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
When talking about defects (or also called “bugs”), tell me if this sounds familiar to you:
You found a bug that crashes the system.
You immediately submitted to the bug tracking system.
You are waiting for emails or comments to thank you for finding this awesome problem and the problem will get fixed immediately.… Continue reading
Let’s face it.
Having a successful interview is a crucial step to becoming a software tester. It’s a “make it or break it”.
But passing an interview is hard. We all know this. It’s even 10x harder if you are a beginner in software testing when you do not have much knowledge and experience in both testing and interviewing.… Continue reading
When you are starting your career as QA/tester or switching your career to software testing, the following concerns pop up in your head:
What are QA Tester career paths?
Is software testing a good career path to follow?
What is career growth of software tester?… Continue reading
Note: This is guest post written by Thomas Peham-marketing manager at Usersnap
Your software is acting weird. It’s crashing and the front end isn’t working as expected. Well, I guess it’s time to bring a software tester on board.
Software testers are responsible for finding and reporting bugs to developers.… Continue reading