How can it be determined if a test environment is appropriate?

This is a difficult question in that it typically involves tradeoffs between ‘better’ test environments and cost. The ultimate situation would be a collection of test environments that mimic exactly all possible hardware, software, network, data, and usage characteristics of the expected live environments in which the software will be used. For many software applications, Read more…

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Are you ready for Agile QA?

Agile development processes grow in popularity both within companies and also within successful open source projects. Agile places a priority on customer feedback and better accommodates the manner in which engineers naturally work. But what about quality assurance in an agile world? A few edicts of agile development have a large impact on the way Read more…

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Agile for QA – info shared

QA in Scrum There are a lot of different forms of Agile. The most popular is Scrum, which involves (more or less) dividing work into 2-4 week chunks called Sprints. At the end of every Sprint, the team is supposed to produce software that is ready to ship, which means that it has to be Read more…

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Test Process – 360logica.com

In service arena, test process is something which should be standard, but there should be room for customer’s suggestion and their existing process.360logica is flexible enough to adopt existing methodology and process which customer suggests. And if they ask us to implement, we follow standard Test processes in our execution plan. Generally we work in Read more…

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What we normally check for in the Database Testing?

Based on the test cases written for the module, we have to cover the UI testing, Whichever modules we are testing, our main focus should be on database. 1) What are tables affected? 2) From where the data is being retrieved and displayed on the UI and is it correct? 3) Above all we should Read more…

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Difference between QA and QC

QA is preventive process. QC is corrective process. Quality Assurance is Process oriented. Quality Control is Product oriented. Quality Assurance makes sure you are doing the right things, the right way. Quality Control makes sure the results of what you’ve got are what you expected. QA focuses on building in quality….and hence preventing defects. QC Read more…

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Comparison of the automation QA tools (8)

Object Mapping WinRunner   Object mapping is available via the rapidtest wizard and also the virtual object wizard. This allows you to map non-standard objects or painted controls to standard objects as recognized by WinRunner. Rapidtest does not work when you have webtest facility enabled.   QA Run   Has a good facility for object Read more…

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Security Testing – need more input – 360logica.com

* Test by pasting internal url directly into browser address bar without login. Internal pages should not open. * If you are logged in using username and password and browsing internal pages then try changing url options directly. I.e. If you are checking some publisher site statistics with publisher site ID= 123. Try directly changing Read more…

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Comparison of the automation QA tools (7)

Data Functions WinRunner   Provides functions for Data-Driven test functions. You can program these functions directly to work with an excel spreadsheet or tab separated variable file or you can use built-in wizards. There is also a data table that you can populate.   QA Run   You can use Open functions for working with Read more…

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