Never-failing Testing Hack: Know the Software System

Software Testing is a broad area. You can not have set directions about how to test a certain software system. However, you can always generalize some tips and tricks that are likely to work in most, if not all, situations. All these lead you into knowing the software system better which plays a vital role in better testing of the software. The order of these … Continue reading Never-failing Testing Hack: Know the Software System

The Real Skill Recruiters look for in Software Testers

Which by the way, if you have, will help you a lot in other life matters too. It’s communication! While interviewing to hire a software tester, the interviewers almost always ask this one question: “How do you log bugs?” It can be rephrased as follows: “How do you ‘communicate’ bug to the relevant stakeholders?” The importance of attention to detail, choosing the right approach for … Continue reading The Real Skill Recruiters look for in Software Testers

Lessons Learned: A year in Testing and Quality Assurance

A year of rich technical and life experiences! I started my first job as a Software Quality Assurance Engineer, exactly a year ago. It has been a wonderful year. In a tech company of about 20-25 employees and working as the sole QA Engineer, I learned more than I ever expected. Below, I am going to summarize my experiences and lessons learned. You never know … Continue reading Lessons Learned: A year in Testing and Quality Assurance

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A reality check for those who consider software testing an easy job! There are a large number of unknown factors and variables involved. Sometimes the requirements are not well-defined or sometimes the system ends up behaving unexpectedly. Then there is the difference of environments, platforms, devices and network capacities on which the software system might be used and different types of users who would be using … Continue reading Quote#3