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Career Path of a Software Tester

November 10, 2016
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Software tester role plays a pivotal role in Software Development Life Cycle. Generally, software tester implements different techniques to test the application and ensure that the application being developed matches the client’s specifications. During testing, all encountered issues are sent back to the developers for fixing. That’s not all, every QA team has to strictly adhere to different processes so that testing quality can be preserved over a long time.

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What is Cookie Testing and How to Perform?

October 27, 2016 Types of Testing
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By Definition, a cookie is a small text file, which is stored in the computer browser directory or in the program data subfolders. Cookies are referred by an ID Tag. When a browser is used the information regarding the actions are stored in cookies. Information like login details, preferences, customized use of the functions  etc…are stored to track the user’ s visit and movements, so Cookie Testing has emerged as one of the critical testings in software testing.

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How to Choose an Automation Tool

October 26, 2016
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It is often seen that people generally do not do enough analysis of the automation tool before doing automation. Generally, automation is based on tool and skill set available in the organization or advice of colleagues or supervisor, which sometimes lead to less automation coverage or creates a problem in running the script again and again.

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What is Performance Testing?

October 11, 2016
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The type of non-functional testing to determine how far some aspects of a system performed under a particular workload or in some drastic conditions is called Performance Testing. The test is conducted to ensure the system meets certain performance criteria.The main focus of performance testing is to measure the following factors while testing an Application/Software.

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Penetration Testing

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First of all, it is important to know what Penetration Testing is and why it is needed. But Before that, let us be familiar with some of the commonly used terms like what is Vulnerability, Vulnerability Assessment, and Exploit. The vulnerability is a weakness in a computer system that an attacker can take advantage of. 

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Perks of Continuous Testing

October 10, 2016
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We as IT professionals are well aware of the advantages of testing. It not only makes the product reliable but also enhances the overall quality of the existing product by helping developers and client identify the loopholes for any feature. But providing such quality testing for a long time can be a tough task and solution is continuous testing. Especially when the release cycles are short and the changes frequent. In such cases, testers need to adopt a testing practice that is fast, precise yet reliable.

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Testing in DevOps

October 3, 2016

Agility is the reason of emerging trend DevOps. DevOps comes up with the combination of two words “Development” & “Operations”. Aall teams should work together better communication and collaboration for delivery product.

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How can Software Testers Enhance their Testing Skills?

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Software testing is not only a lucrative profession but also promises bright future in the software industry. Evolving from a fresher to good testing skills holds a number of hurdles and challenges. Unless and until a software tester recognizes these challenges and strive to perfect his or her testing skills, surviving in the software industry can be a tough job for a tester. In this post, we would be explaining the different challenges faced by a software tester, and also chalk down different tips which can help testers to stay on top of their game

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10 Software Testing Myths

September 26, 2016
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In all previous articles, we have talked about different QA practices and roles played by Software testers. There we mentioned the characteristic efforts that different type of testing demands. However, in this article, we would be talking about 10 different software testing myths that persist in the QA practices and general testing.

When people from other IT professions talk about a software tester’s role, they narrate experiences that they personally feel or what they have overheard from other professions. Some facts are true, while others are a Software Testing Myths. In this post, we would bring into limelight the different myths regarding software testing.

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Requirement Traceability Matrix

September 25, 2016
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The purpose of the Requirement Traceability Matrix [RTM], is to link the requirements collected during requirement specification analysis to the technical requirements and the test data.

RTM specifies all the requirements and their traceability and delivered at the completion of the Software development lifecycle.

Creating RTM focuses on linking the requirements to the test cases and ensuring that no requirements are missed.The validation process during testing is traced by using the RTM.

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