Technical Solution | 1 min read
Developer tool is an add-on of Mozilla which helps to debug the elements in a web page. You can get the tool from Add-ons (go to Add-ons and install web developer Tools (Add-ons > install web developer tools). On complete installing the Add-on, you can see a menu bar with items like disable, cookies, images, miscellaneous etc. You can use these items to measure, re-size, disable images, view source code, responsive view etc.
Testing | 3 min read
Firebug, an extension of Mozilla browser is a very helpful tool to find the spacing between elements, padding, border and margin, font, font size and color of the text and many other things in a webpage. This article talks about the basic things we can perform using firebug in a tester's point of view.
Technical Solution | 3 min read
Bulk uploading is used to upload large amount of data within a short period of time. This article includes the test cases for bulk uploading. The test cases are based upon the below requirement: Option to bulk upload multiple number of groups. The file should be of the format .csv
The devices which make use of wireless technology is now becoming a part of our life due to higher customer satisfaction. Wireless technology is nothing but the transfer of information between two or more points which are not in physical contact with each other. Since there are no wires running out from the devices , the mobility and installation of these devices are much easy. Mobile phones, desktops, monitors, keyboards, routers, remote controls etc are some of the devices we often use. Bluetooth and Wi-Fi are wireless technologies which are widely using now a days.
Testing | 6 min read
API, Application Programming Interface is used for interacting the components in a software. A website uses different API's for communicating the software components. As user, we can see only the interfaces and not the working of API's behind those interfaces. This article focus on how we can ensure the API we implement works or not. Websites provide different extensions for testing API.
Smoke testing, the preliminary level of testing is done to ensure whether the major functionalities of a build/software is functioning properly. In simpler words, we can say that it is an entry criteria for ensuring that a software is ready for further testing. Confidence testing, Build Verification Testing are other names for smoke testing. In this type of testing, testers execute test cases based upon the requirement mainly the positive cases. The main functionalities, work flows etc will be tested first.
Drupal Technical | 2 min read
Email spamming, in simple words misusing the emails of a website is a common concern today. There are many ways by which this malpractice could be prevented. You might be familiar with 'captcha', one of the method used to prevent spamming. (For test cases for captcha refer: http://www.zyxware.com/articles/3308/websoftware-testing-checklists-cap…). Drupal provides some modules like Spambot, Honeypot etc for blocking spam.
Quality Assurance | 3 min read
Waterfall model a process in software development, where all the development phases such as requirement gathering, designing, implementation, verification and maintenance were carried out separately and executed only after the completion of each phase. The major drawback of this model is that, the in between changes from the client cannot be included. Since the working model reaches the client only at the final stage of the development process, there can be chances of misinterpretation of requirements, which consumes more time in fixing. Here comes the advantages of agile model.
Testing | 5 min read
First of all let us see what is responsive theme testing. Responsive theming is nothing but just testing and ensuring whether the website layout, images and its functionalities are working on different mobile versions as it is working on your desktop. In short we can say that responsive theming is ensuring the flexibility of a website on mobiles. Here are the steps involved for responsive theme testing which you can refer while testing the same.
CSV the Comma-Separated Value or the Character-Separated Value is a highly useful format frequently used to save data from websites. Any spreadsheet program like MS Excel or even an ASCII text-editing application can be used to import the data. In one of my recent projects, there was a requirement to provide an Export link, which should export the report to a CSV file. The report had three fields ( product, quantity and amount). It also had a 'from date' and 'to date' field for sorting the report between a period. Following are the test cases I executed for this case.