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BlogSpy Vol 99: The latest round-up of software testing blogs from around the blogosphere

  • 16/06/2015
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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.


So, I Went For The Board – Markus Gärtner

Marcus looks back on the two years he spent as secretary of the board of directors of the Association for Software Testing and how he found the experience.

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Documenting Bugs – QA Hipster

A post on how best to approach documenting bugs by the QA Hispter with a list of criteria he suggests to be used.

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Stories About Distributed Development: Part 1 – Bernhard Burger

“Today outsourcing, offshoring and working in globally distributed teams are common for an ever-growing number of people in software development. Even though this trend is not new, the ever-increasing implementation of agile principles adds a new twist to the already known challenges. In this article we will explore some challenges of distributed development along with some stories dealing with them and suggestions to tackle these challenges.”

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On a Role – Michael Bolton

Michael Bolton looks back on his experiences with the theatre both as an actor and a stage director and applies the roles that actors take in a production to the different roles a software tester takes on.

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G(R)Ood Testing 10: User Centred Risk Based Test Stories – Derk Jan De Grood

Derk-Jan follows from the last instalment of G(R)ood Testing about test strategy with a follow-up post exploring the theme further and  looking more in detail at user centred risk based test reporting.

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Follow up on one idea! – Patrick Prill

Patrick explains why he has taken up  Ilari Aegerter suggestion to focus on one thing in testing after three years of trying to soak up everything testing that he has come across. He explains how he plans to be more selective in his reading and how he will develop ideas to submit to Conferences.

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How Often Do You Really Fix A “Failing” Automated Check – Richard Bradshaw

Richard Bradshaw muses on how to how often do testers really fix a failing automated check?

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Skill set of a software tester: pt1 – Viktor Slavchev

In the forst part of two blog posts, Viktor Slavchev has produced a Mind Map of what he believes are the best skills needed to become a software tester.

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