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Aug
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comment Building trust in automated front-end testing
This is a good idea, but in my current team we rarely get as far as raising a defect from our GUI automated tests - if our tests catch a regression we tend to just fix it immediately. For two reasons - 1) if it's just broken, then it just makes sense for the dev who broke it to amend his/her code straightaway, and 2) our test coverage for legacy areas is focused on the really important areas, so we know we can't release with a bug so we might as well fix it now. So you do need to point out that a benefit of failing fast is lowering the cost (i.e. some bugs get fixed w/o overhead of report).
Aug
22
comment Who do you use/recommend for ad hoc QA testing?
I understand that it might have been how you got your start, but just because it worked out for you doesn't make it good. If you're doing user testing, use real users. If you're doing testing, then you need to train your testers, and it's unfair to grads to bring them on with a promise of training you can't supply.
Aug
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reviewed Approve test-automation-framework tag wiki excerpt
Aug
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reviewed Approve test-automation-framework tag wiki
Aug
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comment Who do you use/recommend for ad hoc QA testing?
<sigh> then the poor grads will turn up here going "Hey, I got hired to do a job I know nothing about, and my boss doesn't know about it either. Tell me how to do my job!".
Aug
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reviewed No Action Needed Under what circumstances is Sikuli better for test automation than Selenium or Watir?
Aug
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answered Writing test cases before implementation?
Aug
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comment Is it realistic to try to hire someone who is a developer and a tester?
@Ben - if you're looking in London - you really need new recruiters! There are good candidates there, a decent recruiter should be able to find them, not tell you they can't possibly exist.
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reviewed Leave Closed UI Tests Not Always Working
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May
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answered Teaching Quality Assurance (QA) Methods
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reviewed Approve Teaching Quality Assurance (QA) Methods
May
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reviewed No Action Needed What are some good examples of pure Computer Science and Mathematics applications in software QA?
May
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revised Any good test plan/cycles or experiences without using crowdsourcing?
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May
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reviewed Approve Unable to launch Chrome in remote webdriver
May
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comment How to write Test Strategy
Hi QA-tester - looks like you got an useful answer from Lemur, but given that quite a few people voted to close your question, I'd suggest that you check out sqa.stackexchange.com/questions/how-to-ask for some tips on how to write a question that will enable people to give useful advice targeted at your specific problem. If you want to improve this question to add more detail on what specific problems you're having with writing your test strategy, then a closed question can always be re-opened if it's improved enough.
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comment Recommendations for code coverage tools?
Still not clear to me how your answer relates to Sam's question?