Why Software Testers need to learn Data Science

I have been working as a QA Engineer/Tester for a year and a half now. I have tested a variety of web and mobile apps and I had a wonderful time exploring how much value testing adds to a software system. The company I work at, Red Buffer, is among the very few companies in the country which are doing extensive work towards providing Data … Continue reading Why Software Testers need to learn Data Science

The good, the bad and the wonderful of blogging

There is no bad actually. The only bad is me not working consistently enough for it. It’s only there in the title for swag. So, I opened my blog this morning and this was the first notification. I don’t consider myself to be a very successful blogger. I occasionally write. I am not very good at coming up with content ideas. Even if I do … Continue reading The good, the bad and the wonderful of blogging

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This is something very important that we usually don’t realize. There is always this checklist or requirement specification document that we are so busy in verifying that we often don’t find out about unwanted/unknown behaviors. If you are fortunate, you might stumble upon it while testing. Otherwise, it is brought to your attention when something breaks or behaves unusually when the user is using your app … Continue reading Quote#7

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