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Cross Browser Testing – HelpingTesters

November 23, 2017
Cross Browser Testing

Readers, you should have heard the term Cross Browser Testing. In this article we will focus on understanding Cross Browser in all the aspects – What, Why, When, How, Who, etc.. have you encountered problems in accessing website or applications? Maybe, something like below: 

Case 1: Something is not working in the browser even after many tries. End up calling customer support to get the issue resolved. The response that got is to try on another browser. Wow!! It’s working absolutely correct now. Read More…

Top 50+ Automation Framework Software Testing Interview Questions

November 21, 2017
Automation Framework Software Testing Interview Questions, Automation Framework

Attending the Testing Interview for Automation? Take a look at Top 50+ Automation Framework Software Testing Interview Questions

1. What is a Framework?

The framework is an automation guideline for maintaining the consistency of testing, Minimum usage of code, Improves test structure, Less maintenance of code, Improve re-usability, Involvement of Non Technical testers in code, Reducing the training period of using the tool. Read More…

Smart TV Testing – Emerging Domain


Smart TV Testing

Today, in this post we will be learning about Smart TV and why do we need Smart TV testing. Smart TV is getting slowly in-demand due to the rise of video streaming services such as YouTube, Netflix and Hulu Plus; Internet radio from services like Pandora and Rhapsody; social networking from sites like Twitter and Facebook; apps and games and much more. Basically, a Smart TV is the one with the capability to get connected to the Internet and be able to play the content on it through Internet along with playing the TV content through broadcast services which are coming through the local cable service. Alike smartphone, there are also apps developed for Smart TVs which user can directly use on the TV. And Smart TV Testing has been considered as an emerging domain.Read More…

Role of Testers in Agile

November 19, 2017
Roles of Agile Tester

Compared to the traditional waterfall model of software development, the role of a software tester in an Agile model is expected to be much more than limiting themselves to testing and defect logging activities. A tester in an Agile team works closely with developers and product owner in terms of product roadmap and feature testing. Moreover, s/he also works on product improvements and quality aspects of the application. Here we will learn the possible roles of Agile Tester in any of the project practicing this methodology.Read More…

Continuous Testing, its scope and Importance

November 17, 2017
Continuous Testing

Testing is considered a very important phase of the Software Development Life Cycle.But according to few, software testing is a very small thing and the main task is to find and report bugs and can be grabbed very easily. But in reality, the testing domain is not at all small as it seems and has a bright and vast prospectus. Testing does not only mean finding and reporting bugs but also have some other aspects like requirement analyzing, creating the test plan, test case creation, reporting, creating metrics and so on. Now Continuous Testing is speeding the testing process so that testing just does not remain the set of sequential activities. It encourages multiple testings to be performed in parallel and continuously all through the process.Read More…

Popular 10 Continuous Testing Tools

November 15, 2017
Continuous Testing Tools
As discussed earlier in the previous blog, that Continuous testing is a process of executing automated tests of the software or product which is in the delivery pipeline with the intent to get instant feedback on the software to be delivered. Continuous testing has become so popular for Agile methodology or DevOps not only because the way the testing is done but, much of its credit goes to the tools which are being used for performing the testing. There many tools which are used for performing the continuous testing. In this article, we are going to discuss some of the continuous testing tools which are widely used by many companies. 

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Whats new in Selenium 3.0

November 13, 2017
Selenium 3.0

Before starting with What’s new in Selenium 3.0, we shall first glance through Selenium 2.0.

Walk Through of Selenium 2.0

Minimum Java version required is below 1.8

  • Support Firefox browser version below 47.0
  • It supports IE Versions 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11. Version 11 requires additional configuration.
  • It supports HeadLess Browser with HtmlWebDriver
  • Last 2.x version was v2.53.0. This was a stable build means it has no major issues.
  • Selenium 2 supported selenium core for backward compatibility. 

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Squish – GUI Automation Testing Tool

November 11, 2017
Squish - GUI Automation Testing Tool

Squish is a GUI automation and regression testing tool used for cross-browser testing for different GUI technologies in Multiple platforms like Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, Embedded Mobiles. Squish is developed and maintained by Froglogic. Squish is also compatible with the Gherkin (domain-specific language) used in tools such as Cucumber. Few of the platforms supported by Squish are- JavaFX, Flex, iOS Cocoa Touch, Android, XView, Mac OS X Carbon/Cocoa, Java SWT/ Eclipse RCP, Windows MFC, .NET Windows form, WPF and much more. Let’s have a journey to use Squish – GUI Automation Testing Tool.Read More…

Test Plan Template

November 9, 2017
test plans template, sample template for test plans, template to create test plans

Test Plan is a pretty standard document created and maintained by the QA team to outline the testing objectives and the type of testing that needs to be performed on the application. But for the sake of uniformity, every project selects a test plan templates and distributes them among the team members. This test plan template is used to create the test plan and is also referred in the future when some modifications are done. All the test plans created in the project should be effective and concise and bind to quality terms.Read More…

What is Error Guessing Software Testing

November 7, 2017
Error Guessing, how to error guess in software testing, guess an error, testing technique, out-of-box, think outside the box

First of all, it is quite important to know that “Error guessing” is a testing technique which is a type of black box testing technique and very helpful in the situations where other black box testing techniques such as boundary value analysis and equivalence partitioning are not able to cover all the scenarios which are prone to error in the application. Error guessing comes with the extensive experience in software testing field.Read More…