Having just returned from my first Eurostar conference, I’ve made a mindmap of all the sessions and tutorials that I attended and tried to include all the notes I had (if any) on each of them:
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I’ve been using RobotFramework with its Selenium Library for web automation for quite a while now and have always had the problem of getting any scripts that use XPath run on Internet Explorer.
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ISTQB Certified Testers and their opinions
To find an answer to our initial question, have a look at the graph below. Though arguable, this graph tells us that ISTQB really is worth it: …
We’ve heard many different opinions about the efficiency and value of an ISTQB certification (Foundation or Advanced level) so we decided to upload this survey on our blog.
We will gather the results and post them here later on to see if you think getting an ISTQB certification is really worth it. …
You always need a test team. However, here are a few situations when you should think about hiring a test consultant:
- When you have tight deadlines and you need (additional) resources very fast
- When you need a person that is highly specialized
Don’t waste time employing resources that may only be needed for one particular project and for a short period of time. If you are sure that the initial schedule cannot be changed and you cannot move the deadlines, the best approach is to quickly hire a test specialist who will start working on the project right away and will have all the necessary skills for testing your product. However, make sure that everything that has already been done for the project is well documented or you may find out that you are not buying extra time by hiring a test consultant.
It takes time and money to train one of your employees to get really specialized on a certain test area. The testing training courses are not cheap. You might also …