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TDD: Purposes and Practices. Test-Driven Development (TDD) is frequently misunderstood in ways that cause needless struggle, delay, and upset.

TDD: Purposes and Practices

Misunderstanding and misrepresentation have been painful enough that developers have cried out in frustration, sometimes declaring the whole practice harmful, pointless, or even "dead. " Perhaps we can help people come to a more healthy and productive understanding of this important practice. What is it? Mechanically, TDD is very simple. You write a (micro-)test that fails because the code does not implement the behavior expected by the test.You immediately write code that causes the test to pass. Because TDD is a simple four-step process, most people underestimated the skill and technique required: The Intention of TDD TDD is programming hygiene. The word orderly here suggests that there is a lack of clutter, confusion, and mess. We could describe orderly code as code that is free from code smells, and would not be entirely wrong. Creating Unit Tests for ASP.NET MVC Applications (C#) Learn how to create unit tests for controller actions.

Creating Unit Tests for ASP.NET MVC Applications (C#)

In this tutorial, Stephen Walther demonstrates how to test whether a controller action returns a particular view, returns a particular set of data, or returns a different type of action result. The goal of this tutorial is to demonstrate how you can write unit tests for the controllers in your ASP.NET MVC applications. We discuss how to build three different types of unit tests.

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xUnit. Visual Studio Unit Testing. Software Testing Fundamentals: (02) Testing Methodologies. Software Testing Fundamentals: (01) Testing Fundamentals. Testing Podcast. Interview Questions for QA Tester. Software Quality Assurance Interview Questions and Answers. Software QA and Testing Resource Center - FAQ Part 1. Learn Software Testing. If you want to play computer games for a living...you you first better learn software testing.

Learn Software Testing

If you want to land a job in the software industry...you better know How to Succeed If you want to learn software testing so that you can have a long and lucrative career in the tech industry, you should start at the beginning with the basics. You should know what software testing entails, how it works, how it can be most effective, and why often it is not. Software Testing Articles/ Help Guide on Tools Test Automation, Strategies, Updates. Tester Resources. Becoming a World-Class Tester. A tester is somebody who knows that things can be different.

Becoming a World-Class Tester

That is Jerry Weinberg’s description of a world-class tester, which reminds us that testing is about critical thinking and imagination. It is about not believing anything at face value, but maintaining an investigative mindset. Testing is questioning a product in order to evaluate it. That definition of the activity of software testing, from James Bach, includes one of the most important aspects of testing: information discovery and delivery. New to software testing? Read this. By Ben Kelly Saturday, February 18, 2012 So you’re new to testing.

New to software testing? Read this

Let me give you some friendly advice to help you become the power tester you want to be. I’ll get the boot camp drill sergeant stuff out of the way first. If you’re anything like the vast majority of new testers I’ve encountered, you’re full of questions. Take that combination of words and remove it from your vocab. Sounds fucking stupid, doesn’t it? Imagine if someone asked you ‘What’s the best way for solving conflict in the Middle East?’ Same thing goes for asking about pre-written test cases, answers to interview questions, what the best testing tool is.

Qa developer - What does a Sofware QA Person Need to Know to Perform Their Job (Essentially)? - Software Quality Assurance & Testing Stack Exchange. SQL is specific to the project you're working on.

qa developer - What does a Sofware QA Person Need to Know to Perform Their Job (Essentially)? - Software Quality Assurance & Testing Stack Exchange

Knowledge of SQL may or may not be applicable to a SQA position. I would say there are probably more SQA positions than not that don't have that requirement. The most important thing for an SQA position is logical problem solving skills. Especially for entry level SQA positions most of the focus will be on your problem solving skills and communication skills. Depending on their interview style they could ask you brain teaser/puzzle questions or ask how you would test something. More important than the answer is how you approach the problem. Learning - How can I transition into getting into QA? - Software Quality Assurance & Testing Stack Exchange. I'm late to this discussion, so any suggestions I have may have already been covered before, but here are some ideas: 1) Make sure you have a degree in SOMETHING.

learning - How can I transition into getting into QA? - Software Quality Assurance & Testing Stack Exchange

I have a B.A. in English, which has nothing to do with working in QA, and I got a diploma from a programming school, which again isn't QA related. But having them on my resume means that I'm already ahead about half the people looking for the same job I am. 2) Learn at least some basic programming. Personally, I don't like programming that much - I tend to use it as a means to an end. 3) As other people have said, try studying some books on testing. 4) Try getting yourself certified.