Monthly archive for May 2014

Test Case Calamity

One question. Do you manually create your test cases? If the answer is yes, you might want to turn away now as our research has turned up some pretty ugly conclusions. We looked at a large multi-national financial services company and a number of examples of how

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Debugging Windows Crashes with Microsoft Debugging Tools – Tutorial

  Summary The goals of this Tutorial are to understand what a crash is, learn how to explicitly create a crash in code, use tools to analyze a crash, and learn how to gather information to file a defect. This will cover basic debugging, not advanced. Overview

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Functional Test Prioritization with Heat Maps

I like to make decisions based upon data. One of the more challenging decisions a leader of a functional area will have is workload prioritization. Fact based decisions, in a spreadsheet, are a great way to communicated with executive leaders in IT. One cool method, to determine

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Test automation that lets you have it all? Eliminating the time/cost/risk trade-off with Scriptless Testing.

Anyone involved in a QA project understands the competing pressures of delivering high quality business applications and the business realities of schedule pressures, cost and resource constraints, along with the need to balance the risks associated with the decision matrix that these competing issues force. We all

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