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Being Tester - A wild introduction to Context Driven Testing

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Published on February 19, 2014

Author: syedarslanali

Source: slideshare.net

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Being Tester is a much focused awareness training targeting specific audience. The audience comprise of testing professionals, Fresh Graduates who wish to learn about the field of (Software) Testing and even ICT students at senior levels.
What we have tried to establish in this short duration session is to banner the testing as a human and psychological skills rather a pure machine oriented technical paradigm. The highlighted contents are as follows:
a. Testing as a career
b. (Software) testing defined
c. Testing and its subsequent learning
d. Traits of being a Tester
e. The Test Strategy Models
f. Discovering Bugs
g. Setting the Coverage
h. Breaking Product
i. Test Automation
These topics are themselves a complete range of detailed areas which cannot be covered in full details even if we try so for keeping things simple we shall introduce testing as a Wild Science to the audience so they can understand the true depth of the field.
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alyst Sr. Consultant – IS @ Sidat Hyder Morshed Associates (Era of Knowledge, Testing Circus, Impackt Publications, and Change Bringer!) Effective Tester Workshop and TestersTestified Sessions @arslan0644 || @testtified arslan@testerstestified.com Copyright TestersTestified 2013-2014

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….there will be nearly 26 billion devices on the Internet of Things by 2020, excluding PCs, tablets, and smartphones. This growing “internet of things” will alter the way we live and work – but not always for the better. Within embedded software, questions surface about the security, and the delivery, of

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As a knowledge seeker you wish to know about (Software) Testing You are assuming that testing is a purely technical skill and what tools I need to learn here – Is not the case! You are analyzing your options to decide whether to take up testing as a career or not! Your weightage is and shall be effected by the “Trends” and “ICT Cultures” of our country. You are not entirely sure of various testing definitions and new concepts that are surfacing around the world Copyright TestersTestified 2013-2014

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Software testing is the process of analyzing a software item to detect the differences between existing and required conditions (that is, bugs) and to evaluate the features of the software item Software testing is an investigation conducted to provide stakeholders with information about the quality of the product or service under test. Testing is a process of executing a program with the intent of finding an error. Copyright TestersTestified 2013-2014

Software testing is the process of analyzing a software item to detect the differences between existing and required conditions (that is, bugs) and to evaluate the features of the software item Software testing is an investigation conducted to provide stakeholders with information about the quality of the product or service under test. Testing is a process of executing a program with the intent of finding an error. Copyright TestersTestified 2013-2014

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Specifications Technical Knowledge Thinking Communication Product Experience The important parts of testing don’t take place in the computer or on your desk! Copyright TestersTestified 2013-2014 Problem Report Rapid Software Testing -Copyright © 1995-2011, Satisfice, Inc.

Black Box Examining functionality without any knowledge of internal implementation Copyright TestersTestified 2013-2014 White Box tests internal structures or workings of a program

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-Idea -Idea -Idea -….. This Not This Copyright TestersTestified 2013-2014 a. b. c. d. Do this Then do this Then Do this And then this! remains in control! Scripted Procedures give the illusion of control over Rapid Software Testing -Copyright © 1995-2011, Satisfice, Inc.

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Test Automation Snake Oil - James Bach, Satisfice, Inc. …we think of test automation as any use of tools to support testing Michael Bolton - Developsense Copyright TestersTestified 2013-2014 83

Agile Test Automation - James Bach, Satisfice, Inc. I am Testing! Copyright TestersTestified 2013-2014 I am helping this tester; Hey, I know a tool that might work here! 84

Agile Test Automation - James Bach, Satisfice, Inc. Because: They Think like Tool Smiths! and They are expensive! Copyright TestersTestified 2013-2014 85

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Establish a contact (email us) anytime for any assistance. Join “Software Testers and QAs from Pakistan”, “Pak SW Quality Assurance” and “Software Ponder Alliance” on LinkedIn Follow TestersTestified on LinkedIn and Twitter @testtified OR just visit www.testerstestified.com and we will take you from there! Copyright TestersTestified 2013-2014

Good Readings: • Lessons Learned in Software Testing • The Art of Systems Thinking • An Introduction to General Systems Thinking Watch “Becoming a Software Testing Expert” on Google tech talks by James Bach Join and follow forums such as: STAR, Lets Test, Software Testing Club, Satisfice, and Develop Sense. Copyright TestersTestified 2013-2014

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