Software Testing Archive

Setting a Good Example

To get the most out of Behavior Driven Development (BDD), Specification by Example (SBE) or Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD), you need much more than a tool. You need high value specifications. How do we get the most

Performance Testing in Agile Contexts

Performance Testing has long been conducted as a single experiment against a fully complete and assembled system. Architecture, software, hardware, networks, data states, and workload models are all combined to try and create the most “accurate” simulation

Preparing for Sprints and Other Agile Techniques

In this interview Agile coach André Dhondt discusses how to be prepared for Scrum sprints, the idea of speed grooming and how Agile has impacted the role of the tester.

Pair Programming, TDD and Other Impractical Things

“Why should we write our tests first? Isn’t that going to slow my development?” “What? Assigning a single task to 2 developers? How is that efficient? What a waste of resources!” “Look, in the perfect world your

Reinventing Software Quality

The needs to go faster to market and cut costs, dominating the industry lately, are significantly changing the landscape of software quality. Many pillars of successful quality strategies in the past are just slowing down delivery too