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Blogspy Vol 70: The latest round-up of software testing blogs from around the blogosphere

  • 11/11/2014
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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:


Webinar: A New Agile Ecosystem – Kim Knup

Kim Knup summarises and reviews the recently hosted webinar on TEST Huddle by Michael Bolton titled “A New Agile EcoSystem”.
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Swimming against the stream – Jon Udell

Jon Udell comments on his use of RSS feeds and how they are becoming less and less common for new websites to include in their build.
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Impressions from QA&TEST 2014 – Joel Montvelisky

Joel Montvelisky writes about his experience at the QA&TEST Conference this year in Bilbao, Spain.
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My blog post about NTD2014 –  Elo Eilonen

Elo Eilonen reviews the Nordic Testing Day that she attended recently. In the article she reviews the track sessions by Stephen Janaway, Dan Billing, Erik Boelen and others.
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James Bach and Dr. James Whittaker: An attempt to understand viewpoints 

The writer JCD over at the About98Percent blog writes about their attempts to understand the views of James Bach and Dr. James Whittaker with regards to their testing philosophies.  “As you read this, please keep in mind that this is my attempt to understand their viewpoints.  This is an attempt to parse the words of each of them to gain insights”

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The curse of the notification e-mail… – Nicolai L. Nielsen

“The notification Email is very a very popular feature, and widely implemented in various ALM and defect/issue management solutions. For those not very involved in the project they are a joy, as you do not need to visit the ALM tool unless you get a mail. For those in key positions in the workflow they are a pain, as you are already in the tool daily, and can find this information based on your dashboard or queries in the Tool”

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How to File Mobile Bugs – Daniel Knott

“If you find a bug within a mobile app, you need to report it in order to get it fixed. Filing mobile bug reports requires some additional information that the developers need in order to reproduce and fix the bug.”

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Dispelling The Misconceptions #5 – “Lets 100% Automate Everything And Get Rid Of All Our Testers” – Dan Ashby

I hear this all the time. Even from very senior people. The latest one was from a development manager, asking why we “still need to have testers testing the software, since we are aiming for 100% automating for everything”…
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