Tuesday, 28 August 2018

Test Automation ROI Exercises

TLDR: Rather than discuss ROI in depth, I want to explore how to evaluate ROI for yourself, so I provide some questions as an exercise e.g. “Why do you use ROI?”, “What do you gain?”, “What do you lose?”, etc.

I am often asked about ROI. And I wrote a parody answer. In this post I explore initial beliefs and then questions to explore and expand my model of ROI.

Thursday, 23 August 2018

How To Invest In Testing

TLDR: If you want to invest in yourself, we have books and courses and a patreon page

Finding testing too expensive?

Trying to replace your testers by Automating Testing?

You’re doing it wrong.

Tool vendors want to sell you tools to automate your testing and make testing cheaper - but here’s what they don’t tell you.

Tuesday, 21 August 2018

Click bots for social media and beyond

TLDR: simple click bots from the JavaScript console can make social media and other sites easier to use

Thursday, 16 August 2018

Exploratory Testing Clean Recon Live Example

TLDR: clean recon - using the app to provide knowledge about the app

Using The Pulper v 1.2 I recorded a live recon session to try and create an example of note taking, model building, risk identification and next action identification.

You can repeat the exercise for yourself and see how you get on.

Friday, 3 August 2018

Compendium of Practice Testing Apps version 1.2

TLDR: github.com/eviltester/testingapp new version has more apps

To help you practice your testing I have The Evil Tester’s Compendium of Testing Apps.
One download - lots of apps to practice testing on.