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
Missing bugs sucks.
To some extent, it’s one of the worst nightmares of testers.
Why so? If you are in software testing, you may know that there has been a testing misconception that testers are in charge of catching all bugs in the system.… 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
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
Test automation is playing more and more important role not only in testing but also in building quality software. According to State of Testing Report 2016, 86% of interviewed organization have automation.
To some extent, going for automation is not an option these days.… Continue reading
Note: This is a guest post written by Brian Hamilton -a software tester who lives in Kansas City and contracts for TestLodge
Feedback from user experience testing (UX) is incredibly subjective. That’s why even a small team with similar backgrounds struggle with UX decisions.… 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