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dan-pud7053ySome of the best testers started as devs. I think it gives a great perspective on your testing. Good luck
It's kind of a different mindset.
I don't mean it as an offense, but QA has little to do with coding. But it does require quite a lot of patience, pain-staking work and diligence.
QA specialists should know the basics of software engineering, but I think that if you're a software engineer and good at it, it would be lost talent if you went to QA instead.
QA is for mentally stable people with good discipline.
Softdev is for creative techies, where it's a bonus to be a bit weird.
Shouldn't be that hard. Though transitioning from soft dev to hard dev takes some dedication.
Qa is including a lot more automation now, so the line is getting thinner between software dev and qa. Coming from someone switching from qa to software dev.