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Creating Business Value with Mature QA Practices

Adapting continuously to the latest disruptive technologies while simultaneously handling multiple projects with expectations of faster response times is critical, especially from a QA & software testing perspective. Testing teams are expected to validate the product and verify that it is defect-free, in addition to ensuring the fulfillment of the overall strategic business goals by…

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DevOps: 6 Trends to Watch in 2018

The term ‘DevOps’ was coined by Patrick Debois and Andrew Shafer around 2008 as an extension of Agile development environments. Currently, it is becoming quite a buzzword in the QA & software testing market – often commonly thrown around by corporations. Nevertheless, despite all the hype, fundamentally, DevOps is simply about bringing people and processes…

Is it Wise to hold Testers Culpable for a Buggy End-Product?

In this agile era, where software development speed and quantity have become as significant as software quality assurance, can testers be held solely liable for a buggy software? Admittedly, it’s an unjust proposition. First of all, although it is significant that testers should have the critical testing skills to perform their jobs competently, yet there…

Parallel Testing – A Faster Test Run

Time, being a crucial and finite resource, is critical to the ROI of every business, and hence, 100% test coverage is hardly aimed for. Moreover, with Continuous Integrations, testers and developers are incessantly writing test scripts for varied features. And with different operating systems and a multitude of hardware form factors to test– iPhones and…

Selenium Testing

Selenium Testing Tool – An Outline

Selenium is a suite of tools to automate web browsers across many platforms. It is an open source framework that can run in many browsers and operating systems. Selenium is the core technology in a number of browser automation tools, APIs and frameworks. Selenium testing has become a popular choice in the current software automation…

SoapUI Testing

An Overview of SoapUI Testing Tool

SoapUI is a free open source, cross-platform API testing tool, mainly used to test Web services and Web APIs. The SoapUI testing tool’s functionality covers features like web service inspection, invoking, development, simulation, and mocking; and can automate functional, load, regression, and compliance testing. It has an inbuilt reporting tool and ‘export test results log’…

Mobile Test Automation Tools

6 Mobile Test Automation Tools You Should Know About

The user’s threshold to faulty products has surely gone way below the desktop era, and advancement in technology has led to increasingly complex app functionalities putting tester’s job on the spot. On one hand, comprehensive testing solutions are required to ensure an error free end product, and on the other, time has become a scarce…

Microservices: The Trending Software Architecture – Part II

In our previous blog, Microservices: An Introduction, we provided a broad overview of the architectural composition of Microservices and talked about some of the benefits and challenges associated with it. In this conclusive part of the blog series, we will now discuss some of the key challenges associated with Microservices testing, and strategies to overcome…

Microservices: The Trending Software Architecture – Part I

Part 1- Microservices: An Introduction Microservices, though not a new concept, has recently attracted a lot of attention. Uber, Netflix, Google, and Amazon, among others, have adopted this as an architecture of choice. Let us delve deeper into the architectural composition of Microservices to understand what exactly it is, and understand the benefits and challenges…