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Perception and Certainty (aclairefication)

On February 27, 2015, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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A funny thing happened today at work. I found out that some of my colleagues literally see things differently. Many …

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Hitting the Pothole of Trying to Automate Everything (Testing Thoughts)

On February 27, 2015, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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One particular client wanted to automate as much of their testing as possible. I thought of a metaphor to help describe how trying to automate almost all “regression testing” is a difficult path to success. There are benefits and weaknesses

Zagreb STC #19 report, the power of meetup.com (zagorski software tester)

On February 27, 2015, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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Core moto of MaMa: free softwareYesterday we gathered for our regular Zagreb STC meetup, #19 at MaMa. This time we discovered the power of meetup platform. Apparently, meetup.com is huge in Israel, so Shahar contacted us that he would like to atend it….

Less Eeyore, More Spock (TESTHEAD)

On February 26, 2015, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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Today’s entry is inspired by a post that appeared on the QATestLab blog called “Why Are Software Testers Disliked By Others?” I posted an answer to the original blog, but that answer started me thinking… why does this perception exist? Why do people …

Aspects of a Good Session (Seaside Testing)

On February 23, 2015, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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Still in time for this year’s submissions for the Agile Testing Days 2015 here’s a list of takeaways from an Open Space session at the Agile Testing Days 2014. This blog post is the result of George Dinwiddie and me asking what makes a good conference session at one of the Open Spaces. In this session we […]

Recap Of WHaTDa And QA Or The Highway (Rohrman on Quality)

On February 21, 2015, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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Monday and Tuesday of this week (02/16 and 02/17/2015) had me in Columbus, Ohio for the Workshop on Teaching Test Design and QA Or The Highway. QA Or The Highway is a regional conference designed for software testers. This is … Continue reading

Recap Of WHaTDa And QA Or The Highway (Rohrman on Quality)

On February 21, 2015, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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Monday and Tuesday of this week (02/16 and 02/17/2015) had me in Columbus, Ohio for the Workshop on Teaching Test Design and QA Or The Highway. QA Or The Highway is a regional conference designed for software testers. This is … Continue reading

http_proxy environment variable override in selenium webdriver (zagorski software tester)

On February 21, 2015, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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credit: exceptionz.wordpress.comTLDRContext is the king! In this post I will explain how operating system environment variables can change the behavior of your selenium-webdriver test scripts.If you are in network that requires http proxy to get t…

The Rule of Three and Me (Hiccupps)

On February 21, 2015, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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You can find Weinberg’s famous Rule of Three in a variety of formulations. Here’s a couple that showed up when I went looking just now (1, 2):If you can’t think of at least three things that might be wrong with your understanding of the problem, you do…

If You Have $20, You Can Have a Standing Desk (TESTHEAD)

On February 20, 2015, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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I’ve had a back and forth involvement with standing desks over the years. I’ve made cheap options, and had expensive options purchased for me. I’ve made a standing desk out of a treadmill, but it has been best for passive actions. It’s great for readin…

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