Comparing Databases Using Open DBDiff

You may need to compare different development environments before pushing out the update script to production. Maybe you have on premise installations and you need to verify database changes will work as expected across your customer base. In any case you need to be sure that your database is in a state where the rest … [Read more…]

Testing School Dropout

Over the last few weeks twitter has been on ablaze with controversy, seemingly out of nowhere bombs started dropping all over the Context Driven Testing Community. It all feels a little like being swept up in a tornado and transported to Oz… Lawsuits, Bullying, and Taking Sides, Oh My! It Hurts to See When I … [Read more…]

A Healthier Relationship With Code

Code is great, it’s the entire reason testers have jobs. Despite it’s intimate role in our day to day live so many testers have come to have a dysfunctional relationship with it. Why is that? How can it change? Fear Even outside of testing, code is intimidating to many people. According to a National Center … [Read more…]