My Tryst with Software Testing

This month, we have a special post from our tester Pramod, from India. Read on as he tells us a little about himself and his testing experience, and explains the Seven Principles of Software Testing, a set of well-known principles used by the ISTQB (International Software Testing Qualifications Board) to certify software testers.

About Me
Hi, I am Pramod L. from India, a nation known as the land of festivals. We enjoy celebrating festivals throughout the year, and I celebrate being a software tester similarly. For every assignment I undertake, I determine why the client is looking at getting their product tested, and enjoy finding defects that bring smiles to their faces. I do not possess any formal qualification in the field of software testing but have been a part of the industry for more than a decade and a half now, and have enjoyed every minute of my journey. Presently, I am working in managerial capacity for a leading Indian IT MNC.

Pramod
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New year, new tester story: Meet Tatiana

Today, we’re happy to introduce Tatiana from Spain. She joined Testbirds last October and has already participated in several tests in English, Spanish and German. We invited her to our blog to hear her story and to find out what advice she has for new testers.
Tatiana
My name is Tatiana and I’m 23 years old. I’m living in Barcelona since I started to study Modern Languages in the Pompeu Fabra University in 2009. After finishing this degree I began a postgraduate degree in Script Writing. When I finished my studies in June 2014, I moved to Heidelberg, Germany in order to improve my German. I lived there for three months with my girlfriend Lina.

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Come fly into the Nest

Recently, we had two surprise visitors. Silvano and his wife, both from Italy, decided to come by and say hello. They were on a road trip around Germany as well as other countries and, as freshly hatched Testbirds coming through Munich, wanted to meet the team and see what our Nest actually looks like.


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Don’t Let the IT Language Scare You

You don’t need IT skills to become a software tester!

Testbirds is an IT-based enterprise providing crowdsourced software testing services.

Seems complicated, right?

If you do not consider yourself tech-savvy and think that everything related to IT (Information Technology) is beyond your knowledge, you might mistakenly think that Testbirds is not for you – just by reading this one sentence description. Continue reading