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Zephyr for Test Management in Agile

Whether you personally like it or not, Jira is the #1 software development tool used by agile teams globally. Especially if you are in a big organization, then Jira is most often the go-to tool for every member of your...

The fallacy of Thread.Sleep

A simple search in our test automation repository for “Thread.Sleep” returns over 600 instances in just the baseline regression suite alone. With an average of 10 seconds per instance, nearly 2 hours of wait...

Demystify Continuous Testing

Here's a brief checklist of critical things that teams can check and incorporate into your test automation for jump starting their continuous testing journey.

What AI means for Testers?

It’s been some time since I have seen any new solution or tool that is rolled out without the buzz word “Artificial Intelligence” in it. While AI is not new and it has been around for over 60 years...

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...

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...

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...

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Zephyr for Test Management in Agile

Whether you personally like it or not, Jira is the #1 software development tool used by agile teams globally. Especially if you are in a big organization, then Jira is most often the go-to tool for every member of your...

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...

What AI means for Testers?

It’s been some time since I have seen any new solution or tool that is rolled out without the buzz word “Artificial Intelligence” in it. While AI is not new and it has been around for over 60 years...

Demystify Continuous Testing

Here's a brief checklist of critical things that teams can check and incorporate into your test automation for jump starting their continuous testing journey.

The fallacy of Thread.Sleep

A simple search in our test automation repository for “Thread.Sleep” returns over 600 instances in just the baseline regression suite alone. With an average of 10 seconds per instance, nearly 2 hours of wait...

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