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BlogSpy Vol 76: The latest round-up of software testing blogs from around the blogosphere

  • 06/01/2015
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Welcome to the latest edition of Eurostar’s BlogSpy, a round up of some of the latest blog posts from the Software Testing Industry that have caught our eye in the last week.


My year of working sparsely – Alan Page

Alan Page discusses his 2014 where he took a number of weeks leave for different reasons which got him thinking about retirement and what that means.
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Regression – Gil Zilberfeld

“When we think of regression, we think of bugs. That’s the first thing that pops into our minds. As with many other things, there’s a deeper meaning, if we just look closer.”

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Exploratory Testing is not the antithesis of structured testing – Jean-Paul Varwijk

“I am getting tired of fellow software testers telling, stating, writing that exploratory testers do not like structured testing, or that exploratory testing is the opposite of structured testing, or that exploratory testing can only be done based on experience or domain knowledge, and on and on…”

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If ‘Automation’ Were A Member Of Your Team

” I want to think of Automation as a person – as people quite often refer to ‘Automation’ as if it is doing a person’s job let’s see what we’d think of that person if they were employed as an individual.”

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What Mythbusters Can Teach Software Testers – Randy Rice

“I often refer to the Mythbusters show when explaining session-based testing in some of my software testing classes and workshops. Mythbusters is a perfect example of how to set-up a test, perform it, then evaluate the results. However, in watching several episodes back-to-back, some clear trends emerged that I have not previously related to what we do as software testers.”

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In Through the Side Door: Advice from an Unconventional Career – Michael Larsen

In this blog post, Michael writes about a video he recorded for a Conference talk that was never utilised. However with the launch of TV for Testers Project, he is now publishing it.

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