When it comes to software testing tools, there are plethora of categories and types. Load testing, automated functional testing, quality assurance testing, defect management, unit testing, code coverage, integration testing, black box testing, white box testing, manual testing, usability testing — are you lost yet? A guaranteed way to ensure your software or app will fail is to not test it before release. Testing is as vital a component of application and software creation as development and design are. As such, the selection of software testing tools holds equal weight with the selection of a mobile application development platform or an application lifecycle management suite. But with so many different types of testing — and that doesn’t include security-focused tests, and different platforms like mobile app testing and web app testing — where do you begin?