Archive for November, 2011

Common Sense Partitioning Rikard Edgren 9 Comments

– I saw you tested “42”. How come you didn’t try “43”? – That’s obvious. It would be the same. No need to test something that would give the same result. – OK, so I guess you are familiar with equivalence partitioning? – Beg your pardon? It is quite often said that testers don’t know […]

Notes from SWET3 Rikard Edgren 3 Comments

I spent this weekend in nice, dark, foggy Ringsjöstrand for the third Swedish Workshop on Exploratory Testing. Johan Jonasson, Ola Hyltén, Anders Claesson, Oscar Cosmo, Petter Mattsson, Rikard Edgren, Henrik Andersson, Robert Bergqvist, Maria Kedemo, Sigge Birgisson, Simon Morley. The format is LAWST-style, which means a presentation is followed by a facilitated discussion, that goes […]

Funcacles or unactivated oracles? Henrik Emilsson 2 Comments

Last week I took the Rapid Test Management (RTM) class in Gothenburg with James Bach. As always, he is such an inspiration and really makes you engage and think. Thanks for that James! In one part of the class we were factoring an application: Factoring: Dimensions of Interest Factoring is the process of analyzing an […]

Notes from Øredev 2011 Rikard Edgren 2 Comments

I spent two days in Malmö attending a developer conference with a fantastic test track (put together by Sigge Birgisson.) I did a presentation on Curing Our Binary Disease (slides, abstract), which was much better received than I hoped for (I thought it was a binary love/hate talk) Good questions and talk about being inside […]

Software Quality Characteristics 1.1 the test eye 5 Comments

A year has passed since we released version 1.0 of our quality model without metrics. It is time for a new version, with additions and corrections we have learned over the year (and a Swedish translation!) 1.1 English 1.1 Swedish 1.0 English Feedback is always welcome! /Rikard, Henrik, Martin