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Exploratory Testing in Practice: Indianapolis

July 14th, 2008 · No Comments

Mobius Labs is once again hosting Mike Kelly and I for Exploratory Testing in Practice. This time we’ll be presenting a three-day version of the course. It’s an experiment that may permanently change the format of the course if the feedback is positive. The first time we provided the course it was only two days […]

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Generating RSpec Tests with Selenium IDE

May 8th, 2008 · 9 Comments

I’ve been using the Selenium IDE as part of my exploratory testing sessions lately, which, if you don’t know, is a testing tool that records my interaction with a web site, allows me to replay it automatically, and also lets me export it as automated tests in various coding languages (Ruby, in my case). Unfortunately, […]

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Exploratory Testing in Practice – DFW, SF, and Chicago

April 6th, 2008 · No Comments

Mike Kelly and I delivered our two-day practicum, “Exploratory Testing in Practice” at Mobius Labs in Indianapolis a few weeks ago. I haven’t posted about it since then, but I had a good excuse – the birth of my son Jake. The feedback we received on the course was really positive. The 50/50 mix of […]

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The Gaui (Rhymes with Maui) Test Heuristic

March 24th, 2008 · 3 Comments

One of the exercises in the Exploratory Testing in Practice course Mike and I just delivered was creating heuristics. One of the students, who goes by freak3dot online, came up with the Gaui heuristic and was kind enough to write up an explanation for TechDarkSide.com. Here is Freak3dot’s explanation: A user interface so bad it […]

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