Last year, Rex Black and I debated the legitimacy of the idea of schools of software testing. My original post on that is here. My slides and notes for the presentation are here. We now have an audio recording of the debate and have merged slides with it to create a video see my notes […]
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Please sign this petition: http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/stop29119 I rarely rant about software engineering standards because it seems like a waste of time. Many of the participants in the software engineering standards movement are fine people who I respect. Some of them I call friends, or would be happy to have as friends. But several groups stand to […]
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At STPCon last week, Rex Black and I had a debate on “Schools of Testing: Useful Paradigm or Negative Influence?” The STP folks will be posting an audio recording of the debate one of these days. Along with those, here are my notes (the materials I put together to prepare for the debate) (http://kaner.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/SchoolsStpConSlides.pdf). Not […]
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I don’t usually let myself get dragged into the TwitterStorms orchestrated by the Rabid Software Testing crowd. But I decided to make an exception for this one because it has sucked some good people into endorsing what I think is a very bad petition. In essence, the petition asks ISTQB to open its quality-control records. […]
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Last weekend, I attended the 12th annual Workshop on Teaching Software Testing (WTST 2013). This year, we focused on high-volume automated testing (and how to teach it). High-volume automated testing (HiVAT) refers to a family of testing techniques that enable the tester to create, run and evaluate the results of arbitrarily many tests. We had some […]
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