Quality Engineering Articles

Full Stack Quality Engineering

Articles 3 January 2018

Who is a full stack Quality Engineer? The term “full stack” is a widely-heard term, mostly associated with Software Engineering, but rarely in conjunction with Quality Engineering.   So, what exactly is it, and why is it important? To understand this, let’s look at what traditional QA practice is. There are several areas and types

Colombo Selenium Meetup : The Smarter Way of Doing Regression Testing

CAKE LABS 7 September 2016

The Colombo Selenium Meetup is an open forum where Selenium users of all skill levels can come to communicate, learn, network, or just have a good time. The focus is in Selenium and topics which extend through related areas of interest,such as Agile testing, Test-Drive Development, Continuous Deployment, building maintainable automated test scripts and much

The CAKE LABS Intern Diaries, Chapter Two: Getting Started

CAKE LABS 23 August 2016

Now in the third week of their Internship, the interns have been split across multiple teams and have started working on various projects. This week’s addition contains updates from each of the individual interns. Mithila We were assigned to different teams and I received the opportunity to work with the team of my preference which

The CAKE LABS QA Robot

Sysco LABS 10 February 2016

Not only does the QA team execute an enormous volume of tests to ensure that our CAKE POS releases are as bug free as possible, they also run them on several different layers. The easiest layer of tests are those executed on the systems layer, but they are the furthest from actually simulating user behavior.

QA Evolvement with Agile

QA Evolvement with Agile

Sysco LABS 25 November 2015

In this Innovation Session, Leapsetters Sumudu Bandara and Yasas Nandasena, both from the QA Team, described how Agile is introduced to a service team in order to overcome the QA and dev barrier. The session also looked into the tools and techniques used and how project success is determined.

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Beyond traditional testing: SLASSCOM Sri Lanka

Sysco LABS 8 May 2015

‘Beyond traditional testing exploring diverse engineering techniques to evolve your mobile QA strategy’, a conference targeted at QA engineers and leads, as well as product and project managers was organized by SLASSCOM Sri Lanka at Dialog Future World this week. Our own Anjana Somathilake, Director of Engineering and Architecture at CAKE LABS, together with Nuwan Dehigaspitiya, Director of Mobility

Behaviorally driven API testing

Behaviorally driven API testing

Sysco LABS 10 April 2015

For this week’s innovation session Nivantha Rowel, Mohammed Yoosuf, Manura Weerawarna, Nuwangi Kiriwaththuduwa and Hasitha Dhanawalavithana of our QA team spoke about API testing and the tools & the techniques involved in its practice. They discussed how BDT (Behaviorally Driven Testing) is optimal for API testing and how it tests in the form of simple

Data Analytics in QA Perspective

Data Analytics in QA Perspective

Sysco LABS 5 February 2015

For this week’s Innovation Session, our very own Quality Assurance Engineer Roshan Ranasinghe gave us important insights into a new approach towards Quality Assurance. The session discussed the drawbacks of using the typical QA approach in ETL, as opposed to the suggested approach. This included discussions for a Data and analytic QA approach to help

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