Blogspy 147: Our Round-up of the best software testing blog posts from the blogosphere

Welcome to this week’s Blog Spy. This week’s best of the internet discussions on testing include the testing checking debate, an Agile testers day, communication, grey box testing and more.


The Testing-Checking Synergy – Del Dewar

Del explores how checking can work with testing and develops a new model that includes some known-unknowns.

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Automation and autonomous driving –  Christian Kram

Automation can’t do everything for you but it can help. Christian compares the benefits of test automation to autonomous driving.

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A day in the life of an agile tester – Maaret Pyhäjärvi

Maaret describes a working day in her current role in which she describes the sort of problems that can arise and how she set about fixing them with her dev team.

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How to Become an Excellent Communicator as a Tester – A 4-Step Process – Vijay Shinde

Vijay discusses how to improve your skills in communication as a software tester examining it through four different steps.

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Switching from Manual Testing to an Automated Testing Career in Five Difficult Steps – TJ Maher

Another step-by-step process, this time a blog post from TJ Maher on how to progress from being a manual tester to moving into automation.

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Why you should be Gray Box Tester – Majd Uddin

Majd explains why more testers should look at adapting aspests of black box and whote box testing to develop the role of the gray box tester and why it’s important.

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How can I be a faster programmer? – Jerry Weinberg

Jerry discusses how learning can lead anyone to be a better and faster programmer.

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