Challenges in Test–Ensuring Testability/Influencing Design

Products are primarily designed for customers, yet a test team must test these products.  Who is thinking about how you might test the product? If you are a tester, you better be thinking about it and providing feedback to your developers about their design. Your feedback should both be for the customer and how to…


Challenges in Test – Impeccable Infrastructure

In order to test a product there is always a fair amount of infrastructure needed to keep the wheels running.  Just a few examples of the types of infrastructure that test requires are: Test harness Logger Common code for building test automation Reporting websites Databases for storing various results Machines for running tests in the…


Challenges in Test–Proving your feature

Technorati Tags: SDET,Test When you take on a feature to test, how does one prove it is right?  Generally you might work off some checklist of buckets or areas like functional, globalization, security, boundary, localization, performance, stress, etc. Then say once you have run all the tests you came up with & made sure they…