Tag: testing

  • Avoiding A Push Process

    Have you ever thought about how much work your automated test actually help you do? I mean real honest work. Don’t worry if it’s low, because for most teams it is. There can be a lot of waste in the automation creation process. Creating unnecessary automated test cases is a huge waste for Test teams. Multiple scripts […]

  • The Software Testing Ice Cream Cone

    Most companies only focus on manual testing at the start. Down the road they jumping head first into UI automation. This might seem like the best approach, but focusing on just one area of testing can lead you down the wrong path. There’s a downside to only having Manual & UI automated test. You end up […]

  • 6 Things You Should Do After Finding A Bug

    On September 9, 1947 the first instance of an actual computer but was found. At 3:45 p.m., Grace Murray Hopper records the first computer bug in her log book as she worked on the Harvard Mark II. The problem was traced to a moth stuck between a relay in the machine, which Hopper duly taped […]

  • Over 30 More Types Of Software Test

    This is the final post in the types of software testing series. You can view the other 40 types of software testing in the following post: 20 Types of Software Testing, and  2o More Types Of Software Testing.

  • What Is A Software Developer In Test?

    “So what would you say you do?” It’s a common question when meeting someone new. However I was blind sided by the timing of this question. You see, I was on the phone with a recruiter who was fairly new to the game. We where going over my resume when I told here about a […]

  • How Testers Are Both The Hero And The Villain

    What do you do when you’re job is to break things. To find the weakness in something and then point them out. To push back on work that others believe is finished. To be the voice for the customer, an evangelist.To be a skeptic and highly critical, never being brain washed by the hype. Being a tester means […]

  • Techniques For Building A Software Testing Framework

    In a previous post we talked about the 8 Benefits of a Test Automation Framework. Now that you’re convinced that having a test automation framework is a good idea, today we’re going to cover the techniques you can use to build one.

  • How To Test A Toaster

    Here’s some help on how to get through a common interview question. How to test a… well anything. Such questions are asked to test your curiosity and approach to testing. They may sound stupid, but will hopefully reveal how a tester thinks and works. This post will help you figure out how to test a […]

  • 8 Benefits of a Test Automation Framework

    What is a Test Automation Framework? A test automation framework is an application that allows you to write a series of test without worrying about the constraints of the underlying test tools. It’s a set of protocols, rules, standards and guidelines that can be followed as a whole so you can leverage the benefits of the scaffolding […]