Tuesday 24 September 2019

21 Software Testing Blogs to Level Up Your QA skills


Testing is fun!, but why should testers have all the fun? Testing is for everyone who wants to ensure an error free product. Especially, every marketer who deals with website or application must know the basics of testing. Sound weird? But it’s NOT. Afterall, it is very crucial to ensure that the product/service which you are going to promote must be error free to users. Being a digital marketer,  I not only look for Onpage issues on website, I also liaise with testing unit to make it lovable to visitors.

So fellas, here are some Testing/ QA blogs which you must read
no matter you are a tester, developer, SEO or a marketer.

1. The Test Eye

The Test Eye
You will be able to hear from expert professionals like Martin
Janson, Henrik Emilsson, and Rikard Edgren through The Test Eye.
The blog provides information about test ideas, scripted testing,
software and agile testing and different testing techniques. You can
also seek for recommendations on skills, people, machines ,ideas,
and documentation in the section “recommendation”. The blog gets
updated monthly.

2. Sticky Minds

Sticky Minds
StickyMinds is a community (managed by Techwell community) where
you can find answers to all most all of your queries related to testing.
You can use its ‘question & answer’ section and get your problems
solved by expert opinions by renowned professionals and veterans
of the testing industry. The blog also displays latest happenings in
the field of application testing.

3. James Bach’s Blog

James Bach's Blog
James Bach’s blog also known as satisfice caters testing with his
unique style of describing things. Read James Bach’s blog to learn
and improve testing and inspire yourself to understand testing in a
better way. I personally find his content very rich and engaging.

4. Thoughtworks


Thoughtworks is a blog which is focused on the latest news about
the complete software industry. You can find many articles describing
the importance of testing in business in this section.

5. Software Testing

Magazine- (Agile, Load, Functional 

& Unit Testing)

 Software Testing Magazine
The blog gets updated in a week with 4 posts related to agile,
performance, acceptance, functional, integration, TDD and 
unit testing. You can get updates about different tools via
Software Testing Magazine.

6. Testing Blog by Google

Testing Blog by Google

Google’s Testing Blog is the official blog powered by Google about
updates and latest trends related to testing. You can find a new post
every month in this blog.

7. Trishkhoo

The first thing which you will like when you will visit the blog
Trishkhoo will be its user friendly and vibrant interface which
will keep you more engaged in its articles. The site which is
maintained by Trish, a blogger who is interested in all elements
of software industry, has a very unique style of conveying
information (like a tale). Go for Trishkhoo and you will like it.

8. Software testing help

Softwaretestinghelp.com is a very fast growing blog on software
testing which is founded by Vijay. The blog includes all kinds of
testing topics which include automation testing, manual testing,
and web testing. It also discusses methodologies, write reviews
on different testing tools, books, provides guidance on your testing
career and enlightens you with latest news and trends about testing.

9. 9lessons


9lessons founded by Srinivas Tamada, though not a blog dedicated
for testing, contains lot of good articles which provide insight about
testing. You can find good content about tutorials about how to
write test cases for different functions on website.

10. ReQTest

ReQtest is another quality blog which updates you regularly
about various articles and tutorials about testing like development
requirements, agile testing and much more. You can join or
subscribe the blog for regular updates about testing.

11. Stack Exchange-

Software Quality


Stack Exchange

Stack Exchange is a blog (question & answer) which is
related to automation engineers, qa experts and people related
to software testing industry. The blogpost adds 77 new posts
every week in its database.

12. Automation Awesomeness-

Automation testing Made Easy

Automation Awesomeness
The blog is dedicated to automation testing. Here, the site helps
you to overcome every issues related to automation testing. So,
stay awesome in automation testing by receiving updates by
Automation Awesomeness.

13. 99Tests- Software

Testing Community Blog


99tests is platform for companies who can get their applications
tested by experts in the testing arena. The site also manages a blog
which gets updated once in a week with one post.

14. BlazeMeter (JMeter

and Load testing Blog)

Blazemeter can be helpful when you want to read content about
performance and load testing. The site is focused to help QA
teams so that they can focus on performing testing on api, mobile,
software and websites.

15. TestBirds


The blog focuses on topics related to testing applications for
IoT and websites. It provides innovative solutions for testing
applications. Testbirds’ diversified and engaging content will provide
fresh air to your must see testing blog list.

16. Saucelab blog

Saucelab blog
It is one of my favorite blogs which can be referred for reading content
related to application testing (especially mobile apps). The articles
listed here are very engaging and rich in content. You should try
Saucelab blog at least once. It adds 1 new blogpost every month.

17. Cigniti blog

Cigniti blog

The blog is maintained by Cigniti technologies,  a well-known name
in software testing market. The blog shares recent trends and changes
in testing industries like Devops testing, IP-led testing and so on.

18. GC Reddy Software

Video Blog

GC Reddy Software Video Blog
Name anything in testing and you can see it on GC Reddy
Software video blog. Some of the videos are ALM/QC videos,
UNIX testing tutorials, selenium  tutorials and the list goes on.

19. QA Mentor blog

QA Mentor blog
The QA Mentor blog provides articles covering topics like functional
and nonfunctional testing, automated testing, reviews about
different testing tools and best practices on test processes.

20. IIST video blog

IIST video blog
You can find informational videos on IIST (provides courses and
certifications on software testing) video channel. The video channel
gets updated every week with new posts on every topics related
to software testing.

21. Adventures in QA

Adventures in QA

Read Adventures in QA for articles related to mobile testing, agile
development and software testing. The bog is maintained by
Daniel Knott known brands like AOE, Xing, Accenture and IBM.
This is my personal list of the blogs for application testing which
I found the best but there are lots of blogs providing content
about application testing. Thus, if I have missed out your favorite
blog or if any of these blogs have proven beneficial to you, I
am all ears to your comments below.

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