TDD – Test-Driven Development – is one of the tools people use to improve their programming. Many teams find that this discipline helps them reduce their defects. Could it make a difference to your team? Explore with this calculator.
Screen-Based Tests: Two Extremes Screen-based tests focus on what’s visible rather than internal representations. We’ll consider two extremes for testing screen-based output: fully manual and fully automated. Then we’ll look at moves that can help you evolve from one to Continue reading Screen-Based Tests: Testing Graphics, Part 3
Oracles are things that can tell us whether or not a result is correct. For some tests, an oracle is as simple as comparing a couple strings or numbers. Other tests have many acceptable results and it’s harder to know what’s right. I Continue reading Testing with Simple and Combinatorial Oracles
I’m calling this “Resources on Agile Testing” but I’m not drawing a very sharp line about what’s Agile Testing vs. Good Testing. Further suggestions are welcome! Related resource summaries: BDD and TDD. Exercises (None identified) E-Learning Kaner, Cem. Black-Box Software Continue reading Resources on Agile Testing
T is for Testable in the INVEST model. A testable story is one for which, given any inputs, we can agree on the expected system behavior and/or outputs.
French translation S is for Small in the INVEST acronym. I now use another S that I think captures the idea even better: Scalable. Scalable means “able to be changed in size or scale,” and that’s handy in a story: Continue reading Small – Scalable – Stories in the INVEST Model