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Test Automation Engineer, no record-playback?

I want to become a test automation engineer in the future. The thing that is concerning me is this: I have always thought that test automation is using record-playback to test different application. ...
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Where to start learning test automation from?

Nervously looking at job posts, automation and programming is no longer "good-to-have". It is almost a must. I'm a manual tester looking to start working towards automated testing/test automation. I ...
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Leadership/Management versus Technical Roles

I feel like I am in a point in my career path where I need to start thinking more long term. Up until now I have been known as the technical guy who can figure out anything. I am the person who gets ...
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Which language would benefit in Software Testing career?

I'm Software Test Engineer and having 3+ years of experience. Still I haven't done any localization testing. As far I can guess, tester should know the language to test the application for that ...
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Need some serious career advice from the elders here

I have recently graduated with a Software Engineering degree. I have found a job as a Test Automation Developer writing frameworks in ruby/cucumber to test other applications that have been developed. ...
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Will getting a Software Testing Certification benefit me in my career?

I have 2 years of experience in manual testing, and I am currently learning automation testing in my spare time. I was thinking that will getting a foundation/entry testing certification really help ...
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Career Change in to Testing

I've around 10+ years of experience in Banking operations including, reconciliations, sales, customer services, Asset Management financial transaction QA. Coming to academics I've done my PG in ...
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Can working in QA for a while make someone a better developer/engineer?

I was just wondering what type of skills gained in QA would help someone become a better software engineer/developer (if any)? I was talking to a fellow intern, and he told me that some of his ...
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Changing course from Pre-Med to SQA engineering…what should I do?

I'm in my second semester as junior in college, and until recently, I've been on the pre-med track. Long story short, I realized that I wasn't planning on going to medical school because of my ...
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SDET working as freelancer?

Many developers work as freelancer, developing a project on request. Is there a similar career path for SDET? I would like to work in a similar independent way, e.g., by automating tests per project. ...
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Software testing: a first step to development?

I've been testing Ubuntu daily builds for QA since last month. I wasn't too confident in learning development yet, because I didn't feel familiar with encountering a bunch of code. But I want to ...