Tag: software testing

  • Remembering how to listen as a tech community

    Remembering how to listen as a tech community

    Have you ever talked to someone who’s not listening to you?

  • Programmers tricked into playing the wrong game

    Programmers tricked into playing the wrong game

    Just because you’re in the game doesn’t mean you’re playing the right one.

  • Software that’s complicated to test can’t maintain quality

    Software that’s complicated to test can’t maintain quality

    I recently watched an episode of FunFunFunction by MPJ. He was talking about why settings are evil. There was one concept from the video that I found interesting. The idea is that software that’s complicated to test can’t maintain quality.

  • Avoiding A Push Process

    Have you ever thought about how much work your automated test actually help you do? I mean real honest work. Don’t worry if it’s low, because for most teams it is. There can be a lot of waste in the automation creation process. Creating unnecessary automated test cases is a huge waste for Test teams. Multiple scripts…

  • The Software Testing Ice Cream Cone

    Most companies only focus on manual testing at the start. Down the road they jumping head first into UI automation. This might seem like the best approach, but focusing on just one area of testing can lead you down the wrong path. There’s a downside to only having Manual & UI automated test. You end up…

  • 6 Things You Should Do After Finding A Bug

    On September 9, 1947 the first instance of an actual computer but was found. At 3:45 p.m., Grace Murray Hopper records the first computer bug in her log book as she worked on the Harvard Mark II. The problem was traced to a moth stuck between a relay in the machine, which Hopper duly taped…

  • Over 30 More Types Of Software Test

    This is the final post in the types of software testing series. You can view the other 40 types of software testing in the following post: 20 Types of Software Testing, and  2o More Types Of Software Testing.

  • What Is A Software Developer In Test?

    “So what would you say you do?” It’s a common question when meeting someone new. However I was blind sided by the timing of this question. You see, I was on the phone with a recruiter who was fairly new to the game. We where going over my resume when I told here about a…

  • How Testers Are Both The Hero And The Villain

    What do you do when you’re job is to break things. To find the weakness in something and then point them out. To push back on work that others believe is finished. To be the voice for the customer, an evangelist.To be a skeptic and highly critical, never being brain washed by the hype. Being a tester means…