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How can QA honestly identify their own strengths and weaknesses?

Does it matter? Sounds like impostor syndrome. Your probably less confident about your skills than you should be, it is the Dunning-Kruger effect. In my book, you are good enough at anything, if you ...
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What are the tools that we can use to automate, before completion of the development?

You could start with unit tests, while the application is being developed. In Java you can use JUnit for this. If you don't have a fully functioning system yet, you can use mocking to mock objects. In ...
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What are the key areas of focus for a Quality Architect within Agile Transformation?

A key area you are missing is Technical Excellence as described by the LeSS framework. Specification by Example Thinking about testing Continuous integration Continuous delivery Architecture & ...
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How can QA honestly identify their own strengths and weaknesses?

How can QA honestly identify their own strengths and weaknesses? Education and comparison Read blogs Read books Teach others Go to meetups Go to conferences Work at different companies Ask and Answer ...
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Automated tools fot testing Software Architecture

NDepend is the .NET equivalent of JDepend. You can find more info about the metrics here.
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What does a QA Architect do in a team, and what skills are needed for this job?

A qa architect is a person who design the building block of qa process. Basically this is more relevent to test automation where many things comes in picture. So his role is to place and consult the ...
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How can we test technical architecture for any product?

In essence, it doesn't change much, after all... “Testing is the process of evaluating a product by learning about it through exploration and experimentation, which includes: questioning, ...
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What are the tools that we can use to automate, before completion of the development?

You are UI tester, so tools and approaches for unit testing (TDD) suggested in other answers are mostly useless for you. I hope your developers are working in iterations (not a waterfall), so your ...
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What are the tools that we can use to automate, before completion of the development?

Are you asking about test driven development? This practice need not just tools, but also special steps/processes prior to writing a test or any code. Try to look at the article and the tools list ...
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java software quality in eclipse while developing

You asked about quality, but then you asked about performance, so I assume you are specifically interested in performance. The short answer is no. There are tools that will analyze performance ...
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Where should a test server be hosted?

It really comes down to overall reliability and speed. If you can guarantee that you have 24/7 access to your 'test server' via the Internet, with guaranteed > 10Mbps download/upload speeds, and you ...
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Where should a test server be hosted?

It should be hosted where everyone who needs to test can access it. Important is that everyone can test in isolation, you don't want different processes or users interfering with each others tests ...
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Aside from Tools, Technology and Platform, what are key factors for UI automation

Good practices for UI test automation Technical Excellence for clean code and TDD Write human readable tests as documentation Keep tests DRY with helpers for repeated steps Use a BDD approach such as ...
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What are the tools that we can use to automate, before completion of the development?

Given you use Selenium most probably your target is a web application. One of the options would be go a level down and perform your testing using HTTP Protocol, the pros are: The tests are not that ...
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Can a Software QA take over all the documentations needed for the project?

The answer here falls into the "Yes, but..." category. Yes, the test team can own documentation. The potential issues here include: You will still be surprised by changing business requirements. It ...
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How can QA honestly identify their own strengths and weaknesses?

Try to proactively look for potential problems ahead of the actual testing. Several sources: Any errors which pop up in products you tested - and find out how you could have avoided it. Errors which ...
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How can QA honestly identify their own strengths and weaknesses?

Many testers before have asked this question already. Here are few links (blogs & video): Katrina Clokie - How do you become a great tester? Christin Wiedermann - SMARTER TESTING THROUGH SMARTER ...
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How to test AWS

I like to answers questions with questions during interviews. My first response would be that the question "How to test AWS?" is very broad. My first question would be: Which part of AWS ...
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How can QA honestly identify their own strengths and weaknesses?

Every person is having some weakness and strengths. But in professional world every person want to be less prone to mistakes. For achieving this QA tester have to keep in mind below mentioned points ...
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How can QA honestly identify their own strengths and weaknesses?

First, to know whether you are a good tester or not (or you have tested a product well or not), the scale to check is the number of bug slips. If the number of bugs from the client / user end is more, ...
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Can a Software QA take over all the documentations needed for the project?

The situation that you described will not end up good for someone or for whole team if changes in right direction don't occur in time. Since you probably don't have the authority to change this ...
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Can a Software QA take over all the documentations needed for the project?

Very Big Project has a project manager (or few). They should decide what would be beneficial for the project as a whole. If QA volunteers to write docs, but no one else will care about providing ...
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Can a Software QA take over all the documentations needed for the project?

The biggest problem with QA owning requirements and documentation is the loss of division of duties. In a worst case scenario QA could then change the requirements after the software has been ...
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What are the tools that we can use to automate, before completion of the development?

If you are strictly doing UI automation limited to black box testing only, then I would recommend top to bottom approach doing BDD/ ATDD using tools like cucumber which sit on top of selenium. Till ...
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What are the key areas of focus for a Quality Architect within Agile Transformation?

Consider the following areas and topics:
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What does a QA Architect do in a team, and what skills are needed for this job?

This article has a great definition of what a QA Architect is: https://medium.com/@maomrtnz/whats-a-qa-architect-9efc98037255
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