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This blog is intended for software system engineers, architects and managers or people generally interested in development, testing and integration of software systems. It is part of profiq’s community effort that has the objective of sharing knowledge and ideas about software system integration, testing and development. In addition to this technical content, we share updates about life at profiq.

profiq becomes an ISTQB Accredited Training Provider

Posted 7 years ago by rasta

We are happy to announce that profiq just became an ISTQB accredited training provider for the ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation Level for English language. We are now one of the two official training providers in Czech republic and Slovakia.

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Knowing your subject

Posted 7 years ago by Gabor Puhalla

This article follows-up with the series of  articles about tackling test complexity, adding a view on the importance of product knowledge, when coping with the complexity of testing. Let’s assume that you understand already, who your customers are;) I managed testing of a large integrated suite of software products on one of my past projects. […]

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profiq team is expanding

Posted 8 years ago by rasta

Working patiently and passionately on implementing the strategy to deliver best-in-class Software Testing and Software Quality Assurance services to our customers and partners we see it paying off over the time. To be able to satisfy the increased demand from our clients for specialists in Software Testing, we are looking for

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Missing the forest for the trees

Posted 8 years ago by Gabor Puhalla

Understanding customer needs for being able to do good testing sounds like commonplace that doesn’t need a special discussion. And testing projects often omit to discuss them indeed. Testing teams often start their project involvement with reading functional (or non-functional) specifications, skipping the customer view. I’m still mentioning it on the first place in the […]

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How to test your OpenDJ plugin

Posted 8 years ago by Nemanja Lukic

A problem you might face while extending the OpenDJ functionality with a plugin is to develop proper unit tests. OpenDJ comes with a set of tools to facilitate the testing, but since they are tightly integrated within the build framework, you might find it difficult to execute your unit tests from outside of the framework. […]

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Tackling complexity

Posted 8 years ago by Gabor Puhalla

Software complexity is one of the most significant challenges that a software tester may face. Testing software that is complex usually requires a breadth of knowledge and experience. The goal that the tester needs to accomplish with regards to complexity is: to test the software in a reasonable time and at a reasonable cost. As […]

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Methodoligst vs. Terrorist

Posted 8 years ago by Gabor Puhalla

Do you know the joke? “What’s the difference between a methodologist and a terrorist? Well, you can negotiate with a terrorist.”. It was perhaps more true for terrorists of the 20th century than those of the 21th, but you get the point. We met a “methodologist” the other day and that gave me the impulse […]

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Road to better quality – Testing conference

Posted 8 years ago by rasta

Bunch of us just attended Lates conference where overall theme was Testing – The way to better quality of software Conference has been targeted to people responsible for overall software quality such as CIO, COO, CFO, Test managers, support managers or people that take over software solutions from their vendors. I’m not going to describe […]

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Valued tester

Posted 8 years ago by Gabor Puhalla

Here comes a universal recipe that I often hear on software release projects that are planning outsourcing of functional testing responsibilities. Take an experienced test designer to define test cases. Then take several clickers to do the execution based on those pre-defined test cases and you are done with your testing team. A clicker is […]

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Handy test tools – Firefox add-ons

Posted 8 years ago by rasta

Whether you need to test web applications or troubleshoot software system deployment you may need tools that will help you understand what is actually happening. During our projects we came across couple of handy tools (available as Firefox add-ons [1]) that we found useful.

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