Config Boards vs. Standalone Systems

Hardware compatibility tests have evolved over the years. Originally used exclusively for video games, they are now applied to standalone applications and professional software as well (although games are still a big driver). In general, there are two approaches to hardware compatibility testing: so-called ‘config boards’ and standalone systems. Here we explain the differences between… Read more »

508 Compliance Checklist

Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 ensures that all websites, apps, and software are accessible to individuals with disabilities. However, in order to be 508 compliant, you must first test your application to ensure it meets all of Section 508’s requirements. While testing for 508 compliance is a complex process and should be… Read more »

Quality Assurance vs. Quality Engineering: What’s the Difference?

As technology continues to advance, we find new ways to improve our products and software. Quality assurance has always been at the forefront of software engineering, but quality engineering has also taken a vital role in recent years. But what’s the difference between these two concepts? Read on to learn more: What is quality assurance?… Read more »

Severity vs. Priority in Bug Writing

A bugbase is a vital part of your QA testing, keeping a record of all issues that have appeared in your software. When analyzing these bugs, quality assurances testers use two types of terms: severity and priority. While people often confuse these terms as the same, they have their own meanings: Severity – how serious a bug… Read more »