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QA Offshoring vs Nearshoring

The word ‘outsource’ has gained some bad PR in recent years as many people associate it with “offshoring.” At tap|QA, we are firm believers that, when done correctly, outsourcing can be an absolute game changer for IT organizations. Why outsource software testing and QA? Top notch quality assurance organizations don’t grow overnight. QA professionals are [...]

The Future of Testers and SDETs

The American dream: pushing businesses forward, motivating new and improved technology, and evolving software cycles to deliver quality content. It’s a futuristic and rapidly growing world we live in, which brings us to the question: where is software and QA testing heading? Software testing and other quality assurance practices are seemingly getting absorbed into the [...]

Technology Corner Episode 1: Native Application Android with Calabash and Gherkin

Welcome to our first episode of Technology Corner! Technology Corner is a monthly "how-to" with some example code and a short tutorial on using it with our QA automation engineers. For our first episode, we'll be demoing Calabash for Native Application Android Tests. Sample Code for Using Calabash and Gherkin to Test a [...]

Quality First: The Importance of Software Testers

The Role and Relevance of Software Testers Wouldn’t it be convenient if there were a way to ensure the quality and functionality of software and applications before they went on their way to your end users? You’ve heard of software testers and SDETs, and if you’re in the industry of QA, somehow you may be [...]

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The Next Generation of IoT and Why Quality is Business Critical

An expansive industry, expanded Whenever presented with the opportunity to research and talk about the Internet of Things, (IoT), we realize how mind-blowing it really is! The industry has grown so rapidly, almost unlike any the world has seen, and the power to monitor, analyze, optimize, and make decisions from the data of our everyday [...]

What is an SDET?

Along with the innovations of technology, the careers that go with it have evolved, especially when it comes to Quality Assurance (QA), general knowledge, and development of the products we use for business. Behold the new and improved Software Development Engineer in Test or SDET - architect, constructor, surveyor, and tester. What is SDET? SDET, software development [...]