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Test Management Tool – Parameters to select the right one

February 21, 2018
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Today, in this article we will discuss different areas or aspects which one needs to consider before choosing a Test management tool for one’s project when so many best test management tools are available in the market. In today’s world, a lot of information is available on the internet about various tools so it makes a bit difficult for the users to understand and identify the right tool according to their requirements and sometimes a user ends up procuring the wrong tool which does not help them increase their productivity but adds further burden on the testing team. So, let’s begin to take a look at few of the parameters which help in taking right decision to choose the test management tool.Read More…

Experienced QA Professionals and Rapidly Changing World? How to Excel in the Job?

February 19, 2018
Manual QA Interview Prep
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You must have heard people saying ‘Time does not wait for anyone, it keeps flying’. Let me share with you, my version of this phrase i.e. ‘Technology does not wait for anyone and keeps changing’. Don’t you agree with this? Haven’t you experienced multiple updates coming through on your Android/iOS phones each year? Well, in that case, I have to tell you the importance of it, especially for the experienced tester.Read More…

Smart TV Testing Scenarios

February 17, 2018
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In this article, we will cover the different aspects and scenarios involved in the testing of the Smart TV. This will help to provide a basic understanding of which of the scenarios are required to test a TV or a Smart TV. After going through these Smart TV Testing scenarios, it may provide you a hint about the work required to be performed on testing of a Smart TV before the TV manufacturing rolls out their TV hardware into the market and to the end users.Read More…

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

February 15, 2018
Beginners Mobile Testing
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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
Beginners Mobile Testing
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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 Beginners Mobile Testing
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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
Manual QA Interview Prep
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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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