"I think we as a community need to talk about this subject, but from an non-emotional and opinionated level (good luck with that though as the Testing community is very emotional and opinionated, and I plead guilty to a degree). The whole…"
"I agree with Dmitri. To list the tools out would take me some time to do so. Google is your friend. Now what I will attempt to do is give you a list of categories of tools (as best I can in the next 5 minutes) related to the…"
"Greed, stupidity, you name it. People, especially management, would love to automate everything so that they can reduce/eliminate the cost of testing. Also, we (Testers) are our own worst enemy in this. Meaning as Development has…"
Part of your problem is that you don't "sell" testing to the different groups. You need to learn how to put the discussion regarding testing in to their "language". Get them to see the benefits of…"
"I'm not going to do my standard pulpit pounding and ranting about this topic. From what I've read so far is that the tool builds a 'component' of the page and then allows a user/tester to pull components together in a…"
First off... "Ability to use for non-technical user (i.e. someone who does not know how to write code) to use the tool?" If you and your company take this philosophy then you have already lost. In any situation, and I…"
"As someone who has over 25 years of Software Test experience I have to say there is a lot of truth in what John said in the video. But I do think that the recommendation of getting out of "manual" testing for something else is a bit…"
Software Test Professional with 20+ years experience. A well worn veteran of the software testing trenches. I've worked with various automation tools for both Functional/Regression and Performance/Load test work. I have mainly worked in the PC platform (DOS, OS/2, Windows & Web)
I received a comment on my blog that was a direct copy of your George Carlin post on names of a defect. I rejected that comment because I couldn't verify that the sender was you or not. If it was, please let me know and I'll be more than happy to post it.