BlogSpy Vol 104: The latest round-up of software testing blogs from around the blogosphere

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Welcome to the 104th edition of EuroSTAR’s BlogSpy,  the best round-up on the internet of the latest blog posts from the world of software testing.


TEST Huddle – The New Home of BlogSpy

Welcome to the latest edition of BlogSpy. I am happy to announce that from this week, BlogSpy will be featured on TEST Huddle. As TEST Huddle is the home of all of the best content from the EuroSTAR software testing community, it seemed only appropriate to move our weekly round-up of the best blog posts on testing to our online community. So welcome, read, browse and enjoy!


The dos and don’ts of testing automation – Lena Katz

Lena Katz examines why it isn’t so easy to establish test automation in your company. She examines the best process to take when building a automation structure, what test to automate, where automation ends and manual testing should begin.

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How a Tester Can Think As an End User? – Bhumika Mehta

Bhumika Mehta writes about how testers can approach thinking as a end user and how to take a few steps to look at software from a users perspective.

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DevOps and the Tester: Provision with Chef Server – Jeff Nynam

Jeff looks at how to use Chef in the more common scenario, which is using Chef Client to talk with a Chef Server. Jeff explores Chef to make use of virtualisation and provisioning while examining how Chef is so important for automation.

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Confirmation bias in testing … – Mike Talks

Following on from his recent post on confirmation bias, Mike takes a look at confirmation bias as it occurs in testing.

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So, You Know How To Test, Why Not Learn To Code? – Aditya

“The idea that we must all learn to code has gained currency in the recent years. There is a movement to encourage people from all walks of life to learn to code. It can be for kids to get a head start or for adults to change career paths or simply to discover the inner geek. Some people have gone further by saying that learning to code is a life skill for people to survive in the brave new digital world.”

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Is Agile a silver bullet? – Glenda Mitchell

“s Agile a silver bullet to solve all problems related to solution delivery and ensure that organisations get value from their projects? If your answer to that question is “yes”, then my next question is how?  Is it because the business and IT/projects are suddenly talking to each other?  Is it because we’re more focussed on customer outcomes?  Are the practices and ceremonies that form part of a typical Agile implementation resulting directly in better results?”

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