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  • Culture & Methods Follow 281 Followers

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

    by Kevin Jackson Follow 0 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. The pattern follows 4 steps: identify a failure, quickly resolve any immediate impact, analyse root cause and system behaviour during the failure, and finally generate and implement improvement ideas.

  • Culture & Methods Follow 281 Followers

    Q&A on the Book What Drives Quality

    by Shane Hastie Follow 11 Followers on  Nov 06, 2017

    Quality is a critical aspect of all software products, irrespective of the domain the product is used in and what approach is taken to building it. 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 154 Followers

    Detecting and Analyzing Redundant Code

    by Zebedee Mason Follow 1 Followers on  Oct 02, 2017 4

    As software development projects grow in scope, it is very easy for them to add redundant layers of code. By analyzing several large open source projects on GitHub, the author presents his findings as to the amount of redundant code each project has and shares some recommendations as to how all projects can improve their own code management.

Culture & Methods Follow 281 Followers

Q&A on the Book "Humans vs Computers"

Posted by Shane Hastie Follow 11 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 281 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 900 Followers

Perspective on Architectural Fitness of Microservices

Posted by Philippe Assouline Follow 0 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 485 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 281 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.

Mobile Follow 76 Followers

Robotic Testing of Mobile Apps for Truly Black-Box Automation

Posted by Ke Mao Follow 0 Followers , Mark Harman Follow 0 Followers , Yue Jia Follow 0 Followers on  Jun 16, 2017

Axiz is a robotic-test generator for mobile apps which can be beneficial over simulation-based test automation for specific scenarios and that can be applied to the popular Google Calculator app. 1

Culture & Methods Follow 281 Followers

Are Unit Tests Part of Your Team’s Performance Reviews?

Posted by Eli Lopian Follow  Followers on  May 24, 2017

How do you make sure your developers are buying into agile? Eli Lopian explains why unit testing must be included in your regular performance reviews.

Culture & Methods Follow 281 Followers

2017 State of Testing Report

Posted by Ben Linders Follow 12 Followers on  Apr 07, 2017

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. 2

Culture & Methods Follow 281 Followers

Enhance Your Testing Skills with Mindset Tools

Posted by Vivien Ibironke Ibiyemi Follow 1 Followers on  Apr 05, 2017

This article is about how I discovered a way to grow my test mindset needed for the testing and delivery of quality products, and how my discovery has been useful in enhancing my testing skills.

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