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BlogSpy Vol 87: The latest round-up of software testing blogs from around the blogosphere

  • 24/03/2015
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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.


Mobile app test automation – Susan Van De Ven

Susan Van De Ven goes through how her company’s approaches mobile test automation, regular releases, pipeline, reporting of tests and more.

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Farewell eBay and Good Morning House of Test – Ilari Henrik Aegerter

Ilari reflects on his time working at eBay and looks forward to new challenges and his new role at House of Test.

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More Automation Does Not Equal Repaired Testing – Michael Larsen

Michael responds to the blog post Testing is Broken by Philip Howard. Michael argues that the world does not need more automation testing but better testing.

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What “Agile” Means to Me – Shane Hastie

In the week of the Agile webinar series on TEST Huddle, Shane Hastiie shares his thoughts on what Agile means to him.

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Where do testers spend their time? – Derk-Jan de Grood

Derk-Jan reflects on a presentation he did in 2010 on identifying inefficiencies in organisations that lay outside the testing domain which he presented at EuroSTAR 2010. You can download his checklist below.

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Speakeasy Mentorship Programme: My first mentor get together – Kim Knup

The Speakeasy initative which was launched recently aims to encourage first time speakers at tech conferences. Some tech conferences have already agreed to allocate places for the Speakeasy initiative. The initiative allocates a novice speaker to a mentor to guide them towards speaking at a Conference. Here, Kim Knup reflects on her experiences at her first get together with her mentor.
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Drive like you were testing – Jokin Aspiazu

“The analogy about testing being as touring some new place has been quite used. There are even books trying to coin that all Exploratory Testing can be condensed in a set of eight tours performed by some profile user.”

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