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Role of Quality Assurance in Team Dynamics

August 20, 2016
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None of us is as smart as all of us’ said Ken Blanchard, a famous American management expert. This ten-word quote sums up how important teams are for any activity, be it a sport where you have a tangible outcome or a software delivery where the outcome is intangible. This article focusses on the role of quality assurance in ensuring the right dynamics within a software team is maintained in order to achieve a higher Quality Assurance of output.

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Software Testing Environment

August 19, 2016
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Testing is an integral part of SDLC. It ensures that an application is functionally rigid and strictly adheres to the specifications provided by the client. But to completely understand the scope of the application and meet the expectations of the client, the application must be tested in a software testing environment that resembles the production environment. And this is the reason why testers should emphasize on replicating the production environment.

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How to perform Software Testing? Explained with an Example 

August 18, 2016
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Software Testing is an endless process which performs continuously throughout the development cycle of the product. At the time of designing SDLC, the test lead should decide when to start and stop testing. The test plan designed after Requirement Analysis and Design, will schedule the tasks for each tester in the group and set deadlines for every task assigned.

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Choosing an automation tool – The Nuances

August 13, 2016
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“The choices we make today have important implications” – A quote by Adam White. This quote is most relevant to the field of Information Technology where sometimes the only difference between two product offerings is the choices the creators made in terms of the technology, framework, process, etc. Test automation is one field where the power of choice of automation tool is held in the hands of a select few who determine the fate of how automation is viewed in the organization as a whole.

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Mind-set Difference between Tester & Developer

August 10, 2016
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Some IT professionals think that a tester’s role is redundant and that a developer alone can test the code that was written by him. Such notion is completely wrong. But can you guess why? A developer can definitely test his own code and also the code was written by other developers. But one thing that a developer would lack is the tester’s strategy, approach, and his mindset.

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Future of Manual Testing

August 9, 2016
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Recent years Testing has developed a reputation in software development cycle. But during this course of Manual Testing, various fields have emerged like Automation, Big Data, Tools etc. In this section, we would be studying about Future of MANUAL Testing, which is a hot topic for every tester these days.

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Automation in the Agile World

August 8, 2016

Agile movement happens not just in the development processes, but also in testing. Test automation is no exception where it moves from being a subset of testing to supporting the life cycle as a separate pillar by its own. The world today is growing more and agiler as we speak. Not just in terms of the processes, but also in the attitude and thoughts which form the cornerstone of any company.

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Selenium Common Exceptions

July 14, 2016 Selenium Tutorial
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When you work with Selenium you will encounter many exceptions. Solving of those exceptions would be sometimes very tricky but If you read the exception the answer to solving is in the meaning of Exception name. We will be going through some most commonly used Exception in  Selenium.

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Guide for Crowdsourced Testing

July 1, 2016 Types of Testing
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Crowdsourced testing is an emerging trend in software testing which exploits the benefits, effectiveness, and efficiency of crowdsourcing and the cloud platform.  It differs from traditional testing methods in that the testing is carried out by a number of different testers from different places, and not by hired consultants and professionals. The software is put to test under diverse realistic platforms which make it more reliable, cost-effective, fast, and bug-free.

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Web Automation with Sikuli and Selenium

April 4, 2016 Selenium Tutorial
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During web automation, you face scenarios where you need to interact with Desktop. We all know Selenium only automates web browser, so when the situation comes where you need to upload images/documents in a website you need to interact with Desktop. Since Selenium can’t help with it, we need to use Sikuli library.

Sikuli automates anything you see on the screen. It uses image recognition to identify and control GUI components. It is useful when there is no easy access to a GUI’s internal or source code

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