What is Incremental Testing: Detailed Explanation With Examples

With the help of this article, I am going to cover one of the important Integration Approach – Incremental Testing.

By the end of this section, the audience will have a fair knowledge of following:

  • What is Incremental Testing?
  • Its Objective
  • Methodologies
  • Advantages
  • Drawbacks

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How to Test Website Performance Using SmartMeter.io Tool: Hands-on Review Tutorial

Being a performance tester is steadily becoming one of the hottest specializations within the realm of software testing. The reason is that with digital transformation of our society in full blossom, digital performance is at the heart of everything – customer experience, brand image, revenue generation and other critical parts of any business.

As Ian Molyneaux famously puts it in The Art of Application Performance Testing: “If an end user perceives bad performance from your website, her next click will likely be on your-competition.com.”

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13 Things to Consider When Evaluating Software Testing Companies for Outsourcing

If you are looking for a Software Testing QA service provider to outsource any of your manual or automation testing work then this guide will help you to evaluate and select the best provider.

Also, check our list of top testing service provider companies below.

Almost every software development project includes software testing. Many companies outsource the software testing work. Outsourcing simply means going for work contract or abroad to another company. The trend of outsourcing testing services is very popular in the IT world.  Continue reading →

Test Automation for Jira with Katalon Studio

We have come up with this tutorial to guide you on test automation for JIRA with Katalon Studio.

Before we start talking about JIRA integration, we will have a quick overview of both the tools – Katalon Studio as well as JIRA.

Katalon Studio – Overview

Katalon Studio is a simple, powerful and a completely free automation solution for the web, Android, iOS and API testing on Windows and macOS.

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Apache JMeter Introduction, Download and Installation

This is the first tutorial in our JMeter performance testing tutorial series. We have covered almost all the basic and advanced JMeter topics in this 3-part text tutorial and 23-part video tutorial series. 

=> Check the complete JMeter tutorials series here.

In this tutorial, we are going to learn what is performance testing, why JMeter, JMeter download and installation, and JMeter vs HP LoadRunner.

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The Best QA Software Testing Conferences of 2017

Top premier QA Software Testing Conferences, events, and workshops testing and QA professionals should attend in 2017:

When you are asked for a nomination to participate in QA Software testing Conference, what all questions appear in your mind? –

  • Will attending conference really benefit in my day to day activities?
  • Will it be 4-day boring sessions like all our theoretical training where we listen with just our eyes open and mind somewhere else :)
  • Will it be fun?
  • Will I find any growth opportunities?

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Test Data Management: What is Test Data and How to Design It

A Comprehensive Test Data Design and Management Guide (Part -I):

At current epic of Information and Technology revolutionary growth, the testers commonly experience extensive consumption of test data in software testing life cycle.

The testers don’t only collect/maintain data from the existing sources, but also they generate huge volumes of test data to ensure their quality booming contribution in the delivery of the product for real world use.  Continue reading →

Manual Testing Tutorials for ALL the Testers: Getting the Basics Right

We will be covering different aspects of manual testing through this series of manual testing tutorials for beginners as well as experienced professionals.

Well, what does the word ‘Manual Testing’ tell you? Any testing which you do manually right? Though it be manual functional testing or measuring the response time of a web page manually or a security test which you perform manually. Same is not the case with our Testing industry. :)  Continue reading →

7 Qualities of Highly Effective Testers

Every profession demands certain qualities from its practitioners before accepting them in and making them the best at what they do.

Software Testing demands the qualities I discuss in this article even more strongly and there are many reasons for it.

And when I say qualities, I am talking about the ‘must have’s- the top abilities of testers that help them fly high and far. Dedication, hard work, etc. are a necessity to any job in the world. But the qualities we are going to discuss are absolutely inevitable for testers. Without these must have ones, testers will sooner or later risk being disengaged from their craft.

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5 Excuses Every Software Tester Must Stop Giving

I have unlocked a pattern from my experience of hiring around hundred testers over a period of time and interviewing some thousand others.

From all the discussions I had with fellow testers during interviews, I felt happy numerous times seeing the quality talent which we have in our community of testers.

But let me also share the other side of the story, the patterns I am talking about. It makes me sad.  Continue reading →

My Unexpected Journey to Becoming a Software Tester (From Entry-level to a Manager)

“You build a Successful Life…A Day at a time…”

My journey as a Software Tester started a bit unexpectedly.

I appeared for the initial interview rounds assuming it to be a Development opportunity. To be honest, like every other Computer Science graduate out there, I was a bit skeptical about going ahead with Testing.

But finally, I decided to give it a try. Only with a hope that my curious nature will help me in this field.  Continue reading →

What To Do When There Isn’t Enough Time To Test?

Part way through your test cycle, do you often realize you do not have enough time to test? You had it all under control, to begin with, but soon you are reaching the contingency plan’s “What to do when there isn’t enough time to test?” section.

I have been there too and it is not fun. :)

I thought about this long and hard. How can something that started so well, go down so badly, so quickly. And, here is my analysis.  Continue reading →

JMeter Processors and Controllers

Overview of Pre-Processors and Controllers in JMeter (Part-III):

=> Follow comprehensive series of free JMeter tutorials here

This article would guide users through the usage of Pre-Processors, Post-Processors and controllers in JMeter. Controllers are very useful as they make your test scenarios.

You may want to test different scenarios in which you want to configure your own sequence of a request being sent to a server to monitor the response time and other performance factors.  Continue reading →