Automated Testing

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What tool to use for test automation in 2017? 0

According to the Gartner report Magic Quadrant for Software Test Automation, by 2020 Selenium WebDriver will become a standard tool for automated functional tests. But in fact, Selenium is already considered to be a standard tool for web testing automation. So, the vendors have to implement tools like Selenium now

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Books for Learning Test Automation 0

In the software testing field, it is very important to be well-informed about different innovations and changes of the IT

Automate or not Automate – That Is the Question! 0

Browsing the popular software testing blogs and forums, one may notice that automation is one of the next years’ trends

Automation: Problems and Tips 0

Frequently, QA teams are in a fix when it comes to automation. It is required many skills, effort, and experience

5 Distinct Pluses of Automated Testing 0

Nowadays software testing company more and more applies the automation principle in software product testing. Being one of the last

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Compatibility Testing

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How to Perform Compatibility Testing of a Mobile Software Product? 0

Performing mobile application testing as well as desktop testing and web site testing it is necessary to see how the tested system operates on various devices, platforms, with different software. Nowadays there are a great deal of tablets, smartphones and mobile phones. Mobile devices of various manufacturers have different sizes

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How to Reduce Costs Performing Compatibility Testing? 0

In order to perform compatibility testing thoroughly a software testing company must use end-user configurations of hardware and software. The

What Is the Foremost Issue for Successful Compatibility Testing? 0

It is well-known that compatibility plays an important role in user acceptance of the application. For this reason any software

Distinctive Features of Game Testing Process 0

In modern world the game industry has carved out its own niche in the global economy. At an early stage

Identifying of the Platforms to Test on 0

Nowadays many software testing companies organize their web site testing activities using a listing of platforms and browsers specifying some

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Configuration Testing

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The Main Emphasis of Software Testing Activities 0

The correctness perspective of quality can be described by different reliability measures or bug-related items. Consequently, all the testing related topics had this fundamental perspective, that is, to reach high-reliability or low-defect purposes. Nevertheless, there are different other focuses of quality and related attributes, which can be addressed by other

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Configuration Management in Software Testing 0

Configuration management is the detailed recording and updating of information for software and hardware components. Components are not only source

Do You Know How Your Site Looks in Different Browsers? 0

Compatibility testing allows verifying the application in different browsers, on different OS, with different software and hardware. Our company constantly

2 Goals of Configuration Testing 0

QATestLab offers configuration testing service as a special type of testing to verify the operation of software for various system

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Exploratory Testing

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Exploratory Testing: Features and Appliance 0

The testing types list seems to be endless and, moreover, some of them have very similar characteristics. Many “green” testers cannot realize the fine line between ad-hoc testing and exploratory testing, for example, or divide usability testing from user interface testing. Exploratory testing – the category of testing, distinguished by

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The Mystery of Exploratory Testing 0

In software testing sphere, there is an interesting suggestion that every checking type is actually exploratory testing. To find out

Why is Exploratory Testing Underestimated? 0

Many different types of testing have been elaborated recently. They allow to streamline and order a testing process, concentrate on

What Should One Know About Exploratory Testing? 1

People have different opinions about exploratory testing. It is not always included in mobile testing, desktop testing and web site

When Is It Good to Apply Exploratory Testing? 0

For each mobile testing, desktop testing or web site testing test-procedure must be carefully elaborated basing on the application requirements.

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Functional Testing

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Unit vs Integration vs Functional Testing 0

There are various types of software testing and the QA specialists should be aware of their specific features and different peculiarities. If the test is engaged in mobile testing, then he should know how to execute performance testing of mobile apps, security testing of mobile systems, etc. All these software

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What are Goals and Bonuses of Functional Testing? 1

None of the software products can be of 100% quality without the previously performed functional testing. This means that before

What Tests do Often Help to Discover Functional Software Errors? 0

Quality software testing can be performed only by skilled specialists with out-of-the-box thinking, ability to see the same situation from

How to Make Functional Testing Fruitful? 0

It is of common knowledge that functional testing is one of the most important activities in quality assurance. It is

Distinctive Features of Game Testing Process 0

In modern world the game industry has carved out its own niche in the global economy. At an early stage

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Game Testing

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How has Virtual Reality changed game testing? 0

Several years ago VR (Virtual Reality) has blown up the entertainment market and now it is considered to be one of the most perspective fields of the progress. From the start, it seemed to be something very far and unattainable, but indeed we were wrong. Many companies produce their own

