qa tips for beginner
How to correctly write preconditions in test cases
In today’s «QA tips for newbies» rubric, we’re going to talk about how to compose test cases correctly.
Test Case — is a set of steps, specific conditions and parameters which are necessary for the verification of tested functionality of its part.
How to start writing the steps of reproducing the defect (bug)?Today, in terms of the «QA tips for newbies» rubric, we will talk about how to describe the steps to reproduce a defect(bug) correctly. Basic rules for describing steps to reproduce a defect(bug) are the following: Steps to reproduce (STR) are interconnected with the result, which is formed by their means (Actual result). Steps for…Tags: bug-report, qa tips for beginner,
Top 10 common mistakes while reporting a bug
Only those who do nothing do not make mistakes. However, our students do a lot in the process of studying a new professional field. Doing the task, listeners are learning on their own and on others’ mistakes. In this article, we collected the most common bug-report mistakes made by students . We hope this article will help you to understand better what to avoid and how to write a clear and complete the bug description.Tags: bug-report, qa tips for beginner,
Tools for taking screenshots
Screen capture is one of the most effective ways to share what’s happening on your monitor screen. For technical users such as QA engineers, this allows better communication between the project participants.Tags: qa tips for beginner,
Main browsers for testing
Today, there are many browsers from different companies and each of them is capable of displaying web pages. Everyone decides which one to choose. Some people like the interface and many add-ons in Chrome, some like the simplicity of Firefox, and for some who have a small need are enough standard Edge or Internet Explorer. What browsers are better to choose to test your site? Let’s consider this issue in detail.Tags: qa tips for beginner, self-training,
Useful tips for the effective team communication
Effective communication between employees plays an important role in the team’s workflow. It contributes to more coherent work, mutual understanding, distribution of tasks and responsibilities. They also help to quickly get out of unforeseen situations and solve complex problems with high quality. Effective communication boosts team morale and the job satisfaction level of each team member. Therefore, it is advisable to follow the general rules of business communication that will facilitate the construction of such communications.Tags: qa tips for beginner,
What are Soft Skills and why are they so important?
Testing like any other field of activity requires an QA engineer to possess certain skills. Professional, practical, experience skills are usually called «hard skills». Social skills, behavioral, emotional skills are called «soft skills». These skills cannot be called purely professional, they are more personal and they do not depend on the specifics of the work. These skills include the ability to communicate, self-discipline, responsibility, ability to solve problems and time management.Tags: qa tips for beginner, self-training,
FAQ for and during testing on iOS and macOS
The beginner testers, who don’t have any experience in working with iOS and MacOS, are faced with scope of questions about the way of execution of one or another action. In this article we’ve gathered the most common ones and tried to answer them.
Common mistakes in test cases on the course
One of the practical exercises types, which is a part of our course, is the test case filing. To solve this task successfully, we will discuss the most common mistakes that beginners make when they create a test case in this article . We hope that after reading this it, it will become much easier to design good test cases.
Нow to record screen video on Аndroid
Sometimes, using the telephone, it becomes necessary to record video with actions on the screen. This can be a work need of QA or just a need of a regular user who wants to convey information to others. So, there is a question how to do that?