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Argus Eyes

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A lightweight CLI tool for visual regression testing
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Overview of Serenity BDD (Thucydides) testing framework

Overview of Serenity BDD (Thucydides) testing framework | Software Testing | Scoop.it
Overview of testing automation framework Serenity BDD (Thucydides). Compersisson of classic WebDriver & Page Object pattern approach with Serenity
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Iterative Testing Decreased Mozilla Support Calls By 70%

Iterative Testing Decreased Mozilla Support Calls By 70% | Software Testing | Scoop.it
User research with data mining and paper prototyping quickly led to measurable success for one of the busiest support websites in the world.
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Are You in the Right Testing Job? - Ministry of Testing

Are You in the Right Testing Job? - Ministry of Testing | Software Testing | Scoop.it
The only way to do great work is to love what you do. – Steve Jobs Two articles by Lou Adler published in May 2013,“There are only four jobs in the whole world – are you in the right one?” and “Rethinking work: Define the Actual job using the four work types”, created a watershed …
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Is Acceptance Test Driven Development (ATDD) Worth the Effort? - Ministry of Testing

Is Acceptance Test Driven Development (ATDD) Worth the Effort? - Ministry of Testing | Software Testing | Scoop.it
I’ve been implementing ATDD frameworks for a few years now for a number of different clients. The results of the work have been varied, and before starting on any new implementation I thought it was time I did a personal retrospective and ask myself has all the work been worth it? Sorry to ask, but …
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How to Manage Risks During Test Planning Phase – Risk Based Testing (Part 1) — Software Testing Help

How to Manage Risks During Test Planning Phase – Risk Based Testing (Part 1) — Software Testing Help | Software Testing | Scoop.it
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James Bach on testing in an agile software development team. - YouTube

I recently sat down with test guru James Bach to discuss testing practice during a typical sprint. Starting with sprint planning all the way through to testi...
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Defining Test Automation Metrics

Defining Test Automation Metrics | Software Testing | Scoop.it
This article proposes some of methods to define test automation key performance indicator (KPI) and compute the ROI on automated software testing.
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Anne-Marie Charrett's Software Testing Blog :: Maverick Tester

Anne-Marie Charrett's Software Testing Blog :: Maverick Tester | Software Testing | Scoop.it
Anne-Marie Charrett is a software test consultant blogging about her experiences as Maverick Tester
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How to Start a Software Testing Debate - Ministry of Testing

Creating a Personal Statement on ‘Not Quality’ Despite the success of agile, software development today has different flavours with many organisations still using a phased waterfall type approach.  Many would also question some of the implementations of agile.  There have been debates about ‘Agile’ vs. ‘agile’.  People have been cautioned about ‘scrumbut’, while a stronger …
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Session-Based Test Management - James Bach - Satisfice, Inc.

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End-to-End Testing Considered Harmful: A Q&A with Steve Smith

End-to-End Testing Considered Harmful: A Q&A with Steve Smith | Software Testing | Scoop.it
InfoQ recently sat down with Steve Smith and discussed the ideas behind his recent blog post “End-to-End Testing Considered Harmful”. Smith talked about release testing being a form of ‘risk management theatre’, discussed the benefit of unit and acceptance testing, and stressed the value of monitoring at runtime versus the typically fragile and slow-running implementation of end-to-end testing.
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Context-Driven-Testing

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Another great website on Context-Driven Testing by Cem Kaner and James Bach.

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Write Better Tests in 5 Steps

Write Better Tests in 5 Steps | Software Testing | Scoop.it
The points I'm going to discuss here helped me a lot to become more aware of my tests and what I can do to improve them. If you have experience in writing tests, you probably know most of what I'm going to talk about, but it's still good to refresh your memory and add more references on the subject. If you have just started writing tests and are looking for ways to become even better, then you came to the right place!
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5 Unit Testing Mistakes

5 Unit Testing Mistakes | Software Testing | Scoop.it
When I first heard about unit testing using a framework like JUnit, I thought it was such a simple and powerful concept. Instead of ad hoc testing, you save your tests, and they can be run as often...
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Risk Management at Test Execution Phase Explained with Practical Example (Part 2) — Software Testing Help

Risk Management at Test Execution Phase Explained with Practical Example (Part 2) — Software Testing Help | Software Testing | Scoop.it
Manage Risks at Test Execution Phase - Risk management (referred to as, Risk based testing) that occurs during the Test designing or Test execution phase
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You Know That You Are Not Working Agile When… - Ministry of Testing

You Know That You Are Not Working Agile When… - Ministry of Testing | Software Testing | Scoop.it
You don’t break down your project in sub-tasks. You don’t double-check the requirements handed to you. You work alone. You have long, unnecessary meetings. You don’t test often. These are the five deadly sins of Agile methodology. In this article I tackle each one of these misdeeds and suggest ways you can avoid them. One …
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James Bach | STAREAST

James Bach | STAREAST | Software Testing | Scoop.it
{Meet the Speaker} @jamesmarcusbach will lead "Rapid Software Testing: Strategy" at #stareast http://t.co/nFbUGvx4sx http://t.co/5RI0ZML42f
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San Francisco depot - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

San Francisco depot

San Francisco depot is a mnemonic for the SFDPO software exploratory testing heuristic that was popularized by James Bach. SFDPO stands for Structure, Function, Data, Platform and Operations. Each of these represents a different aspect of a software product. Structure is what the entire product is.

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StickyMinds | Test Managers Survival Guide to Going Agile

StickyMinds | Test Managers Survival Guide to Going Agile | Software Testing | Scoop.it
Joel Bancroft-Conners presents a survival guide for testers going to agile. Joel explains what happened when he had to make the switch from waterfall to agile. Welcome to the world of being an agile manager, in which your team is a top performer, doing more in the same amount of time as before.
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The Pragmatic Bookshelf | Explore It!

The Pragmatic Bookshelf | Explore It! | Software Testing | Scoop.it
title: Explore It!: Reduce Risk and Increase Confidence with Exploratory Testing, by: Elisabeth Hendrickson, isbn: 9781937785024, date: 2013-02-17
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