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Building Meaningful Regression Test Collections

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How do you figure out what should be included in a regression test or a collection of regression tests? The simple answer is, “Not everything.”

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TestRail Leads in the Fall 2020 G2 Grid Report

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TestRail has maintained its position as the #1 test management software, according to the Fall 2020 G2 Grid for Test Management! TestRail has been recognized for delivering the “Best Results” and as the “Most Implementable” tool in this category.

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TestRail Tips & Tricks Webinar Highlights

TestRail Tips and Tricks Webinar Recap

Recently, TestRail engineer Jacob Scott shared his favorite TestRail Tips & Tricks. In this article, we’ll summarize some of the highlights from this webinar.

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Four Ways to Keep Testing Skills Sharp During the Pandemic

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The global pandemic has many of us wondering about our job situation. If you are not enjoying working where you are right now, you might be thinking about a move soon enough. But how do you get ready for it and prepare a skill set that is industry ready? Here are some tips to upskill yourself as a tester now or anytime in the future.

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Testing Different Kinds of Correctness

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Software testing theory recognizes different kinds of tests: unit, integration, load, and so on. Tests outside software, but about software, also are important. Here are a few of these other tests that you need to know, and how they’re performed.

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Performance Testing with No Budget

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Today I will give a few examples of cases that are not big enough to warrant a full-time performance tester, where “traditional” “functional” testers and test groups stepped up to do the work. I’ll show you what I did, teach you how to do it, and, along the way, explain the difference between performance testing and performance engineering.

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Defining Your Definition of Done

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As you and your agile team race against time, you all have your eye on your individual goals. The success of the team and the release depends on everyone getting their part done in time. But how do you define ‘being done?’

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You See But Do Not Observe: Sherlock Holmes on Software Testing

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One of the oft-quoted lines from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s character Sherlock Holmes, is “You see, but do not observe. The distinction is clear.” Many testers focus on what they see. They often do not consider what to observe. There is a significant difference. Knowing this can help improve your testing.

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Tester’s Diary: New Adventures in Accessibility

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I started a new role to work on accessibility of our website. Starting an accessibility program from scratch required a lot of self-motivation and cheerleading. This is what I learned, and how I learned it.

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Idera, Inc. Announces Sale of SmartInspect

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August 24, 2020 – Gurock Software GmbH (a division of Idera, Inc.), a global technology company and maker of the test case management software tool TestRail, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its SmartInspect business to Code Partners Pty Ltd.

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