When testing forms which contain a postcode field I usually use a postcode from a significant landmark. This can be anything. For example, I often use W1J 7NT. This is Apsley House in London, and…Continue
[Edit] Like a muppet, I completely forgot to put the link in! Apologies all. [/Edit]Today is apparently Day Against DRM, and O'Reilly publishing are knocking 50% off their ebooks and videos for the…Continue
I have been asked to find out the going rate per day or hour for an experienced (5+ years) software tester in South Africa. A google search has returned payscale.com, but only has data for 1-4…Continue
I am currently researching into automating some of my regression tests. We have a fitness server set up, so the idea is to use that to drive the test scripts. My testing is predominantly front-end…Continue
I realise that this topic has been covered a lot recently. To help with this issue, Rosie added an STC blog post to collect our Bug Bears, which I will contribute to soon. The topic, once again, is recruitment.
As I progress in my career, I am getting increasingly exposed to CV's, either through recruitment agents, or directly from candidates. I usually feedback to the person who…Continue
Since I returned to testing as my main job just under a year ago I have been attempting to contribute more to the community. I tweet about testing (although not very often), I read and comment on blogs (still not very often), and I comment in forums.
One place I attempted to jump into with both feet a couple of months ago was LinkedIn forums. I joined a number of them with the hope of exploring my testing mind. While I enjoyed reading answers to many of the questions asked within the…Continue