Exploratory Testing with Testnote

August 25, 2015 2

TestNote.io is a free hosted application that provides simple note taking assistance for exploratory testing. You can record the actions, questions, ideas and bugs that arise during your software testing explorations and export them in different formats.

Unselfish Unit Testing

August 19, 2015 1

Unit Testing has moved from fringe to mainstream, which is great. Unfortunately, developers are creating mountains of unmaintainable tests as a side effect. Jay Fields has been fighting the maintenance battle pretty aggressively for years, and this talk captures what he believes is the most effective way to test.

PHP Static Code Analysis

August 10, 2015 1

PHP is not the best language to catch errors in code, like mistyped names of variables. This is what static code analysis tools (named linters or lints) can do: find bugs in code before it ever get executed. Linters don’t replace unit tests, but generally they are faster and cheaper to set up. I’ll talk about my XRef lint project (http://xref-lint.net/) as well as other helpful open source alternatives: phplint (http://www.icosaedro.it/phplint/), arcanist (http://phabricator.org/) and scrutinizer (https://scrutinizer-ci.com/).

Starting with Mockito

August 10, 2015 0

Mockito is a popular open source mocking framework for Java code. In this article, Marcin Grzejszczak explains how you can use Mockito by adding it to different paths. You will also learn how to implement new tests by using Mockito hints and warnings.

Most Common Web Sites Bugs

August 3, 2015 1

QualiTest has recently produced a report and an infographic about the typology and sources of the most common bugs found in web sites. The company has used for this the bug summaries from hundreds of web site testing projects performed recently.