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Melissa Tondi Embracing Tools and Technology in QA: An Interview with Melissa Tondi
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In this interview, Melissa Tondi, senior QA strategist at Rainforest, discusses the foundation you need in order to have a positive introduction for new tools and technologies. She explains why the team leader has to understand what motivates each individual and how to get them excited about their job. Melissa says team members also have to realize that if they are in any way involved in testing software, they are a technologist, so they have to embrace the tools and technology that will continuously improve and streamline repetitive tasks.

Jennifer Bonine's picture Jennifer Bonine
Person holding magnifying glass up to computer screen to find a bug 6 Ways Testers Can Add Value (Other Than Functional Testing)

Many testers spend their time doing functional testing and don't come out of this cocoon. But software testing is all about discovering quality-related information to assist stakeholders in making informed decisions, and there are multiple ways to discover information in addition to functional testing. Here are six actions that will help you add more value to your projects.

Ajay Balamurugadas's picture Ajay Balamurugadas
Which good books regarding general automation approach you recommend?

I am asking you to please recommend good books to read about general testing of an application.

 

Suppose you work at company, and a new client asks for his new software. 

You know many tools, Selenium, Protractor, SoapUI, RestAssured, API Testing.

 

But what is the process you take to start the testing of the client tool?

How do you choose where to start testing from? 

 

Specific about Automation. 

How do you choose which API calls to test? Which are in the regression test suite?

How do you know how much testing is enough? 

Tests usually dont fail, how do you look for tests that actually fail? 

 

I have knowledge on tools, and I can do as I'm told, 

but I want to be more as a test automation lead, so I need to have more experience

than just following the lead.

 

Daniel Villarreal's picture Daniel Villarreal
When a new System is going to be tested, what is the approach you take?

Suppose you work at a Company. 

And a new Client arrives, he needs the system he has, and he continues to build, to be tested. 

What is the approach you take, to find

-which tests to approach

-which tests to automate

-which tools to use

-how to build a solution for that client Testing and Automation testing needs?

Daniel Villarreal's picture Daniel Villarreal
Peter Varhol and Gerie Owens What Testers Can Learn from Airline Safety Improvements: An Interview with Peter Varhol and Gerie Owens
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Technologist and evangelist Peter Varhol and Gerie Owens, a test architect and certified ScrumMaster, discuss their STARWEST presentation, “What Aircrews Can Teach Testers about Testing.” They talk about how testers can apply airline safety practices to their teams’ delivery of high-quality applications through complementary expertise, collaboration, and decision-making. They also explain how blind deference to authority and automation can be detrimental to a testing team, and how to use everyone’s skills to achieve success.

Jennifer Bonine's picture Jennifer Bonine
Person holding a map A Beginner's Guide to Test Automation

If you’re new to automated testing, you’re probably starting off with a lot of questions: How do I know which tests to automate? Why is automated testing useful for me and my team? How do I choose a tool or framework? This article answers a lot of those questions—and gives you some more to consider!—so you have an excellent foundation for beginning your automation endeavors.

Angela Riggs's picture Angela Riggs
How do I get back to my career as a software tester?

I worked as a manual tester for 2 years and took a break because I had kids. Now when I apply for jobs, I couldn't get a call back as there is a gap in my career. It’s been 3 years since I worked and I live in UK.

I have taken selenium automation testing course online.And what are the recent technologies/tools that I have to learn so I can improve.

Arti Patel
Survey on testing tools:

Hi everyone,

I am a CS graduate student taking a course on Software Engineering. I would like to eventually do a project on generating test cases from software requirements but first I would like to understand why there aren't more tools doing so.

It would be great to have your response on this!

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSefiUia5aSc3_Jo5ksKjYfAuZVukl0c...

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks!

 

 

Ketakee Nimavat's picture Ketakee Nimavat
Robert Sabourin Testing in the Dark: An Interview with Rob Sabourin
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Rob Sabourin, the program chair for STARWEST 2018, discusses the selection process for conference speakers, his favorite aspect of the conference, and the interactive Test Lab. He also details his “Testing in the Dark” talk, which gives strategies to use when you’re required to test software without any requirements, design, or product knowledge.

Jennifer Bonine's picture Jennifer Bonine
Greg Paskal Data Visualization in Test Automation: A Conversation with Greg Paskal
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Greg Paskal, test automation lead at Ramsey Solutions, talks about data lakes and how to effectively use data visualization. Done well, data visualization should help practitioners, managers, and stakeholders easily consume, understand, and act on the information the visual displays.

Owen Gotimer's picture Owen Gotimer

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