Happy weekend everyone! Here are a few interesting reads to make your weekend better.


How To Explain #ExploratoryTesting in 5 Minutes – Kristīne Corbus

11 Reasons Behavior-Driven Development Can Fail – Evgeny Tkachenko

  1. Insufficient budget
  2. Size of the team
  3. Poor outside feedback
  4. Lack of QA with coding skills
  5. Minimum business logic
  6. Too many meetings
  7. Bad planning and unrealistic expectations
  8. A highly distributed team
  9. Inadequate communication
  10. Treating quality as solely the testers’ responsibility
  11. Inconsistent formatting for BDD scenarios

These reasons are in common and I experienced in #4, #7, #9, #10 and #11.

Delivering Estimates And The 5 Stages Of ‘Good Grief’ – Adam Knight

  • Stage 1 – Denial
  • Stage 2 – Anger
  • Stage 3 – Bargaining
  • Stage 4 – Depression
  • Stage 5 – Acceptance

3 steps to improve your test-dev relationship – Jenny Bramble

  1. Set clear goals and needs
  2. Own your mistakes
  3. Learn on your own

Database Testing – Kristin Jackvony

  • Data types
  • Required fields/columns
  • Parameters binding
  • Encrypted sensitive data
  • Correctly working with API’s operations (CRUD)
  • Sanitize data before saving

Enjoy reading and happy testing!

Thao Vo

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