The lines that separate between developers and testers are getting blurred, and this is changing the way testers work and the responsibility we have within our organizations. How is this trend going to affect our future is still an open question but it is definitely going to have an effect. Is this happening in your […]
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Yesterday I started providing short training sessions for agile programmers who need to learn how to test better. Would you trust a programmer to test your application? It’s like asking a Fox to guard the chicken-house, right? Well, sometimes you don’t have a choice, or you do but that choice is to release the application […]
Have you ever been on a situation where you need to test 10 things but you have only the time for 6 of them, and on the other hand you look at your development team and 2 programmers are done with all their important tasks and started working on stuff that sits under the “nice-to-have” […]
It is important for developers to take responsibility for end-to-end testing tasks once in a while. It helps them to understand what matters to us when we do our job, and maybe even more importantly it teaches them to do their jobs better.
Developers and testers don’t think alike, there are factors that make developers test in a less effective and efficient way than we testers do. Here are some of the reasons why this happens.