The Rainforest Method: 5 essential QA testing best practices

The Rainforest Method: 5 essential QA testing best practices

After 10 years, we have a set of QA testing best practices that work for teams shipping fast and frequently.

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Finally, QA doesn’t have to suck

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Watch now: Generative AI automatically heals tests in Rainforest

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Test Automation

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Watch now: Generative AI automatically heals tests in Rainforest

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Manual Testing

Best practices for manually testing software.

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Finally, QA doesn’t have to suck

Our goal has always been to fix QA. With today’s release, we’re closer than anyone else to doing it. Tests in Rainforest now fix themselves, creating more reliable results while allowing your team to focus on what matters — shipping code.

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Today, we’re launching our no-code QA platform with a free-forever plan, making software test automation accessible to any product contributor in any company.

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