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  • Culture & Methods Follow 521 Followers

    Architecturally Aligned Testing

    by Stefan Friese Follow 0 Followers on  Apr 08, 2018 2

    Testing microservices should not be done in a separate test phase, by a dedicated test team, but instead collaboratively by cross-functional teams. There is a shift left in testing to ensure that teams stay autonomous and a shift right in testing towards exploration and experimentation. Continuous Testing and a culture of experimentation are enablers to release microservices fast and reliably.

  • Culture & Methods Follow 521 Followers

    The Power of Doubt in Software Testing

    by Ben Linders Follow 20 Followers on  Mar 25, 2018 3

    Being skeptical of ourselves and of what the majority believes keeps us on our toes and forces our mind to work harder. Doubting our own - and other people's - feelings of certainty is a healthy practice that helps us solve problems and avoid bigger problems in the longer run, and it can make us better testers.

  • DevOps Follow 645 Followers

    Debugging Distributed Systems: Q&A with the “Squash” Microservice Debugger Creator Idit Levine

    by Daniel Bryant Follow 590 Followers on  Feb 26, 2018

    InfoQ recently sat down with Idit Levine, CEO of solo.io and creator of the new open source “Squash” microservices debugger, and discussed the challenges of observing and debugging distributed systems and applications.

Culture & Methods Follow 521 Followers

Regression Testing Strategies: an Overview

Posted by Tatiana Bessonova Follow 2 Followers on  Feb 19, 2018

This overview will help you map an efficient regression testing strategy with a focus on testing methods, testing approaches and development methodologies. 1

Culture & Methods Follow 521 Followers

Soft Skill Patterns for Software Developers: The “Learning from Unintended Failures” Pattern

Posted by Kevin Jackson Follow 1 Followers on  Dec 05, 2017

Soft Skill Patterns describe human behaviours that effectively solve recurring problems. The "Learning from Unintended Failures" pattern helps us improve the resilience of a system after a failure.

Culture & Methods Follow 521 Followers

Q&A on the Book What Drives Quality

Posted by Shane Hastie Follow 18 Followers on  Nov 06, 2017

Ben Linders has released a new book titled "What Drives Quality" in which he provides concrete examples and actionable advice to help identify and improve the quality of software products.

.NET Follow 286 Followers

Detecting and Analyzing Redundant Code

Posted by Zebedee Mason Follow 2 Followers on  Oct 02, 2017

As software development projects grow in scope, it is very easy for them to add redundant layers of code. The author provides his findings from his recent analysis of several open source projects. 4

Culture & Methods Follow 521 Followers

Q&A on the Book "Humans vs Computers"

Posted by Shane Hastie Follow 18 Followers on  Sep 20, 2017

Author Gojko Adzic has released a book Humans vs Computers in which he tells stories about the impact of edge cases and software bugs on the lives of real people and advises how to prevent these bugs

Culture & Methods Follow 521 Followers

Is TDD a Form of OCD?

Posted by Gilad David Maayan Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 15, 2017

Developers are increasingly testing their own and each other's code, triggering a fear of negative evaluation. Are practices like TDD a defense mechanism to protect coders from criticism? 8

Architecture & Design Follow 1748 Followers

Perspective on Architectural Fitness of Microservices

Posted by Philippe Assouline Follow 1 Followers on  Aug 21, 2017

In this article we peel the onion of the potential architectural fitness of microservices in the context of Master Data Management, and challenges of solving compute-intensive problem domains. 2

Java Follow 785 Followers

Automated Journey Testing with Cascade

Posted by Robin de Villiers Follow 1 Followers on  Aug 15, 2017

Starting with a brief history of software testing, we investigate Cascade, a new framework for testing “journeys”, eliminating overlapping coverage to produce fast unit tests.

Culture & Methods Follow 521 Followers

The Ultimate Feedback Loop: Learning from Customer Reported Defects

Posted by Emanuil Slavov Follow 0 Followers on  Jun 24, 2017

Investigating the root causes of customer reported defects will have a great impact on your organization and help to ensure customer satisfaction, lower costs and increase employee engagement.

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