Author: Melinda Mészáros

Senior QA Expert tester and a real stickler for exacting detail

How to Become a QA Tester

I am often asked whether a QA should have a degree in IT, or a degree of any kind of that matter. What’s my answer? Well, I tell them that the road to becoming a  great QA is not perfectly defined like becoming a doctor or a lawyer. It requires the careful development of personal […]

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How to Rock Automated Tests as a QA?

In my last article I introduced a new way to plough through automated tests; automated acceptance tests written by a QA (otherwise known as me!). You may remember we finished by setting some tasks for the future: Reviewing and discussing the existing tests (because even though current automated tests are still reliable, it’s inevitable that […]

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Breaking the habits: introducing automated tests written by a QA

Where is this crazy idea coming from, a QA learning to write automated tests? Why would a QA want to learn something that the developer team is already doing? I have been a QA for 7 years now and I worked at several types of companies. Starting from multinational corporations, to the so-called hipster startup […]

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