The State of Testing 2017 report provides insights into the adoption of test techniques, practices, and test automation, and the challenges that testers are facing. This is fourth time that this survey has been done. InfoQ held an interview with the organizers of the State of Testing survey.
Quite a lot of testers often miss out on the mindset necessary for the testing and delivery of quality products. Sometimes it seems that quality consciousness is missing. This article is about how I discovered a way to grow my test mindset, and how my discovery has been useful in enhancing my testing skills.
Just like during test execution process using an ‘exploratory’ technique, which is guided by a great deal of solid analytical thinking and a good portion of randomness, we can reuse or automate scripts to achieve similar results. All you need is a well-designed test automation solution and a bit of patience. Read the article to learn how you can use this approach in your testing activities.
As Serverless approaches end of early-adopter phase, Mike Roberts puts on prediction goggles on where this movement is going next and what changes are needed from organizations to support it. 2
At the recent Agile 2016 conference, InfoQ spoke to Dennis Ehle about the evolution of DevOps and the importance of having visibility into how value is delivered over the DevOps pipeline.
Testing of uploading files can be tricky, but with the right tools and the knowledge of a few tricks, the process can be more efficient and a lot less difficult.
A common development syndrome is repeatedly creating over-the-wire mocks for testing. In this article Wojciech Bulaty covers how Java developers can leverage Wiremock to create robust HTTP(s) mocks. 2
While it is rare to hear the question, "Is this software safe?", the safety aspects of software are becoming increasingly important. How can developers improve the safety of the software they develop?
Logging and aggregation are crucial tools for today's complex, distributed systems. They provide rich insights which keep time to recover short. We must therefore make sure we test logging adequately. 1
Standardizing Requirements Descriptions on Scrum Projects for Better Development and Testing Quality
Standardizing requirements descriptions on Scrum projects benefit development and testing quality by enablling full coverage, minimizing errors, and facilitating scheduling and requirements changes. 1
Software developers can raise their consciousness through the use of disciplined technical practices. A knowledgeable developer can influence an ever-increasing portion of the world. 1
The book Effective Debugging by Diomidis Spinellis describes 66 different approaches for effective debugging of applications and systems.