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  • Thoughts on Test Automation in Agile

    by Rajneesh Namta on  Feb 21, 2012 6

    Rajneesh Namta shares the lessons he’s learned while automating software tests on a recent Agile project. The techniques he recommends illustrate how the Agile principles we follow when building software apply equally as well to building an automated regression test suite: start small, build iteratively and incrementally, prioritize, focus on value, work transparently, respond quickly to change.

  • Interview and Book Review: Specification by Example

    by Shane Hastie on  Oct 24, 2011 7

    Gojko Adzic has written the book Specification by Example, explaining the set of techniques for describing the functional and behavioural aspects of a computer system in a way that they are useful to the development team (expressed ideally as executable tests), understandable by non-technical stakeholders and maintainable to remain relevant despite changing customer demands.

  • Test automation and Continuous Delivery

    by Ranjan D Sakalley on  Oct 21, 2011 6

    This article shows how automating certain programmable aspects of a test suite can help software delivery. Covered are automated testing, costs per deployment, tests as documentation & manual testing.

A Tester's Learning Journey

Posted by Lisa Crispin on  Jun 24, 2010

More development teams are putting testing front and center, and using TDD. Lisa Crispin covers how attitude and curiosity have shaped her career and kept her passion for testing software fresh. 3

Overcoming Technical Challenges for Adopting Agile Methods in the Enterprise

Posted by Vijay Narayanan on  Nov 09, 2009

This article touches upon challenges to adopting agile methods within the enterprise and provided strategies for addressing them. 9

Excerpts from an Interview with James Bach

Posted by Abel Avram on  Sep 12, 2009

In this interview James Bach covers topics like: engineering, why we should be telling success stories, opening our minds to other scientific domains, automated testing and exploratory testing.

Layered Architecture for Test Automation

Posted by Bei Li on  Aug 11, 2009

In this article, the layered architecture of test automation is presented to solve the problem of test logic getting buried in unrelated supporting code. 9

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