Wednesday, 1 February 2012

My Favourite Blogpost collection of January 2012 - Have you seen them?


Mobile software testing: Similar tests, different environments Pete Walen

How Google Tests Software James Whittaker

Seven Ways to Make Testing Irrelevant on Your Team Marlene Compton

Speed date your way to better quality Brent M Jensen

Testing with variables  – Elisabeth Hendrickson and D H Emery

Some Initial Thoughts on Checks – Martin Janssen

Pair Testing with a flare of Checking– Martin Jansson

31 Days of Testing—Day 25: Performance Testing, Part 2 – Jim Holmes

Unit Testing: Worth the extra effort – Michael Dorf

Survival of the Fit-Tester (1) - Get Engaged – Adam Knight

Survival of the Fit-Tester (2) – Symbolic Relationships– Adam Knight

Your uTest Experience: Past, Present and Future –uTest


How to use the cloud for improved Agile testing? - Francis Miers

Cynefin Lego Game Andrea Tomasini

The end of an iteration: When is testing in Agile complete? Lisa Crispin

Agile testing quadrants: Guiding managers and teams in test strategies Lisa Crispin

Splitting user stories: the hamburger method – Adzic Gojko

Agile vs. Waterfall: A Tale of Two Teams  -  Liz.Weatherhead

Agile Planning Tools – George Dinwiddie

Agilistry Meetup - Lanette Creamer


There are Plenty of Ways to Manage Exploratory Testing James Lindsay

The scripted and Exploratory Testing Continuum Henrik Emilsson

Known ways of managing ET #04 - Set Aside TimeJames Lindsay

Uncommon Ways of Managing Exploratory Testing no 4 - Post-partum labelling James Lindsay

Known ways of managing ET #05 - Off-Piste TestingJames Lindsay

The Seven Basic Principles of the Context-Driven School – part one -  Joep Schuurkes

On being context-driven – Zeger Van Hese

Managing Heuristic Exploratory Testing Based on MindMap - Pekka Marjamäki

Rapid Software Testing – a context-driven test approach - Kristoffer Nordström 




Learn how to use Selenium with Maven/Ant to automate testing of web apps – Chris Bedford

Selenium Meetup West Coast Style- Lanette Creamer


Owasp Newsletter – December Issue

A Joel Test for Software Security – Jim Bird

Automation and Tools

Test automation tools for mobile devices – Nari Kannan

Automation testing: Seven tips for functional test design – Chris McMohan

Automated Software Testing – December Issue

Firebug Tutorial – Getting Started – Ulancer

Load testing and performance testing with JMeter: Tutorial – Mike Kelly

Books, Magazines and Videos
Testing Circus January Issue

Test Talk with James Whittaker – Test New Online

15 Free ebooks about User Experience and Interface Design – Paul Olyslager

Test Magazine – December and January Issues

Tea Time with testers January Issue

Professional Tester – February Issue

Agile Records -February Issue


Teach Yourself Programming in Ten Years

The Age of the essays – Paul Graham

20 Free Wireframe and Mockup Applications - Adrian

My Interview with Lisa Crispin Gil Ziberfeld

Remove Leading and Trailing spaces in Java – Java Tutorials

How software testers can learn together through social media – Pete Walen

How to Create Video Ads & Mobile Ads in Google AdWords  -Tom Demers

10 Professional Free CSS Editors – Adrian

8 things you ought to know if you do not know anything about hiring a software tester – Markus Gärtner