Category Archives: Test

Where do software testers get their knowledge from?

I will soon celebrate my three years anniversary as a professional software engineer in test. After three years, I still feel like I am missing some formal “education” on software testing. Despite owning a Master  degree in Information Systems and Communication and having spent 5 years at University I never had any introduction to software… Read More »

Signing Off on Quality

As a tester, quality is what matter most to me. Interestingly, quality is pretty much the hardest thing to evaluate. One way, which I find useful, is to aggregate the metrics from multiple aspects of quality to have an overall view. Some important aspects of quality: Reliability Functionality Usability Efficiency Maintainability Portability Learnability Analyzability Testability… Read More »

TOP 25 Most Dangerous Programming Errors

An agreement has been found by expert regarding the top 25 most dangerous programming errors. Very interesting list indeed, nice point is that we can find a lot of details on how to avoid these security errors. Obviously the dangerous part of these errors is that they can be exploited… Insecure Interaction Between Components Improper… Read More »

Testing a Textfield in 10 points

I’ll post some tips about testing during the time I learn. So if you have any comments or tips to add, feel free to comment! Here a 10 values I submit to test a textfield: An empty value () Zero (0) A string made of whitespace (   ) String containing spaces (foo bar) Name containing… Read More »