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In the latest installment of Testing The Limits we speak with Gerald Weinberg. Jerry has been practicing, teaching, lecturing, consulting, coaching and writing about software programming and testing since the 1950s. With decades of experience and accumulated knowledge he’s written more than 80 books and has dedicated his life to helping others be the best testers they can be – despite ever changing testing trends. In today’s Testing The Limits interview we’ll find out the biggest lessons Jerry’s learned over the years, how his books remain top sellers 20 years after their release and what the biggest issues facing testers today are. To keep up with Jerry visit his website or follow him on Twitter.

uTest: The most vital skill for a software tester to have is ____?

GW: Courage. As Kipling put it, “If you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs and blaming it on you.” That’s what testers need.