Posts by jhertig

Stylus Choices for Touch Screen Testing

(Updated) In an earlier blog, I discussed testing of touch screen devices. There is the ‘hardware’ aspect, where the test...

Testing Touchscreen Devices

Many of the electronic devices today utilize a touchscreen interface, and for some that is the pretty much the only...

So you want to become a Software Tester

Some people decide they want to be a ‘software tester’. Perhaps they know someone who does this, or have seen...

On Blogging… and Spam

I had heard about ‘blogging’ for years, but had managed to avoid learning about it until reading the Allison Reynolds...

Introduction to Software Test – Regression Test

When you produce a new piece of software, it did not exist before, and therefore there could not be a...

Introduction to Software Test – Performance Test

Most software test activities are intended to measure the quality of a program, and if inadequate, document what needs to...

Introduction to Software Test – System Test

Once the base functions are verified, it is often necessary to test the product in a ‘real world’ manner. Functional...

Introduction to Software Test – Functional Test

Once coding of software is ‘done’, a formal test is needed. The purpose is to evaluate the quality of the...

Introduction to Software Test – Unit Test

Pretty much everyone is aware of how software is produced. A person or group designs a program, picks (or are...

The Case for Scripted Testing

A while back I wrote about ‘Exploratory Testing’. Coming from a background of structured scripted testing, I saw examples where...