Richard Seroter talks to Lisa Crispin- who works on the tracker team at Pivotal Labs, and is an organiser of the Agile Alliance Technical Conference- and Justin Searls- software craftsman, presenter of How to Stop Hating Your Tests, and co-author of several books on Agile Testing- about testing and innovation in front end technology.
Imagine meeting with a group to implement a high-level test strategy, then coming back in six months and finding there has been little progress because the director-level executives have been trying to staff projects. I wish I could tell you this was uncommon. Today we'll talk about how the delivery team can acquire all the skills it needs to release software when the number of testers are low.
How do you handle a long list of defects in your project? You don't. Kirill Klimov explains why you should solve defects right away, or state that you will not solve them. 2
New impetus to performance testing: performance split testing as attempt to make performance testing of web services more dynamic by using real-time production traffic and applying the A/B testing. 3
Olivier Bonsignour on what "X-Raying" software means, how it can help prevent software disasters and why CIOs should care. 3
InfoQ interviewed Suzanne and James Robertson on the "Requirements: The Masterclass LiveLessons - Traditional, Agile, Outsourcing" to get further insights into some of the topics addressed.
The approach to full stack testing can be daunting. There's more than one way to test, but how do you balance your efforts? In this article, David Copeland looks at solving that challenge.
In this article we explore how to create automated fluent BDD scenarios using the Screenplay Pattern – a possible outcome of mercilessly refactoring Page Objects using SOLID design principles. 3
Hot-fix redeployment is a waste at best, and often a source of further regression, Adam discusses some ready-to-use techniques that helped he and his team reduce the frequency of hot-fixing. 2
In a team doing TDD there is no need for testers that do manual checking. This gives testers the opportunity to focus on test automation and exploratory testing, but these require technical skills. 3
An interview with Eddy Bruin and Ray Oei about test plans in agile, how to make stakeholders aware that they can influence quality, and which agile practices they recommend for testing.