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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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“At What Cost Will You Pursue Performance?” by Howard Clark

September 16th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Performance Testing

The stats of the finest example of engineering on the planet The Bugatti Veyron SuperSport: Top Speed – 267 Mph Cost – $1.9 million plus Running at Top Speed – Tires have a life of 37 miles, replacement costs $25K plus for tires, $50K forged alloy wheels. Running at Top Speed – Fuel lasts 12 […]

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A Side Note: “Fighting To Maintain A Tester’s Integrity” by Bobby Washington

July 6th, 2010 · No Comments · A Side Note

“Oh, what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive.” The operative word here is practice. As testers credibility is just as important a skill to possess as any. However, anyone involved with software development for any length of time can agree that sometimes pressures from management can try to force us […]

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A Side Note: “Do More with Less…Can Someone Tell Me How?” by Bobby Washington

June 3rd, 2010 · 3 Comments · A Side Note

Testrocket.org is very pleased to open up to Bobby Washington as it’s newest contributing author. Bobby brings a fresh perspective from the viewpoint of the intended reader of this site, the practitioner. He is a trusted colleague and valued contributor! “Do more with less…”,less resources, less time, less money. If you have worked in IT […]

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