We are quite familiar with the concept of randomly failing automated tests. Those are the tests that even though there is no change in the feature they are testing, they either fail randomly at the same step, or they fail at random steps. Handling the results of such tests can be tricky, and some teams… Read More
I’m not saying this JUST because creating a new entry in Jira for the bug takes a lot of time (due to making sure you typed the correct steps, in the correct order, grabbing screenshots, downloading logs, and so on). And no, i’m not referring to not finding any bug at all. But instead…
Writing bug reports is a frequent task in the tester’s work. Here are my tips on how to write good and clear bug reports that properly underline: what issue can be observed, what behavior should have been observed instead, and how to reproduce it.
Whenever a new bug is found, the tester will need to create a defect in the defect tracking system they work with. This defect needs to contain clear steps to reproduce the problem, so that developers can identify the root cause of the issue. Here are some tips regarding bugs and reproducing them.
This year, at several conferences, i did a talk on troubleshooting tips and techniques. One slide in particular seemed to be very much of interest for the attendees, so i decided to elaborate on it with a blog post. In the talk, i was describing what to try to look for when an undesired behavior… Read More
Do you know this situation, when you implemented some automated tests based on a requirement, but a test has been failing for ages because a bug in the implementation was never fixed?