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An Object Is What the Object Does – Or Is It?

It’s been a while since my last blog post and earlier today I came across a post that started a thought process I just had to write down. This post is based on the blog entry titled ““Testing vs Checking” … Continue reading

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Standards and Best Practices in Testing

This is my response to two closely related texts written by James Christie. The first one is James’ article Do standards keep testers in the kindergarten? and the second one is James’ post titled ISO 29119 the new international software … Continue reading

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Schools of (pro)testing

I have been discussing Cem Kaner’s announcement and the separation between the founders of the context-driven school of testing with some people, most of whom proclaim themselves as context-driven (myself included). This post was inspired by Cem’s response to the … Continue reading

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Of Algorithms and Heuristics

It occurred to me, while reading James Bach’s blog post Exploratory Testing is not “Experienced-Based” Testing, that I wasn’t 100% sure I understood the difference between an algorithm and a heuristic. I did have a general idea but that wasn’t … Continue reading

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Testing Dojo, Helsinki, Nov 11th

UPDATE Dec 9th Unfortunately I had to reschedule the testing dojo due to a work situation. Updated infos with a link to registration below: The next testing dojo will be organized on Wednesday, December 15th, at 18:00-21:00 (with time for … Continue reading

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Because You’re Worth It…

This post should probably have been named as “Brothers in Arms, Part 3” as it was inspired by the blog post Two “Scoops” of “Bugs” by James Bach but I felt like doing things a little differently this time. Just … Continue reading

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Brothers in Arms, Part 2

Of knowing something… and understanding it Shorter post this time, but I just felt compelled to share a little something that I came across earlier today. The second part in this series was inspired by Zeger van Hese’s post Feynman … Continue reading

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Brothers in Arms, Part 1

The art of making enemies? I’m pretty sure it’s not exactly the best approach around to start your life in the blogosphere (or anywhere, for that matter) by criticizing people, but hey, this blog is about protesting against poor software … Continue reading

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