Amplify your awesomeness
with testing

Ulrika Malmgren

ulrika.malmgren@gmail.com

@ulrikama

You don't test quality in - you need to build it in

+ testing =

165 bugs in Jira

Think about quality while you develop

There is no testing phase

Myth: programmers can't test their own code

Testing

Calculator

CHECK

  • predictable
  • objective
  • one answer
  • discrete
  • verify

Text

EXPLORE

  • no expected answer
  • subjective
  • learn
  • investigate
  • model

CHECK - EXPLORE

http://www.satisfice.com/blog/archives/856

James Bach and Michael Bolton

TESTED = CHECKED + EXPLORED

Elisabeth Hendrickson

Movie time

Find your moonwalking bears!

Be different!

Mind map

Technique 1

Our mind map

Use mind maps to explore new functionality together.

 

Draw on your different perspectives to find new information and potential problems.

 

(or do it alone!)

San Francisco DePOT

Technique 2

San Francisco DePOT

Heuristic (/hjʉˈrɪstɨk/; Greek: "Εὑρίσκω", "find" or "discover") refers to experience-based techniques for problem solving, learning, and discovery that find a solution which is not guaranteed to be optimal, but good enough for a given set of goals.

San Francisco DePOT

mnemonic (RpE: /nəˈmɒnɨk/, AmE: /nɛˈmɑːnɪk/ the first "m" is silent), is any learning technique that aids information retention.

San Francisco DePOT

SFDPOT

SFDPOT

SDPOT

SFDPOT

SFDPOT

SFDPOT

Focus

Technique 3

Randomize

Technique 4

Use checklists

Technique 5

http://testobsessed.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/testheuristicscheatsheetv1.pdf

Build quality in

 

Tested = checked + explored

 

Find the bears

Thank you!

Ulrika Malmgren

@ulrikama

Amplify your awesomeness with testing

By Ulrika Malmgren

Amplify your awesomeness with testing

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