Archive for April, 2008

The Superstitious Bug Reporters Rikard Edgren 1 Comment

I have a friend that proof-reads every bug report before reporting; “otherwise there will be spelling errors”, she says. I have a friend that always reproduces the bug before reporting it, at least four times. I have friends that always ask “Bug or Feature?” or “One or two bugs?” when they are uncertain. I have […]

Review of Test Case Management system – ApTest Martin Jansson 1 Comment

Introduction ApTest Manager is test management system for manual testing. It is easy to use and easy to adapt to your own liking. You have the option to have different levels of features depending on what test project you are in. The more advanced contain ability to set test time per test case as well […]

Quick test automation using Pexpect and Selenium Martin Jansson 3 Comments

I’ve found a few handy tools for automating tests as well as setting up a test environment in a scripted way very quickly. One is using python as language with pexpect as platform/module. The second one is for testing web pages quickly using Selenium. Python is a powerful scripting language and in combination with Pexpect […]

Professional creativity = a conscious way to step out of your consciousness. Henrik Emilsson 3 Comments

Being creative is hard when your consciousness is turned on. Why? Because your consciousness is an alert cognitive state in which you are aware of yourself in your situation. It is a filter, that not only filter out mostly of the incoming information, but also tries to only deal with information that is important in […]

An Error-Prone Windows Machine Rikard Edgren 5 Comments

I just moved my profile to another domain, which meant I had to setup my Vista machine again. Besides stuff that makes the computer usable (show all files, don’t hide file name extensions etc.), I try to create many possibilities for software to fail. You know, a good tester is often lucky… * run as […]