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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
Writing Good defects

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 Beginners Mobile Testing
Mobile Application Testing Process

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…

Guidelines To Write Test Cases

January 26, 2018
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In the Software Tester or QA profession writing Test Cases plays a vital part in the software testing process. Writing test cases does not only mean jotting down the requirement into the scenario, rather it deals with writing down all the possible scenarios after the proper understanding of the project and business requirement. And it’s the effective test cases based on which the testing of the product is to be performed. So, test cases should be given more priority and created before the testing starts. For a fresher in Software Testing industry, it is very important to follow the guidelines to write test cases effectively for any of the given features. In this article, we will focus on the Guidelines to write test cases effectively for general functionalities which helps to achieve the better test case design.Read More…

Failover Testing

January 24, 2018
Failover Testing, Failover Testing Importance

There may be a case when the server is expecting heavy traffic and having heavy use and heavy traffic at the peak time involving lots of data transfer. In such scenarios, it may happen that available server may become unable to render service to all the requests that come to it. There has to be a solution to solve this problem otherwise server may crash or may become inactive or get hanged for a long time. To prevent such scenarios to happen in real life, there is need to do Failover testing in order to prevent disaster due to the Failover system. Read More…

Checklist for UI Testing of Website/App

January 19, 2018
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The graphical user interface is an important part of software application irrespective of whether the application is web-based or mobile app. For checking graphical user interface we need to focus on some of the things which are generally mentioned in the checklist for UI Testing. Read More…

Integration of Jenkins with Selenium WebDriver

January 10, 2018 Selenium Tutorial
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In this tutorial, we will learn about Continuous Integration using Jenkins. There are a lot of tools which can implement Continuous Integration in which Jenkins is the most popular. Read More…

Web Application Firewalls vs. Security Scanners – A Not So Subtle Difference

January 6, 2018
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All testers know that most applications come in 3 basic layers, namely UI, Application, and Database. And when all these layers are chained together, what you get is a functioning web-application. The Open Systems Interconnection (or OSI) model is a categorization of the layers of a datagram packet, from physical all the way to, for example, a web application.  When we do firewall, we are often working in Layer 2 or Layer 3, which is much simpler — MAC addresses, IP addresses, packet headers, etc., these are easy to extract and work with.  However, all the way up at Layer 7, the content is completely dynamic, consisting of HTTP headers, binary data, and a mess of standards, so filtering on this content can sometimes border on the impossible. There is also protection of the web application through web application firewalls and security scanners. Read More…

Complete Guide to Test Cloud based SAAS Application

January 2, 2018
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We use online services on a daily basis. It can be as small as sending an MMS, reading an email, listening to music, playing a game etc. All these online services are possible because of cloud computing services. Today’s topic is all about knowing SaaS applications and how we can test these type of applications. But before learning about SaaS application, we need to know what cloud computing is. Let’s get started.
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Understanding Mobile Application Testing

December 29, 2017 Beginners Mobile Testing
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Day-to-day, there are lot many mobile applications getting released to market, and its success depends on consumer’s acceptance. If the mobile application is not efficient enough to satisfy consumer’s requirements, it’s very common to switch to other similar application available in the market. Also, another reason that consumer switch to other applications is that, the cost – we have applications that are cost-free and cost-applied. If the basic necessities are fulfilled by cost-free application, then it’s more likely for the consumer to opt for a cost-free application rather than to go with costly one. Apart from these, there are many other reasons why the mobile applications are non-competitive and fail in the market. The Hidden secret to the success of any Mobile application is the strong Strategy. To proceed, we will try to first understand: what is Mobile Application Testing, importance, challenges, etc…Read More…