3 Resources to Help You Become a Better Tester in 2016

Software testers have a lot on their plate in 2016. Today, testers need to test applications across multiple platforms. They need to ensure they are meeting the high standards being set by consumers and app stores. And they need to run an increasing number of tests — … [Read more...]

5 Trends Software Testers Should Keep an Eye on in 2016

Software testers had a lot to keep up with in 2015. And as you may expect, 2016 won’t be any different. As we start the New Year, we wanted to share five predictions for new trends and developments in the world of software testing in 2016. 1. Python will continue to grow … [Read more...]

13 Experts Share Their 2016 Software Industry Predictions [SlideShare]

It’s never easy to predict the future. But if you want to plan for the future, you need to keep an eye on what’s coming next. This month, we reached out to people from different areas of the software industry to get their thoughts on what to expect in 2016. From DevOps … [Read more...]

Understanding the Difference Between Performance and Functional Testers

I remember when I was introduced to the idea of performance testing, and even the performance tester as a role. Our company had one person whose sole focus was discovering performance and load-related information. My work, on the other hand, was with a team of seven … [Read more...]

How Software Testers Can Teach, Share and Play with Others

Put yourself in my place: The midst of a typical performance review. My manager was talking about what I had accomplished in the past year and where I wanted to take things. My answer was more responsibility and a corresponding raise. It's no huge surprise that young, … [Read more...]

Test Automation Pitfalls: Don’t Get Trapped!

Automation has been around for a long time now, at least since the 1950s. At the insistence of management at every software company I've worked with, I've been trying to make it useful for the past decade.  That game is a tricky one. One common strategy, for example, is to … [Read more...]

Scale Testing Using Modern Scripting Languages and SCM Integrations In TC 11

Today, we released a new version of TestComplete. The focus of this release has been to allow organizations to easily scale their testing efforts by making it easier for them to bring QA teams having different skill sets together. With release cycles getting shortened, … [Read more...]

Windows 10 Isn’t Really Free for Software Testers

Over the past year, we have had many articles suggesting how Window 10 would be free for anyone who signed up to test it. Well, it turns out that some terms and conditions govern who gets a new Windows 10 license for free. In fact, what you do with your current subscription … [Read more...]

White Box Testing Vs. Black Box Testing

A casual analysis of software testing tends to break it down into main categories -- black box testing and white box testing. This distinction a bit strange though. Does it really exist? Do we really need it? White Box and Black Box Testing Seem Opposite White box … [Read more...]

Improve API Quality: Don’t Forget the GUI

Behind every mobile application, smart device, or The Internet of Things (IoT) there is at least one application programming interface (API). These API’s and the graphical user interface (GUI) are often interdependent on each other to collect information. For instance, let’s … [Read more...]