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BlogSpy Vol 80: The latest round-up of software testing blogs from around the blogosphere

  • 03/02/2015
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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.


Two Great Tastes that Go Great Together – Michael Larsen

Michael Larsen compares the roles of software testers and customer support and finds argues that they have a lot in common.

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Recognising a problem in eBay’s iPad app –  

A blog post from Chris Kenst about using “consistency oracles” in identifying problems with eBay’s iPad app .

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Hi, my name is Done and I’m conflicted – Anne-Marie Charrett

“If there is ever one word that highlights the difference between a tester and a developer’s mindset it has to be the word done.”

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How a QA/Test Lead works in an Agile environment – Gareth Waterhouse

“So I recently had a discussion at work to define how my role works and the responsibilities and what it entails. I thought it would be good to open that up to the wider audience here, as I often hear that there is no need for a Test Manager/Test Lead in an Agile environment.”

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A tester view into mob programming – Maaret Pyhäjärvi

“I remember when I heard the term ‘Mob programming’ for the first time. As with new concepts, I was eager to know what the new fad was about, and if someone had again just come up with a fancy word for something we were already doing on another name.”

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How ISTQB foundation made me feel bad about good testing – Göran Bakken

“In the beginning of my career I was assigned to test a part of a very complex automotive system. The project was behind schedule and a fixed release date was closing fast. In the automotive industry there are fixed release dates and patching is very expensive since it requires the car to be brought to a workshop…..”

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