Sometimes all it takes to make sure you’re not caught unawares is following a checklist. Every developer has been there. The point when, after all the long hours of hard work, it’s time for your website or online application to go live. Crossing your fingers and hoping that nothing goes wrong is not enough to guarantee a smooth transition after you release your public version. Even after all the work, things can still go wrong if you’re not well prepared. As you are well aware, there is a lot more to websites than meets the eye. Websites and applications often…

April 19, 2013 by Roman Ožana

Last week, we discussed how to write a test case and manually test a login form. In today’s post, we’ll go over how to automate test cases for a login form using Testomato. Important note: This post was updated in May 2015.  A little more about test cases… As we mentioned last week, it’s important to come up with various combinations of user scenarios, in order to catch mistakes more easily. It’s also important to consider both positive and negative test cases. All this means is that you create cases that are designed to return both the expected results, as well as results that are outside…

April 4, 2013 by Roman Ožana

In this post, we’ll cover the basics of writing a test case and go over how to manually test a login form. Please feel free to add your own examples and advice in the comments below. This is meant as a beginner tutorial for those who are new to testing, so if you’ve got some great advice – share it! But first…what’s a test case? Test cases are the bread and butter of testing. The main purpose of writing test cases is to validate the testing coverage of the application. This means that a test case defines a set of…

March 29, 2013 by Roman Ožana

Software testing is an important part of producing a sound product in any development cycle. Regardless of what industry or field, products need to be tested on performance and functionality, in order to ensure they live up to the expected requirements. The main goal of software testing is to identify performance problems, find bugs, and work out issues of functionality throughout the development process. Testing is a vital part of improving the quality of a piece of software, as well as weeding out possible issues that may occur prior to going live. Testing can be performed either manually by human testers, or can…

March 1, 2013 by Roman Ožana

Imagine you work in a small IT company that has just finished an e-shop for an important client. The e-shop was originally schedule for release on Monday, but unfortunately was delayed (a classic situation). Instead, the launch was moved back to the end of the week and an advertising campaign was prepare to start for the following Monday. It’s Friday afternoon, the e-shop is completed and put into full operation, according to plan. One final test is run of the ordering process and new features without any problems occurring. Everyone leaves for the weekend, except for one colleague, who takes…

November 15, 2012 by Roman Ožana

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