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Exploratory testing… the best kind of (manual) testing

EDITORIALS

Exploratory testing… the best kind of (manual) testing

What is exploratory testing and how can you use it to optimize your testing? That’s easy, become more pragmatic in your approach.

Don't Only Automate Your Testing

HINTS AND TIPS

Don't Only Automate Your Testing

Is automated testing always the best way to test your software? The cost-benefit doesn't always stack up, and manual testing can be cheaper and faster than you think.

Testpad Tips - don't make Scripts too short

HINTS AND TIPS

Testpad Tips - don't make Scripts too short

A common mistake with Testpad, especially for customers coming from a test case management background, is to only put a single Test Case in each Script... this is the path to the dark side... read on...

API Project Update and Early Overview

UPDATES

API Project Update and Early Overview

Testpad is building an API. The project is in final testing with just some deployment issues to resolve.

Testpad Tips - make copies to go from release to release

HINTS AND TIPS

Testpad Tips - make copies to go from release to release

A great usage pattern in Testpad is to prepare for new releases by copying the test plans of the previous release. This gives you a clean slate from which to add more tests and record a fresh batch of results.

Testpad Tips - use the Retest feature to go from build to build

HINTS AND TIPS

Testpad Tips - use Retesting to go from build to build

Don't acrue more and more test run columns with 'new test run'... instead, make use of the 'retest' feature, specifically for retesting new builds within the same release cycle.

We have a new home!... testpad.com

UPDATES

We have a new home!... testpad.com

Testpad's home domain has moved to "testpad.com" after more than 10 years at "ontestpad.com". Here's what that means for customers.

Release notes for minor update (4.1.110)

UPDATES

Release notes for minor update (4.1.110)

Release notes for a collection of small updates and tweaks, including bug fixes, reacting to customer feedback, and miscellaneous tweaks to keep Testpad running smoothly.

Email addresses don't have to be unique anymore

UPDATES

Email addresses don't have to be unique anymore

Testpad now lets you to re-use your email address across multiple team accounts.

Importing spreadsheets of tests into Testpad

HINTS AND TIPS

Importing spreadsheets of tests into Testpad

Importing tests is the quickest way to get going in Testpad. For details on formatting considerations and how to import test cases from spreadsheets, start here.

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