Is automation testing enough for your testing needs?

Is automation testing enough for your testing needs? Is there something else a QA engineers can do except write automation scripts? First, let’s break it down – what can we do to obtain and maintain high-quality software products? I have...

Bugs of the Month: Winter Edition

It’s 2023, and we return with a new entry in our Bugs of the Month series for the latter part of Q4 2022.  Let’s hope the new year will bring even more bug hunt results to help us deliver functional...

Bug fixing costs throughout SDLC

In an ideal world, your software product should work as intended, but the reality proves otherwise. All software products have bugs. To have minimal or zero defects in your product, it is essential to do software testing. Software testing should...

Debugging Software Testing Myths

Software testing is an indispensable part of the software development process. Most people have had their hands on a software product, and while the process itself of testing a product may seem confusing and misleading, we can all agree on...

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...

Bugs of the month: August

When it comes to software testing, whether it’s automated or manual, testers should look for the most appropriate solutions for each bug found. Another month has passed, and we return with a new entry in our Bugs of the month...

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...

Positive & Negative Testing

The main objectives of software testing are to check and validate that the software product works as intended and to enhance the software’s quality. The two major types of software testing are functional and non-functional testing. Positive and negative testing...

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...

Non Functional Tests You’re Not Running (But Probably Should!) (guest post)

It’s been a while since most companies realized that simply developing software does not guarantee success. Building successful software also means testing it to ensure quality. In this process, several non functional testing types are crucial to evaluate the software you’ve built. ...

Getting Started with Appium

Getting started with Appium If you’re at the beginning of your software testing journey, Appium could be the right step towards gaining new mobile app automation testing skills. With web and mobile applications becoming a necessity in our day-to-day lifestyle,...

Getting Started With API Testing

If you are a junior looking to enhance your skills or a more experienced tester looking to revise your knowledge, you came to the right place.  This article will present what API testing is, what tools you can use, and...

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...

A comparison between Selenium and Cypress

Our last article tackled Selenium, its history, the set of tools and usability within the web-testing framework, and how to get started on your journey with Selenium. This time, we decided to dive deeper into web testing tools by making...

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...

The 7 Principles of Testing 

The seven principles of testing have been established by the ISTQB as testing and software development has evolved over the years and are considered the core of testing.  Principle 1: Testing shows the presence of defects  Software testing indicates the...

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...