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Interesting Facts

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Most expensive bugs of 2016 0

In 2016, almost 50% of the world’s population faced different software bugs, according to a software testing company Tricentis. Just imagine, nearly 4,4 bn people were affected by software issues. How is that possible? It is called software “butterfly effect” – “small variation in the initial conditions of a dynamic

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Will Microsoft Maluuba make artificial intellect ask questions? 0

Will artificial intelligence be able to ask questions? Probably, Maluuba knows the answer. Maluuba is a startup from Canada. The

What does Creative Thinking Mean in Software Testing? 0

It is known that mobile testing, desktop testing and web site testing require creative thinking. Conventional way of thinking does

Story of One Research of Banks Corporate Sites or Top 10 Software Bugs Making Customers Leave a Site 0

My father is a department manager in one of rather big and well-known Ukrainian banks. Recently he asked me to

Is There Something in Common Between an Investigator and a Software Tester? 0

Software testers and developers know that unreproducible or intermittent errors are adverse for a software product. But, unfortunately, they occur

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Mobile Application Testing

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Mobile presence – whim or demand? 0

Do you have a mobile version of your website or the application you developed? If not, then it is the right time to create it. Why? Let statistics speak. The research-based consulting company Gallup said that 52% of smartphone owners check their devices several times an hour. The number is

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Effective Mobile Application Testing 1

The test team conducts different types of software testing in order to detect and remove the crucial system bugs. Each

5 Open-Source Mobile App Security Testing Tools 0

To secure mobile applications from various attacks is not a simple task. Modern programs and apps pass thorough security testing

What Should Not Be Forgotten During Mobile Application Testing? 0

Nowadays, the usage of various mobile applications is an essential part of everyone’s life. Software testing company gives every application

Specific Features of the Mobile Application Testing 0

The need for the mobile application testing is growing rapidly, but there are still many difficulties and problems in this

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Outsourcing

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Why QA Companies Use the Offshore-onsite Model 0

Globalization has reached different spheres of life and IT is not an exception. Each business tries to reduce costs and derive more benefit. To reach these aims, the companies apply an offshore model. Onsite offshore model is the most popular way of working under agile development conditions. Software testing is

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When Apply to Software Testing Company? 0

Defect prevention actions including different methods and techniques are very useful at the beginning of the software development process because

What to Choose: an Outsourcing Software Testing Company or In-house Test Team? 0

Outsourcing software testing companies can be helpful and profitable for system in general and software project in particular. Classes of

Bugs in Software Products 0

Nowadays, the service of software testing and outsourcing testing becomes very popular. Software testing company realizes testing to verify the

“Exploring Ukraine. IT Outsourcing Industry”: The volume of IT outsourcing services provided in Ukraine has grown by a factor ten 0

Over the last eight years, the volume of software development and IT outsourcing services the Ukraine has provided has grown

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Performance Testing

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HP LoadRunner vs HP Performance Center 0

Both these tools are used for performance testing, and both they are developed by one company – HP. But Performance Center (PC) is an enterprise version of LoadRunner. It is mostly used by rather large companies that launch performance tests for various projects simultaneously (if multiple load generators are available).

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The Notion of Soak Testing 0

Soak testing is a kind of performance testing that is applied in order to check whether the system can withstand

The Basis of Performance Testing 0

There were many articles, describing the core of performance checking during test activity. Now it is time to look at

9 Simple Steps to Fulfil Performance Testing 0

Every tester knows that website testing implicates many related checking procedures. This may be load testing, usability checking, stress testing,

5 Prompts to Conduct Performance Testing 2

Having a deal with the quality assurance, any software testing company tends to use all innovative tools and programs in

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Press Release

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“Exploring Ukraine. IT Outsourcing Industry”: The volume of IT outsourcing services provided in Ukraine has grown by a factor ten 0

Over the last eight years, the volume of software development and IT outsourcing services the Ukraine has provided has grown by a factor ten, according to the “Exploring Ukraine. IT Outsourcing Industry” report, just published by Ukrainian Hi-Tech Initiative, leading association of Ukrainian software development and IT outsourcing companies. In

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Direct And Indirect Quality Measures 0

To reach the quality assurance objects it is necessary to identify where we are and what we should do to

Planning Of Quality Assurance Activities 0

Pre-QA quality planning comprises setting quality purposes and quality assurance strategy. There are common phases: 1. Setting quality purposes by

