Test Everything all the Time…

Back from more training, I was up at a client in Bellevue and really enjoyed teaching a performance class to a world class testing organization.  I found that the students were very receptive to many of the concepts and ideas that the class offers.

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William Coleman
As an experienced software professional, Jonathan Rasmusson has consulted internationally, helping some of the world’s largest companies discover better ways to build software. As developer, tester, analyst, and project manager with over 15 years of agile enterprise delivery experience, Jonathan is uniquely qualified to help those looking for better ways to serve their customers.

Continuous Iteration in Automation

I’ve been teaching a lot lately, was in India for one week, and I’m off to Seattle in two weeks to teach on performance topics.  I thoroughly enjoy teaching, it allows me to stay sharp with current trends, and provides a nice break from the “implementation focus” that I generally have day to day.

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William Coleman
As an experienced software professional, Jonathan Rasmusson has consulted internationally, helping some of the world’s largest companies discover better ways to build software. As developer, tester, analyst, and project manager with over 15 years of agile enterprise delivery experience, Jonathan is uniquely qualified to help those looking for better ways to serve their customers.

Are Use Cases Harmful for Test Automation?

People who know me and my work probably know my emphasis on good test design for successful test automation. I have written about this in “Key Success Factors for Keyword Driven Testing“. In the Action Based Testing (ABT) method that I have pioneered over the years it is an essential element for success. However, agreeing with me in workshops and actually applying the principles in projects turn out quite often to be two different things. Apart from my own possible limitations as a teacher, I see at least one more reason: the way the testing is involved in the development projects.

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Hans Buwalda
Hans leads LogiGear’s research and development of test automation solutions, and the delivery of advanced test automation consulting and engineering services.

He is a pioneer of the keyword approach for software testing organizations, and he assists clients in strategic implementation of the Action Based Testing™ method throughout their testing organizations. Hans is also the original architect of LogiGear’s TestArchitect™, the modular keyword-driven toolset for software test design, automation and management. Hans is an internationally recognized expert on test automation, test development and testing technology management. He is coauthor of Integrated Test Design and Automation (Addison Wesley, 2001), and speaks frequently at international testing conferences.