In response to “The Oracle Problem and the Teaching of Software Testing”

December 1st, 2012

In The Oracle Problem and the Teaching of Software Testing post, Cem Kaner wrestles with teaching how a tester could determine oracles for an exam question about automated testing. Unfortunately, the window for posting replies on the post has expired. Thus… this blog post is born! :)

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Initial look at automating your testing

November 1st, 2012

Why QA needs to change?On Martin Anderson’s blog, he wrote a post Why QA needs to change? A few passages struck a chord with me and I considered posting a reply within the post itself. Due to the length of my response, I’ve chosen to publish a blog post instead.

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Book Scanning: Step 3, Use ABBYY for OCR to produce an eBook

October 1st, 2012

In September, I posted about how to pre-process the captured content to maximize successful optical character recognition (OCR) . In this post, we’ll use ABBYY FineReader for optical character recognition (OCR) to produce an eBook.

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Book Scanning: Step 2, Pre-process the captured content using Scan Tailor

September 1st, 2012

In July, I posted about how to capture the physical book content using a camera. We’ll go over how to pre-process the captured content to maximize successful optical character recognition (OCR).

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Get media content now – SOLVED

August 1st, 2012

I got an SMS a few days ago with a Get media content now hyperlink. Here’s how to view it.

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Book Scanning: Step 1, Capture the book content

July 4th, 2012

Tired of paying for Kindle ebooks? Here’s how you can make your own!

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Intro to Software Testing: Why test for consequences?

June 2nd, 2012

Testers are looking to assess the risk of software. So why would a tester want to test  for consequences?

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Intro to Software Testing: What is the purpose of testing?

May 16th, 2012

Is the purpose of testing to enforce quality, to find bugs or to automate as many test cases as possible? If the answer is yes to all three, how can all these be considered testing?

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How to capture screen recordings in a bug report?

April 30th, 2012

Are you looking for a quick and dirty way to record steps, screenshots and documentation for your bug reports? Look no further than a tool that comes with Windows: Problem Steps Recorder.

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What is the difference between rain and showers?

March 19th, 2012

Since moving to the Seattle area, rain and showers have become a bigger part of my life. Rain, rain showers, showers, isolated showers, scattered showers, snow showers, drizzle… but what the heck is the difference?

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