Category Archives: Quality Assurance & Testing

Alpha and Beta Testing

In the development of any product, it is not a good practice to simply develop the program and release it right away. The product needs to pass a sequence of rigorous tests to make sure that the product matches the … Continue reading

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Types of Software Testing

Testing is finding out how correctly the product works. In other words it is a process that is used to identify correctness, completeness and quality of software. In this post we will discuss various types of software testing. Let us … Continue reading

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Effective and Open Source Test Automation Tool: Selenium

Selenium is a portable JavaScript framework commonly used for testing web applications. It is built by Thoughtworks as an open source browser based test framework. Commonly used for testing of web applications, Selenium strongly supports Firefox but is also compatible … Continue reading

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Check List and Guidelines for Website Testing

Testing plays a very important role in development of a website. The following checklist serves as a quick reference and guide for you to test any website: 1. Test all links: Check all internal hyperlinks : Verify  whether all links … Continue reading

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Types of Recordings and Checkpoints in QTP

In our last post we had discussed about advantages of QTP over other testing tools, basic settings, keyword view and expert view. Let us now discuss about the different types of recordings in QTP. There are three types of recordings … Continue reading

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Graphical User Interface Testing

GUI testing means testing how the application and user interact with system. GUI Testing includes how the application handles/responds to keyboard and mouse inputs and how it displays screen text, images, links, buttons, menus, dialog boxes, icons, toolbox,etc. Consider the following … Continue reading

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Defect Management : Defect Life Cycle

Humans are imperfect hence the codes they write are also imperfect. Humans are smart too, they find new ways to work on the software to make it work as intended or they hire people like me to help them. So it’s … Continue reading

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Automated testing tool QTP (Quick Test Professional)

Automated testing is performed by using automation tool which is able to playback pre-recorded scripts and predefined actions to compare the results to the expected output to report pass or fail. Once automated tests are created they can be used … Continue reading

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Difference Between Quality Assurance, Software Testing & Quality Control

Quality: Quality means consistently meeting user requirements in terms of cost , delivery  schedule & service. Quality Assurance (QA): – QA is planned and systematic way to evaluate quality of process used to produce a quality product. – The goal … Continue reading

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Common Validations for Web Forms

Forms are the only way through which the user and the website can interact with each other. Unusable forms can have a negative impact on the number of leads and hence the profit that can be generated from a website. … Continue reading

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