Tag: Testing Methodology

Apply Root Cause Analysis to Software Defects

What? Root Cause Analysis (RCA) is a method of problem-solving used for identifying the root causes of faults or problems. In software testing, it is used to identify the root causes of defects or problems and preventing them rather than treating the symptoms. There are two types of RCA in Software Defects: RCA of appearing defects: To answer the question of why these defects happen during the development phase. RCA of escaped defects: To answer the question of why these defects happen after releasing or promoting…

My Week’s Favorites – March 1, 2020

Happy weekend everyone! Here are a few interesting reads to make your weekend better. Consumer Driven Contract Testing — A scalable testing strategy for Microservices – Jemma Wells Better behavior-driven development: 4 rules for writing good Gherkin – Andrew Knight Computers can be understood – Nelson Elhage Utilizing Containers to Improve Your Production Outcomes: An Interview with Melissa Benua – Owen Gotimer 13 Software Testing Trends To Look Out For In 2020 – Himanshu Sheth Enjoy reading and happy testing!

My Week’s Favorites – February 23, 2020

Happy weekend everyone! Here are a few interesting reads to make your weekend better.  As a tester I should not find THESE bugs in the system – Corina Pip Video: Cypress Tutorial for Beginners: Part 1 (Create Your First Test case) – Pramod Dutta Traditional Performance Testing is now Obsolete – A Thought – Arun Kumar Where Sleeping Bugs Lie – Kevin Tuck Bonding with The Art of War Chapter Thirteen – Alan Richardson Enjoy reading and happy testing!

My Week’s Favorites – February 16, 2020

Long time to see you again. Hopely we overcome the Coronavirus epidemic – Covid-19 quickly and safely. As usual, here are a few interesting reads to make your weekend better. Would Heu-Risk It? Part 1: Introduction – Lena Wiberg A QA interview exercise – read code in different languages – Arunkumar Muralidharan 5 Key Elements for Designing a Successful Dashboard – Nels Hoenig Develop your Superpower at work with effective communication skills – Rob Lambert API Testing in Python: requests vs bravado – Yuliya Exploratory…

My Week’s Favorites – January 5, 2020

Happy New Year, everyone! Here are a few interesting reads to make your weekend better.  Why is Shift-Left Security Testing Important? – Joe Colantonio Top Free Security Testing Tools –Taqi Ahmed AI Testing for Video Streaming – Jason Arbon Why Do We Test? What Do Testers Really Do? – Pete Walen Improving Test Data Collection and Management – Michael Stahl Enjoy reading and happy testing!

My Week’s Favorites – December 28, 2019

Happy weekend everyone! Here are a few interesting reads to make your weekend better. Email Testing – Why It’s Important & What Should You Test? – Jithin Nair Load Testing and the Requests per Second Curve – Steve Smith A Question of Time – Kristin Jackvony Code Coverage vs Test Coverage; Which Is Better? – Himanshu Sheth How To Write Great Acceptance Criteria – Adam Knight How I Test – Alan Richardson Enjoy reading and happy testing!

My Week’s Favorites – December 15, 2019

Happy weekend everyone! Here are a few interesting reads to make your weekend better. Getting Testers Out of Their Comfort Zone: An Interview with Janna Loeffler [interview] – Owen Gotimer Reviewing “Reimagine The Future of Quality Assurance” – (yet) another corporate report on the state of QA/testing – Lee Hawkins Measuring Quality – Kristin Jackvony Backward Compatibility – What and who drives the compatibility? – Ravisuriya Eshwara 13 Ways For Your Functional Testers To Do More Than Just “Testing” – Ramit Dhamija 3 Uncommon Metrics…

My Week’s Favorites – November 24, 2019

Happy weekend everyone! Here are a few interesting reads to make your weekend better.  Lightning talk recorded November 2019 meeting of The Ministry of Testing Boston – Ministry of Testing AWS Lex Chatbot + Kubernetes Test Strategies – Rafaela Azevedo Why Is It Important To Test Website From Different IP locations? – Harshit Paul An Introduction to 508 Compliance Testing – Will Saunders A/B Testing: Validating Multiple Variations – Angie Jones Enjoy reading and happy testing!

My Week’s Favorites – November 17, 2019

Happy weekend everyone! Here are a few interesting reads to make your weekend better.  Do not fall in love with your ideas, do it with your intentions – my lessons learned from QA&Test 2019 – Joel Montvelisky Hacking JSON Web Tokens (JWTs) – Vickie Li Applying Test Thinking with Code – Jeff Nyman Is Your Team Dysfunctional? – Mihaela Sfat Is Cross Browser Testing Still Relevant? – Harshit Paul Defining Exit Criteria for All Stages of Your Agile Project – Nishi Grover Garg Enjoy reading…

My Week’s Favorites – October 20, 2019

Happy Vietnamese Women’s Day! Keep shining and smiling always. Best wishes all ladies be strong, happy, beautiful and funny… Here are a few interesting reads to make your weekend better. Best tech jobs for women aren’t necessarily with tech companies A new study shows women technologists have options in other industries – Erin Carson How Can You Easily End Up Wasting Your Time As a Tester? – Mihaela Sfat Breaking the Test Case Addiction (Part 7) – Michael Bolton  How to handle API rate limits:…