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April 19, 2012
The qualitative research methods employed by social scientists are not so different from the work of software testers, according to STAREAST 2012 keynote speaker Michael Bolton.
April 04, 2012
Exploratory testing is an unscripted test approach commonly used in the Agile community. At the upcoming STAREAST 2012 conference, consultant and trainer Bob Galen will be speaking about Session-based exploratory testing (SBET), a method of ...
February 07, 2012
Find out what authors of "Essential Skills for the Agile Developer: A Guide to Better Programming and Design" feel is the new role of the tester and why this role continues to be essential.
January 03, 2012
What is the role of QA when developers are automating more and more of the test efforts? What’s the best way to give code estimates? Software guru “Uncle Bob” Martin answers these questions in this first part of a two-part interview about his new ...
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Integration testing, also known as integration and testing (I&T), is a software development process which program units are combined and tested as groups in multiple ways. In this context, a unit is defined as the smallest testable part of an ... Continue Reading
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A software testing expert describes approaches to testing SMS texting applications. She looks at how SMS testing changes perceptions of everyday texting, and explains key steps in the SMS testing process. Continue Reading
Software testers with a background in development, understanding of source code and agile, can accelerate iteration testing and eliminate excess dependence on bug reporting tools, says an expert who excelled in software through development ... Continue Reading
The mobile device application world is in consistent change via operating system evolution and in part to business and corporate influence. This tip will enlighten you on the changes and show you ways to ensure your app works on mobile devices. Continue Reading
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Agile exploratory testing can help teams discover more defects, allowing everyone on the team to explore all the ways a customer can use the application. Continue Reading
With strong Agile practices such as unit testing, code reviews and proper attention to requirements, bugs can be prevented or found early in the application lifecycle. Continue Reading
In this tip, SSQ contributor Matt Heusser provides five valuable lessons which will help you avoid CI complications, such as a slow release process. Read on for lessons in an effective strategy for continuous integration. Continue Reading
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Expert Lisa Crispin explains how and when to implement exploratory testing, automated regression testing and manual regression tests in an Agile development environment. Continue Reading
In 2003, QA professional Chris McMahon was one of a team of two implementing a small project using Agile techniques. Though the methodology was new, the guidelines of the Agile Manifesto were taken into account in determining how to best proceed. In... Continue Reading
The merits of scripted testing vs. exploratory testing are often debated among software quality gurus. In this tip, Vasudeva Naidu does a deep dive into both. While automation of scripted tests is certainly becoming more prevalent in the industry, ... Continue Reading