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Poor guy detecting and raising bugs (errors) in the product (code, system, etc.) by applying verification and validation methods.

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How can I make a smooth transition from being a Black-Box Tester to an expert Automation Engineer?

I have worked as a functional, black-box tester for over 8 years in the Software Industry. I am a skilled exploratory tester and have found a lot of critical problems in many products over the years. ...
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Why do some Software Testers never analyze the product extensively or use different techniques/heuristics to generate better ideas?

I am a black-box tester myself. I take my job seriously and try to find new ways to improve my test design experience. I have seen some of the Software Testers in my company take their job very ...
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What is the difference between Quality assurance engineer and a tester?

In our country we don't have a designation as software tester. But everything is done by software quality assurance engineers (designation). I'm trying to apply for foreign jobs and when I go through ...
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Want to change from software developer to Software Tester

I have working as a software developer from last 3.9 years still my coding skills are not up to the mark . I have worked on core java, GWT framework , no-sql databases but still there is missing ...
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What can a candidate tester do to blow up an interview?

We are going to have a couple of interviews coming up soon for a position in our QA department. The position requires quite a lot of manual testing and a bit of test automation which is going to grow. ...
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Testing without SRS as a fresher tester?

I am new to testing field and from a non-technical background how should I report bugs without SRS (Software Requirements Specification)?
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What are responsibilities of being a Software Tester? [closed]

Is creating wireframes a part of Software Testing job? I am a newbie in Software Testing. What would be the possible responsibilities of being a Software Tester?
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Where can I volunteer to become a QA Tester?

I was hoping to find an open source project where I can be a volunteer QA Tester. Anyone know a project looking for one?
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Who is a tester in an Agile Team? [closed]

In an Agile world, would you consider all of the team members testers? Are they part of defining the quality of the software? How can a team member be a good agile tester in your mind? What are the ...
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What can testers do to win over the hearts of software developers? [closed]

Testers and developers don't always get along due to a wide variety of reasons. What can testers and other people can do to make software developers lives easier, more productive and more enjoyable? ...
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How can developers improve relations with testers?

Testers and developers don't always get along, which can lead to a lot of inefficiencies between testing activities and perform QA. What can developers and other people do to make working with ...