Bugs of the month: September

Bug hunting is a relentless pursuit for every software testing company. We strive to deliver swift solutions through our QA services, and we get to find interesting bugs while doing so!  Let’s take a look at September’s issue of Bugs...

Outsourcing vs. In-House Testing

Software testing comes hand-in-hand with any software product. It allows the development team to see how a feature will work and how users will receive those features. This means a software product needs testing from the very beginning, even before...

How to create a QA portfolio

For junior software testers, job-searching begins once they decide to create their first portfolio. It’s the first thing that helps you showcase what matters to hiring managers.  What is a QA portfolio? A portfolio is a collection of documents containing...

Employee Spotlight 10: Crina Sava

Today’s employee spotlight presents our dear colleague, Crina Sava. Learn about our recruiter below! What is your role at BetterQA? I am a recruiter and marketing analyst at BetterQA. I take on tasks like recruiting new people depending on the...

Mobile testing: Simulator and Emulator

Mobile testing is a challenging task, especially if you have lots of different devices to take into consideration. For this reason, a few android emulators and iOS simulators allow you to test your app quickly before publishing it – this...

Mobile Testing iOS vs. Android

For years, companies and people have gravitated towards mobile devices for their online activities. With this growing trend, software development companies have adopted a mobile-first approach. Software testing has also taken a turn because of the growing mobile-centered market.  Mobile...

Testing: Web Apps versus Mobile Apps

Software testing services have changed since websites are no longer the main attraction on the internet. As the years went by, QA testing services started focusing on web apps since they’re ready to use across multiple devices, not just the...

Employee Spotlight 09 Marian Lazar

It’s that time again! Here is our next employee spotlight: let’s talk about Marian Lazar! What is your role at BetterQA? My role here is as a quality assurance engineer, and I’m currently working on two projects. On the second...

How to properly onboard a remote software testing team on your software development project

Many companies outsource their software development projects in today’s world, where technology is advancing at light speed. Over 70% of the world’s largest companies outsource their software testing team.  A large community of software testers could help your business grow...

Bugs of the month in software testing: July

Software testing comes with new challenges every month. QA companies must stay up-to-date with new issues as testers must thoroughly evaluate and report each bug to the developing team.  BUG #1: Emails sent limit    Project context: A software system that...

Testing Behind The Scenes – Digital Health Platform

The digital health industry is transforming neuroscience through digital biomarkers. These digital biomarkers are establishing a new standard for both pharmacological research and clinical practice.  This week we talk about our manual software testing services to get a closer look...

Getting Started with Security Testing

Getting Started with Security Testing While learning about software testing, you will discover several ways of performing tests on a piece of software – for example, accessibility testing, functional testing, performance testing, regression testing, security testing, etc. Each type ensures...

Tips & Tricks on time management at work

Time management is the key to working smarter and not harder, as projects can get very stressful and complicated. To this end, we decided to interview some of our colleagues on how they use time management as quality assurance testers...

Employee Spotlight: Camelia Sfîrlea

For our next employee spotlight, we present you Camelia Sfîrlea! What is your role at BetterQA? I work as a Marketing Analyst. My responsibilities vary from doing Lead Generation searches to writing technical articles for junior testers and assisting with...

Employee Spotlight 06: Alex Boda

We are back with our employee spotlight series and presenting our manual testing team to you! This time, we talked to Alex Boda. With an exciting background in special wedding effects and even managing the event planning team, Alex embarked...

Testing Behind The Scenes – Smart Data Integration Project

What is a data integration platform? A data integration platform allows IT professionals to bring together data from multiple sources and provide a comprehensive, precise, and up-to-date dataset for BI, data analysis, and other applications and business processes.  A Smart...

Getting Started with Selenium

If you’re at the start of your software testing journey, a beginner’s guide to Selenium could be the right step towards gaining new skills to kickstart your career.  As you gradually learn new terms such as Java and C# (object-oriented...

Acceptance/ Sanity/ Smoke Testing: A QA Guide

Let’s talk about the differences between smoke testing, sanity testing, and user acceptance testing (UAT). Generally, there is some confusion surrounding the topic of smoke testing vs. sanity testing. You might also be confused about why UAT is next to...

Software Testing Career Path: Switching to QA Part II

Last week, we asked our colleagues about their experiences before and after switching careers to software testing. If you’re thinking about taking the leap yourself but are hesitant, check out these other two interviews we got! From Salesman to QA...

Software Testing Career Path: Switching to QA Part I

People from all fields are migrating towards a career in software testing. They don’t always have IT experience, but they all share a passion for technology and want to learn more about it. Our recruiters can vouch for it. We...

Employee Spotlight 05: Rucsandra Brun

Meet the manual testing team: Rucsandra Brun We are back with another employee spotlight. This time, we are presenting another one of our manual testers: Rucsandra’s two big passions are testing and video games, so there’s no wonder she tried...

How to handle Dev-QA interactions if things don’t go according to plan

As a software tester, your main focus should be reporting issues and prioritizing customer satisfaction. However, doing it successfully depends on many factors outside of your control. The interactions between dev-QAs can become challenging if there is a lack of cooperation....

Employee Spotlights 02: Flaviu Sălăgean, QA Engineer & Talented Guitarist in his Free Time!

It’s time for another employee spotlight: let’s talk about Flaviu Sălăgean! Having a head start in tech as a UI/UX designer, Flaviu Salagean quickly became one of the most valued testers at our company. Although not in his plan originally,...

BetterQA joins the top 7% at Pangea.ai!

We are proud to announce that we have successfully been verified as Pangea.ai vendors! That means we are now part of an exclusive community of software engineering professionals where transparency and quality are the only way in. To begin with,...

Employee Spotlights 01: Bianca Iancu

Walking in the Shoes of Bianca Iancu for a Day Our team is our strongest suit! It’s about time you get to know it through a new series of posts on our blog: employee spotlights! The first one to go...

The Importance of Localization Testing

ローカリゼーションテストは、ソフトウェアと ウェブサイトのローカリゼーションプロセスの重要な部分です. このプロセスは、ソフトウェアとウェブサイトが別の言語と地域にローカライズされている場合に発生します. ローカリゼーションテスターは、製品のテストを実行して、新しいユーザーが利用できるようにします。 Oh, we were talking about localization testing, of course!  Not sure if you understood what we were saying so far. What is Localization Testing? Localization testing is an important part of the software and website localization...

2020 Business Review

Despite the stress of the pandemic and project cuts, we still managed to reinvent ourselves. We found new, creative ways to obtain projects and still had time to train our resources by attending workshops and tutorials. Something we can say...

Organizing Testers and Testing

There is an ongoing debate about organizing testers and testing. Our plan is to summarize it for you. The first half of this article will be about testing, and the second is about testers. Essentially, there are 3 different types...

How to Use Code Smells to Fix Flaky Cypress Tests

We recently attended the webinar event hosted by Cypress on how to use code smells to fix flaky Cypress tests. This is where we gathered solid knowledge on improving our testing scripts. More specifically, we do it by avoiding a...

Introduction to Charles Proxy on MacOS

Charles is a fast and powerful recording tool you can use to inspect and analyze requests made from/to your computer. Providing many essential features, I’ll quickly describe below some of the main ones, including the SSL Proxying, Bandwidth Throttling, and the general overview...
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