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How To Choose The Right Way Of Testing?

As a software tester, choosing the right way of testing is as important as to perform testing on the system. Right way of testing would lead us in the right direction and would yield high quality product. In this article, we are going to discuss some of the major factors on which “decision of right way to perform testing” is dependent.

I have divided these factors into two main categories:

Internal factors External factors

Let’s discuss each of them in

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How To Test Web Application? - Back To Basics!!

First of all we should know that How to test web application mean and who does it? Testing is done by Software Testers who are hired exclusively to test the web application. Testing in broader sense refers to testing of website. Now, what does Testing of website means….. During testing of Website or Web application, we see whether there is deviation from requirement or not. If there is deviation from requirement, then defect is logged or reported.

Now, it is

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Adapting To Exploratory Testing Is Not Easy For Every Tester

As testers, we all know the importance of Exploratory Testing technique. Some of us might be using it already and some of us are still into the traditional testing methods of writing testing scripts. Let me give a brief introduction to this testing technique and then I will explain why adapting to exploratory testing (ET) is not easy for every tester and why some testers swear by it.

As the name says, exploratory testing is used to “explore” the software

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Is Quality A Shared Responsibility - What Do You Think!!

Isn’t it true? When we decide to buy software, the very first thing that comes in our mind is quality. Without high quality, any software is a piece of junk for which nobody wants to pay. Now the question arise, are testers only responsible for quality? I would rather say that quality is a shared responsibility among testers, developers and other team members in an organization.

There are so many testing methodologies developing in the current market. Some are time

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Acceptance Criteria vs Acceptance Tests

Acceptance Criteria and acceptance tests are often used by the organizations that practice the agile methodology like XP, Scrum, etc. These terms are often used in BDD (i.e. Behavior Driven Development). Both of these terms look confusing but are different from each other in the following way. The Acceptance Criteria is handful of documents which are prepared to make sure that the testing team has the enough acceptance tests in place. However, the acceptance tests on the other hand demands

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What Things To Keep In Mind While Planning Tests?

Test Planning is one of the early phase of Software Testing Life Cycle. A good planning is a key to a smooth execution phase, whereas, a bad planning can result in unnecessary time consumption. Test Case writing, resource assignment etc. are some of the activities that are performed as a part of Test Planning. There are some key points that should be noted and taken care of during planning in order to avoid carrying redundant issues to Execution phase. Some

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