Quality Engineering and Quality Improvement Paradigm 1

Quality improvement can be achieved with the help of measurement, analysis, feedback and organizational support. Such structure is called quality

Comparison of Verification & Validation and Quality Assurance View Points 0

Most quality assurance activities which are carried out directly in the software development process can be classified as verification activities,

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Regression Testing

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6 Effective Ways to Perform Regression Testing 1

After performing software testing, reporting bugs and their fix regression testing should be executed. Its aim is to find defects of the software after code modifications or the product release. Besides, software testing company checks whether the application’s new version is better than the previous one. Tips on how to

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Types of Regression Testing 0

While checking a particular software product, the specialists of software testing company perform different types of tests: automated test scripts,

What Are the Cons of Regression Testing? 0

If there are any modifications of the code or changes of some features, then regression testing is performed. This type

4 Common Myths About Regression Testing 0

Every day new information technologies continue to emerge: mobile and desktop applications, games, complex websites. Thereafter, software testing company has

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Security Testing

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Can cyber security culture ensure hacker’s wipeout? 0

Recent successful cyber attacks force to change the attitude to cyber security culture that is closely connected with the company’s culture as well. Poor corporate culture evokes not only problems in management but also with data protection. Do your employees use personal devices for work? Such misuse of unmanaged devices

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Security Testing Tools You Need to Know About 0

The statistics of cyber attacks of the recent years shows that hackers broke 1061 blogs and websites in 2015 and

Hacking: Pluses and Minuses 0

Nowadays hacking is rather popular. Some people are engaged in hacking activity because of personal illegal profit, using confidential or

What Are the Threats of Software Products? 0

The main aim of security testing is to remove all critical flaws in the security system of software products. The

Security Testing Tools 0

Nowadays, security of personal and corporate data plays an important role. And a huge attention is paid to thorough penetration

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Selenium

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Selenium 2 makes automation debugging easier 0

One of the parts of Selenium 1.0 that I never enjoyed was debugging automation that didn’t work. I had to faff about creating custom Firefox profiles with Firebug installed and set to go through a proxy. Selenium 2 makes all of that so much easier. With the code below, my

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Selenium Simplified 2nd Printing – Starting Now 0

Well I have learned a lot about the self-publishing process. Any testers thinking about going down this route feel free

Selenium Auto Accept Self Signed SSL Certificates and Basic Authentication 1

One of my biggest annoyances and unresolved issues with Selenium is the self signed SSL certificates. This was a huge

Running Selenium Server Using Custom Firefox Profile 0

Let’s create custom firefox profile at first: 1. Close all running copies of firefox 2. Start => Run 3. Type

Interview Questions of Selenium 0

1.    What is the difference between an assert and a verify with Selenium commands? 2.    What Selenese commands can be

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Software Testing and Quality

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How not to miss the last bug? 0

After product release, users find a serious bug despite much time and efforts spent on coding and testing. How and why does this happen? Now we are going to find out most common reasons why bugs are omitted. No doubts that because of human nature a number of system issues

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API Economy: How to Build Secure Business on Platform 0

According to IT research agency International Data Corporation (IDC), the global Internet of Things (IoT) market will reach $7.1 trillion

Shift-right or shift-left? What testing to choose? 0

Are you sure that shift-left testing is a new approach? Actually, in 1950 IT specialists knew that testing performed at

Software failure: how to avoid Murphy’s law? 0

Have you ever downloaded an app from Google Play or Apple App Store, used it for a couple of minutes

Why Is It Worth to Choose Software Tester Career? 0

Many of the modern professions are connected to IT. There is no point to deny the fact that software has

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Software Testing Humour

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How to Test Responsive Design? 0

Nowadays a huge number of various devices are used for serving the Internet. They have different screen size and resolution, system capacities, etc. In order to improve the user’s experience of viewing diverse websites, the RWD (Responsive Web Design) approach was developed. The main aim of RWD is to avoid

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Rules for Effective Software Development and Testing 0

To become successful any software testing company should find a balance between cost and revenues. Budgets and revenues apply not

7 Tips on How to Plan Your Mobile Testing 2

If you plan to conduct any type of software testing, the first thing you should do is plan it. We

Mobile Testing Overview: What Is a Mobile Application and How Can It Be Classified? 0

A good software testing company performs various types of software testing. Perhaps the most widespread and conducted of them is

