The Pros and Cons of Crowdsourced Testing

Crowdsourced testing, also known as crowdtesting, is a relatively new approach in the world of quality assurance. Instead of depending on your own team to test your app or website, you depend on a temporary workforce of individual testers. This makes crowdsourced testing an effective and affordable option for developers, but it can be one-sided… Read more »

What Is API Testing?

APIs, or Application Programming Interfaces, are the glue that hold everything together. More specifically, they’re the service layer that sits between the data layer and presentation (UI) layer in any software application. Whereas UI testing focuses on the look and feel of your application, API testing is all about the data responses, security, performance, and… Read more »

Bug Reporting: How to Write and Understand Bug Reports

Every person involved in the creation of an app or website will have to deal with bugs. And we don’t mean the creepy crawlies. We mean the software bugs that plague every good website or mobile app. Bugs, much like their creepy-crawly cousins, are impossible to avoid. Every device, every website, and every app are… Read more »

User Experience vs. Customer Experience: What’s the Difference?

Whether you’re building a mobile app or website, you want to make sure that you provide an excellent experience to your users. User experience (UX) should be high up on your radar. After all, poor UX can cause you to lose customers. But what about customer experience (CX)? These two terms are often confused for… Read more »