A while back, Yahoo decided to get rid of their entire test and quality assurance team and instead handing the responsibility of testing to the developers. The move was part of project Warp to move closer to continuous delivery model. The… Read More »
What is the difference between performance testing, load testing, and stress testing? Performance Testing Performance Testing measures the response time of an application with an expected number of users. The aim of this is to get a baseline and an… Read More »
What are the roles and responsibilities of a Head of QA? In a previous article, we discussed the role of a QA Manager in Agile. Here will take a look of the typical skills required and the responsibilities of a Head… Read More »
Guidelines for Testing E-commerce Websites Testing E-commerce Websites requires knowledge of web testing techniques and the e-commerce domain. Most E-commerce Websites share a general common theme and structure, e.g: Homepage Search Results Page Product Details Page Order Form Page Order… Read More »
One of the major tasks of a Test Manager is to prioritize which tests need to be run when there is not enough time to execute all the tests.
Use risk analysis to determine where testing should be focused.
Since it’s rarely possible to test every possible aspect of an application, every possible combination of events, every dependency, or everything that could go wrong, risk analysis is appropriate to most software development
“What is Negative Testing?” This is a question I like to ask all the candidates I interview for QA positions. The answer I’m usually given is that it’s checking a piece of software doesn’t do what it’s not supposed… Read More »
Traits to Avoid as a Tester After reading 10 Characteristics of a Bad Software Engineer which lists some bad habits or attributes of a bad software engineer, a question was raised on TestHuddle on what could be the characteristics of a bad… Read More »
In a previous post we discussed Why Exploratory Testing is Important in Agile Projects. In this article, Neil Fletcher provides his top 10 tips to exploratory testing. Key questions that come up are: what is exploratory testing and how should… Read More »
SDLC Phases Explained What are the SDLC Phases? Software Development Life Cycle, or SDLC is a process used to develop software. There are different stages or phases within the Software Development Life Cycle and in each phase, different activities take… Read More »
Download ISTQB Advanced Level – Certification Exam – Self Study E-Book. This E-Book contains the following topics for ISTQB Advanced Level Test Process Generic Test Process Test Planning Test Specification Test Execution Test Checking & Recording Checking For Test Completion Test… Read More »