QA Tuesday - Great Tips and Tricks

List of all the Blog Posts

January 18, EmailQA Fails the Email
January 11, 2022QA Fail: Natick Mall Exit SignSign is anything but helpful
January 4, 2022Google Cloud Termination EmailQA Fails the Termination Email
December 28, 2021QA Memes that Sum up 2021Not really the year of Quality
December 19, 2021QA Meme AdditionsDecember Entries into the QA Graphic Library
October 26, 2021QA Memetober #4Final Entries for QA Memetober 2021
October 19, 2021QA Memtober #3Another set of Images for QA
October 12, 2021Testing Code MemePart Two of the Memtober for QA
October 5, 2021QA MemetoberQuality Memes in October
September 28, 2021September QA MemesMonthly Addition to the QA Meme Library
September 21, 2021QA Fail: StorrowingTrucks ignoring signs causing damage
September 14, 2021QA Fail: Poland Spring Bottle ReturnMachines fail to dispense ticket for a year
September 7, 2021QA Fail: Product Listing on AmazonCamera Seller uses Stock Photo instead of real photo
August 31, 2021August QA MemesGraphics with some QA sayings
August 24, 2021QA Fail: Citizen's Bank Card ReplacementThis is not 1984. Implement a better card replace process.
August 17, 2021QA Fail: Headline graphicHow about a stock photo?
August 10, 2021QA Fail: U-Haul Car TrailerTry opening the door when the car is in place.
August 3, 2021QA Fail: Mass Pike SignWho Tested this sign??
July 27, 2021QA GraphicsNew Graphics added to the collection.
July 20, 2021How to create great CTAs using A/B testingDiscover how you can create great CTAs using A/B testing, from conducting your tests to using insights tools to inform your decisions.
July 13, 2021GoodHarts LawEmpty
July 6, 2021Computer Change UpNew Computer New FOcus
June 30, 2021Manual Of StyleUseful style for QA
June 23, 2021Chrome Requests Response HeadersKnow How to find the Requests Response Headers in Chrome
June 16, 2021Cobra EffectWhen the Solution to a Problem Makes it Worst
June 9, 2021AutomationAutomation is Checking
June 2, 2021June QA ImagesSome More QA Meme Images
February 14, 2021February QA ImagesSome QA Images that I created
December 28, 2020The Best 2020 QA PostsPowerful Blog Post around the topic of QA
December 21, 2020QA Graphic CollectionDecember contribution to the QA Graphic Library
December 14, 2020YagniYou Aren't Gonna Need It
December 7, 2020Throw it over the wallSome Developers like to throw code to QA to see if it works
November 30, 2020November GraphicsMore Graphics to the QA Image Library
November 23, 2020QA Release ChecklistKeep a checklist to make sure the release goes well
November 16, 2020Unhelpful Error MessagesCouple of examples of unhelpful error messages that I encountered
November 9, 2020World Quality DayThis Thursday is World Quality Day.
November 2, 2020When Not to AutomateSome practical advice on when you shouldn't add automation to your test strategy
October 26, 2020Halloween GraphicsSome silly QA graphics inspired by Halloween
October 19, 2020Make Test Steps Great AgainAlways pay fantastic attention to QA details
October 12, 2020What???s the best career advice you???ve ever had?Great QA Advice that I have gotten
October 5, 2020QA Memes (October)Some Good Memes for October
September 28, 2020QA up at NightThings that keep QA up at night
September 21, 2020Winnemucca, NevadaUseful location for Google radius testing
September 14, 2020Code Freeze MemeSome Funny Graphics for Code Freeze
September 7, 2020Quality LogoSome sample QA Logos
August 31, 2020I wish I knew more about...What do you wish you knew more about in QA?
August 24, 2020Fuzz TestingUse Fuzz Testing to find issues with the code
August 17, 2020Early EvaluationWhy Early Evaluation is critical to QA release cycle.
August 10, 2020Google LighthouseCreative way to quickly test a public website for content and standard support
August 3, 2020Ask QA: Should You Always Report Bugs?Empty
July 27, 2020Test Cases SpecsLao-tzu quote applies to QA
July 20, 2020Google Chrome URL PageUseful page of all the Chrome Debugging tools
July 13, 2020Regression Test Planning is like Packing for a tripAre your regression test packed with too much fluff?
July 6, 2020Testing is likeFunny sayings on what QA is testing is like.
