A quick update to what I’ve been doing!

It’s been a long road Getting from there to here It’s been a long time But my time is finally near And I can feel the change in the wind right now Nothing’s in my way And they’re not gonna hold me down no more No, they’re not gonna hold me down Faith of the…

Quality Assurance Mentoring, Security and ‘Welcome to Earf’

QA Mentoring Luke Skywalker had Obi Wan/Yoda, Gandhi’s mentor was Dadabhai Naoroji and in turn, Gandhi was an inspiration for people such as Martin Luther King, Jr and Nelson Mandela. Why am I talking about mentors, basically I have a good opportunity to help guide an individual who is interested in the Quality Assurance field. Even though I do not know…

TDD Prototype Game Progress and other QA Thoughts.

Well, I’m doing a course on edx.org  to do with learning Python (MITx: 6.00x Introduction to Computer Science and Programming) and over the weekend was the midterm exam. I managed to get a 78% which isn’t that bad considering I had to squeeze it in between family life and work. There are a few concepts that…

Learning Python the fun way.

So right now, I’m trying to learn Python to aid my testing career. I think it is good to learn it because: It enables me to understand what the developers go through when they create the feature/software/change. It’s good to keep learning I think that using Python will aid me in my QA work (I…

Still Here in the QA World.

Wow Just to let you all know that I’m enjoying my job as a ‘QA Engineer’ and I’m learning a lot every day. People and the work environment are great and all is good.  

Life is good for 2012 – What I’ve been up to so far.

This is just going to be an update to what I’ve been doing so far and why my blog has been a bit quiet. I will get back on the testing side of things. And relax… I’ve got myself a new job. It’s an exciting time as my new title will be QA Engineer. Finally…

Mythical Rubies – My Personal Project

It has been quite a busy week with various testing projects (both at work and at home). I have recently been looking at mobile applications and trying to understand how to test them. It really requires you to think about different aspects of the hardware and what is required to test. However, the exploratory nature…

Extra Extra – Read All About it – Daily Mirror Typo.

Well before I go on to the main focus of my blog post today, I just want to report a sighting of another bug in the wild. Not sure what class I would put this under but it was pretty evident that it should have been caught by doing a simple walkthrough. This one is…

Asking Questions as a tester – Analysis Paralysis

Well I was mentally thinking about my Batman article and in true fashion – I failed at the first hurdle. Let’s look at a quick glance why. The question was ‘Would Batman make a good Software Tester’. If as testers, we are supposed to ask questions, then surely the first question should be, ‘Which Batman…

I am the Batman – The Software Tester – Part One

Bruce Wayne: You’re vigilantes.   a project manager Henri Ducard: No, no, no. A project manager is just a man lost in the scramble for his own gratification. He can be destroyed, or locked up. But if you make yourself more than just a man, if you devote yourself to an ideal, and if they…