One of the things that differentiates between a professional and a non-professional is the way in which the first makes the things she does seem elegant and easy to do. Testing can also be made easy and elegant, but for a number of reasons some testers make a conscious effort to make their work seem […]
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There are many places where testers are not treated as professionals, in the same level as other members of the development team. We can blame the rest of the world for this, but the truth is that most of the fault falls on us and on how we approach our work. Look for testers who […]
When you are a true professional, you see failure as an opportunity to become a better professional. Here’s a real life scenario, let’s see how many of you can relate to it: It is the middle of the day on a regular Tuesday afternoon. You are the QA Manager of a company developing an Enterprise […]
How will software testing look in 2020? This is a question I was asked to talk about in a conference last week. In this first post I wrote about the way factors that are causing the main changes and wrote in high level about the areas where I see will be biggest changes. In my […]
– Is the size of a test important? – How big and comprehensive should a test case be? – Should tests be always small, or should you write comprehensive tests that cover end-to-end and complex scenarios in “one-go”? All of these are important questions, and even if there is no text-book answer for them there […]
A good tester needs to be able to look at his application with different perspective points and “in a new light” in order to find as much as the bugs in the system as he can. Here are some tips on how to gain perspective during our testing tasks.