Testing Chief

Color Contrast Testing

Color contrast is the use of complementary colors from the opposite side of the color spectrum. Simply it means making the foreground stand out from the background. Using such complementary (contrasting) colors for...

My Take: Test Automation Quotes

The following are some of my favorite quotes on automation. Most of them talk about automation in general, and most probably made in the times of machines started replacing men and women in the manufacturing sector. In...

Why you can’t skip Accessibility Testing?

Considering 1 in 4 adults in the United States has some kind of disability, it is much more important to prioritize accessibility testing in your test strategy to ensure your application caters to everyone.

How staying in the Comfort zone kills you?

Not sure who was the original author to attribute this article to, but recently I got this as a forward from one of my colleagues and I’m really impressed by the metaphor used on why it is important to get out of...

Do you need test cases to test?

I got this question yesterday on Twitter! “Why do you write test cases?”. It made me think, do we really need test cases to test an application or system? I was always told to create the test cases first...

How much does your test automation code smell?

A code smell is any characteristic in the source code of a program that violates fundamental design principles and negatively impacts design quality Usually, code smell indicates that something might be wrong, a problem...

Selenium Grid: Scaling your Tests

Selenium Grid helps you to scale your WebDriver scripts by running them in parallel on remote machines. What do you think about managing a reliable and scalable test infrastructure for your automated tests? Leave your...

Free Text to Speech with Amazon Polly

There are several open-source and freemium tools available on the Internet which can convert text to speech, and let you download as an audio file but each has its own limitations. I used one such tool recently...

Do we still need Testers?

Recently, there’s been a lot of discussion on moving from traditional software development teams with a clear demarcation between development and testing roles to a full stack team where developers can develop and test...