When to Stick with Manual Testing
Despite the industry push to automation, especially for teams looking to adopt an Agile or DevOps methodology, teams need to take a step back and remember that manual testing still has a purpose. There are specific types of UI bugs that are hard to find, and frankly counterproductive and costly to try and trace and fix with automation. Testing practices like exploratory testing, monkey (or ad hoc) testing, and GUI testing benefit from having ‘a human touch.'
What is Manual Testing?
Read about the history, principles, and future of the quintessential testing technique.
Exploratory Testing Playbook
Discover the 7 personas you should be testing for with exploratory testing and why it's an important practice.
It's Time to Start Monkeying Around...with Software Testing
What is Monkey testing? Learn more about the ad-hoc testing technique and how you can use it to find tricky UI bugs.
Use Automation to Assist, Not Replace Manual Testing.
Automated test cases and manual test cases should work in harmony. Learn how effectively to integrate the two.