In order to carry out successful tests which would help developers to prevent bugs a QA Engineer should be experienced and educated. To achieve this one should definitely have good practice. But reading books is also an essential part of professional growth. Below you will find the list of the best books concerning software testing issues which contain the fundamentals of different testing techniques, descriptions of popular tools used in testing process and live examples of test cases. First book every tester must read is the book by Cem Kaner called “Lessons Learned in Software Testing”. Containing the real project tips the resource is useful not only for testers but also for developers, consultants and test managers. If you read [...]
We want to present you ten rules for usability testing. The founder of those rules is Jakob Nielsen (one of the “Nielsen Norman Group” directors). He formulated it in 1990, but it is still has not lost topicality. These rules name as “Ten Usability Heuristics” and you can read it below:
Here are some tasks that may be helpful for capacity testing needed for your cloud application and a few tips to remember while measuring. The biggest projects are needing the best capacity test. A new flight Terminal 5 at Heathrow airport in the UK was opened in 2008. It costed £4.3bn, it is the huge sum of money for such project. There was a lot of problems during the first days of its work: 34 flights were canceled for technical glitches and staff screening. This news brought happiness to all the national news channels. They were complaining about everything they could: the misery of passengers, the inadequate capacity of the baggage handling system and so on.
In this article we’ll discuss if there is any testing standards for applications on social networks and the main problems new apps would face before being introduced to users in social networks. Suffice it to say that different kinds of apps need different approaches of testing. For example some free games that can be found on entertaining sites may be tested not so thoroughly as the games that are intended to drive ad clicks, hits or external hits(like buying extra features for a game).
Split or a/b or bucket usability testing is a marketing method of finding out which changes to your page comparing to the present design can produce positive results. Lately a classic direct mail tactic has begun to be used in interactive space, for instance to test banner ads or emails. Using SES split testing plugin you can completely carry on an a/b test on your WordPress sites.
Posted in Usability Testing, February 6, 2012
For building successful business you will definitely need feedback of the users. In software testing services there is a lot of tools not only for software testing, but also for usability testing. Good news is that nowadays there are lots of effective ways to perform fast and easy usability testing with the help of some online usability testing tools. Such tools are described below:
Posted in Usability Testing, January 27, 2012
If you ever wanted to make any professional usability tester a bit scared, you may just ask him one single question: “Don’t you think that usability testing is subjective?”. The art and special science of usability testing is really complicated, that’s why there is so many opinions about the answer the question performed above. To understand this we have to learn some deeper aspects of usability testing.
As we are always busy, we do not spend much time for different experiments and testing. But we all know that the quality experiment can sighnifically increase the conversion and the profit. Here I am to share with you some information about website testing which can be very useful if you want to increase the effectiveness of your web pages.
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