Fresher to Seasoned: Things I wish I knew

As this new year dawned, I was reminiscing on the fact that I now had more than a decade worth of experience in the IT industry. Back when I started my career, I had a very strong notion of what a successful career would look like at the 10-year mark. As I look back, I can only shake my head at the simplicity and naivety of that idea. So, here are the things that I would tell the 21-year-old me as she started her career.

Bug Advocacy-An Effective Way of Writing A BUG

The excellent bug report raises the issue and provides sufficient data for a good decision.The article describes why do programmers do not fix some bugs so how to report bugs accurately so that the reader understands the impact of the problem and takes up for fix.It describes RIMGEN a guide for how to investigate bugs and communicate better.It also describes about some good Bug reporting skills for a Tester to improve his credibility.

Where are the testers on the spectrum?

My thoughts on the concept of shift left in software testing. 1. Shift left simplistically applied to automating everything in sight is not an ideal solution. 2. Morphing all the diverse roles in software engineering to just have all programmers on team leads losing knowledge present with people who understand different facets of creating software. 3. Leaving testing to the end of a project is not a solution either.

Do Skills come with the Position?

It includes my observation regards to position in my career. You have to work on skills instead of chasing only a position without any effort. Sometimes people get a position but are unable to manage it due to skills and never try to overcome it and problems begin from here.

A path not taught

This article is about my unconventional path into software testing at the age of 50. I often see people asking if they are to old to learn to code to old to change careers. It is also about alternative career paths if you just graduated a coding Bootcamp giving people options that they may have never pursued.

Regression testing in Sprint

Regression testing is always an integral part of any software development life cycle. If we plan, design and strategise our testing well before, we can definitely achieve less painful and better coverage in regression testing during sprints as well as in final release. Our Synapse Dhanalaxmi shares about Regression Testing strategy in sprint.

Beginners Guide for Testing in E-Commerce

E-commerce experienced a huge growth spurt as a result of the Corona pandemic. Many small, specialized stores were created as a result. The resources for operating such stores are often limited and quality assurance is often neglected. This guide shows how to achieve high quality in e-commerce with very limited resources.

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