I have started software testing a year before. Worked on multiple projects including desktop and web based Applications. At the initial stage I had a training on software testing that gave me a complete theoretical knowledge on STLC and all about software testing what any one need to know before being a professional tester. But as time passed out and I started getting more and more into software testing my theoretical knowledge started conflicting with real life experience in many concepts.I…Continue
Added by Chandan Singh Rathod on November 27, 2013 at 17:56 — No Comments
With the mobile industry taking over the world in the past few years, there has been a steady and continuous demand for Smartphone applications. The devices being used are getting more powerful with each passing day, due to its wide reach and easy accessibility. Owing to this many businesses are adapting mobile technology to tap their targeted commercial and industrial markets. The two most popular platforms where mobile app developers are focusing these days are iOS and Android. However,…Continue
Added by Mack Gill on November 21, 2013 at 4:58 — No Comments
When testing an eCommerce site, there are number of areas which must be considered for testing. This article is not meant to be a complete list, but is to be used as more of a guide for test teams working on online retail software. Requirements and the Risks between different projects and businesses will always differ, and this should always be the focus of our testing.
- Data Import Testing. If your software…Continue
Below is one of the approach on how to handle https (i.e. approves security certificate) for websites when your test script is being executed for Internet Explorer.
While accessing any website, you may have come across the message that is shown below;…
Added by Pinaki Mohapatra on November 18, 2013 at 14:30 — No Comments
Hi group members,
As part of our research on Static Code Analysis technologies (inspections, reviews, walkthroughs, and static analysis tools) at Blekinge Institute of Technology (Sweden), we are conducting a survey aims at reflecting current state-of-practice in the field as well as identifying and bridging the gap between research and industry.
Please provide us…Continue
Added by I Saeed on November 17, 2013 at 18:40 — No Comments
Steps to install Selenium web driver in Eclipse:
Step 1: Install Java on your computer.
Download and install the Java Software Development Kit (JDK). You download the JDK file from this location:…
Depending on the mode of accessibility, the softwares are often broadly classified into two significant categories, Web Applications and Desktop Applications. Typically a desktop application is a software utility that resides on a standalone machine which may or may not support communication among other machines through LAN/Intranet. Such applications are meant to cater the static needs of the customers. Unlike the web-applications these ones can only be accessed on the…Continue
Added by Pinaki Mohapatra on October 19, 2013 at 1:38 — No Comments
Any comprehensive testing strategy is going to rely on the right mix of tests for the product. There are various methodologies that can be employed, but rather than viewing them as separate, discrete approaches, it is worth remembering that they all lie on a common continuum. At one end we have mechanistic automated testing, and we pass through scripting, beyond exploratory testing, and on to private and public betas at the opposite end.
The testing journey starts from a tightly…Continue
Added by Sellers Smith on October 14, 2013 at 14:32 — No Comments
I was trying to run my script in other browsers like IE and chrome.
Came up with below code to select any browser you set.
Before that you will need to download the browse driver file for IE and Chrome, as highlighted below.
Download and save those in local drive. Provide that…Continue
What is a CTAL-TM_UK test?
A CTAL-TM_UK test is a test that is provided by the International Software Quality Institute, better known as the ISQI provides for young and hardworking IT personnel. Any person that is in a field related to IT or is in an IT based field can register for this exam and can try to pass it. If a person wants to appear for the exam, they will first need to register themselves and enroll themselves. After doing that, they will be able to appear for the…Continue
How to create test plan in Jmeter ?
1. Download the binary
You can get the binary here.
2. Unzip the tarball/zip file
I extracted it file to /Users/theo/tools/jakarta-jmeter-2.3.1
3. Start up JMeter- It seem like to (Double click on Jmeter.bat files)
Create a Test Plan:
4. Create a Thread Group:
Thread Group is the beginning point of any Test Plan. Thread Group is set of request that simulate the user actions…
Added by YogiKag on September 5, 2013 at 12:24 — No Comments
My relationship with add-on(s)
Web browser add-on(s) have been very helpful in my testing activity. When I explored and landed on http://addons.mozilla.org/ I was blessed to be there. I downloaded very few add-on(s) first and then I continued my journey of exploring web browser add-on(s). With the journey, I could see…
If you want to be in quality assurance and testing profession you need to understand what it takes to be successful. While talking to qa testing experts we came across their views and suggestion regarding the essential skills that can help you to be software testing professional.
In today’s world Software Testing industry is growing at a very rapid pace. The number of people pursuing software testing as a career…Continue
Exploratory Testing is a new paradigm that is quickly gaining ground in industry. But what exactly is ET? We know what the guru's say ET should be. But what do testers actually do when they think they do ET? How do they blend ET into the commonly known test techniques, test types, test levels? Is ET used just like another test technique or is it used as new approach transforming all (or some) activities traditionally summarized under the label 'software testing'?
At the University of…Continue
After about a year as a test analyst, I can say I've actually said the above statement a fair number of times.
Mind you, that conversation is usually had with friends who also work on IT projects (e.g. Business Analysts and Developers) where we take the mickey out of each other and tell each other how to do their jobs. So I suppose it's all in good nature.
But then often I find myself having to constantly tell…Continue
Many testers have observed that defects tend to cluster. This can happen because an area of the code is complex and tricky.
Testers will often use this information when making their risk assessment for planning the tests, and will focus on known Area called as 'Hot…Continue
I’ve always been concerned about the overrating of technical skills in the testing career, probably due to my lack of technical background. I’ve stated my opinion (that is, they are important, but sometimes overrated) in several places, like in my Spanish blog (here) and,…Continue
Testing is a continuous process of putting into practice the knowledge gained and applying it as and when the context demands it.
I am in the process of unlearning and learning every day. The testing community is here to help the testers learn and grow.
For a true sense of learning every day, it is necessary to be connected with the testing community.
It is great to be a part of this community who are helping other test enthusiast's in their journey of learning…Continue
Added by Jyothi Rangaiah on April 29, 2013 at 16:20 — No Comments
Yes. All knowledge has its context. Unless you know the context, you may not understand the point.“
While reading one of the latest sensations from “Amish Tripathi”, I have encountered a couple of statements that struck me hard. Below are the highlighted extracts from his sayings and my testing implications toward those.
“Any philosophy, no matter how perfect, works only for a finite period. That is…
A few weeks back, I attended TestBash 2.0 and had a great time, heard interesting talks, met cool people... and made a discovery, and now I am about to tell you.
Well, not immediately, bear with me for a couple of paragraphs, ok? ;-)
According to the organisation, TestBash 2.0 is “a one day…
Added by Mauri Edo on April 11, 2013 at 21:34 — No Comments