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BlogSpy Vol 79: The latest round-up of software testing blogs from around the blogosphere

  • 27/01/2015
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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.


A new level of testing? – Huib Shoots

Huib Shoots compares a YouTube video of an expert archer and how he developed these skills and compares this to being a context-driven tester.

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Four Simple Steps to Becoming the Best Tester You can be – Mike Talks

Mike Talks takes inspiration from those YouTube videos that promise everything and forms his own simple steps the becoming as good a tester as possible.

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A network of neighbours – Jon Udell

Jon Udell tests a new social network for neighbourhoods.
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Black Ops Testing Workshop: Out of the Shadows – Duncan Nisbet

” On Friday, I attended the rather fantastic Black Ops Testing workshop run by Alan Richardson,James Lyndsey, Steve Green & Tony Bruce. Like any respective course attendee, I feel I should write about my experience, but without giving too much away…”
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“That wouldn’t be practical” – Michael Bolton

“I have this conversation rather often. A test manager asks, “We’ve got a development project coming up that is expected to take six months. How do I provide an estimate for how long it will take to test it?” My answer would be “Six months.” ”

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The Pros and Cons of Doing One Thing at a Time – Andrew O’Connell

Not strictly testing related but everyone likes to improve on their time management and soft skills. Here Andrew O’Connell explores if it is best to juggle less work and achieve things quicker.

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