I always love helping people. That’s one of the reasons I built this website. I have shared posts and guide to help new testers in their careers. I have also received and answered questions from my audiences. Even though I can’t answer all questions, I try my best to answer as many questions as I can.… Continue reading
Certification is not something new.
Actually, in some professions such as Accounting, IT, Project management, certification plays a huge role in career advancement. Getting certification in those professions seems to be widely accepted. However, when it comes to software testing certification, I have been observing mixed reactions and the debates keep going on and on.… Continue reading
You’ve just passed the interview and accepted the offer as a tester.
Congratulations! You made it and I’m happy for you.
But the joy doesn’t last too long really. You then worry about the first day in a new company.
My belief is you have one chance to make a first impression – Kevin McCarthy
Yeah, I’m talking about the first impression.… Continue reading
It’s another week and here’s AskTester Weekly Digest #2.
Let’s check out what’s interesting this week.
Women Testers April 2017 Edition is out
For those who don’t know, Women Testers is software testing magazine dedicated for women who test. Don’t get tricked by the name itself, the magazine for anyone who wants to learn and improve the testing.… Continue reading
I have built and started blogging on this site for around 2 years. While I really do enjoy the blogging journey so far, there’s a problem with me with this site:
My blogging is not consistent
In other words, I can’t always write and publish posts as frequently as I want to be.… Continue reading
When you first get started in software testing (just like me), I’m pretty sure you will be confused by terms used in software testing…The reason is simple: software testing industry has been there for a long time and it keeps changing and being updated frequently while you are so new.… Continue reading
As of 2016 is almost over, it’s a good time for doing a “year in review”. In fact, doing a formal “year in review” is not my habit. I didn’t do that before. I don’t know why…I just don’t like it.… Continue reading
As a software test engineer, you may probably hear about smoke testing, sanity testing, retesting and regression testing. Very likely, many of them are testing activities that you often do on a daily basis. However, for junior testers (and even for experienced testers) distinguishing these terms can be a real challenge.… Continue reading
If you are in software testing, you probably heard about ISTQB certification. Setting aside controversial topics like “Certified or not Certified”, ISTQB certification is definitely one of the most sought certifications in software testing.
Is it difficult to pass the ISTQB foundation level exam?… Continue reading