Alpha Testing vs Beta Testing

Alpha Testing vs Beta Testing

Both alpha and beta testing are forms of user acceptance testing, allowing to build confidence before the product launch. Both of them help collect actionable feedback and increase product usability. However, despite more or less similar basic goals, alpha and beta tests are carried out in...
Complete Website Testing Checklist

Complete Website Testing Checklist

Any software development life cycle should involve a testing phase — otherwise, the product already delivered to end users may be full of defects, which will result in a large number of negative reviews, lost customers, and dropoffs. Apparently, websites and web apps aren`t an exception. To...
test cases

How to Write Test Cases: QAwerk’s Comprehensive Guide

Right from the start, we are set to announce that there is no single all-purpose test case type. However, there is an easy-to-follow set of practices and solutions that, when implemented properly, will result in a good one. We’ve put together the test case writing best practices – read on...
search for bugs in the code

How to Write a Good Bug Report? Best Practices

Bug tracking, reporting and fixing are integral processes in software development. Among all of these tasks, reporting may seem to be the least important one, but it isn’t like that. The better the report is, the faster the bug gets fixed. In turn, if the report doesn’t provide all the...
QA in Software Development: Role and Importance

QA in Software Development: Role and Importance

High quality. These are the ultimate “holy grail” words in any business niche, project life-cycle, service implementation, etc. It’s easy to save on a “small” thing or two – the long-standing results of such “cost-effectiveness”, however, are truly nasty in 9 out of 10 cases....
Agile Testing Process – Principles, Methods & Advantages

Agile Testing Process – Principles, Methods & Advantages

If you are a developer or a tester, the word agile is nothing new to you. But if you are new in it and wonder what agile testing is and what it means in practice, you won’t have any questions left after reading this article. What is Agile Testing? Agile testing is an inseparable part...
Crowdsourcing vs Outsourcing: A Testing Battle

Crowdsourcing vs Outsourcing: A Testing Battle

Don’t you hate it when the app you’ve downloaded doesn’t work correctly? It crashes randomly, buttons don’t work, information is not updated when it is supposed to? You don’t want that. Neither do your customers. They want a flawless product that works fast and without errors. But no...
Mistakes in Programming that Cost Lives, Time, and Money

Mistakes in Programming that Cost Lives, Time, and Money

Computer systems run the modern world, which sometimes leads to technical failures being the cause of fatal accidents in the material environment. Such failures are usually the result of human mistakes in engineering, calculations, software development, and testing. Here are the most resonant those...
Responsive Web Design Testing: The Definitive Guide

Responsive Web Design Testing: The Definitive Guide

As mobile Internet is getting more used, the websites need to get more suitable for the users. Responsive web design (RWD) might help in meeting this demand. Responsive Web Design Definition Responsive web design is part of website QA aimed at creating a website suitable for working on any device...
What is Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC)? Step by Step Guide

What is Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC)? Step by Step Guide

Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC): Step by Step Guide Software testing life cycle (STLC) is a set of actions that are performed coherently and on a systematic and planned basis in order to find out if a software product works properly and if there are any options to improve it. All stages of the...