On the forums, software testers call themselves unsung heroes. The comparison is accurate: all the merits for the creation of the program are attributed to the developer, while the tester – a specialist who brings the raw product to mind, remains in the shadows.
The profession of a tester appeared not so long ago: it is almost impossible to find a person with 10 years of experience. It is believed that the first testers were quality specialists – employees who checked the software (SOFTWARE) for compliance with GOST. However, the duties of a modern tester are not limited to the simple verification of certain indicators: testing today is a complex, multi-step work that accompanies the process of creating a software product from the beginning to the end. Continue reading