Leaving aside all jargon, a key skill in software testing is the ability to ask questions. Before qualifying the type of questions, it’s a good idea to try asking questions without any restrictions. For most people, it’s much easier to ask questions on a given subject or on a specific object. The software requirements or preferably a user story provides such a context. However, it is a good idea to not get too caught up in user stories when coming up with…Continue
Added by Nilanjan on September 22, 2015 at 21:40 — No Comments
Testing has always been an important function in the software development cycle. However, quality assurance teams often couldn't devote as much time to it as a project required due to schedule constraints. The move to agile testing methodologies has streamlined processes and allowed QA to do more within their project's timeframe. With this new approach, it may seem that teams…Continue
Drupal is a powerful content management system.
Software testing specialists say that its popularity is determined by its availability (it is free), flexibility (it allows to create web software of any complexity, for any purpose) and convenience (it is open source, well thought out and is constantly improved).
Nevertheless, Drupal web applications, as well as other ones, need proper performance testing, functional testing, usability testing,…Continue
Added by Iryna Chernenko on September 17, 2015 at 16:25 — No Comments
OK, this is indeed just another blog about terms test versus check, but with some reflections from security testing field. So only read if you are not sick already with the test VS check type of conversation.
Last time I described how i do security testing in my organization it got labeled "internal audit" by a person from audience (who as you may guess is doing external audits (audit as 3rd party service).
I also see that people in functional…Continue
There is no doubt about the vastness of the gaming industry. Thousands of games are launched every year, on various platforms. Games belonging to a certain platform may further vary in style and game play. Hence game testers need to be the most versatile people in the…Continue
The global telecoms sector has seen a trend of service providers offering cloud-based testing solutions, resulting in a growth in the market. By moving IT infrastructure to the cloud, telecom companies can cut the capital investment as well as…Continue
Added by Cecilia Rehn on September 14, 2015 at 10:30 — No Comments
If you are responsible for the test automation of a Windows application (built with C#, or Java or any other language) and you don't want or cannot use QTP, what other options are available?
In one of my previous jobs, I tested a windows application that was working as a user-friendly interface to Sharepoint workflows.
The application was pretty good with one exception:
it was crashing randomly all over the place.
Over the past decade, Agile has grown into one of the leading development methods and culture used by both startups and large enterprises. Still with all this growth, we have a number of people in both the developer and test communities who have had little or no exposure to Agile; or worse, we have had a…Continue
Added by Software Testing Club on September 1, 2015 at 12:00 — No Comments
An overview of what has been happening in the world of software testing!
Most of this content has been sourced from our Testing Feeds hosted over at Ministry of Testing - http://www.ministryoftesting.com/testing-feeds/
Added by Software Testing Club on August 24, 2015 at 9:00 — No Comments
It's my great pleasure to announce the immediate availability of DaSpec v1.0, the first stable version ready for production use. DaSpec is an automation framework for …Continue
Added by Gojko Adzic on August 23, 2015 at 1:53 — No Comments
Below is the code to get the data from a specific web table
public class table
public void getdata() throws Exception
Michael Larsen on his …Continue
Added by Software Testing Club on August 17, 2015 at 22:00 — No Comments
These days, performing comprehensive mobile application testing - covering all bases to ensure that defects are taken care of before anything is shipped - can feel overwhelming.
Teams can no longer count on software testing for just a single platform or device. Among other things, they may have to deal with the fragmentation of the Android, address multiple modern Web browsers and/or account for unusual constraints and usage…Continue
Added by Sanjay Zalavadia on August 4, 2015 at 19:00 — No Comments
When we want to integrate cucumber with selenium webdriver then we have to add following JAR files in Eclipse for implementation of cucumber -
You can download all JAR files through below…Continue
Added by Ankur Srivastava on July 30, 2015 at 9:38 — No Comments
The CNN moments for the government projects are not uncommon. In the recent years, Obamacare seems to have made it to the list. Even though it is easier to blame the software for the glitch, the issues related to implementing software in government departments are much wider.
The government projects are funded by taxpayers’ money, and transparency is critical. Government need to choose carefully the vendor who could complete the work within stipulated time and budget.…Continue
Added by Sanjay Zalavadia on July 28, 2015 at 16:00 — No Comments
The position of a manager seems fairly straightforward - you are responsible for overseeing the execution of all daily tasks, employee processes and related activities. However, in order to be effective in this role, QA management must go beyond simply managing to actively coaching their staff members.
There are a few reasons why effective coaching can be beneficial to teams:
1. Helps further goals
Employees who are distant from the…
Added by Sanjay Zalavadia on July 27, 2015 at 22:00 — No Comments
Some cool and scary things are happening in my life. In a few weeks, I will be taking over as the Scrum Master for my Development team. The awesome news is that I’m getting a fancy office with an awesome massage chair! Just kidding, I’m not. But I am going to get more responsibility. I am not only going to continue to lead Automated Testing efforts at my company, I am also going to attempt to help the team become more “Agile”.…Continue
Added by Nikolay Advolodkin on July 14, 2015 at 14:00 — No Comments
While running the business marketing, it is crucial boosting the online presence these days. To cope with it for a long time, a website is a must. The website has become a great marketing tool in today’s competitive level of the business marketing. But, what is the use of having the website, if there are no visitors? The time has come for your business to perform accurately with the website performance.
Improvement is essential, either it is from the website properties or the…Continue
Speaking earlier this July, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney, noted that less than a third of financial institutions deemed ‘critical’ to the UK economy have carried out cyber security testing under the Bank’s CBEST…Continue
Added by Cecilia Rehn on July 7, 2015 at 10:30 — No Comments
The simplest way to gather the images from a website is to find them by tagName.
First we create a WebElement list with the elements which tagName is ”img”.
Then we check the elements to be sure that they are displayed.
If they are displayed then we get their names and sources.
To download them we use the “org.apache.commons.io.FileUtils.copyURLToFile” function.
It is very simple, we just need to add the URL and the file path to it.
In the end we write out the number…
Added by Ankur Srivastava on July 6, 2015 at 8:13 — No Comments