Applicant Tracking System (ATS) and Job Applications

Ever thought that you were an excellent fit for a job but never got a call back for an interview? Well, you are not alone. Many of us had the same experience! Few days ago I was talking to someone about current job market and the topic of automatic application scanning by agencies popped up….

Blurring the Lines between Developer and Tester

(Feature image: Courtesy of British Council) While this site is dedicated to helping anyone out there to become a great testing professional, I sometimes feel that I need to pass on some traditional wisdom as well. You cannot just shape your skills alone, you need to prepare yourself for the future as well. Sometimes I…

Outsourcing – Is This for You?

As Operational Line Manager and Resource Manager, your job is to ensure that the wheel is turning all the time. Business engages IT to deliver a solution/product in a cost-effective way. Business does not care whether the solution is developed and tested in-house or it is outsourced to an external vendor. All business cares about…

What does Digital Transformation from Legacy to Cloud mean?

Digital Transformation is a large topic. That is not the focus here. Rather the focus is transforming digital applications from legacy to cloud solution. Lets understand what each of the word means: AWS (cloud), legacy, transformation. AWS – Traditionally, organizations used to have on-premises servers and would host all applications internally. That means organization had…

Testing Online Applications without being a Security Expert

As more and more organizations are pivoting towards having online presence or transforming into a digital organization, the need to have secure online application is becoming more of a necessity now. Gone are the days when security testing was an afterthought. Now it is baked into the test plan and test schedule. Traditionally, security testing…

Automate Online Demo Form with Selenium WebDriver and C#

In this article, we will automate an online form with Selenium WebDriver and C#.. An online demo form is available on this site: http://toolsqa.com/automation-practice-form/ As you can see, the form comprises of following: text boxes for entering first name and last name radio button for selecting gender (male or female) radio button for selecting years of…

Automate simple Google search with Selenium WebDriver and C#

As you get more familiar and comfortable with Selenium WebDriver, you will notice that majority of the issues lie with identifying objects in the UI. Since developers tend to design the UI in different ways, as an automation expert, it is your job to find a way to correctly identify objects in the UI. Some…

Basic Selenium Automation in 30 Minutes

The main hurdle with Selenium automation is identifying the element on the web page. Once that is done, the rest is just performing actions on the element. Since you do not know how a web page is developed, you cannot expect the developers to follow the same standard. For example, in some web pages, elements…

Improve SEO of Your Blog with Automation

Disclaimer: I am not really advocating that you increase the traffic to your Blog artificially.  If you look at traffic to my own blog, not very high, is it? But I am a firm believer in sharing knowledge. I believe that it is the fundamental right of every human being to have access to free…

Technical team engagement for reviewing vendor contract

More and more companies are slowly transitioning to a vendor based delivery model. Let it be engagement of a vendor to deliver a project or outsourcing application development to an external agency, this is now becoming quite common. Running IT as a business is the new approach for private and public organisations. Over the last…