Are Development Skills Mandatory to Advance Your Career in Software Testing?

Are Development Skills Mandatory to Advance Your Career in Software Testing?

A Developer shall write code, and the Tester shall test it – and the two shall not interfere each other. Sounds like an adage from yore, for the current IT world is not the same anymore.

There was a time when a tester need not know anything about coding or programming language. Those were the days of the so called ‘Black Box’ testing – black referring to the code that was hidden in the darkness. Of course, a part of the whole was still visible and covered under ‘White Box’ (or code-based, unit) testing, but then this was a part of a developers’ role and did not fall under a Testers inbox.
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Integrating Automated Testing into DevOps

Integrating Automated Testing into DevOps

Time and Quality matters a lot in software releases. DevOps aims at achieving this. DevOps is relatively new to the industry but is catching up really fast. The reason is that, it promotes integration and communication between the application development team and the systems operations team resulting in development of faster and better software.
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