If videos are one of the modern tools for solitary software testing training, podcasts can also play an important role. Audio-only training is useful in a context where the eyes are already busy, when you commute in your car for instance.
Software Testing Resources: Load Testing, Unit Testing, Functional Testing
Selenium is a popular open source software testing framework that can be used to automated tests for web applications. Elemental Selenium is a free, once-weekly e-mail newsletter created by Dave Haeffner on how to improve your understanding and your usage of the Selenium tool. All the previous Selenium tips are also freely available on the web site.
Women In Testing is a web site dedicated to the women working in the software testing field. The goal of site is to increase the visibility of women in the software testing field and help them network.
TestInsane Technologies has created a repository of software testing mind maps. A mind map is a diagram used to visually organize information. It is often created around a single concept to which associated representations of ideas such as images, words and parts of words are added. Major ideas are connected directly to the central concept, and other ideas branch out from those.
Context Driven Testing can be defined by a is a set of values about software testing that recommends a continuous and creative assessment of the software testing activities based on the current knowledge about the situation and the value of the tests for the organization.
Behaviour Driven Development (BDD) is an Agile software development process where behavioural specifications are expressed in a specific language that can be validated by a automated testing tool. RSpec is an open source a BDD tool for Ruby programmers. The Better Specs web site aims to collect the best practices about BDD with RSpec.
Certification is a process that has gradually spread amongst all areas of software development. Software testing certifications are mainly managed by the International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) and its local affiliates. The Professional Tester’s Manifesto is a strong statement about the certification process in software testing.