Methods for Testing the Back End: An Investigation

Cem Kaner once defined testing as “a technical investigation done to expose quality-related information about the product under test.” If you agree, then a tester is a technical investigator—which is just what you need to be when testing the back end of a program. But...

How to Switch Careers in the Software Industry

Trying to switch careers in the software industry, such as moving from software testing to something more in development? In this article I will be outlining how I made the transition from a position as manual QA engineer — where, although I had a technical...

Resources For A Manual Tester Learning Java

While I was searching for my next software testing gig last year, I strangely found myself with too little hands-on programming experience. Normally, my degrees and knowledge of the software development industry would be enough… but I found out when I was...