Tag: Software bugs

How To Effectively Manage And Track Bugs

How To Effectively Manage And Track Bugs

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Software bugs can definitely be very annoying. However, they can be managed and tracked. And testers do their best to achieve it. The question now is, "how can bugs be effectively managed and tracked"?. Let us find out how. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4CCiGZyEIGM Make it easy Good bug tracking begins with the robust management of your projects and releases; the better your setup, the less overhead you will be introducing to your team. Having a logically-structured approach to your project releases allows you to more readily handle unexpected changes or interruptions to your projects, thus, including bugs. Using sticky notes, a notepad or spreadsheets make it easy to record when you see a bug, but if you do this for a couple weeks you will quickly find out that t...
How To Find Software Bugs

How To Find Software Bugs

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Software bugs are those defects and errors on software. They can cause damage to software application if left unresolved or ignored. These bugs are often detected by testers. Naturally! Because this is what testers are hired to do - find bugs. How are bugs found? This article will be presenting its readers with some tricks and tips on how to find software bugs. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vsw16-TiaGk Tips and Tricks in Finding Software Bugs Understand the whole application or module in depth before starting the testing. Prepare good test cases before start to testing. In other words, give stress on the functional test cases which include the major risk of the application. Create sufficient test data before tests, this data set includes the test cas...
How To Deal With Software Bugs

How To Deal With Software Bugs

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Software bugs are those "little creatures" which can damage software if neglected. Hence, they must be detected and fixed right away. (function() { var qs,js,q,s,d=document, gi=d.getElementById, ce=d.createElement, gt=d.getElementsByTagName, id="typef_orm", b="https://embed.typeform.com/"; if(!gi.call(d,id)) { js=ce.call(d,"script"); js.id=id; js.src=b+"embed.js"; q=gt.call(d,"script")[0]; q.parentNode.insertBefore(js,q) } })() powered by Typeform   And just like real bugs, software bugs can definitely be quite as annoying. So how do we deal with them? Definitely not with bug killers or exterminators, of course! Let us talk about ways on how to deal with software bugs. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Mz1estA4MA Allocate Time Allocate time in spr...
Stress-Free Steps In Fixing Software Bugs

Stress-Free Steps In Fixing Software Bugs

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Software bugs are very annoying. Resolving them can be stressful and tiring. However, there are stress-free ways to deal with these bugs. This article will be talking about several stress-free steps in fixing bugs. Who knows. you might find it quite a challenge and, eventually, enjoyable. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hDSvZDARyCk Having Enough Room Give yourself enough room to perform debugging properly. Being in a comfortable environment will make work easier and stress-free. Here are some tips on how to create a stress-free work environment. Make The Issue Known Let the users know that something is wrong. However, if the issue is security-related, it is alright to keep mum about it. As a user, nothing is worse than not knowing what is hap...
New Software Bugs Of 2019

New Software Bugs Of 2019

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Software bugs exist no matter how much effort is exerted to exterminate them. Therefore, as technology progresses, software bugs upgrade, too. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EKv85-K_6w4 IT Failures The biggest IT failures which has happened in today's world are caused by software bugs. Industries affected by these IT failures are: Airlines - software bugs caused delayed flights, thus leading to flight cancellations. Some even cause plane crashes. Automakers - the number of recalls required to fix defects in vehicle electronic/electrical systems has grown 30 percent per year for the past several years.  Communications - telecommunication companies experienced sporadic communication problems. Cybercrime - there have been numerous data breaches and rans
Bug Reporting Tools

Bug Reporting Tools

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Say goodbye to sticky notes, spreadsheets, and a lot more. No more hustle and bustle in reporting bugs. Bug reporting tools are here. The traditional way of reporting bugs involve sticky notes, spreadsheets, emails, and noise, more noise, and stress. Today, there are tools which can help in tracking and reporting software bugs. Therefore, let us learn more about these tools. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dns4zBqfpEM Tools For Reporting Bugs There are several bug reporting tools today. These tools help in software development. Below are some bug reporting tools available for you to use. Bugzilla Bugzilla is a bug reporting tool developed by Mozilla foundation. It is an open source software. Hence making Bugzilla a very powerful tool used in ...
Blocking Type Bugs

Blocking Type Bugs

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Blocking type bugs are those which block testing in an area. They are also called blocker bugs. These bugs must be fixed before release. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EKv85-K_6w4 "Symptoms"of Blocker Bugs You will know if software is infested with blocker bugs if it has the symptoms below the system crashes functions cannot be used loss of data system freeze cannot start applications cannot install applications problem in license security bug How To Deal With Blockers Blockers or blocking type bugs are very annoying. They can affect the total functionality of software because they block every updates and other things done to your software, How should blockers be dealt with? Here are some tips on how to deal with blockers. ...
Reasons Why Bugs Are Missed

Reasons Why Bugs Are Missed

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Bugs are missed? And to think that tests are done to get rid of these annoying software bugs! Why are these bugs missed? Bugs Are Missed Because They Are Not Tested The most common reason why bugs are missed is because they were not tested. As simple as that. Other reasons why they were not tested might probably be that the tester forgot to test a feature. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hpRywa8NKQQ Maybe a "secret" change was made by the developer, unknown to the tester. That is why it was not tested. Either the developer did not let the tester know intentionally, or he thought the change was insignificant. There is also this possibility that the management failed to inform the testers of feature changes. Not All Areas Were Covered Bu...
What Bugs Did We See in 2018

What Bugs Did We See in 2018

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Software bugs are those annoying errors which cause the software to malfunction, therefore, affecting the system. Here are some bugs in 2018 that we have encountered. There are a lot of bugs which affect software in more ways than one. A lot of bugs in 2018 have"crept" into our software and infiltrated them. Below are some of them. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l5yJSRpwDCI Wanna Get A Way This is a booking related bug. Travelers are the ones who were affected by it. This bug concerns booking tickets. What happened here is customers who book tickets online can no longer continue with the transaction. Why? Because the Terms and Conditions text of the airline company was laid over the"Continue" button. No Order For You A visual bug did not allow its users to continue ...
9 Most Common Bugs In Mobile Application

9 Most Common Bugs In Mobile Application

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xc2c9cWzHj8 Bugs in mobile applications are commonly caused by mistakes. A simple tap on the wrong button can cause your application to crash. The saying "Think before you click" may be suitable as a tip to avoid bugs in your mobile application. This article will present you with some of the most common bugs in mobile applications. Crash After You Tap A Button This is one of the most common situation. This usually happens especially with hidden buttons. A tap on the wrong button resulting in application often happens. This problem may be compared to a time bomb. Once you press the triggering device, the bomb sets off. Usually the triggering device here is the button within the application. If you overlook the b...