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Debunking some myths about software testing
Debunking some myths about software testing
Debunking some myths about software testing
Debunking some myths about software testing
Debunking some myths about software testing
Debunking some myths about software testing
Debunking some myths about software testing
Debunking some myths about software testing
Debunking some myths about software testing
Debunking some myths about software testing
Debunking some myths about software testing
Debunking some myths about software testing
Debunking some myths about software testing
Debunking some myths about software testing
Debunking some myths about software testing
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  • 1. Debunking some myths about software testing<br />Pradeep Soundararajan<br />www.moolya.com<br />
  • 2. Myths!<br />Software testing is boring <br />Software testers are paid less<br />Software testing doesn’t require programming skill<br />Software testing doesn’t have a future<br />Software testers are not respected<br />Anyone can do testing<br />Copyrights 2010 : Moolya Testing : www.moolya.com<br />
  • 3. Software testing is boring <br />Software testers are paid less<br />Software testing doesn’t require programming <br />Software testing doesn’t have a future<br />Software testers are not respected<br />Anyone can do testing<br />Copyrights 2010 : Moolya Testing : www.moolya.com<br />Busters<br />Myths!<br />Agreed<br />Agreed<br />Agreed<br />Agreed<br />Agreed<br />Agreed<br />BUT…<br />
  • 4. Copyrights 2010 : Moolya Testing : www.moolya.com<br />
  • 5. How to get in?<br />Institutes are one way, usual way.<br />Networking <br />Being an apprentice<br />Demonstrating passion<br />Read & experiment with stuff<br />Talking to testers, the good ones<br />Copyrights 2010 : Moolya Testing : www.moolya.com<br />
  • 6. Avoid Google / Orkut / Interview forums<br />Google could be dangerous for you<br />Orkut software testing groups are too dangerous<br />Interviewers can be misguiding<br />Interview related discussion forums harm you<br />Copyrights 2010 : Moolya Testing : www.moolya.com<br />
  • 7. Good Software testing requires<br />Critical Thinking<br />Logical Reasoning<br />Analytical Thinking<br />Lateral Thinking<br />Observation<br />Brainstorming<br />Copyrights 2010 : Moolya Testing : www.moolya.com<br />
  • 8. “If you choose to be misguided then you deserve it”<br />Copyrights 2010 : Moolya Testing : www.moolya.com<br />
  • 9. Who is this?<br />Copyrights 2010 : Moolya Testing : www.moolya.com<br />
  • 10. Who is this?<br />Copyrights 2010 : Moolya Testing : www.moolya.com<br />
  • 11. Comparison between two friends<br />Copyrights 2010 : Moolya Testing : www.moolya.com<br />
  • 12. Copyrights 2010 : Moolya Testing : www.moolya.com<br />Comparison between two friends<br />
  • 13. India has lots and lots of software testers, lakhs to be specific, but what it needs is SachinTendulkars in software testing.<br />Can you be the Sachin, India wants?<br />Copyrights 2010 : Moolya Testing : www.moolya.com<br />
  • 14. Three important points<br />“Don’t allow anyone to make your career decisions, do it yourself and do it for yourself.”<br />“We are not living in the generation where lakhs of people are intelligent, so don’t believe most of them unless you test it”<br /> “The first attempt you can make to prove who you are is to ask questions. Ask your questions, I am here for you”<br />Copyrights 2010 : Moolya Testing : www.moolya.com<br />
  • 15. Thanks!<br />Want to ask a question offline?<br />Shoot your questions to ps@moolya.com<br />Pardon me: All images used in this ppt are stolen from the web<br />

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