The History of Software Testing Development 0

Nowadays due to the rapid development of technology, there is an increased interest towards software testing professionals. A good software

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Software Testing Services

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What does testing on virtual machines hide? 0

Using virtual machines (VM) during software testing saves time and money. VM emulates real personal computers, programs and devices. The emulation programs and its OS are called virtual machine and the main OS and physical computer – host system. Any application or operating system on virtual machine works as if

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5 “must test” in e-commerce project 0

Nowadays e-commerce is an everyday reality. According to the researchers, by 2019 retail e-commerce sales will count 12.8% of worldwide

Why Is It Worth to Choose Software Tester Career? 0

Many of the modern professions are connected to IT. There is no point to deny the fact that software has

Hacking: Pluses and Minuses 0

Nowadays hacking is rather popular. Some people are engaged in hacking activity because of personal illegal profit, using confidential or

Does Your Project Need a Test Plan? 0

In order to structure and organize the testing process, the accepted practice is to create testing plans. A testing plan

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Software Testing Theory

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How to Stop Annoying Project Team with Improper Test Cases? 0

Properly designed test cases promote the creation of top-quality products and solutions by increasing the productivity and work efficiency of the whole team. Poorly written test cases may lead to misunderstandings between team members and cause time wasting. But proper ones ensure flawless activities and smooth release. How to write

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Why Is It Worth to Choose Software Tester Career? 0

Many of the modern professions are connected to IT. There is no point to deny the fact that software has

Hacking: Pluses and Minuses 0

Nowadays hacking is rather popular. Some people are engaged in hacking activity because of personal illegal profit, using confidential or

Does Your Project Need a Test Plan? 0

In order to structure and organize the testing process, the accepted practice is to create testing plans. A testing plan

6 Effective Ways to Perform Regression Testing 1

After performing software testing, reporting bugs and their fix regression testing should be executed. Its aim is to find defects

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Testing Tools

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What tool to use for test automation in 2017? 0

According to the Gartner report Magic Quadrant for Software Test Automation, by 2020 Selenium WebDriver will become a standard tool for automated functional tests. But in fact, Selenium is already considered to be a standard tool for web testing automation. So, the vendors have to implement tools like Selenium now

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Tools for Responsive Design Testing 0

The web market increases every day and new technologies are applied during their creation. Rather often, the end users face

The Specifics of Selenium Grid 2 0

The specialists of software testing company use different tools for automated testing of software product. There tools for specified checking

How to Handle a Bug in JIRA? 0

While performing different types of software testing (functional checking, load testing, usability checking, security testing, etc.), the specialists of a

What Is the Aim of Testing Tools? 0

To check the complex and multilevel systems within a limited period of time, the test team usually uses different tools

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Uncategorized

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Security Testing Tools You Need to Know About 0

The statistics of cyber attacks of the recent years shows that hackers broke 1061 blogs and websites in 2015 and 1017 ones in 2016. But when your website is hacked, then you won’t probably focus on the reason and the way it has happened, but will fully concentrate on fixing

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What Is API Testing? 0

API (Application Programming Interface) is a set of ready-to-use classes, functions, procedures, etc., that are provided by the application in

JUnit vs TestNG 0

Usually, in order to conduct thorough and detailed software testing, the specialists use special tools and frameworks. It can be

Relational Database Testing 0

Usually, database testing is neglected at all or conducted formally without any detalization. But this software testing procedure is an

How to Make Usability Testing More Effective? 0

Every developing team waits for the feedback from end users. Unfortunately, it is impossible to get the information about each

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Usability Testing

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Positive UX – how to make wow effect simple 0

Do you return home if you forget your phone on a table? Can you live at least one day without any gadget or PC? According to the report made by iPass in 2011, more than 60% of mobile workers sleep with their phones. In 2015, the magazine Fortune said that

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GUI Testing vs Usability Testing 0

Some software testing types have much in common. It is important to distinguish the peculiarities of execution procedure of such

Mobile Applications and Usability Testing Contrivances 0

Software product testing has long ceased to be a novelty and now almost any software goes through a series of

Deceptive Opinion on Usability Testing 0

Sometimes employees of the software testing company are faced with incomprehensible, illogical applications, many functions and uses of which are

On What Should One Rely Performing Usability Testing? 0

Perception of usability is rather subjective, as what is nice and pleasant for one person may seem ugly and irritating

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