What is Done? The beginnings of test design

When can we ship it? What do you have left? When will it be done? An important question is, what is done? No matter what you can’t ever test everything. For better or worse you cannot always understand ahead of time the complete stress that your users will put the product through. But really, do … [Read more…]

Why this Tester Learned to Code

Where I first started testing, it was essentially all “manual testers”. Much of the work fell into what James Bach and Michael Bolton would refer to as checks rather than tests. 1 The team was the quality guardian. The last line of defense before software could be released onto the world. The relationship between QA … [Read more…]