What is Exploratory Testing?
Exploratory Testing

What is Exploratory Testing?

Most manual testing should be spent on Usability and Exploratory Testing. These types of tests are non-scripted and thus cannot be automated. These tests need human interaction, observation, and analysis. With usability testing, a human needs to verify that the design, layout, and user interface of a business feature is intuitive, easy to understand, easy to…

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Testing Green Field Applications vs. Legacy Applications
Legacy Code

Testing Green Field Applications vs. Legacy Applications

When you are coming up with a testing strategy for green field applications, you should follow the testing triangle or pyramid. For legacy application, a different strategy is needed. Writing tons and tons of unit tests when working with a very large application with zero tests is very costly and results in very little benefits. A…

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What is Acceptance Test Driven Development (ATTD)?
Acceptance Test Driven Development

What is Acceptance Test Driven Development (ATTD)?

Acceptance test driven development takes the TDD practice and applies it to acceptance tests. On day 1 of the Sprint, before we begin coding a particular user story, we start by reviewing the acceptance criteria and thinking about how we will verify via tests that this story is complete. Typically, a single acceptance criteria might map…

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What are Executable Specifications or Specifications by Example?
Use Executable Specification Instead of Long Testing Spreadsheets

What are Executable Specifications or Specifications by Example?

Requirements and tests are just two sides of the same coin. You can’t have a user story or requirement without an acceptance criteria (test). These two meld into executable specification. Using gherkin syntax (given,when,then) we can represent requirements using examples and create specifications by example. As a potential customer I want to collect books in a…

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07/08/2019 – DevOpsDaysDC
DevOpsDaysDC

07/08/2019 – DevOpsDaysDC

DevOpsdays is a worldwide series of technical conferences covering topics of software development, IT infrastructure operations, and the intersection between them. Each event is run by volunteers from the local area. Most devopsdays events feature a combination of curated talks and self organized content. Topics often include automation, testing, security, and organizational culture. Join us for…

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Why You Shouldn’t Do Functional Testing From the UI?
Focused Testing

Why You Shouldn’t Do Functional Testing From the UI?

In many situations, there are a lot of business rules that need to be tested. Say we want to test that the correct discounts get applied based on a certain number of items that are in a shopping cart. To test these rules, most testers will go through the UI and hop through several steps to…

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What is Test Driven Development (TDD)?
Test Driven Development

What is Test Driven Development (TDD)?

Test driven development or test driven design is a programming approach where before the developer writes any code, she first writes an automated test. This test will fail at first because no code exists. Then she write enough code to make the test pass. After that she might want to clean up or refactor her approach,…

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Microsoft DevOps Transformation

Checkout the video below of Donovan Brown presenting on "Microsoft DevOps Transformation" at deliver:Agile 2019. Donovan explains how Microsoft's Azure DevOps (formerly Visual Studio Team System) went from a three-year waterfall delivery cycle to three-week iterations and open sourced the Azure DevOps task library and the Git Virtual File System. https://vimeo.com/334369858 Microsofts DevOps Transformation by Donovan…

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08/05/2019 – Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM®) Training Class in Washington DC
Certified ScrumMaster Class by Kaizenko

08/05/2019 – Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM®) Training Class in Washington DC

Join us for the August 05 - August 06 Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) training class in Washington DC. This course is a 2 day immersive training and learning experience that covers Agile values and Agile principles, the fundamentals of Scrum, the intricacies of the Scrum framework, Scrum roles and responsibilities, and the keys to a successful Scrum…

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08/05/2019 – Agile 2019
Agile2019

08/05/2019 – Agile 2019

Agile2019 is being held in Washington DC this year. This is the Agile Alliance's main North America conference with over 2000 attendees that gather from around the word to learn, share and collaborate on all things Agile. Join us in DC on August 5th through August 9th. Find out more here.

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