Why Can’t They Just Get It Right?

Posted by Albert Gareev on Nov 27, 2014
Foreword Recently I’ve been observing some new silly ideas about testing – on how to do as less of it as possible or not do it at all. I don’t bother posting links here – reading those isn’t worth the time. But I’m gonna speak on the subject myself. I grouped those ideas into 3 main categories: […] ...

Web Accessibility Testing: Strategy and Mindmap

Posted by Albert Gareev on Nov 25, 2014
This is a cross-post of my publication on LinkedIn. I also provide more elaborate mindmap here. Foreword In the recent, I’ve been quite extensively writing about Web Accessibility in my blog. In part, because it’s one of my professional interests now. But also because I learnt how much it’s important and needed. In Ontario, Accessibility […] ...

Accessibility Testing – Evaluation of Tools

Posted by Albert Gareev on Nov 24, 2014
For any project, it’s typical to conduct assessment and evaluation of tools before acquiring licenses and putting them into use. Below I’m sharing evaluation matrix composed based on my review of accessibility requirements. Requirement Description Checking By Tool Review by person 1.1 Text Alternatives Provide text alternatives for any non-text content 1.1.1 (A) – Alternative […] ...

Sustaining Rapid Software Testing Practices Within ...

Posted by Albert Gareev on Nov 18, 2014
Notice This post and mind map are work in progress. I’m hoping to get the community feedback as well as further refine the ideas myself. Stay tuned. See more contents below the mindmap. Below is the mindmap in [accessible] list format with my comments elaborating the points. Problems You’re a Test Manager. You had your […] ...

Accessibility Testing – Classification of Tools

Posted by Albert Gareev on Nov 17, 2014
Class Description Content Parser-Checker. Examples: WebAIM’s WAVE, AChecker, SortSite Tools that process inner elements of the document (tags) and check whether their presence/absence and structure comply with the predefined set of rules.Mostly helpful for testing of requirements: Perceivable Robust Well-developed tools are quite useful for quick and cheap catching of obvious bugs. Testers can use […] ...

How things go with RST takers

Posted by Albert Gareev on Nov 10, 2014
A few observations on graduates of Rapid Software Testing course I was into studying of heuristic-based exploratory testing approach and methodologies for at least 2 years prior to taking of the course. I took the course in 2011. Blogged about my experiences. I’ve kept broadening and sharpening my skills since then. Blogged about my path as well. With time, I also […] ...

Accessibility Testing Requirements – Interim ...

Posted by Albert Gareev on Nov 03, 2014
In the series of reviews I went over WCAG level A / AA (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines) requirements from testing perspective. This is my second detailed take, as the first one was about 2 years ago when I started professionally performing (elements of) accessibility testing. And I took the second shot to futher sharpen my skill and […] ...
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