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35 Challenging Interview Questions for Testers

35 Challenging Interview Questions for Testers

This is a guest posting by Simon Knight. Simon Knight works with teams of all shapes and sizes as a test lead, manager & facilitator, helping to deliver great software.This post has been updated in November 2021. Back in 2015, we gave you a list of interview...
Improving the Developer Tester Handoff

Improving the Developer Tester Handoff

This is a guest post by Rachel Kibler. I’m sure I’m not the only one who gets frustrated when I get a story to test with only a few notes about implementation or expected behavior. For a while, I was supporting five developers, they paired rarely, and we were all...
Shift Left: Testing from the Onset of the Project

Shift Left: Testing from the Onset of the Project

This is a guest post by Dee Ann Pizzica. In software development, the sooner you find problems, the cheaper and easier it is to fix them. I first started to notice this while working on large-scale waterfall projects that employed a traditional V model for...
Agile Needs a Whole-Team Approach to Testing

Agile Needs a Whole-Team Approach to Testing

This is a guest post by Nishi Grover Garg. As teams have adopted agile practices, they’ve realized that they no longer have time for fast and furious testing at the end of a release, like they used to do in traditional projects. Testing has to adapt to the needs of...
Managing Test Cases for Payment Systems

Managing Test Cases for Payment Systems

This is a guest post by Peter G. Walen. The software your company makes and possibly uses, is different from all other software. You have built a custom solution for how your company works and operates. Your software is unlike any other. Unfortunately, your test...
7 Browser Tricks to Aid in Your Testing

7 Browser Tricks to Aid in Your Testing

This is a guest post by Matthew Heusser. Today I’ll be talking about Browser tricks – little features you might not even realize exist, mostly in the “developer tools” sections of the browser. These aren’t about code, but instead ways to...
Tips for Writing Effective Test Cases

Tips for Writing Effective Test Cases

This is a guest post by Nishi Grover Garg. When they’re learning the fundamentals, new testers often overlook something very important: They are hardly ever taught to focus on test case design. The result is testers taking very little time thinking about their tests...