notes and rants

My new blog is at http://www.angryweasel.com/blog

January, 2008

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    Testers are like...

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    I often compare debugging to detective work. You look at the clues, determine which are relevant and which to discard, use tools when necessary, and eventually (on TV at least), you solve the case - or as we say - find the cause of the problem. My approach...
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    preparing presentations

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    When I remember to blog, it's usually about whatever I'm working on, or something I am thinking about. For the last few days, I have been working on my presentation for the future test conference. I'm not the last person you would want to get advice from...
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    scripted?

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    The debate over scripted vs. exploratory testing continues (at least among the exploratory testers). A mailing list I'm on has had some discussion on this recently, and have brought up a few really good points. Rather than respond on the list (froma ...
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    ZMB (zero mail bounce)

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    I suppose I can't talk about ZMB without first discussing ZBB. ZBB is Zero Bug Bounce - the moment towards the end of the product cycle when, through fixes and triage, the bug count reaches zero. Usually at this stage, additional testing or research ...
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    overload

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    I'm tired :}. Although I officially moved into a new position two months ago, work travel and vacation both kept me out of having to deal with the job. All that changed in 2008, as I'm back to work on a more regular schedule. The problem I've discovered...
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