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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...
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...
What Metrics Should You Be Using?

What Metrics Should You Be Using?

This is a guest posting by Peter G. Walen. Many high-profile testers react negatively to most metrics programs. They argue that measurements usually do not measure the things intended. They point out that people change their behavior to drive the metrics in the...
5 Common Mistakes Teams Make During CI/CD Implementation

5 Common Mistakes Teams Make During CI/CD Implementation

This is a guest post by Raj Subrameyer If you work in an agile environment, chances are you have heard the terms continuous testing and DevOps. Over the years, teams have realized the importance of finding defects earlier, and they have shifted testing left to ensure...