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Quality Assurance and Software Testing

Newpath WEB has a dedicated team of 15 quality analysts and software testers who perform various forms of comprehensive testing on the products and solutions we deliver, along with contract and outsourced quality assurance and software testing engagements.

Newpath WEB provide Quality Assurance and Software Testing services for:

– Websites

– Web Based Applications

– In House Software

– Custom

– Applications

– Custom Software

Quality Standards

The entire Newpath WEB software development process follows an established standard that conforms to the requirements in our customer’s specifications. The processes we follow for requirements study, design, coding, testing and support are in accordance with this set standards. The Software Quality Assurance (SQA) group is responsible for monitoring and improving quality processes and systems. The SQA monitors the quality processes followed by our various project teams.

Our Software Engineering Process Group (SEPG) oversees the implementation of quality management systems and processes. It is the responsibility of this group to ensure a high emphasis is placed on the quality and timeliness of the deliverables of each and every project.

The Newpath WEB Quality Assurance Process

An example of the items our Quality Assurance and Software Testing team are responsible for are:

– Link testing

– JavaScript, Overlays, Videos

– Grammar, spelling, dimensions, weights, etc. conforming to geographic/location standards

– Header, body layout, breadcrumb (bottom navigation bar) and footer

– Images, and tagging

– Appropriateness of images, banners and references made, to ensure the said site is confirming with stated guidelines and copyright provisions

– QuickTime content (On/Off)

– Regression testing

– The process of testing new code to verify that this new code hasn’t broken any old code.

– Functionality of system against proposed system. This would include

– Application workflow

– Site navigation

– Design and layout

– Outlying pages such as site map etc.

Checks for:

– Broken links

– Broken images

– Border alignment

– Font overriding

– Font alignment

– Image overriding

– Include errors

Test/Staging Lab

Newpath WEB has two staging/test labs. These labs include:

– Mac’s

– PC’s

– iPhones

– HTC’s

– iPad’s

– Blackberry’s

In our lab’s Newpath WEB is able to test both static and mobile browsers, various operating systems and environments and even setup unique tests for specific situations.

In addition to our labs, Newpath WEB has a large hosting environment, including a staging environment to setup and test client solutions. Newpath WEB (on a clients approval) can setup a staging environment for a specific testing requirement and perform tests (providing access to our client and their staff) and quality assurance in conjunction with each client to approve changes and tested elements before seeking approval to migrate the changes to a live production environment.

For more information on Quality Assurance & Testing, contact us.

Our web site design approach combines
Website Design Approach - Research
Website Design Approach - Planning
Website Design Approach - Usability
Website Design Approach - Creativity
Website Design Approach - Wireframes
Website Design Approach - Implementation

Newpath WEB Quality Objectives:

Browser Compatibility:

  • Referred to as cross-browser testing
  • PC
  • Win XP – IE6
  • Win XP – IE 8
  • MAC
  • Mac OS X Snow Leopard – Safari
  • Mac OS X Leopard - Firefox
  • iPad - Safari mobile
  • iPhone 3GS - Safari mobile
  • iPod touch (current) - Safari mobile
  • iPhone 4 - Safari mobile

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