Straight in, here it is: Quality is the absence of unnecessary friction. Why, you might be asking yourself, do I think that this is a useable definition of Quality? Quality Requires Context "What does Quality mean to you?" is a question regularly asked in interviews for software testers. The jury is out for me on … Continue reading A Useable Definition of Quality
Continue on our introduction to Cypress.io when we look at using it's ability to intercept XHR requests and using fixtures.
Welcome to a not so brief introduction to Cypress and Cucumber with a sprinkle of page objects on the side.
If you’ve heard the term modelling before but don’t know how it applies to testing, this post will give you one perspective with an example for you to try.
"We have no evidence to suggest we shouldn’t release." I sometimes use this statement or a variation of it, when asked if something we’re testing is ready to ship. For me it succinctly describes the current state of our knowledge of the software under test. A longer form could read “We have completed all of … Continue reading We have no evidence to suggest we shouldn’t release
It has been a while old friend It was with a stroke of luck that lead me to attend this years UKStar conference. Our Principal QA had won a ticket through a Guy Fawkes competition and then unexpectedly was unable to attend. When he offered out the ticket to the Leads group I jumped at … Continue reading UKStar 2018 In Retrospect
Preamble This post is not a internal environment vs production environment face off nor is it an attempt to convince you to change your beliefs on testing in production. It is an attempt to show, that testing in production can be another tool in the testers arsenal, to be used when the context fits and … Continue reading Why I like Testing in Production
Before the hustle and bustle of the work day set in, a colleague of mine and I were discussing a picture someone had drawn on a post-it and left on his monitor. The message was clear, someone wanted to thank him for his efforts recently, which is a lovely gesture. What wasn't so clear was … Continue reading How a Spanish joke reminded me of Software Testing.
This isn't one of those '3 tips to drastically change your life' posts. If you're looking for ways to increase your own confidence or value yourself better, unfortunately there's a good chance you've come to the wrong place. Maybe in the future, if I do find something that works for me and I think can … Continue reading What’s stopping you from publishing your post?