Blogspy 174: Compilation of the latest software testing Blog Posts

Welcome to this week’s Blog Spy, our round-up of the best software testing blog posts from the last week. This week emerging trends in testing, Mr. Robot, Being a lone tester at a Conference and more.


Fact or Fiction: Mr. Robot – eps2.7init5.fve – Adam Bacchus

Every so often the guys over at HackerOne examine how hacking and security are portrayed in the media. This blog post focuses on the excellent Mr. Robot and if everything that happens in the episode can be related to reality.

Read about Mr Robot here.


A Lone Tester at a DevOps Conference – Ash Winter

What happens when you are the only person from your industry at a Dev-OPs Conference? Ash was in that position recently and he discusses the benefits of attending a Conference that might not be directly related to your role.

Read More about his DevOps Conference Experience.


10 Emerging Trends in Software Testing: Predictions for the next decade

It getting near the end of the year and usually means two things. Reviews of the year and predictions for industry changes in 2017 and beyond. Here is a number of predicted trends for the next ten years by Gallop.

Read the Testing Predictions here


Managing test data in end-to-end test automation – Bas Dijkstra

Bas has been thinking about tackling test data in end-to-end tests. Here he explores a number of options that he has explored to address this.

Read More on managing Test data here


Lullabies to Paralyze – Nathalie Rooseboom de Vries – van Delft

Are companies hiring the wrong testing consultants? Nathalie argues that some companies that offer testing services are selling their product in a certain way that is contrary that what testers should be doing as a consultant.

Read her Thoughts on Advertising Testing Services here


The Complete Beginner’s Guide to Responsive Web Design Testing – Vijay Shinde

In a comprehensive post, Vijay guides you through the process of testing responsive web design with some sample test scanarios added in.

Read More about testing Responsive websites here


SIGIST Sweden Conference 2016 – Hannes Lindblom

Hannes attended the recent SIGIST (Specialist Group in Software Testing) debut Swedish meeting of this group. In a review of the day and a half Conference, Hannes shares his takeaways from the talks of the day.

Read More on the SIGIST Event here


Software Testing YouTube Channels to Subscribe to – Alan Richardson

Looking for some YouTube channels to subscribe to? Alan has some suggestions for you to browse.

Read More here


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