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There is a slow-motion attack against the testing profession. Now, more than ever, testers are forced to justify their existence and add value. The best way to add value for…
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EuroSTARConf

The Art of Scaffolding

Shelley Lambert

Shelley began her career writing network management software and upon joining the IBM Runtimes team over a decade ago, has developed and tested many versions Java Virtual Machine software.  As…
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EuroSTARConf

Why do Lifts have Mirrors?

Adonis Celestine

Adonis is in the software testing industry for over 15 years. He is passionate about making testing simpler and more interesting for everyone. He is concerned about the perspectives and…
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During the 27th EuroSTAR Conferences, Fiona Charles took to the stage to present her keynote 'Technology's Feet On Society's Ground. Fiona has been a long standing member of the EuroSTAR…
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We would like to introduce you to a very special new initiative, our new podcast, A Different Me! A Different Me is designed to get us talking about all things…
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How to Assess your Test Manager

Peter Morgan, Fabián Scarano

Test Managers often assess the competence of testers. In this eBook, we turn the tables, to allow testers to assess Test Managers. As a building block along the way, we…
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Testing as a Service models

Jonathon Wright

The Testing landscape is changing forever, the traditional approach to providing business value through testing is constantly being challenged. So businesses need to constantly re-examine the real value of testing…
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After Tuesday afternoon eased us in to the conference, things move into full swing on Wednesday, with two keynote speeches, 24 track sessions, and a host of faciitated events in…
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Practices & Attitudes in Software Testing (PAST) is an independent study of how software testing professionals in Europe undertake their testing practices, examining how they currently approach testing and how…
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For any software-producing company, basic prerequisites to be successful in delivering good software depend on having talented people and setting smart processes. Throughout the book, a common sense approach to…
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eBook

Software in Use

Karen N. Johnson

Karen N. Johnson's chapter from Beautiful Testing published by O'Reilly in 2008 describes how her professional experience intersected with her personal life while testing medical software. This roughly 15-page chapter…
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For Model-Based testing to be successful, it is necessary to model the system to be tested with an executable model-the most common ones are decision tables, finite state machines, statecharts,…
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eBook

Moving to Weekly Releases

Robert Lambert

This eBook is based on Rob's popular presentation at EuroSTAR 2013 and it describes how he fundamentally changed his approach to testing in order to move from 8 month to…
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eBook

Using Your Visual Superpowers

Torbjörn Ryber

In a system development project there can be a lot of written material for us to interpret as well as assumptions that some things are already understood. We all make a lot…
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eBook

Situational Testing

Jan Jaap Cannegieter, Roger Wouterse, Bart Fessl & Sven van Galen

Every organisation, every system and every project is different, so every test project requires a unique approach. Situational testing offers various forms of testing and allows you to complete your…
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This paper accompanied Zeger van Hese's presentation at EuroSTAR 2013 and was chosen as the Best Paper at the Conference. "We live in curious times. Knowledge is available at our…
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This eBook is an excerpt from James Whittaker's book entitled:'How Google Tests Software'. Here James addresses a question he gets asked more than any other. Regardless of the country he…
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eBook

Test Automation Anecdotes

Dorothy Graham & Mark Fewster

Software test automation has moved beyond a luxury to become a necessity. Applications and systems have grown ever larger and more complex, and manual testing simply cannot keep up. This…
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eBook

Web Application Testing

David Vandervoort

David Vandervoort imparts his personal view on Web Application Testing and the approach followed by the company he works for. He states that this approach is not set in stone…
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Thousands or even millions of customers, partners, and employees engage with your company every day. These interactions often involve no human contact. In fact, the primary relationship many people have…
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This eBook tells the story of an 'action/reaction' situation Erik's test team encountered in a non-iterative environment, being 'forced' to work in small cycles. The eBook addresses three critical issues in software…
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We automate specifications to get fast feedback, but our primary goal should be to create executable specifications that are easily accessible and human readable, not just to automate a validation…
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Testing Maturity Model integration (TMMi)

Erik van Veenendaal & Jan Jaap Cannegieter

TMMi is a non-commercial, organization-independent test maturity model. Erik van Veenendaal and Jan Jaap Cannegieter, also co-authors for the "The Little TMMi", have analyzed the results of almost fifty (50)…
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Performance Analysis for JUnit Test Cases

Eric Bower Scott Tilley and Tahida Parveen

This eBook is Chapter 5 from 'Software Testing in the Cloud: Perspectives on an Emerging Discipline' by Scott Tilley and Tahida Parveen. This chapter, coauthored by Eric Bower, discusses a…
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Performance testing is a neglected cousin of functional & regression testing, which are well understood in most businesses & where the maturity level is high in many organizations. Curiously, executives lack…
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eBook

In Pursuit of Quality

Geoff T. Dorothy G. Bob B Stuart R.

Each year, the EuroSTAR Conference Programme Chair selects a theme for the conference and this year our Programme Chair Geoff Thompson chose 'In Pursuit of Quality. EuroSTAR Conference has seen some…
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Agile development methods are becoming more and more common in our projects. The objective is to achieve higher quality and shorter lead times with minimal overhead. A well defined agile…
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eBook

Integrate Test Activities in Agile Projects

Leo van der Aalst & Rik Marselis

In traditional testing a tester distinguishes various phases. To be able to effectively test in Agile projects the test activities should be properly integrated in an Agile approach. This eBook…
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In this eBook, Geoff Thompson and previous EuroSTAR Programme Chairs including Bob van de Burgt, Dorothy Graham, Jens Pas and Stuart Reid have each contributed an article in relation to…
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eBook

Get Rid of the Fixing Phase

Rik Marselis & Ewald Roodenrijs

Do you often hear complaints about testing taking too long and costing too much? We investigated and found that the testing itself was not the problem. Recently, we were asked…
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