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BlogSpy Vol 84: The latest round-up of software testing blogs from around the blogosphere

  • 03/03/2015
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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.

 

Don’t Start With Automation – Jim Holmes

Jim Holmes argues why if you are new to testing, you career shouldn’t start with learning about automation testing tools.  Read More here.

 

Less is More with Automation – Josh Grant

Josh Grant comments on how testing teams in Google have to make a argument to use automation testing and suggests this could be applied to all testing teams.  Read More here.

 

The Great Positive Thinking Quotes Collection – J.D. Meier

If you are looking for a collection of positive thinkings quotes, then go no further that J.D. Meier’s collection. He argues that quotes like these are important for avoiding learned helplessness. Read More here.

 

Take your testing career to the next level – What changes are needed for advancing in your career? – Alex Siminiuc

Alex Siminiuc suggests some ways to improve your chances of taking your testing career to the next level. Read More here.

 

My Review of Testing; August 2004 – Paul Gerrard

“I came across an article that I wrote in August 2004. I think I wrote it for the BCS SIGIST Tester newsletter. For (my own) historical record, I thought I would post it to the website.” Read More here.

 

A Testers Portfolio – Stephen Janaway

Stephen Janaway discusses the difference between testers and developers when it comes to showcasing their previous work. Developers have Github, what do testers have?  Read More here

 

You cannot Automate a User Journey Test – Toby Sinclair

“As delivering a successful User Journey is so important to many teams its no surprise that many teams look to maximise their testing efforts in this area with some looking to automation. However, as described the key success factors in a user journey are linked to Human Emotion. As it stands, these emotions cannot be encoded into an Automated Test” Read More here

 

Are Errors a Moral Issue? – Jerry Weinberg

“Errors in software used to be a moral issue for me, and still are for many writers. Perhaps that’s why these writers have asserted that “quality is the absence of errors.” Read More here.

 

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