Linked Questions

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Getting started in SQA [duplicate]

I am about to graduate in the Fall and have this summer to try and line something up in terms of a job. I wasn't able to snag an internship even though I am almost done with a computer science degree ...
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How do I improve my Test Idea generation ability? [duplicate]

I have always tried to improve my test coverage as a black-box tester. Still, I believe that I need to improve my ability to generate practical and highly-usable ideas to test better so that I find ...
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What material can help a tester generate more and better ideas? [duplicate]

which domain knowledge other than software engineering can help a tester generate good test ideas? any books , courses, philosophy, theories , puzzles etc.
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Recommend a Good QA Book

What books are people reading that you would recommend. I've just finished up "Beautiful Testing" (which I would highly recommend) and need to pick up another book. I'm looking for something fairly ...
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How can I transition into QA and what software tools should I learn?

I've been working in various helpdesk/software support positions for several years now, but my goal has always been to work in the field of QA. I enjoy problem solving and I'm always trying to learn ...
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4answers
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How to further expand knowledge in Software QA?

I recently passed the ISTQB Foundation Level exam and even though I did pretty well in the exam I have the feeling that I haven’t learned much at all except maybe some basic concepts and a few ...
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Changing my career field to QA

I have a BA degree in Biochemistry. I worked at a research lab for 5 yrs before I quit my job to be a stay at home. Now I want to change my career and get into the field of QA. I don't have much ...
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Design patterns specific for test automation

Software engineering has many design patterns, including Adaptors, Abstract Factories, Decorators etc. Test automation, as a branch of software engineering, can use same patterns but has also its own ...
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What are some of the best Software Testing Courses for a beginner? [closed]

I am a complete novice in software testing. I want to learn more about black-box/functional testing in general. Which courses(free or paid Text/video courses) could i use to learn better to write test ...
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Learning web testing QA [closed]

I am a general student. Nowadays I am trying to learn website testing but where from I will start, where from learn, which process will be better for me. I want to know about it. Please anybody give ...
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4answers
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from Merchandising Major to QATester

I have a Bachelors in Merchandising and have been in sales and customer service roles since I graduated in 2011. My boyfriend is a Project Manager and is assisting me into becoming a tester. OK my ...
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Documentation for Web Service testing with SoapUI

I am new in web service testing with SoapUI. I refer SoapUI own documentation resource for testing. But their is not discussed all features step by step properly. And not also discussed for advanced ...
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Looking for Clarity on testing terminology (Collaboration Request)

I need to explain the testing terminology to others because I want everyone to be on the same page; have the same understanding. After continuous study of the testing world for over more than a month, ...
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Online application with a bug to learn troubleshooting of HTTP traffic

Is there any online Web application with known bugs that I could use to verify candidate's skills in troubleshooting? In particular I am looking for something that will allow a candidate to ...