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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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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