Test Automation – IV

Right now one of the “louder voices in the room” for test automation is the “Agile” test automation voice. And by that I mean something very specific – that you create a large series of clerical tests that go from acceptance level all the way to unit; that you can run those tests at the […]

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Test Automation – IV

Reads of Creation Chaos has left some amazing comments on the previous post; if you haven’t read them, please take a gander. First off, I agree with Shrini that “regression” has too many definitions, and we get confused by it’s use. I think that most of the time, today, when people say “regression tests”, they […]

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Test Automation – III

Charlie Audritsh asked: “I take you to mean what I’d refer to as a regression test. A test of mostly the old functionality that maybe did not change much. So yeah. I have to admit there’s a low likelihood of finding bugs with this. What nags at me though about this idea is that I […]

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Test Automation – II

I got some great comments yesterday – Charlie and Scott made some solid points, and they are points that I will address. However, before I get there, I would like to fill in a bit more of the back story from the Software-Testing List. Here’s my reply, the next day, after a small challenge by […]

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Test Automation – I

(Taken From a recent post fo the software-testing email list) It always amazes me when strong people come out and say publicly something that I have been mulling on for a few months. James Bach’s comments on sapient processes do that for me. Let me give you the back story … I do a lot […]

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Interview?

Software Quality Engineering recently sent me a bunch of inteview questions for a StickToolLook e-newsletter. Writing a reply was hard, as I wanted to provide real information that was worth reading, not just pontificate or repeat the same old thing. My replies are below; I’m interested in what you think. SQE: What are the benefits […]

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