Testcast Season 1

Season 1 – Episode 12 – Coaching Testers

In this show we discuss coaching testers with Anne-Marie Charrett and James Bach.

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Season 1 – Episode 11 – Automation Extravaganza

In this show we discuss our adventures with Test Automation, Why Bruce chose WatiN over Watir, Trish’s automation adventures and who on the team should be responsible for writing your automated tests.

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Season 1 – Episode 10 – Testing is Dead

In this show we discuss presentations by Goranka Bjedov and Alberto Savoia on the death of testing, and fake software testers.

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Season 1 – Episode 9 – Please Hire Me

In this show we discuss resumes, and how to stand out from the crowd when looking for a testing job.

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Season 1 – Episode 8 – Conference Season

In this show, we discuss the CAST, STANZ and Ignite testing conferences, as well as Rational Functional Tester.

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Season 1 – Episode 7 – With James Bach (pt2)

In this show, we sit down with testing legend James Bach and discuss all pairs and the effectiveness of pairwise testing.

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Season 1 – Episode 6 – With James Bach (pt1)

In this show, we sit down with testing legend James Bach and discuss walking away from a client, failing fast, and the tools that James uses.

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Season 1 – Episode 5 – Pass cakes and fail cakes

In this show, we discuss baked goods, Trish’s six blogs, Bruce’s Blogs, SQA.stackexchange.com. Then we finally get down to this weeks main topic, Test data. Specifically, when is it OK to use production data in your testing.

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Season 1 – Episode 4 – This domain looks Japanese to me

In this show, we discuss the ruby community, test management tools, testing non-english domain names, valid email addresses, tester bugs and testing Campaign Monitor’s worldview feature.

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Season 1 – Episode 3 – Do I get the job?

In this show, we discuss hiring and interviewing testers, and put each other through our software testing interview paces.

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Season 1 – Episode 2 – Automation Evolution

In this episode, we talk about the Given-When-Then test case syntax, record and playback, excel-based test generation, waterfall, gated release processes and ask the question: should testers be consulted in the UI design process?

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Season 1 – Episode 1 – Community

In this launch show of Testcast, our hosts discuss Purple box testing, working at Campaign Monitor, does test automation actually find bugs,¬†building testing communities, James Bach’s Exploratory testing course and the legendary testing tool Parkcalc.

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