quality assurance

Why we need a tester / QA – Software testing

“Why Testing”, “Importance of Software testing”, “Scope of testing”, “How to become a tester”, “Training for software quality assurance / software testing” … Stop there… Above are the topics well discussed and explained at a lot many places and a lot many times, but this is not what we’re here for. I happened to face the question recently “Why’d you need a software tester as a dedicated resource?” I did not want to get into deep technicalities of the SDL or STL Cycles to prove the roles but in plain simple words I’d try explaining the importance of the role...

Selenium vs QTP differences and usage-quick reference

This article will describe you about QTP vs Selenium point by point in a easy to understand way. In the field of Software Quality Assurance (QA) automation tools, Selenium and QuickTest Professional (QTP) are often compared for their features, usability usecases and differences. Whether Selenium or QTP is a better automation tool or tool of your choice!! Both are distinctively unique and good in their functionality and successful tool individually. To have a quick look, below is a tabular comparison of Selenium and QTP on different parameters. Selenium versus QTP Parameter Selenium QTP Licensing Cost It is open source. So,...