We have two functional testing tools – WinRunner (WR) and QuickTest Professional (QTP). WinRunner has been around since about 1995 while QuickTest Pro has been available since about 2002. We have lots of companies asking us “What’s the difference between WinRunner and QuickTest Pro?” and “If they are both functional testing tools from the same company, then which one of the tools should we use?” This document was developed as a short simple reference in helping to understand the basi...
Published about 28-05-2009 | Rated 0
This type of testing is done without any formal Test Plan or Test Case creation. Ad-hoc testing helps in deciding the scope and duration of the various other testing and it also helps testers in learning the application prior starting with any other testing. It is the least formal method of testing. One of the best uses of ad hoc testing is for discovery. Reading the requirements or specifications (if they exist) rarely gives you a good sense of how a program actually behaves. Even the user docu...
Published about 09-10-2009 | Rated 0
Have you performed software installation testing? How was the experience? Well, Installation testing (Implementation Testing) is quite interesting part of software testing life cycle.
Installation testing is like introducing a guest in your home. The new guest should be properly introduced to all the family members in order to feel him comfortable. Installation of new software is also quite like above example.
If your installation is successful on the new system then customer will be defin...
Published about 16-02-2009 | Rated 0
Cognizant Technology Solutions has increased its employee strength in software testing practice by ten times to around 9,000 people in the last four years. Nearly 75 per cent of the testing staff are sited in India and the rest at various locations, including Europe and Latin America.
Software testing practice is one of the fastest growing businesses for the US-based software company with offshore centres in India. While software testing is still considered a ‘secondary’ choice among stud...
Published about 10-07-2009 | Rated 0