Posts Tagged ‘sampling’

25th anniversery of my very first testing lesson Rikard Edgren No Comments

On November 2nd 1998 I did my first working day as a tester, 25 years ago.The first thing I tested was the Swedish version of Internet Explorer 4 Service Pack 2.We had detailed step-by-step instructions to follow, so it seemed straightforward.Long-time tester Anders Olsson helped me with my first tests, and on the second test […]

Sampling & Serendipity Rikard Edgren 3 Comments

“Testing can’t be complete” might be the only statement all testers would agree upon. This means that we only will run a few of all possible tests, and this is in many fields called sampling. There isn’t too much said about qualitative sampling in software testing, so let’s look at what Grounded Theory says about […]