Karen Teboulle by Karen Teboulle

The Best Manual Test Case Templates

Manual tests scripts help testers document their test case scenarios that should be executed as part of the testing cycle. Typically such manual test case scripts include the following details: general info of the test, step description, step data,...

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by Kristin Jackvony

How to Decide What To Automate

When I started my career as a software tester a decade ago, test automation was viewed with some skepticism. Automated tests were hard to set up, time-consuming to run, and provided unreliable results. But since then huge advances have been made, and now...

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Louise Gibbs by Louise Gibbs

Benefits of Record and Playback Features in Test Automation

Record and playback features are a really useful tool for automated test development. The way they work is that the test developer clicks a record button, does some actions, and then clicks stop. When replaying the recording, the same actions should be...

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Louise Gibbs by Louise Gibbs

Inside a Stationery Shop: Analyzing Different Testing Methods

There are many types and approaches to testing. In this article, we discuss some of these different techniques by comparing them to testing pens on sale in a stationery shop. The shop represents the software application. Features within the application...

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Louise Gibbs by Louise Gibbs

Test Automation Is Still Testing, But Don’t Go At It Alone

There is a statement that has been discussed throughout the testing community that stirs a great deal of controversy:  “Test Automation is not Testing, It’s Checking!”. It is a really powerful statement when describing the benefits of manual...

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by AutomationPanda

A Software Engineer in Test Must Have The Heart of a Developer

I am a Software Engineer in Test (SET). Many people don’t know quite what that means, though. Developers frequently refer to me as a “tester” or “QA,” and a former director once thought I did DevOps. While my work covers these areas, they...

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Nick Slavsky by Nick Slavsky

9 Steps For Going From Manual to Automated Testing

There are many differences between manual and automated testing, hence in order to accomplish a successful transition into automated testing, I recommend following these 9 simple steps: 1. Say no to repetitive tasks The real step toward automation...

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Seretta Gamba by Seretta Gamba

Manual Testing vs. Automated Testing

Many testers that want to turn to test automation ask what should they learn first? Lots of people think they should start with coding. On the one hand, I believe that being able to code is an innate trait - some can and some can’t code. Therefore, it...

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