Transitioning from Software Testing to Development

Why I did it and what changed.. I have been a part of the software industry for two and a half years now. For almost 2 years, I worked as a QA Engineer/Tester. I was very happy and content with my job and role. I loved the work, I got to learn a lot, I blogged about my learnings and experiences, and even gave a talk … Continue reading Transitioning from Software Testing to Development

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

Quote#7

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