Iteration and feedback

What goes into a high quality product? It goes through many iterations but also incorporates a ton of customer feedback while it iterates. I will be talking about software development in this post with examples from my career and video games. Video Games What makes a high quality video game? let us compare cyberpunk 2077… Continue reading Iteration and feedback

Testing for accessibility

Testing for accessibility in your apps/websites doesn’t have to be a chore. Making accessible and inclusive content will increase your target audience and reduce your chances of being sued (1, 2, 3). It’s not like I’m encouraging lawsuit driven development, but it is important to build an inclusive experience. Other benefits with building with accessibility in mind… Continue reading Testing for accessibility

Bugasura and exploratory Mobile Testing

A few weeks back, Pradeep Soundararajan; founder of Moolya testing and I were having a conversation on twitter on test strategies for mobile apps. He suggested trying Bugasura for running a bag bash. Bugasura is an android app and a chrome extension. it helps with keeping track of exploratory testing sessions and comes with screenshot annotation and jira integration.  Here are… Continue reading Bugasura and exploratory Mobile Testing

Beta releases for mobile apps

My team is going through a beta release for our mobile app to get early feedback. We’ve noticed that our android app is struggling compared to iOS. It seems that having an extra hurdle with signing up for the android beta program impacts installations. Naturally we’d expect the android engagement to lag a little behind… Continue reading Beta releases for mobile apps

Mindmaps and Heuristics for testing

I like to use mind maps to help me test. Mind maps are a visual way of brainstorming different ideas. On a previous mobile team I printed and laminated this mind map to bring along to every planning session to help remind me to ask questions like, “What about accessibility? Automation? Security? or Performance?”: As… Continue reading Mindmaps and Heuristics for testing