Moving from Manual QA to QA Automation
Have you been considering a switch from manual to automated QA testing? It could be a great move for your career. Sure, it might take some time to learn new skills and tools, but the benefits could be well worth the effort. So why not take the leap and explore the possibilities of a career in QA Automation.
What is MFA?
More now than ever, we are constantly looking for ways to protect our valuable online data. Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) is an increasingly popular security measure being adopted by many businesses of all sizes to ensure that their systems remain secure against unauthorized access attempts.
Testing email sign-up on mobile
If you’re a programmer, you might find yourself constantly worrying about the issues that users might face when signing up to your service from a mobile device. In this article, we take a look at the benefits of sign-up flow testing, before breaking down an example.
Getting started with Postman for API testing
Manual API testing can be time-consuming, but fortunately there are tools to automate and ultimately speed up the testing process. This article discusses the importance of API testing and how to use Postman to create easy-to-use, repeatable API tests.
How to use Telnet to test SMTP servers
When testing for bugs or searching for the root of email-related issues, it’s wise to rule out the possibility of an SMTP server malfunction. In this article, we provide a bit of background on what SMTP and Telnet are and how you can use Telnet to help validate the email functionality in your applications.
Overview of SMS testing
Even in this day and age, we still use SMS for interacting and transacting with the brands we love. Businesses send out bulk SMS messages on a daily basis, and they need to make sure that each one goes to the right phone number and contains the correct information. Automated SMS testing is there to get the job done.
Optimising testing with the test pyramid
The test pyramid is a useful tool for developers and QA engineers who are getting started with testing. Visualising the various layers of software testing allows these professionals to best focus their testing effort. In this article, we provide an overview of the test pyramid, as well as how to interpret and use it to generate useful takeaways in the context of your software project.
Bringing your QA results to the broader team
Communication is one of the most under appreciated skills for software development teams, but it can mean the difference between success and failure. There is nowhere this is more apparent in most organizations than communication between QA and developers.