June 29, 2020Automation is NotSome things to think about what QA Automation is
June 22, 2020Bug BashBug Bash Should be the New Thing
June 15, 2020Managing Testing around furloughs and layoffsIdeas to help with QA Furloughs and Layoffs
June 8, 2020QA Tag LinesSome tag lines for QA
June 1, 2020Enable Reader Mode in ChromeBring the Safari Feature to Chrome
May 25, 2020Fixed some Classic PostsTaking Time to QA some Old Blog Posts
May 18, 2020Test DescriptionHelp QA Test better with the expected result
May 11, 2020Find Empty Name IdsUse jQuery to find all the DIVs that don't have name IDs
May 4, 2020Webpage Spell-Check ExtensionQA can check spelling while testing functionality
April 27, 2020Why QAEmpty
April 20, 2020QA Interview QuestionsSample questions you may get asked on an interview
April 13, 2020Kanban Board for QASample QA Kanban Board
April 6, 2020Excellent MEME ImagesVarious QA Meme Images for Slack
March 30, 2020QA VideoSome info video clips to use in Slack
March 23, 2020Test Better When Working From HomeSuggestions on staying productive at home
March 16, 2020Never Under Estimate the Value of TestingThe Value of Testing
March 9, 2020Testing Tool BlundersSome things some automation systems do wrong.
March 2, 2020QA Memes by the Democratic CandidatesFunny Memes graphics
February 24, 2020Jira - Show Recent Comment issuesFind recent Jira entries that were commented on
February 17, 2020QA Time ConstraintThings to think about when time can impact testing
February 10, 2020Testing ComplexitySome real-world examples of Testing Complexity
February 3, 2020How Bugs EscapeA loot at some ways Bugs escape QA
January 27, 2020Jira Board Shortcuts for QAQuick tip on easily navigating the Jira Sprint board
January 20, 2020New QA MemesSome new QA Memes to the Graphic Library
January 13, 2020Human Testing better than AutomationWhat is humans better at testing?
January 6, 2020Apple Numbers (QA Fail)Creating a simple chart in Apple Numbers is not so simple.
December 30, 2019The Best 2019 QA PostsListing of the Best QA Blog Post on
December 23, 2019Add Search to ChromeMake Chrome Search Work for You
December 16, 2019Incognito in ChromeSome Tips and Tricks on Incognito in Google Chrome
December 9, 2019Misconceptions that exist within software testingSome Misconceptions that I have seen over the years.
December 2, 2019GodFather QuotesTransforming a couple of GodFather quotes to QA
November 25, 2019IBM - You Make the CallA better graphic for the classic commercial
November 18, 2019GitHub Tips for QASome cool tips on using GitHub
November 11, 2019Mandela EffectHow does the Mandela Effect impact QA?
November 4, 2019Best Screen Capture Tool for ChromeWhat is the best screen capture tool for Chrome?
October 28, 2019Purpose of Smoke TestingThings to Think About when putting together a Smoke Test plan
October 21, 2019 What is Testing?The Meaning of testings
October 14, 2019Best QA AdviceSome good advice that I have gotten over the years
October 7, 2019QA Off Cycle DutiesManual Testing Off Cycle Tasks
September 30, 2019Red Herring in TestLearn how Red Herring in Test can be distracting
September 23, 2019QA Manager Task ListThings a QA Manager should do
September 16, 2019CASL TestingConfigure your browser to test CASL warnings.
September 9, 2019Couple of Console TricksSome Tips on using the Console in Chrome
September 2, 2019Letter to the QA ManagerSample letter to the QA Manager
August 26, 2019Fake Referer for Testingcurl is a great tool for QA
August 19, 2019Location GuardGood Extension to fake the location of your browser.
August 12, 2019QA is not Medical ScienceShould QA Focus on
August 5, 2019False PositiveFalse Positive is scary in QA Testing
July 29, 2019QA MemesSome QA Graphics for release deployment.
July 22, 2019Test StrategyFundamentals of a Test Strategy document
July 15, 2019Test Plan GuidlinesFundamentals of what makes a good quality test plan
July 8, 2019False NegativeUnderstanding how False Negatives can occur
July 1, 2019Best Cheap Beer Social EventGood Social Event with the Engineer and QA Teams
June 24, 2019Dynamic BookmarkletsYou can create Dynamic Bookmarklets
June 17, 2019Engineering Liability of CodeWhen does Engineering stop ownership
June 10, 2019Incognito FilterEasily create Bookmarks to open up incognito mode.
June 3, 2019Broken WindowsHow the Broken Window Theory applies to QA Testing
May 27, 2019Browser Cookie SizeKnow the Browser Cookie Size.
May 20, 2019Massachusetts QA FailsWhat happens when things do not go through QA
May 13, 2019QA Testing (International)Some International QA misses
May 6, 2019xPath Browser WarsNot All Xpaths are the same
March 25, 2019Adobe FlashAdobe Flash going away
March 18, 2019Jira new Comment FieldJira is now using Markdown for Comments
March 11, 2019Page Ruler ReduxCool tool to get the actual size of objects on a page.
