How Coding Can Help You

Rereading yesterday’s post, and also seeing some of the comments (and having some personal discussions offline), I can see that I might have inadvertently sent the wrong message: My point is certainly not that testers just suck and everybody should just take some classes and apply for dev positions. My opinion is the absolute opposite…

Automated tests: Just the facts

“We’re looking to make the move from manual to automated testing.” Let me start with a quick bit of autobiography: I got started in the testing profession around 2006. I was working in an insurance company’s tech support department as a 2nd-level support guy and admin of their incident management software. I had been approached…

What kind of journalist are you?

I was thinking the other day about celebrity crushes.  When I was a kid, all the adults around had pinup photos of celebrities, people that they admired for some reason.  One dad had a picture of Pamela Anderson in his garage, my Civics teacher had a picture of Queensrÿche, that kind of thing. We don’t…