Hello! I know some of you have seen me around, but I’d like to take the chance to introduce myself. I am a newer member of AST, who not very long ago had context blinders removed, revealing what software testing can be. I’ll never go back to prescriptive process! Because I love an adventure, the AST Board […]
TL;DR This is third part in series how to kill UI regression testing. It is about git source control system and its web application part, github, bitbucket or gitlab. I have already wrote about this topic in Product moving parts as a source for test strategy, and Micro tracking changes for regression test. In this post, … Continue reading How to kill UI regression testing: git source control →
Olof Svedström has worked as an engineering lead within software testing and quality at Spotify for 5 years, during a period when he has been part of the journey where they have grown from 5 to 100 million active users and from 150 to 2000+ employees. Before Spotify he spent some years as a tester in a spectrum of companies, ranging from small product ones to international giants.
Spotify engineering model is fairly well known in the tech community, what’s it like, working as a tester, under this model?
Did joining Spotify change your perspective of testing in terms of how it can be done?
Spotify is one of the most used apps I’ve seen here in Sweden, seems like everyone has an account. Does being an actual user of Spotify change how you test? If so, how?
What advice would you give to someone who is starting out their testing career?
The most common artifact that testers produce are bug reports. So what do you do when you actually find a bug? You react, here’s a mnemonic that may help your process… R eproduce The cornerstone of proving a bugs existence is if you can track down steps to reproduce it. Like ghosts, bigfoot, or aliens … [Read more…]
Up until yesterday, I had only gone to testing conferences – for me these were a safe familiar place. I was with my “own kind”. So when my boyfriend asked me a few months ago if I wanted to go to Leetspeak, I surprised myself a bit by saying yes….
TL;DR This is second post about idea how to kill UI regression testing. In first post I described symptoms for UI regression testing that I would like to kill. I will describe development framework tests that are precondition for killing UI regression testing. Development framework tests (DEFRATE) are automated tests that are written by developers. … Continue reading How to kill UI regression testing: development framework tests →
One of the primary reasons that my blog is not as frequently updated as in the past is that I have been putting time into producing The Testing Show. Granted, I could do a quick edit, post the audio and be done with it, but we as a team made the decisi…
TL;DR In this short blog post I will share with you a tool that could help you in checking font size on a web page. I had to check application change that involved changing font sizes on application web page. In BBST foundations course I learned how to create test strategy. My test strategy was that … Continue reading How to check font size on a web page? →