Posts by jhertig

Certification for Software Test

There are a lot of ‘certifications’ in the software field. Does having a certification mean you are competent in that...

Software Word Games

I say ‘toe-may-toe’ and you say ‘toe-mah-toe’ and we both know we are talking about that round, red fruit?/vegetable? which...

Distance Learning for Software Skills

Looking for a new job after several years of working on mainframes, it appeared that without moving, I would need...

Is ‘Exploratory’ Testing Useful?

There is a form of testing being used today called ‘Exploratory’. What this means is that the testers are provided...

The Timing of Testing

The instant you start developing a software product, a clock starts. If you take ‘too long’ to produce the product,...

How To Test Quality Into Your Product

If you came here looking for hints on how to ‘Test In Quality’, you will be disappointed. I hope to...

Why you want to use an APE as your tester

No, not an ape, a member of the monkey family, but an APE – Another Pair of Eyes. Every day,...

The color of test

One way of looking at testing is that it is ‘black and white’.   Literally.  Testing can be separated into...