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Announcing TestRail 7.1 with Attachment Management Improvements

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Here at TestRail Towers we know how important it is to be able to supplement the design and results of your testing with screenshots, gifs, documents and other artefacts. Attaching that information to your test cases and inserting it into fields so it can be viewed alongside instructions or testing results are important capabilities for any tester.

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Announcing TestRail 7.0 with Shared Test Steps and Test Case Restore

TestRail release 7.0

We’re excited to announce the general availability of TestRail 7.0 for both our Cloud and Server customers. This release includes two major features requested by many users—Shared Test Steps and Test Case Restore—as well as a number of other improvements and bug fixes.

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8 Browser Plugins for Testing

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When I think of testing a website or application, I generally break it into two kinds of work. There is the initial work on the new feature, which is usually deep into that feature and the things that surround it. Then, later, I may need to check to see if a set of changes caused unanticipated problems.

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6 Ways to Grow Your Testing Career in 2021

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Last year was hard in more ways than one. As a result, our career and growth plans might have taken a back seat. Let’s take charge of our careers and drive them in the direction we want. Here are 6 ideas.

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Can You Unit Test Your Database? You Bet!

Historically, if you asked what unit testing was, you’d probably get a curious mix of definitions.This has included everything from very specific definitions to the extremely vague.

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TestRail User Survey Results 2020-Part 1

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We are excited to share the insights from the 2020 TestRail User Survey. In total, we received over 2,500 responses to this year’s survey! In this post, we share the results and break down some key demographic highlights from this year’s survey.

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Traceability and Test Coverage in TestRail

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One common question we receive from new TestRail users is: “How do I trace requirements using TestRail?” Sometimes, folks even specifically ask, “Does TestRail support RTM (Requirements Traceability Matrix) to trace the test coverage?” Check out this post to learn how!

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When Do I Stop Testing?

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Without a list of criteria, how do we know when testing is done — or how to get there? Read this article by Justin Rohrman, President of the Board of Directors for the Association for Software Testing, to learn the answer to this dilemma and revise your testing strategy.

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4 Major Misunderstandings About Pull Requests

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Pull requests are often treated as a kind of medical examination: an untrusted developer receives correction from a review board of peers or even superiors who correct the request so it’s safe to advance. But there’s a better way to handle pull requests.

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DevOps Test Strategy: How a Tester Triumphs

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As a tester, it can be intimidating to get involved in the middle of the testing process, especially on a highly technical project. But often DevOps teams can benefit greatly from the mindset and input of a seasoned tester. How do you approach these teams, get involved, and develop a successful testing strategy with a DevOps team?

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