eBook

The Assertive Tester

Declan O’Riordan

Passive behaviour is a factor leading to defects, inefficiency, and security vulnerabilities in IT systems. As modern humans we mainly rely on three coping behaviours, two from our primitive past…
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Webinar

Programming for Testers. It’s Easy!

Graham T. & Phill Isles

We hear a lot these days about how testers should learn to code, become more technical, and have more development orientated skills. Unless you came into software testing as a…
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This paper supports the ‘Programming for Testers. It’s Easy.’ webinar.   With the advent of agile approaches to development testers are facing ever increasing pressure to take a more active…
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I've been reading about game development lately. It's fascinating. I’m sure there is much that conventional developers and testers could learn from the games industry. Designers need to know their…
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Every decision we make, including in testing has economic benefits and costs but what is the economic cost of software testing? The Economics of Testing What makes us professional? I’ve…
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Let me explain. Did it ever happen to you that you read something or was told something, you believed you understood 100% of whatever the concept was about and then…
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In this paper we explore the fundamental concepts of test case design and provide a detailed analysis of each method in terms of them. A series of articles (available as…
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Two years ago my colleague wrote an article about desirable character traits of the Worldwide Software Tester. Mainly he noticed such values as: flexibility, open-mind, curiosity, politeness. I encourage you to…
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Webinar

Defence Against the Dark Arts

 Laurent Bossavit

  In this Google Hangout Laurent Bossavit will share ideas from "Defence Against the Dark Arts", the workshop he did with Michael Bolton at CAST 2014. This workshop focused on…
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Webinar

Testing in the Age of Distraction

Zeger Van Hese

We live in curious times. Knowledge is available at our fingertips, everywhere. Social networks increase communication with peers from around the world but along with these marvels of the information…
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For any software-producing company, basic prerequisites to be successful in delivering good software depend on having talented people and setting smart processes. Throughout the book, a common sense approach to…
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Webinar

The Art of Asking Questions

Karen N. Johnson

In this webinar Karen Johnson talks about the art of asking questions. As software testers, we need to learn a product thoroughly, we need to understand the user interface, the…
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eBook

Moving to Weekly Releases

Robert Lambert

This eBook is based on Rob's popular presentation at EuroSTAR 2013 and it describes how he fundamentally changed his approach to testing in order to move from 8 month to…
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How do you benefit from distraction? We live in curious times. Knowledge is available at our fingertips, everywhere. Social networks increase communication with peers from around the world but along…
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