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Types of Mobile Devices for Testing: Emulators, Simulators, and Real Devices

February 15, 2018
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Once the mobile application development is complete, carrying out pre-launch testing is a crucial step before releasing it to the market. Testing the application on different types of mobile devices benefits the developers in many ways, few are:

  • Application is released defect free, hence there is less chance of recalling it from the market
  • Can confidently communicate to customers that it is the trust-worthy application for buying
  • Usability can be experienced much before the target users
  • Performance, Security, Reliability can be enhanced as the next course of action, after functionality and usability

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Must have Chrome Extensions for Web Testing

February 13, 2018
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While testing web applications, testers access the application on a supported web browser. The browser is generally the one that most users would be using to access the application. And given the popularity of Google Chrome, almost every web application supports Chrome. So, when a tester manually tests the application on Chrome, he/ she has to test all functionalities and execute test cases with the proper test data. But in every flow, there come a few steps which are repetitive and which takes up quite a chunk of the testing time. And that is when Chrome extensions can come handy.

In this post, we would provide you a brief introduction into Chrome extensions and how they can speed up your manual testing. We would also share a list of 20 different Chrome extensions which can help yours with your regular web application testing.Read More…

Mobile Testing – The Complete Guide

February 11, 2018
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Firstly, let’s analyze are we dependent on Mobile phones? Later on, we will look upon do we really need Mobile Testing, if so Why? This Mobile Testing Tutorial answers all the questions that the reader has.

  • Are we still using the telephone for conversations?
  • Are we still dependent on turning the PC or Laptop ON for Emailing / Chatting (Text / Audio / Video) / Browsing / and so on?
  • Need to submit the report urgently, but you are still on the way to the office?
  • Are we still standing in Queue to pay the electricity bill making it late to office?
  • Are we still every time visiting the stores to buy clothes, groceries?
  • Are we still dependent on agents to book the cab, bus, railway, flight tickets for us?

NO… Maybe, but not always. So what are we dependent on these days? Read More…

Compatibility Testing Tools

February 9, 2018
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In today’s world of competition, website and mobile applications are developed on a rapid basis. And this website and mobile applications are meant to run on different platforms. But, “How sure we are that the website or application built will run perfectly on all browsers and devices”. So, in order to overcome this type of thing we need Compatibility Testing, and tools to support it, Compatibility Testing Tools.Read More…

Checklist for different Software Testing Types

February 7, 2018
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Software testing professionals are considered as the GUARD of the SDLC process. This is not because of their capability to finding and reporting bugs, but rather for delivering a high-quality product. It is the tester or QA who is responsible for the delivery of the qualified product.  And in order to do this, they generally follow a Checklist during the whole testing life cycle. So, the very next thing which comes in our mind is, What is the Checklist all about? And how it helps in improving the product quality? Does Software Testing Checklist imply for all the different testing types? What should be included in Software Testing Checklist for various testing types?Read More…

Mobile Application Types – Native, Mobile Web, Hybrid

February 5, 2018
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When it comes to Mobile Applications testing, the terms like Native Apps, Mobile Web, and Hybrid Apps are quite often heard for Mobile Application types. These are the classifications for Mobile Applications and depends on App design, App development, and App deployment to the intended mobile device(s). Now the questions that arise are:

  • What are these Mobile Application types?
  • How are these Mobile Application types different from each other?
  • What are their Pros and Cons?
  • Which one to choose?

With this, we will proceed to understand on different Mobile Application types in this section.Read More…

Software Testing Career – Pointers to handle interviews successfully

February 3, 2018
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Software Testing Career is not as easy as anyone thinks, and so are their interviews. There are thousands of articles written against the questions asked during an SQA / Software Testing career interview, so what’s new in this article?

  • Firstly this is coming from a highly skilled QA professional who has been taking really tough interviews.
  • Second, I will list the real questions (a part of the bookish, theoretical) which are extracted from the candidate resume.
  • Third, I will try to categorize the questions and their answers as per experience.
  • Fourth, I will be mentioning the tips on how you should behave, respond and leave a positive (lasting) impression towards the interviewer.

Here in this article, we will see how to handle Software Testing career interviews successfully, and some Do’s and Dont’s.

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Why is Tester blamed for leaked defects? Is this correct?

February 1, 2018
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Since it is the software tester who is responsible for finding out the defects in the application and makes it bug-free to the possible extent, it is only software testers who are blamed for the bugs that are detected in the production environment by the end user. They are blamed by all the people in the project which should not be done. Now the question is why should be the tester blamed for leaked defects, and is this correct? Is tester the only responsible person to release the software? Let’s dig into this further.Read More…

Best Practices for Writing Good Defects

January 30, 2018
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Defect plays an important role in software testing. Many defects arise during the development of the software application which needs to be fixed in order to deliver a quality software application to the client. In other words, we can say that writing or logging efficient and effective defect is very important part of software testing life cycle and also software development process. In this article, we will focus on how to write the good defects and what are the best practices to follow.Read More…

Mobile Application Testing Process

January 28, 2018
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Mobile Application usage trend has been widely spread across almost all the business lanes – Consumers, Enterprises, Publishers, Retailers, Financial Service Providers, Pharmaceuticals, Automobile Dealers, Healthcare Providers, Schools, Universities – are to just name the few. The ever-growing demand for mobile applications has made the decision makers focus on designing strong mobile strategies and testing it before it reaches the target users. Just building the application with all the needed features and functionalities is not sufficient; testing the mobile application rigorously is critical before releasing it to the market, and has its own process – Mobile Application Testing Process.Read More…