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==How do we become better testers?==
 
==How do we become better testers?==
  
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====1. How we choose our tools, languages, etc? (Our destiny)====
 
====1. How we choose our tools, languages, etc? (Our destiny)====
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Long process toward autonomy
 
Long process toward autonomy
 
Domain knowledge can be critical
 
Domain knowledge can be critical
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'''SBTM'''
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Created by James & John Bach
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Each session 60 to 90 minutes
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Has a goal
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Debriefing at the end
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Purpose is to learn to split
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=====Regression Testing?=====
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"I hate the word regression. It's a regression of the testing, really." - Alex R
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Communication between development and product management
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===Destiny===
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More than just tools
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More than just the car I am driving....
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Maybe....
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"Finding a new path, instead of tooling."
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Latest revision as of 00:06, 16 April 2016

How do we become better testers?

Two Questions:

1. How we choose our tools, languages, etc? (Our destiny)

2. How do we teach newbee testers?

  • pair programming/testing

Real world example: 10 people in room, 2 people were being projected==

  • mob programming

How do we become better testers when we are at the same level?=

  • Join monthly meetups
  • Get outside our comfort zone
  • SpeakEasy free program for learning how to speak of conference

=What Qualities Makes a Good Tester

Analytical Thinking Curiosity Critical Thinking Being Organized Active Reading Fundamental Understanding of Systems (or Software Systems) Human Skills - Communication Skills Fast Learner Programming Software Architecture Domain Knowledge User Experience

Should people go directly from university to being a tester?

Do an internship Internships typically do not offer learning how to code Internships can help discover your true calling as a tester

So how do we become a better tester?

Explain project architecture Explain tools Internship program 3 months - focus mostly on testing knowledge Do some test automation Focus on a learning project, create a test, and then debrief with someone more knowledge Mentoring continues beyond the initial introduction Session-based testing Long process toward autonomy Domain knowledge can be critical

SBTM Created by James & John Bach Each session 60 to 90 minutes Has a goal Debriefing at the end Purpose is to learn to split

Regression Testing?

"I hate the word regression. It's a regression of the testing, really." - Alex R Communication between development and product management

Destiny

More than just tools More than just the car I am driving....

Maybe.... "Finding a new path, instead of tooling."

More notes here ....