How to Prioritize What to Test

September 6, 2021 0

It can be intimidating for inexperienced software development teams embarking on their test automation journey for an existing code base. There is so much to test, and so many ways to test. You can often see teams stuck with debating on where to start software testing and what tools to use and best practices:

Documentation Used by Software QA Engineers

June 8, 2021 0

If you work as a software quality assurance (QA) engineer, you have to deal with many documents that are not all produced during software testing activities. This article lists the documentation that is important for software QA engineers, like the product requirements document or the user guide.

Open Source Test Management Tools

March 29, 2021 3

Test management is defined by Wikipedia a part of the software testing process that includes the planning of tests and test cases, their execution and the storage and analysis of the tests results. This is achieved also by the integration with requirements management tools, functional software testing tools like Selenium or Cucumber, continuous integration tools like Jenkins or TeamCity, bug tracking tools like Bugzilla or Mantis, project management tools like Trello, Redmine or JIRA.

Overview of QuAck Open Source Test Management Tool

March 16, 2021 0

QuAck is a web-based open-source test management tool that can store test cases and test suites and execute them. It is based on a pluggable architecture that allows implementation of custom authentication providers, integration with tracking and test executing systems. This article presents the key features of QuAck.

How Different Are Software and Hardware Testing?

March 1, 2021 0

Hardware-as-a-service (HaaS) allow using distinct hardware components through the Internet analogously to the cloud services. This article discusses the differences of the testing approaches that could be used to test hardware compared to software.

Fixing Flaky Tests

April 15, 2020 0

Every test suite has them: a few tests that usually pass but sometimes mysteriously fail when run on the same code. Since they can’t be reliably replicated, they can be difficult to fix. The good news for software testing is that there is a set of usual suspects that cause these issues: test order, async code, time, sorting and randomness.

Anti-Patterns in Software Testing

April 6, 2020 0

Since the start of software development, we have always had to test our software. And over the course of several decades, the discipline of software testing has seen many best practices and patterns developed. Unfortunately however, not all practices have been good and there are also anti-patterns in software testing.

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