March 4, 2019Fun with Animated GifsA couple of GIFs for QA
February 25, 2019Blue ButtonUseful Chrome Extension to help debug a website.
February 18, 2019World Quality ReportLearn all about the World-Wide trends in qa testing in the Capgemini document
February 11, 2019Slack Tips for QASome useful tips/tricks on using Slack for the QA team
February 4, 2019What Wikipedia Can Not Tell You About Test LinkSome TestLink Annoyances
December 31, 2018Best QA Posts of 2018Discover what QA posts were the most useful in 2018
November 26, 2018Bashrc Configurations for QASome useful Bashrc tips and tricks.
November 19, 2018Copy CSS SelectorGreat tool for anyone writing web automation
November 12, 2018Check My LinksGreat Chrome Extension to see if there is any broken links on the current page
November 5, 2018QA October Graphic FilesAssorted collection of QA Meme files from October
October 29, 2018Picture in Picture in ChromeCool Feature now available in Chrome
October 22, 2018Slack RemindersSimple Reminders to setup in Slack
October 15, 2018Firefox JavaScript ScratchpadUseful tool to test JavaScript code, and to test websites
October 8, 2018Framed! Browser ExtensionCool Browser extension to alert you when your in Production
October 1, 2018New QA ImagesVarious QA Images
September 24, 2018Jira Sprint Board Keyboard ShortcutEasy way to switch between board views
September 17, 2018Hide That Bookmark BarLearn the Basic of hiding the bookmark bar
September 10, 201810 Tips for Effective Testing with DeadlinesJust some things to think about when start testing a big project
September 3, 2018Strong Password GeneratorCool Secure Password Generator
August 27, 2018New QA Graphic FilesSix new Graphic files added to the Image repository
August 20, 2018Browser CaloriesGreat way to see how your public site is performing.
August 13, 2018CodeCopyUse CodeCopy to quickly copy code from popular websites
August 6, 2018Browser Badge BookmarketletQuickly add a browser banner to identify the browser.
July 30, 2018Test Pilot in FirefoxTest Firefox latest features before they go live
July 23, 2018Easy way to explain bug stepsUse Mac Explainer to explain steps
July 16, 2018PostgreSQL Quick Cheat SheetCommon MySQL commands in PostgreSQL
July 9, 2018July QA GraphicsSome of the latest graphics added to the collection
July 2, 2018Jira Short cuts for QACool tip on using Jira faster
June 25, 2018Quick EditorBookmarklet to add a quick editor
June 18, 2018Chrome ThrottlingSlow down your Internet for Race Condition Testing
June 11, 2018Panoramic Capture in SnagitPanoramic website captures flexibility in Snagit.
June 4, 2018Adding Alternative Search Engines to ChromeBe more Productive by Adding additional Search Engines to Chrome
May 28, 2018crontab.guruLearn how to write good Cron Syntax
May 21, 2018EditThisCookieEditThisCookie is a powerful browser cookie manager.
May 14, 2018Chrome Profiles vs Icognito ModeSetup a Chrome Profile for different environments that you manage.
May 7, 2018Vivaldi BrowserVivaldi has some pretty cool tools for QA
April 30, 2018Zero Downtime in QAIs there any real downtime in QA?
April 23, 2018Test Case Repository What makes a Test Case Repository good
April 16, 2018Negative Test CasesHow Many Negative Test Cases do you have
April 9, 2018Happy Path TestingHappy Path testing can lead to the best Test Cases
April 2, 2018BrowserStack ScreenshotGet awesome websites screenshots in different platforms.
March 26, 2018QA Meme Pictures updateGreat MEME pictures for QA
March 19, 2018 5 Ways To Win At Mobile Application TestingBetter Strategies means better results
March 12, 2018Browser Extensions for QAPopular
March 5, 2018Google Testing BlogLearn QA Styles from Google
February 26, 2018Opera and MaxthonOpera and Maxthon good testing browsers
February 19, 2018Chrome Window ResizerGreat Tool for QA to capture current screen information
February 12, 2018Postmortem DocumentHandy document to get the postmortem conversation started
February 5, 2018 SQL Mate SQL Mate makes data entry into TestLink easy
January 29, 2018QA Style SheetFastest way for QA to validate any CSS file
January 22, 2018BugMagnetGreat browser extension for exploratory testing
January 15, 2018Throw Away Email AccountsUseful Web Services to test Email Functionality
January 8, 2018UFO Quadcopter InstructionsBad UFO Quadcopter Instructions
January 1, 2018Slack Emoji Icons for QASmall collection of Emoji Icons for QA
November 26, 2017QA Text GraphicsSome creative QA graphics for Slack or Email: Patch Armageddon and Code Freeze