That is probably the best-thought-out set of limitations to the validity of the research results I've gathered for the duration of my software testing career.
And they explain why I am a testing "schizophrenic."
Great points! Your take on the question is much better explained than my answer. If I were a teacher "grading answers" I'd give yours an "A+" and my earlier answer something considerably lower. My…"
"If you're looking for one "hot" tool or skill applicable to many companies that would improve your job prospects in the short to medium term, learn Selenium.
Why? See the attached graphs from Indeed.com/jobtrends which tracks…"
"kinofrost and Jeff,
kinofrost said: "Very interested to be proved wrong, though, and as you say it's a good thought experiment."
Testing the relative effectiveness of this kind of approach to test design is more than a mere…"
"Et tu Brutus?" I can hardly believe my eyes! :)
You personally saw me demonstrate how to generate unusually powerful tests . I gave a Hexawise presentation and demo at Moolya Offices in Bangalore…"
Despite the fact that I created a tool that generates optimized sets of test conditions and semi-automatically turns those into "traditional-looking" cases, I actually tend to agree with you that many times, testers would be…"
"I agree with Jim Hazen's points and wanted to elaborate with concrete examples.
Can you automate the thought process about what should be accomplished with a given testing effort? No. Absolutely not. A thoughtful tester needs to be involved…"
If there's a screen shot you could share, or some other way of clearly communicating the relevant parameters (and the available options for each parameter) I'd be happy to put together a few sets of tests for you within…"
"I was testing this User Profile page, where I entered HTML code like "<input type="radio" />" and saved the form and I could see whereever the username was to display a radio button was displaying. Then I tried entering php…"