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  • How Measuring Defect Mass Helps to Test Critical Product Areas

    Introducing a measurement called “defect mass” helped a project to find the most impacted areas by developments and decide how many tests should be run for each impacted area. Using this measurement together with other KPIs helped them focus their testing. They managed to decrease the number of customer incidents.

  • A Guide to Writing Properties of Pure Functions - John Hughes at Lambda Days 2020

    John Hughes, co-designer of Haskell and Quickcheck, recently discussed property-based testing at Lambda Days 2020. Hughes presented in his talk five different strategies for coming up with properties and compared their effectiveness. Metamorphic and model-based properties reportedly show high effectiveness.

  • The State of Testing in 2015

    The state of testing survey 2015 aims to provide insight in the adoption of test techniques and practices, test automation, and the challenges that testers are facing. Ongoing developments have impact on testing, such as the Internet of Things (IoT) and the adoption of agile where developers and testers collaborate in teams and competencies become more important than roles and titles.