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I maintain a list of relevant blogs on my own "All Things Quality" blog: Here's a list of blogs: http://www.allthingsquality.com/p/people-in-testing.html And here's a list of recent posts from some of those blogs: http://strazzerej.blogspot.com/2011/12/blog-post.html
On the "Agile Testing" scene, you might like: http://gojko.net/ http://www.shino.de/blog/ http://lisacrispin.com/ http://janetgregory.ca/blog/
James Bach's Blog Pradeep's Blog these are my favorites, but there are plenty out there which will be useful. Google is your best friend.
It depends. Some of the factors involved in deciding whether to try to make tests independent are: Resources - if you have to run a very large number of functional and GUI automation tests (which is far from ideal, but is still something that happens), and you have limits on how much time or server resource you have available, performing the setup then ...
Keeping each test separate, but dependent on each other, may introduce erroneous failures if the prerequisite tests have not completed or have failed. Each test should be independent of another. I would cascade the tests in this example: Test #1 = A Test #2 = A + B Test #3 = A + B + C
It is hard to find very knowledgeable security experts in QA, mostly because it is extremely complex, and requires constant learning and keeping up on trends. There are a number of things that you would absolutely need to know in order to be considered a "security expert". The biggest challenge is that it's not OK to know some of these things, or to have ...
I agree with everything in Dan's answer. There are a few options on how to automate testing of the web service layer. You can use gui tools such as SOAPUI or JMeter, or you can use libraries such as Rest Sharp or a java alternative. I often prefer to start with an API or library for my automation, but recently I've been having success with JMeter and ...
I am working under the assumption that you would be familiar with the language the tools are being written in. If the team you are on already is writing unit tests a good place to start might be with them. Talk to the developers that are writing the unit tests and get an idea for how the underlying code is working. In the process of doing this start ...
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