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
A little humor for Monday morning. Although it is said in a lighter mode, it is very much the truth. A bug-free software hasn’t EVER been born. It all depends on when they are caught. If you, as a tester, received a piece of software that appears to have no bug, there can be two possibilities: 1. The developers tested it thoroughly before deploying – … Continue reading Quote#10
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
It is unbelievable that such people exist who think testing inserts bugs into the software. They just can’t handle the idea of the software being buggy and they think testers are to blame. This is a real mindset of a lot of people and a lot of work need to be done to change this perception. P.S. I have been very busy lately and I … Continue reading Quote#8
Guest post from Prashant Hedge A mindmap is a diagram used to visually organize information. It can be called as a visual thinking tool. A Mindmap allows complex information to be presented in a simplified visual form. A mind map is created around a single concept. The concept is represented as an image in the center to which the associated ideas are added. Major ideas … Continue reading MINDMAP: A KILLER WAY TO INCREASE YOUR TEST COVERAGE.
Red Buffer, the company I work at, recently revamped their website. The website hadn’t been updated for quite a while and it was also in need of a new(read:better) design, so we decided to give it a new look altogether. It was one of those internal projects which are always planned but are somehow never fully executed. This time, we decided to work on it … Continue reading Tale of a quick test
Recently, I was asked by our lead developer to look into security testing so that we can get a general idea about how secure the systems we develop really are. The idea was to first look into security testing in general, and then find a tool to scan a web application under development. I came across multiple tools. I would like to put them all … Continue reading Security Testing – OWASP ZAP: A review
A friend asked me a couple of months ago, “What’s your job?”. I told him that I work as a Quality . Assurance Engineer at Red Buffer which is a web and mobile applications company. He said, “QA? Haha. Say, no more”. It is our general perception that Quality Assurance is not a good enough field and people go into it due to lack of … Continue reading Diving into QA