Test-case-documenting-styles-blog Documenting Test Cases

One of the key deliverables or a major activity for a tester is to produce test cases and defect reports. Different teams follow different styles of documenting test cases and these test cases are further used not only by testers but also by the development teams as well as the…

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Key testing metrics that could influence test release decisions Testing Metrics Influencing Major Test Release Decisions

Metrics are the quantitative measures that provide a high-level understanding of the performance of a project or application. In a software project, it is crucial to measure the quality, cost, and effectiveness of the project. Testing metrics provide visibility to the overall health and readiness of the product, which helps…

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Tips-for-Calculating-Effort-Estimates-in-Testing Tips for Calculating Effort Estimates in Testing

What is test effort estimation? Test effort estimation is a key activity in test planning. A well-thought effort estimate helps to rightly plan the testing phases, allocate the required resources, schedule the testing activities so that the testing phase gets completed on-time. Irrespective of the SDLC models that you have…

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XPath or CSS or ID–Which one to use XPath or CSS or ID – Which one to use?

One of the most debated topics in the open-source UI test automation community is selecting the right UI locator. Amongst many options available for identifying the UI locators today, such as HTML ID, Name, CSS, and XPath expressions, etc., the most common recommendation is to use HTML ID and the…

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Jira plug-ins for test management Exploring Jira Plug-ins for Effective Test Management

Atlassian Jira is one of the most popular project management software. Besides the core features the software offers, it has an extensive marketplace of plug-ins to support various phases of software development processes. While there are several test management plug-ins that can be integrated with Jira, yet many of us…

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