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Testers are fixing bugs

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So a few weeks ago, I gave the green light for my team of testers to start fixing bugs. Contraversial, no? “Sweet mercy, what have you done?!” I hear you cry. “If testers start fixing bugs, they won’t want to find them anymore and the developers will get careless and there will be more bugs […]

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5 Tips to Thwart Testers

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If you’re a web developer who does not enjoy seeing bugs assigned to you, you’re in luck – I’m about to reveal 5 easy tips to prevent bugs. Try these tricks on your own code before you check in your change, and you may find less bugs in your inbox the next morning. Run the […]

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The joy of bugfinding

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I said this over dinner the other night and was told I had to blog it. I test .NET web applications. If I see that lovely yellow Server Error stack trace, it’s a good day. If I see it 2 or 3 times, it’s a really good day. But it has to be challenging, it’s […]

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The importance of raising issues properly

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Imagine you’ve just joined a project that’s been going for 6 months. Maybe you’re the first tester to enter the project for months, maybe the old tester quit or died or something. Maybe you’re just doing regression testing. Anyhow, you’re left with a heap of issues that look something like: Error occurs Editing field does […]