Articles

A collated list of articles we have written for other publications.

April 2016

Article: Testing Circus Magazine April 2016

Article: Testing Circus Magazine April 2016

I wrote an article for the Testing Circus April 2016 issue. Read the Issue online. With the controversial and thought provoking title of "Join the Anti-"Test Automation" Brigage". It has substance and is not just click bait.

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March 2016

Answer: Tester Role in Agile

Answer: Tester Role in Agile

TEST Magazine asked me to step in and write a quick answer to the question "As more organisations transition to an agile environment, how will the testers role be redefined?".

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May 2014

Interview: Testing Circus Magazine May 2014

Interview: Testing Circus Magazine May 2014

Testing Circus interviewed me for their May 2014 issue. Read the Interview online. Read the full issue online.

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May 2013

Article: Silver Bullets and Magic Bullets

Article: Silver Bullets and Magic Bullets

The May 2013 edition of TestNet news has an article I wrote to accompany my Keynote. The article was entitled "Silver Bullets and Magic Bullets", it covers similar ground to the Keynote but shorter and with slightly different analogies. The testnet site has been re-orgnised and I can no longer link to their magazine, but you can read my article from my news blog as a pdf.

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August 2012

Article: Abstraction in Action

Article: Abstraction in Action

The August 2012 edition of Professional Tester contains an article I wrote to help promote the Eurostar 2012 conference and my WebDriver tutorial at the conference. The article was entitled "Abstraction in Action" and it provides a brief overview of some automation code abstraction principles and models. Read it at Professional Tester Issue 16.

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August 2004

Article: Being Resourceful when your hands are tied

Article: Being Resourceful when your hands are tied

Back in 2004, Danny Faught and I collaborated on an article for Better Software, about how to use tools when you have no budget, or people will not let you install anything. The article was entitled "Being Resourceful when your hands are tied". Read it at StickyMinds.

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January 2004

Article: Help Yourself

Article: Help Yourself

The January 2004 edition of Professional Tester contains an article about self education and practise. The article was entitled "Help Yourself". Read it at Professional Tester Article Jan 2004. Or the page for the full issue

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