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8 Essential Bug Reporting Skills Every QA Agent Should Have

8 Essential Bug Reporting Skills Every QA Agent Should Have

Being a QA agent is a demanding job. It requires you to be diligent in your work to ensure everything is up to standards. When you’re a QA agent you’ll come across the need to complete manual testing when carrying out a bug report and it could be, that you don’t yet have DebugMe in your toolset. Bug reporting as a QA agent is one of the essential skills that you should have. For those who want to become a QA agent, this expert guide will give you the run down on the essential bug reporting skills that every QA agent should have. Let’s take a look.

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Bug Tracking: Where is it now? What the future holds & best practices

Bug Tracking: Where is it now? What the future holds & best practices

To grasp the real value that bug tracking provides, it best to start with an understanding of what it is truly about. According to Techopedia ”Bug tracking is a process used by quality assurance personnel and programmers to keep track of software problems and resolutions.”

To keep track of all of the information that is put into and exchanged throughout this process, it is imperative to have a bug tracking tool or system in place. A bug tracking tool is used to store and relay bug tracking information: this type of system creates a clear and centralized overview of bugs that have been reported and makes communication between both the testers and developers very straightforward and organized. So, what are the current bug reporting best practices and where is bug tracking today?

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Manual Testing: 12 Practical Tips

Manual Testing: 12 Practical Tips

Manual testing done great and being the manual tester of your customer’s dreams is no easy task. There are many things to keep in mind to produce the best user acceptance testing results for your customers. A very important concept to remember for testing is quality over quantity. If something isn’t tested thoroughly, you AND your customer’s credibility both take a hit. Why not strive to be on the other end of that spectrum? Here are 12 manual testing tips to be a cream-of-the-crop manual tester by making sure you do everything your customers ask, and then some.

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Bug Report: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Bug Report: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Bug reporting may not be the most fun activity in the world, but doing it the right way by the right person is very helpful and efficient when it comes to optimizing projects. There have been some hideous attempts at bug reporting. Some, from sheer laziness. Others, from forgetfulness. And even some, from over-creativity because there is a multitude of ways you can produce a bad bug report.

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What constitutes a bad bug report?

A bad bug report would be one that isn’t filed in the right place. It may have useful, clear, and well thought out content but filing it in the wrong place isn’t the best way to communicate with a developer. An example of this would be sending a tweet or an email. Tweets can turn into long chats about finer details. Emails are bad because bug reports aren’t the only things popping up in them. It’s overall an unreliable and decentralized way to send a bug report.

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