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How do I train a new manual tester?

Have them learn about: Unit vs. Integrated vs. User Acceptance vs Performance testing* Boundary Value Testing - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boundary_testing Security Testing - https://en.wikipedia....
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How much help to provide someone who will not learn on their own

I wouldn't want his advice to be create unnecessary work. First of all I would ask your mate to give me a vision on what would be the value of the changes, since Maven or TestNG vs JUnit issues are ...
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How to teach test automation engineers to use a debugger

Excellent question. Debugging is a basic skill programmers should have. Many testers lack programming skills because companies throw people with no or only little programming experience into test ...
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Strategy and resources for training Quality Assurance engineers

First, it's good to have some vocabulary: The ISTQB Guide can help you with that. I recommend reading the Chapter 1. If you are not familiar with the agile approach, a fast reading for the is also ...
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QA/testing training and practice

There will be longer and doubtless more complete answers but I think that if you understand the core principles of testing, you'll be fine. Know what the product is supposed to do. Determine if it ...
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Strategy and resources for training Quality Assurance engineers

If the QA team has a little or no experience, I would suggest the following plan/materials : Basics Objective : Make sure that all the individuals have the minimum knowledge of QA basics and share ...
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Training QA generalists

If you want people to be able to handle a wide variety of situations, and tools, and so on, you need to give them exposure to a wide variety of situations, and tools, and so on. And, crucially, you ...
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How to teach test automation engineers to use a debugger

Debugging in terms of Lay man's(i.e. manual tester) language is to find the root cause of any issue/bug by following the steps or by observing the screenshot, GIF or video provided. So, in the similar ...
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Python with selenium: unable to locate element which really exists

You should wait for an element before trying to interact with it. There are generally two options and do not mix use of the two. Use implicit waits from selenium import webdriver driver = webdriver....
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What books should every software tester read?

Below mentioned these are the books name with authors for learning Software testing. https://dzone.com/articles/12-impressive-books-every-tester-should-read Foundation of Software Testing by Cem ...
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How to teach test automation engineers to use a debugger

Show the benefits I think the problem is frequently the incentive (I mean personal one not compensation) is not clear. When you make the incentive(s) clear the case makes itself, and the motivation ...
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Training QA generalists

Rotate, let them experiment with Ideas. Rotate people between different technology teams and let them come up with new creative ideas together in the form of prototypes/PoCs to solve existing team ...
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Training QA generalists

If you want people that have worked on a variety of different projects, then you need to rotate people to work on different projects. This can be painful in the short term as you are assigning people ...
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Strategy and resources for training Quality Assurance engineers

For manual testing training you can refer the following site. Software Testing Training: End to End Training on a Live Project End to end real time software project testing is explained very ...
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QA/testing training and practice

I think you could follow all the answer you can see on your post. I will also recommend you that start by learning a programming language (which you feel more confortable) and then start using ...
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What do I need to start from zero in automated testing?

I think the first thing you should do is some research about general testing principles. Here is a reliable source for your reference: Software Testing News: http://www.softwaretestingnews.co.uk/ ...
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What do I need to start from zero in automated testing?

First learn about all the types of testing and what are they. first start your testing manually and then learn about automation testing.for automation testing coding knowledge is must.At least have a ...
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Do ISTQB/ISEB Testing Certificates prove that someone can test?

Do ISTQB/ISEB Testing Certificates prove that someone can test? Not really. It is all theory and definitions of terminologies. Frankly in my career and experience I haven't seen one size fits all ...
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