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Entries Tagged as 'Testing From The Field'

Code Snippet(HP LoadRunner) : FILE I/O and creating dummy XMLs

September 27th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Code Snippets, Performance Testing, Testing From The Field

This is a code dump of a XML file generator I threw together to create multiple child nodes under what was essentially a header in the XML file, along with generating multiple files iteratively. The actual number of iterations was controlled by the number of iterations specified in the run-time settings, the number of child […]

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Test Planning the Marine Way: “Develop A Shared Situational Awareness” by Ed Cook

April 4th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Testing From The Field

“The process of planning itself should provide a common understanding of the nature of the problem and so support communication and cooperation. In other words, planning is a way of exploring the situation. Even if the understanding of that situation is incomplete or not entirely correct—and most attempts to attain situational awareness will be both—the […]

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Software Gems: “Comment Out Or Delete Entirely? Wait, What Are We Deleting Again?” By Bobby Washington

February 5th, 2011 · No Comments · Software Gems, Testing From The Field

If you’ve never used LoadRunner let me be the first to tell you this isn’t your grandmother’s performance testing tool. As a novice I am looking to become more proficient with LoadRunner and my hope is that I can help fellow novice users navigate this testing tool. I am reminded of something a senior performance […]

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Test Planning the Marine Way: “Direct and Coordinate Action” by Ed Cook

October 25th, 2010 · No Comments · Testing From The Field

In the Back to Basics post, we defined planning with 5 key functions, and we broadly defined how each function relates to Test Planning. Let’s dive deeper into the first point – Direct and coordinate action. For Test Planning, we can refine this point to mean that we will define the normal process of testing […]

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“Embedded Testing” by Howard Clark

October 24th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Testing From The Field

The soldier in his boxers was concerned about this picture going public and the ramifications on his continued enlistment. An unfortunate fear by anyone that has someone with a bird’s-eye view into their day-to-day work habits. But I would assume the photographer who took the picture was happy to see the soldier’s dedication to the […]

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