BlogSpy Vol 111: This week’s round-up of the best software testing blog posts from the blogosphere

Welcome to the 111th edition of EuroSTAR’s BlogSpy, the best round-up on the internet of the latest blog posts from the world of software testing.


Software Testing: Show me the money! – Johan Steyn

Johan looks at the annual increase in spending on testing but argues not all companies have adopted testing as a vital part of software development.

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1000 times Five Blogs A Day – Simon ‘Peter’ Schrijver

Simon celebrates the 1,000th publication of the Five Blogs A Day: a daily round-up of the Simon’s picks from software testing and management blogs. He chooses five blog posts every day that he read that he thinks add value to software testing. It’s a great resource to follow if you’re looking for reading in this are.

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How To Test With Non-Testers – Neil Studd

Neil Studd explores how you can utilise other members of staff you are drafted in to assist with testing at vital stages. He suggests what can be done in the short-term and the long term to get the best out of non-testers testing.

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API, Web Services & Microservices Testing Pathway – Katrina Clokie

Katrina compiles a great resource of how to test with API’s as well as using SOAUPui along with web and security testing.

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The Essence of Test Automation – Marcel Mersie

Marcel discusses the principles of test automation in relation to organisation and information systems.

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Tales about team building  – Mike Talks

Mike describes some archetype story and how they are used in scriptwriting. He emphasises how these stories can be adapted to testing too.

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Decoding the Friction Between Developers and Testers – Sanjay Zalavadia

There is often conflict between developers and testers. Sanjay explores how QA is often blamed for delay in the development cycle and what can be done to address this.

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