Test Assertions Make Testing more Effective!

Introduction – Getting Started It is very understandable that in the software industry, we need to run many test assertions to ensure the product has met the customer’s expectation, before we deliver it to him. Test Assertion – One of the popular definitions of Test Assertion is, “A test is a condition that must be Read more…

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SaaS Testing Overview

Insight to Software –as-a-Service (SaaS) Delivering business applications as a service is one of the backbones of the success of Cloud Computing.  SaaS is basically a software delivery model where the software vendor hosts the software and its associated data on the cloud through a cloud service provider which can be made to be used Read more…

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Difference between Defect, Error, Bug, Failure and Fault!

Testing is the process of identifying defects, where a defect is any variance between actual and expected results. “A mistake in coding is called Error, error found by tester is called Defect, defect accepted by development team then it is called Bug, build does not meet the requirements then it Is Failure.” DEFECT:  It can Read more…

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Top 5 Common Myths in Software Testing

1.  Software Testing is Monotonous/Boring Testing can indeed be boring and feel like a mundane monotonous task if you are not doing it the right way! People opine that testing is boring because they believe testing is a repetition of similar tasks over and over again. But if you are really an excellent tester, then Read more…

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An Insight to the best bug tracker – ‘JIRA’

What is JIRA? JIRA, developed by Atlassian is used for bug tracking, issue tracking and project management. More than just an issue tracker, JIRA is an extensible platform that you can customize to match your business processes. It cuts down the time wasted on tracking issues and coordination and hence improves productivity. JIRA ensures all Read more…

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Where is software development headed in 2014?

The year gone by has seen many new entries to the enterprise software landscape. To name a few –  iPhone 5S and C, Windows 8.1, the launch of other innumerable new devices and operating systems. Hence, users’ expectation became directly proportional to the new additions and they expect much more than earlier. The user demands Read more…

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Agile Development – Advantages, Disadvantages and when to use it?

Agile is not a playbook. It’s not a set of directions. It’s not a checklist. As Scott Barber, Chief Technologist, President and CEO said, “It’s a mindset and a culture – and it needs buy-in across an entire organization in order to succeed.” Agile development and testing practices have worked wonders for innumerable organizations. Positive Read more…

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Gain Brand Reputation..Lose Poor Security!

The most common understanding of ‘App Security Breaches’ is, stolen usernames & passwords, hijacked accounts & databases. These issues though are very common but security breach has a much deeper definition. Let us consider a situation that was noticed in a well-liked MMORPG (Massively-Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game): A techie (high-tech) player, while observing some Read more…

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Why choose a Cloud Load Testing Solution

Cloud Load Testing is  one of the best applications of cloud computing. Several cloud load testing solutions are available that will permit you to make use of the cloud in some way. However, only a handful enables you to take advantage of the opportunities that load testing with the cloud offers. Benefits of Cloud Testing Read more…

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Tips to make Load & Performance Testing go Smooth!

Performance, Performance, Performance! That’s one of the most important concerns in application development. And it’s up to software testers to make sure applications are properly tested for performance. Performance testing allows testers to judge how well an application or website performs under specific circumstances. Measuring the time taken, the scalability and reliability of an action Read more…

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