Blog: testing

5 Aug 2016
The anatomy and life cycle of good and bad bug reports, and the value of learning to use your issue tracker for clearer communication between testers, developers, and clients
14 Aug 2013
Automated testing is definitely a good thing. Nearly all development teams should do more of it. But it's still important for humans to test, because people are better than machines at lots of things, and they're more flexible. Having said that, testing is boring, and testers often forget that what they should be doing is this:
12 Jul 2012
I've been involved in quite a few UAT sessions with clients, and they can be very frustrating for a developer. You've spent weeks working on something only for someone who knows next to nothing about it to say that it's all terrible.
25 Jul 2011
This is a collection of a bunch of dummy content files. A client needed a website with lots of file uploads, and wanted to test that all the file formats worked. So here is a whole load of lorem ipsum type files for Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and a whole bunch of other common file formats.