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EuroSTAR 2012 – Conference Summary and reflection

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Last few days were awesome – My presentation at EuroSTAR was well received, builders are out, and I had a lovely Diwali celebration with friends and family. Don’t worry; this post will not cover Diwali celebration or our home improvement project – I will stay on course and include only EuroSTAR. It was my first […]

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Playing games can make you a better tester – start playing!

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And one more post on my experience of CAST 2012. I realized pretty early in my career that theory of software testing (In books and course material provided by certification bodies) and functional on-field testing have very little in common. That was the primary reason for me and Komal to come up with testometer a […]

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CAST 2012 Enforced Randomization – Increasing the value of test automation

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Last week I was in San Jose for CAST 2012 to give talks on two interesting topics. My first talk was around the limitations of acceptance criteria and the second talk was focused on how we can increase the value of automation by introducing randomization where it makes sense. During my conversation with participants around […]

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Selenium Conference 2012 is in London – Are you coming?

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If you are involved in doing any test automation for the web application, I am sure you are either using or have considered Selenium for your test automation efforts. Well, if you have not considered, then maybe it’s time to give it a shot. For folks who are familiar with or are using Selenium / WebDriver […]

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First Weeknight Testing and my six lessons

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I liked the purpose, idea, and motivation behind weekend testing from day one. Unfortunately, till now I did not participate in any session because of… well excuses :-). Finally, I attended my first ever week-night testing session last week. To say that I liked this session is an understatement – I got hooked and will […]

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Simple Tools to fight the bigger quality battle – GTAC 2008

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Last month Komal Joshi and Patrick Martin presented @ GTAC 2008 conference in Seattle, USA. Google Test Automation Conference is one of the best conferences for testing / automation and it was certainly a good experience for TestingGeek to present this at GTAC. This presentation will give you basic information on how simple tools like […]

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Rapid Software Testing – Training Report

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Recently I finished a three days training course on Rapid Software Testing with Michael Bolton in London UK. This course was very useful and had elements related to learning, questioning and thinking all along. It reinforced my belief that testing is not a ‘phase’ performed towards the end or a ‘100% automated suite’ as claimed […]