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Usability Testing: Difference Between Purchaser and End User

During determining the user profile in Usability Testing, you should understand the difference between the purchaser or buyer of the product and the actual end user. It happens so that

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Statistics of Errors in the Code

According to western experts, the programmer makes a mistake on average once at five lines of code (including erratum). Approximately 90% of these errors is corrected by the programmer, the

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What is Component Testing?

ISTQB Glossary gives us the following definition: Unit Testing (module testing): See component testing Component testing: Testing of individual software components (according to IEEE 610) Component: The smallest element of

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6 Basic Criteria For Testing Requirements

Note: the article was updated in November 2019 Why clear requirements are so vital during the software development life cycle? How not to waste time writing them but get benefits

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Myths and Facts: Purpose of Software Testing

Note: the article was updated in March 2019. What type of people do you belong to: those who believe that software testing plays in favor of their product, or those

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Do you consider yourself an expert in testing?

Note: the article was updated in August 2018. What distinguishes an ordinary tester from an expert? What knowledge and skills a professional QA engineer should possess? How to become a

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Siege is a stress testing tool for Web servers

Siege is a utility for stress testing webservers. It was created to give developers the ability to check the resource consumption of its code in conditions close to real. Siege

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Top 5 of Personal Qualities of a Tester

As a software tester, I often perform such tasks that are not directly related to the implementation of the testing: the management of the team of testers, business analysis, account

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Classification of Software Testing Kinds

What is “testing”? The book Meshcheryakova MS “Software Testing” is given two definitions of this term: 1. Testing is a process of detecting errors in software 2. Testing is a

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Positive And Negative Testing

Probably all the testers know what a negative testing is. I even think that it is a favorite type of software testing for many of us. When you run a

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Difference Between QA and Testing

Note: the article was updated in October 2018 Software testing and QA (Quality Assurance) are not the same notions. They have different goals, specific features and methods to apply. Let’s

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