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Stop Being Invisible (TESTHEAD)

On November 30, 2011, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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One of the questions that I have been contemplating as of late is “where does testing fit into the overall organization?” I was given a chance to contemplate this recently because of a chance at SideReel. Our Director of Engineering decided to take…

Exercise 30: Else And If: Learn Ruby the Hard Way: Practicum (TESTHEAD)

On November 30, 2011, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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Yesterday we focused on the if-statement and how it will run certain blocks of code when the conditions are right, and ignore the block of code if the conditions are wrong.The thing with the if-statement is that, by itself, it is limiting, and it is ve…

Cleaning Up Dirty Tests (TESTHEAD)

On November 29, 2011, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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One of the things I’ve been trying to master is the ability to make my tests stand on their own and not have dependencies on other tests. This seems like a standard thing to do, and we often think we are doing a good job on this front, but how well are…

10 Things About Testing That Should Die (Peak Performance)

On November 29, 2011, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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I’ve taken some heat for discussing the whole “is test dead” concept due to a feeling that I was validating the concept of testing being unnecessary. Allow me to clarify my position. I do not believe, for one heartbeat, that testing as an activity is i…

Test and Relaxation (aclairefication)

On November 29, 2011, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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When I was growing up, my mother enjoyed including a bit of education in our family vacations. She read to …

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Exercise 29: What If: Learn Ruby the Hard Way: Practicum (TESTHEAD)

On November 29, 2011, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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Yesterday we focused on being able to determine if statements are True or False (otherwise known as “boolean logic”). The value of boolean logic, or the need to make a choice, comes into play when we start putting conditional branches into our programs…

Bringing Control To Chaos (TESTHEAD)

On November 28, 2011, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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Over the Thanksgiving Weekend, I had a chance to go down and visit my sisters and their husbands, eat a lot of food, spend some fun quality time with my immediate and extended family, and due to the proximity of where my sister lives (i.e. Huntington B…

Tooled Up (Hiccupps)

On November 28, 2011, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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You are a tool. Yes, read it good, you are a tool. I’m a tool. We’re all tools and, we’re selected for a job if we’re the right tool. Or if there’s nobody else available. Or our manager has a dark streak in their nature. (And which one doesn’…

Exercise 28: Boolean Practice: Learn Ruby the Hard Way: Practicum (TESTHEAD)

On November 28, 2011, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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First, it’s good to be back and getting into the groove of writing and practicing again. Since I left for the Thanksgiving Holiday weekend, I decided it would be easier to jut call it a break until Monday morning so that I could focus on travel, spendi…

Agile Testing Days: a gathering called PATS (Magnifiant: exploring software testing)

On November 27, 2011, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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November 14-17 I attended Agile Testing Days in Potsdam. It was a great experience! In a series of experience reports on my blog I will reflect this conference. I want to start with the gathering of testers Jean-Paul Varwijk and … Continue reading

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