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BlogSpy Vol 81: The latest round-up of software testing blogs from around the blogosphere

  • 10/02/2015
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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.


The Great Productivity Quotes Collection Revamped – J.D Meier

“A while back I put together a comprehensive collection of personal productivity quotes.   It’s a combination of the wisdom of the ages + modern sages.   It was time for a revamp.  Here it is:”

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21 Most Popular Test Automation Blogs In 2014

The team at  Test Buffet list the twenty-one most popular blogs about automation in 2014. The rules for inclusion stipulated that blogs had to feature two posts in the calender year of 2014. Automation is becoming a very popular area for test bloggers and this list only reflects that.
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The curious case of the disappearing Polish S

Read about the very odd bug that meant a Polish S was not available to anyone using the Medium platform to write.
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The First Annual Testing on the Toilet Awards – Andrew Trenk

Chosen by a vote of all Google engineers, the first awards from the Testing on the Toilet series were aanounced last week. You can view the winners and see their blog posts below.
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Writing the “Michael Larsen” Way? – Michael Larsen

Michael Larsen discusses the time of day he finds most productive and how he generally finds ideas for his blog posts.
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TDD: My experience – Nicolai L. Nielsen

Nicolai writes about his experiences of  Test Driven Development (TDD) and it’s impact on him.
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Automation is key, but don’t automate manual tests! – Matt Griscom

“A common pattern in software quality these days is to consider automation as if it were the equivalent of manual testing. With this view, the question of “what to automate” is easy; the team proceeds to automate the existing test cases. These were written as manual test cases, and probably run occasionally too or maybe just as part of developing the test cases….”

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