The pesticide paradox states that if we ran the same tests over and over again, we would probably find the amount of new defects identified would decrease over time. The concept is related to the law of diminishing returns. Read on for more detail.... read more
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For this post I will be going back to the basics and reviewing some of the key aspects of the ISTQB Foundation certificate in software testing. This level is also referred to as ISEB Foundation, and is also known as CTFL which stands for Certified Tester Foundation Level.... read more
The ISEB / ISTQB Foundation software testing syllabus has been slightly updated and was re-released in April 2011. The changes to the syllabus are minimal as this was simply a maintenance release. That said, there are two changes you should keep in mind.... read more
Earning an ISTQB certification can clearly help advance your career. It helps on 2 fronts: getting your foot in the door, and then enabling more opportunity for upward mobility once there.... read more
Every software tester needs to understand the concept of functional testing, which is mainly concerned with the external behavior of a piece of software. It involves end-to-end testing, the results of which are then analyzed to fix bugs or make enhancements.... read more