a task i.e. be a good agile tester.Read More…

10 Steps to writing the Perfect Software Testing Resume

July 31, 2017
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If you want to land a testing job of your choice in your dream company, you have to let the world know about your capabilities and professional experiences. And one of the best ways of doing so is by creating a detailed and structured QA resume. But while creating your resume, you can’t jump right in and start flaunting your software testing skills. On the contrary, you have to adhere to the industry guidelines and think from the perspective of a recruiter, who would be eventually reviewing it, and then start adding lines to QA resume. In this article, we would talk about 10 steps which would improve the quality of your resume and increase the chances of interview calls. Read More…

Test Metrics or Testing Metrics

July 28, 2017
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Before knowing what is Test Metrics or Testing Metrics, it is important to know what Software Metrics is. It will give a better understanding of what Test Metrics is. Read More…

24 Things to avoid in Software Tester Resume

July 26, 2017
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Your Software Tester Resume is the document that speaks about your skills and professional achievements. This document almost single-handedly decides your next company and how frequently your receive the interview calls. So given its importance, you must craft your resume carefully. In this post, we would talk about 24 odd things that you must avoid while creating your resumeRead More…

How to Ensure a Stable Career in Software Testing

July 19, 2017
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Software testing is a lucrative career option with many Software Testing Jobs. As a software tester, you get to test applications on different platform and devices to make sure that it performs as expected when it is handed over to the consumers. To test an application, the QA team adopts different testing strategies and processes, the most basic being manual testing and test planning. But as the application evolves and new features are added, with every minor release the deliverables keep on increasing and it becomes really difficult to test each and every item. Also the scope of testing and the different types of testing required to ensure the product’s integrity, increases. Read More…

When is the Right Time for Regression Testing

July 14, 2017
Regression Testing, Types of Regression testing, how to do regression testing, ReTesting

Every software application once developed contains many issues which can affect the functionality, performance, and aesthetics of the application. Most of these issues are identified at feature level by the testing team. But when many features from different modules are put together, there are high chances of new defects being introduced. These issues come up when independent modules start interacting with each other. Also, the code changes made for any existing issue fixes can impact some other part/ module of the application. For this reason, regression testing is performed by every QA team. Read More…