[Note: This post is here only to serve as a historical example of how I used to speak about "automated testing." My language has evolved. The sentiment of this post is still valid, but I have become … [Read more...] about Manual Tests Cannot Be Automated (DEPRECATED)
Archives for July 2006
Here is my policy for accepting comments that you make on this blog: 1. I moderate all comments. I accept comments for one or more of the following reasons: - I value a dialectic approach to … [Read more...] about My Commenting Policy
Sometimes, you can improve your thinking just by avoiding using certain terms. I stopped using "best practice", years ago. When I am tempted to use the term in a serious discussion of methodology, I … [Read more...] about “Intuition” and “Common Sense” Considered Harmful
When a programmer builds a product, should he release it to the testers right away? Or should he test it himself to make sure that it is free of obvious bugs? Many testers would advise the programmer … [Read more...] about Should Developers Test the Product First?