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About Pradeep Soundararajan

Pradeep is the Chief Servant to Employees and Customers besides being Founder Managing Director of Moolya.He is also known as the Kung Fu Panda of Software Testing. Never before has a Panda been so feared and so loved. Experience the Skadoosh!

What does it mean to work with Rob Sabourin?

Moolya has had the pleasure of hosting Rob Sabourin for 2 weeks in its office in mid 2014. The energy in Moolya in those two weeks shot notches above the usual.  Wait a minute! You don't know Rob Sabourin? He is the author of Am I A Bug to begin with - and if you [...]

An uber-stay interview of a Moolyan

      A turn of events Last week I had been to a client location. I met with the founder of the company and he had nice words about Moolya Testing. I also happened to meet our awesome Moolyans working over there. It was decided that I could Uber for Yogesh and Anjali because they [...]

What happens if testers don’t question?

I walk up to a team of a newbie testers who thought they had been trained in testing. I point at an app in a phone, ask them to test and get me a report. They spent a couple of days testing and I get a report. They come to me to get my feedback [...]

Who does software testing belong to in 2017 ?

  Source: Wikimedia       Some people think software testing is a sub activity of the software development. Some think software testing is not exclusive to software development but to be made available to the entire business. Some think it belongs to itself. These thoughts have caused divides in our community and [...]

Taking a customer from “Moolya Sucks” to “Moolya is our Testing Partner”

A true story. Every detail of it - testable and verifiable.   A customer enquiry for cloud - web and mobile app testing   About a few months ago, we received an enquiry to our in need for testing a mobile application and web server for a complex application. The customer was a product company [...]

The epic fail of the software testing industry

I have been answering questions that testers ask on forums for 10 years now. That is a decade of answering thousands of questions asked on forums. I am not exaggerating the number of questions I have answered. They are in thousands. I began with Orkut, then to Test Republic, Software Testing Club, My blog, Software Testing [...]

Build a vision for yourselves, not the next high paying job

One of the awesome testers in Moolya recently thought; Within my team I am considered to be an awesome tester but outside of my team nobody knows about it. I am just ordinary and that is not truly who I am. This is not a case in isolation but the state of this awesome tester is what [...]

The two phases of a tester’s life

Phase 1: Learning to think, see, hear and speak.  During the initial years, testers are all ears. Anything is new and hence they learn a lot of things without knowing the learning is happening at great speeds. They are learning to think, see, hear and speak. A bug they miss and or a bug they find [...]

The rise of SDET and related problems in Software Testing

What's happening? My LinkedIn feed over the last year is loaded with people wanting to hire SDET profiles. SDET expands to Software Development Engineering in Test. That is a fancy word adopted for what was previously known as Test Automation Engineer. Just like how people are called QA, Tester and QC and they all do the [...]

New Skill For Testers – Think Simple

Everybody began their career in testing by thinking simple. Over the years of training to be a fantastic tester, the number of thoughts that come to our mind when we interact with software is mind boggling. For instance, we question, think critically, think laterally, observe, dissect, speculate, assume, infer, conjecture, assess, react, experiment, and make notes [...]

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