Blogspy 177: Seeking out the best posts from the software testing Blogosphere

Welcome to this week’s Blog Spy, our round-up of the best software testing blog posts from the last week. This week we share stories on the life of a BDD team member, Agile is a direction, tester career paths and more.


A day (or a sprint) in the life of a BDD team – John Ferguson Smart

John shares his story of what life is like for a member of a Behavious Driven Development (BDD) team. John explains what the BDD process is like and how it affects the role of a software tester.

Read About life in a BDD team


Agile is a direction, not another process – Peter Sandberg

If you thought that Agile was just a process, think again. Peter argues that Agile is much more than just a process. As with anything Peter explains how Agile is more about how you act rather than using a label.

Read More About the Agile Process here



Career Path of a Tester! – Anand Bagmar

What does the career path of a tester look like? This is a topic that does not get as much attention as it possible deserves. Based on some feedback that he has gotten, Anand offers an idea of what a career path might look like.

Read About A Tester’s Career Path here


Localization Testing Cheat Sheet – Raj Subramanian

After attending QBiz 2016 and presenting a session on mobile testing, Raj shares a cheat sheet for localisation testing with apps and mobile devices. He is looking for feedback and your thoughts on it.

Read About the Localisation Testing Cheet Sheet here



How To Appium…Setting Desired Capabilities In Appium? – Anuja Bhatt

Each month, Anuja writes for Huddle on different aspects of Appium and how to get the most out of the tool. This month she focuses on getting Desired Capabilities right.

Read More About the Appium Guide here



On asking ‘why?’ in test automation – Bas Dijkstra

Bas shares his thoughts on test automation and why from his perspective, test automation engineers are asking the wrong questions. It should never be how but why.

Read More About Why in Test Automation here



Stop fighting. Start participating. – Katrina Clokie

Katrina reflects on the language that is commonly used in software testing. She believes that fighting should be left behind when talking about the software testers role in the wider software development community.

Read More here

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