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BlogSpy Vol 91: Software Testing Blog Round-Up

  • 21/04/2015
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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.



A real(ly questionable) ISTQB question… – Dan Ashby

Dan questions the possible scenarios that are available in an ISTQB question about statement coverage that he came across and how, in his view, the question represents an older approach to testing.

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Why do some developers at strong companies like Google consider Agile development to be nonsense? – Ralf Rottmann

Ralf Rottmann explores lists eight reasons why some developers, like those in Google are opposed to Aigle/SCRUM

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A Very Happy Marriage between Agile and Context-Driven – Ilari Henrik Aegerter

Ilari describes his experiences of using Agile with multiple teams based across different locations and how context driven testing can fit in with this approach.

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I had a bit of fun – Meike Mertsch

Meike writes a blog post on how testing a app for Apple devices led  her to try to map out what  was needed to be tested. From which a big list grew.

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The Value of Wisdom in Testing—and How to Earn It – Jon Hagar

“Wisdom is important in testing, but is it a skill? Is wisdom something we learn, or something we gain over the years? Jon Hagar discusses ways testers can expand their perspectives and ignore groupthink to try to become more well-rounded and wiser in their team roles.”

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Testing Hierarchy in Agile – Katrina Clokie

“Agile teams are small. Often this means that they only include one tester – sometimes two. Though the tester should not be the only person performing testing activities, they will probably be the only person in the team with testing as a speciality. ”

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What is “traditional testing”? – Lee Hawkins

Lee Hawkins tries to figure out what traditional testing is and what it is not.

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