BlogSpy Vol 122: This week’s round-up of the best software testing blog posts from the blogosphere

Welcome to the 122nd edition of EuroSTAR’s BlogSpy, the best round-up on the internet of the latest blog posts from the world of software testing.


What have I learned when search failed – Karlo Smid

Karlo describes his process when trying to write executable specifications in cucumber for features of a web application.

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Means Testing – James Thomas

James Thomas examines the testing V Checking debate in more detail and discusses the importance of semantics when you start looking at definition in detail.

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Not so much a TESTHuddle, More a Test Cuddle – Colin Cherry

Colin Cherry writes about his new initiative: the Future of Test setup to discuss the issues in software testing and how to support diversity and community in testing while preparing for the future challenges coming for testing.

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The 10 Do’s, and 500* Don’ts of Automated Acceptance Testing – Alister Scott

Based on a talk that Alister gave at the CukeUp! recently, Alister delves into things you can do right for automated acceptance testing.

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How to have successful conversations – Toby Sinclair

Another Agile centric post; Toby discusses how a team and individuals can work best in a Agile context.

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A day is not 60*60*24 seconds long – Swizec Teller

Swizec suggests why you should not assume every day is 24 hours long consisting of 60 minutes of 60 seconds each.

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Good Tests vs Bad Tests with Description Languages – Jeff Nyman

Jeff describes how he works with a team using descriptive languages to address tests; both describing them and thinking about them.

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The QA Mindset – Rands

As he currently works in a company that do not have a QA department, Rands describes why it is so important to have QA and what it means in today’s world of frequent releases.

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