Posts Categorized: Bugwriting

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 »

Severity vs. Priority in Bug Writing

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 »

Artificial Intelligence for Bug Fixing Reaches a Milestone

It has long been a dream of software testers to have an artificial intelligence bot that can identify software bugs and subsequently create patches faster and better than a human coder. Well, as of October, researchers at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden and University of Lille in France claim to be one step… Read more »

NYU Researchers Use Decoy Bugs to Bolster Software Security

When cyber criminals try to illicitly gain access to software programs, they typically start by looking for bugs that can be exploited to accept malicious inputs. These vulnerabilities act as hidden back doors that allow hackers to harvest user data, launch denial of service attacks and more. But what if hackers had to wade through… Read more »