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BlogSpy Vol 90: The latest round-up of software testing blogs from around the blogosphere

  • 14/04/2015
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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 Future of Load Testing – Jeremy Carey-Dresller

“First of all, I won’t pretend I actually know what the future of Load Testing will look like, but I want to describe some of the different ideas I have seen and done.  Some of these things I have not seen or heard of by anyone else, certainly not on the internet.  So hopefully these will expand your thinking around Load Testing.”

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Competent People and Conference Keynotes – James Bach

James Bach offers his opinion on the debate on the percentage of female speakers at  EuroSTAR 2015 and testing Conferences in general. He argues that competence should be the principle measure for which a person could be judged to be accepted for a speaking place at a Conference.

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Women and Conference Keynotes – Fiona Charles

After the release of the programme for EuroSTAR 2015 last week, there was an enlightened discussion on Twitter about female (or lack of) speakers at software testing Conferences. Fiona Charles offers her thoughts on why there should be more female speakers at tech Conferences.

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Which Tests Should Be Automated? – Eric Jacobson

“Now that my engineering team is automating beyond the unit test level, this question comes up daily.  I wish there were an easy answer. If we make a distinction between checking and testing, no “tests” should be automated.  The question instead becomes, which “checks” should be automated?”

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Nice girls don’t get the Keynote – Anne-Marie Charrett

Anne-Marie Charrett offers her thoughts on the debate of female speakers at tech Conferences and especially focuses on the Keynote slots.

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What I Learned about Communication from Eminem – Simon Knight

Simon Knight reveals what cognitive biases can be revealed from watching Eminem perform in 8 Mile.

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Stop blaming the tester! – Claire Banks

Claire Bank argues that just because you found a bug in software, it might not be the tester’s fault that it is there.

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