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Quick test idea: try inverse feature (zagorski software tester)

On July 30, 2016, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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TL;DR In this post I will explain one quick, but very important, test idea. Inverse feature. In order to avoid complex mathematical description and proof, let’s use simple plain explanation. Inverse feature does exactly the opposite from the original feature. And operates on output data of the original feature. Ad in the end, we should get back … Continue reading Quick test idea: try inverse feature

Seven Sees (Hiccupps)

On July 30, 2016, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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Here’s the column I contributed this month to my company’s internal newsletter, Indefinite Articles. (Yeah, you’re right, we’re a bit geeky and into linguistics. As it happens I wanted to call the thing My Ding-A-Ling but nobod…

Consider the Source: A Tester Invades Philmont (TESTHEAD)

On July 29, 2016, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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One of the more entertaining aspects of our trek would have to be the final two days, in that we were joined by an expedition mate that, let’s just say, is a little different than the average hiker:Testhead readers… meet “T.K.”Actually, his real name…

Comparing Databases Using Open DBDiff (Assert.This)

On July 29, 2016, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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You may need to compare different development environments before pushing out the update script to production. Maybe you have on premise installations and you need to verify database changes will work as expected across your customer base. In any case you need to be sure that your database is in a state where the rest … [Read more…]

It’s Great When You’re Negate… Yeah (Hiccupps)

On July 28, 2016, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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I’m testing. I can see a potential problem and I have an investigative approach in mind. (Actually, I generally challenge myself to have more than one.) Before I proceed, I’d like to get some confidence that the direction I’m about to take is plausible…

The Passion of the Champion: A Tester Invades Philmont (TESTHEAD)

On July 28, 2016, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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A couple of days ago, I shared the challenges that some of our youth leaders faced when they wanted to break camp and get to the next destination. Sometimes they had their act together. Many times they didn’t. It would have been very easy for me to pla…

Pay Attention to Your Team: A Tester Invades Philmont (TESTHEAD)

On July 27, 2016, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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One of the factors that I had to deal with during our Philmont expedition was paying attention to the health of the participants. One of the more challenging issues, and something many of us were not used to dealing with, was altitude sickness. In a ge…

CAST Live 2016

On July 27, 2016, in CAST 2016, News, by Claire Moss
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In the evenings, CAST continues online through informal conversations with presenters, attendees, and conference staff live streamed as CAST Live. Relax at home or at work as we bring CAST to you live each day of the conference.   Past years have included interviews with keynoters and session speakers. Each night, the hosts recap that […]

OK – well maybe it’s not (@Beaglesays)

On July 27, 2016, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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I’m lucky enough to work with a company that has always had a high cultural diversity amongst its people. I find it interesting how that diversity of backgrounds can influence and broaden thinking. Sometimes it directly influences through solution approaches, other times it is through story telling. I was born in Australia, English is my […]

Being the “one man army tester” – mentoring question (Mr.Slavchev())

On July 27, 2016, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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This is another question that was received via the mentoring form on my blog and it goes like this: Message Body: Hi, I’m reading your blog every week it helps me a lot, i have a couple of questions which i hope to answer, first one: 1- In my current job i’m the only tester, […]

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