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Blog Spy Vol 55: A Weekly Round-up From The Software Testing Blogosphere

  • 28/07/2014
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Welcome to the latest edition of EuroSTAR’s Blog Spy, a round up of some of the latest blog posts from the Software Testing Industry that have caught our eye in the last week:

On Testers and Code – Pete Walen

Pete Walen further expands on a topic that has caught the attention of alot of bloggers this week; should testers learn to code. Read More here

Taking My New Job By The Balls, Part 1 – Helena Jeret-Mäe

“In April 2014 I accepted an offer and in June I left the company I’d been with for the past 6.5 years (4 years as tester/team lead), and started my new job as a senior testing specialist at another company. These notes/remarks/observations in the upcoming series of blog posts are based on my first 2.5 weeks on the new job.” Read More here

Peers – Erik Brickarp

Erik Brickarp discusses the benifits of having a good relationship with your peers on your testing team. Read More here

Bugs are like fruits – Patrick Prill

“Just a short piece on a metapher I like to use, when someone tries to explain me how important bug metrics are.” Read More here

Developing & implementing a test strategy for optimally testing new Business Processes consolidated across Multiple Business Units – Ramesh Ramamurthy

“In a major IT transformation work, an agri-business Company wanted to design and implement common business processes in its Business Units(BUs), spread across 46 countries, to a common ERP platform, to increase operational efficiency. Hitherto, each country had its own legacy applications for the business processes, which became unmanageable for the large and growing business.” Read More here

How Successful People start their day: The Best Morning Routines for Feeling Great and Getting Work Done – Kevan Lee

“While there’s probably not an ideal morning routine that fits everyone, we can learn a lot from the morning routines of successful people as well as from the research and inspiration behind starting a morning on the right foot. I collected a wide range of opinions on how best to start a day, from the scientific to the successful. Here’s the best of what I found-maybe it’ll help you get a little more productivity, creativity, and enjoyment out of your morning.” Read More here

Test Automation using Behaviour Driven Testing – Key Takeaway Points and Lessons Learned – Swaminathan Vasudevan

“As a company having a dedicated Testing unit, our specialization lies in Test Automation and we use BDT heavily in Test Automation projects for both web and mobile based applications. It’s been just over 2 years since our teams started doing Behaviour Driven Testing (BDT) and we felt compelled to share some of the experiences that we have had during these 2 years” Read More here

Is there a difference between “Quality Analyst and Tester?” – Simon Schrijver

Simon Schrijver contuines the debate on that the diiference, if any, there is between a Quality Analyst and a Tester. Read More here

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