Archives

The Tyranny of Unintended Conformity? (TESTHEAD)

On October 31, 2011, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
0

I just finished the Instructor’s Course for AST (in an unusual twist of fate, I can now say that I have completed the last step I should have done to let me actually be a lead instructor, even though I’ve already been one for quite some time… hey, th…

Quality Is Undead (aclairefication)

On October 31, 2011, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
0

Though many give credence to the sentiment that quality is dead, testers linger like ghosts with unfinished business who cannot …

Continue reading »

Exercise 1: A Good First Program: Learn Ruby The Hard Way: Practicum (TESTHEAD)

On October 31, 2011, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
0

The whole point of the first exercise (Exercise 0, as befits a computer-centric topic; all arrays start at 0 🙂 ), was to install the gedit text editor, figure out how to work with it,  run some sample commands in irb, and navigate around the file…

Exercise 0: The Setup: Learn Ruby the Hard Way: Practicum (TESTHEAD)

On October 30, 2011, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
0

So I have two systems that I can play with on this, Mac and PC. Since the Mac version has some limitations that I can’t really get around (I have to keep certain versions of the app at the versions installed since I’m runnning an active testing environ…

Conference Attendence 201 – Learning While Confering, Continued (Rhythm of Testing)

On October 30, 2011, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
0

I’ve written on this idea before.  Here in fact.  Many other people have written passionately about it as well. As I am fresh from presenting at STPCon Fall 2011 in Dallas and am getting my notes and reviewing my presentation for TesTrek…

Tester, Verify Thyself (Hiccupps)

On October 30, 2011, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
0

It’s not that I’d ever compare Hiccupps to the Bible, you understand, but, now that I’ve mentioned it, the notion of carving these blogs in stone and tossing them at you from a great height appeals to my inflated notion of my own importance.Chip, chip,…

A New Chapter and a New Challenge (TESTHEAD)

On October 29, 2011, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
0

Well, now that it’s been announced to the students in the current AST Instructor’s Course, I guess their’s no reason to not mention it here. While I was in Madison a couple of weeks ago for the AST Board Meeting, one of the orders of business was the n…

STPCon Fall 2011 – Part IV (Rhythm of Testing)

On October 29, 2011, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
0

Thursday was perhaps the most relaxing day I had the week in Dallas.  I enjoyed a relaxed breakfast with a large number of testers and speakers at the conference – it is easy to relax when all of our speaking commitments have been fulfilled. Some …

Put Traffic Lights on Your Roadmaps (Hiccupps)

On October 29, 2011, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
0

Process, huh, what is it good for? Well,  some might find pleasure in its potential as a catalyst for inter-department wars but for me it’s the road that gets you from the start to the end of a task as fast and efficiently as possib…

Why the Hard Way is Easier: Learning Ruby the Hard Way: Practicum (TESTHEAD)

On October 29, 2011, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
0

Why the Hard Way is EasierZed starts out by explaining that this was the way all programming was done before the copy-paste from electronic sources became so common. People took a book, put it next to their keyboard, and physically typed out …

Page 1 of 1412345...10...Last »

Looking for something?

Use the form below to search the site:


Still not finding what you're looking for? Drop a comment on a post or contact us so we can take care of it!