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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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Analysis of Dynamics of Critical Defects

Over time the number of errors in the test program becomes less and at some point it has become necessary to terminate software testing. Determine this point is not so

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How to Involve Non-functional Testing?

Note: this article was updated in July 2019 Who would have thought that product development is only half the way to success?! No less important is to verify its quality

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7 Ways to Measure Test Coverage

Note: this article was updated in December 2019. There is no one-size-fits-all guide to creating test coverage. This is why the testers need to know advice about how to do

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5 Principal Advantages of Offshore Software Testing

Errors are possible in any sphere, software development is not an exception from this rule – almost any software product has bugs, which have a negative effect and must be

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Perfecto Mobile – An Overview

by Ajay BalamurugadasAs I had promised last month on twitter about a blog post on my experience with Perfecto Mobile, here it is. What is Perfecto Mobile? To quote them, Perfecto

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Selenium 2 makes automation debugging easier

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

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