Week ending 9th June, 2013
The definitive list of popular tweets from software testers
Announced last night at the #xp2013 conference dinner. #xp2014 will be held in Rome, Italy! http://t.co/LiqKvkwQbC
Much pain in #testing comes from testers wanting to be influential on the project. To be influential, try aspiring to be informative first.
Dear hotels, it is 2013. I expect free *and* usable internet. You can lose the cable…and probably the TV if that helps offset the cost :P
Managers: It's more important to create an environment in which your testers can play than to provide elaborate process & tools. #ttesting
Blogged: Coding, Testing, and the “A” Word http://t.co/aE7U7Qvds6
Don't blame 'agile' for producing half-assed work. Good judgment , skill, and collaboration are required, no matter the process labels.
I'm writing a new book http://t.co/Qq0spsUhbI #JavaForTesters
Confusion is a normal response to a confusing situation. Don't be paralyzed by confusion; use it as a trigger to investigate. #testing
I'm recruiting for a permanent tester and a tech tester to join us here in Basingstoke. http://t.co/W8WF27j70W #softwaretesting
Testing is not a business goal of any of our customers. It is our business goal - to help our customers focus on theirs.
All issues of The Testing Planet are available to download for free. http://t.co/bFGZZgZuCp #TestingPlanet
I have a post on the company blog! About using #Selenium at #Salesforce. http://t.co/aIg4uaCztW
new post: a smattering of selenium #149 - http://t.co/sVbV5Osaz4
People always look for the 1 magic bullet to totally change everything. There is no 1 magic bullet–Temple Grandin http://t.co/IykZE8NyBD
17 Years Testing Experience Means Diddly-Squat without Challenges. http://t.co/Rrap5Z5LCV #testing
#changeartistry What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself - Abraham Maslow http://t.co/vNmPhcyeMy
Check out the latest blog post from programme chair @michaelbolton http://t.co/GCSrzVxtjh #esconfs
Sounds like Finnish university are leading the way in learning. Coding dojos as one method of teaching. Nice! #xp2013
Do #Testers Have An Image Problem? http://t.co/GQwQyZEAI7
New blog post: Audio Of Several Let's Test Sessions Shared http://t.co/ObpfPBRb9r #letstest #testing #qa
We have now published the first batch of pictures from #LetsTest http://t.co/60oU1a1sFz
London #TesterGathering - Wed 26th June - The Shooting Star. Spons. by @Oliver_Bernard http://t.co/PaNsfV5wew #softwaretesting #agile
ILAB Certification is on the rise. http://t.co/07WxMhPTNK
Moolyans are thrilled to meet @narayanraman, an innovator and creator of @_sahi at @moolyatesting office #TestAutomation #Sahi
#agiletd Let's Help Melly by @jurgenappelo watch now 2012's best rated #Agile Testing Days keynote http://t.co/NNZe4cco9w Please Retweet THX
If you want your #testautomation to find "new" bugs don't design your test as a typical "procedural" regression test. Be creative!
Being rich is having money; being wealthy is having time.--Margaret Bonanno, writer [make time for Change Artistry http://t.co/vNmPhcyeMy]
Bug Reporting MindMap http://t.co/bUWTYg4l0n
Or just tune in here :-) http://t.co/YajDk6Ju7U
Test Retreat meet up in Bournemouth this Thursday (6th) all welcome http://t.co/usNbubD1Ek Come and have a chat about #testing pls RT
Looking thru job ads for #testing positions, it's a disgrace how 'writing testcases for the customer' appears as the top skill req'd.
This video is a must see for unschoolers. Educational philosophy in the form of rhyme. https://t.co/zRC7WcsgBp
#NottsTest 19th June ft @cartoontester & @Bill_Matthews http://t.co/axBXz679Vk #testing #nottingham #eastmidlands #software
RT @CJDelling: Visual summary of @marigo on Gamification @AmplifyFest #amplifyfest #sketchnotes http://t.co/5NDJQVYNlj
#CAST2013 promotes conferring, is facilitated, costs 1/2 other confs, run by testers. What’s not to love? http://t.co/9IG2R8eLNu
Alright aussie and kiwi testers! After a long wait, Weekend Testing ANZ is making a come back! Saturday 29/06 @ 2PM AEST. Who's in? #WTANZ
T-Shirts for Testers: http://t.co/sgt3S91YrS
Test This Blog - Eric Jacobson's Software Testing Blog: Human Acceptance Test Driven Development (HATDD) http://t.co/et82ROb1ld
The top pics from my camera at #letstest http://t.co/ciUIDwAtFr
82 days until #CAST2013 if you haven't registered you may want to things are filling up. http://t.co/9IG2R8eLNu
Massive fraud (or SOMETHING) going on with Indian exam results. http://t.co/kxg9erTqTq
Monday is your last chance to sign up for the public Rapid Software Testing class in Cleveland June 5-7. http://t.co/jHFudhaNBD
#changeartistry Things don't have to change the world to be important.–Steve Jobs http://t.co/vNmPhcyeMy
#testing news: How to sell software testing? http://t.co/MAsRqDh8Vl
New Blog Post: On Panic Buttons http://t.co/Xq2HbTnsVM #Leadership #softwaretesting #StayCalmCarryOn
Our first #MEWT peer conf is planned for 22nd of June-topic is "Increasing Tester Influence". Sign up at http://t.co/oTBocONMMb
A Bug Reporting MindMap, yay! http://t.co/bUWTYg4l0n
So you want to speak at a conference…. - http://t.co/KOZRTYkWMX from @katemats. I couldn't agree more!!!
The average web page has almost doubled in size since 2010 http://t.co/wltZcoimj1 via @strangeloopnet
#wntesting session coming up: Weeknight Testing: Is #ATDD the next silver bullet? 19th June 2013 http://t.co/iQ38aHJ3qN #softwaretesting
#wntesting session coming up: Weeknight Testing:Is #ATDD the next silver bullet?19th June 2013 http://t.co/iQ38aHJ3qN #softwaretesting
Don't let #app rejection happen to you. Read these 10 tips that will help: http://t.co/qtZWY2o9dj via @NZStuff
How did THIS fly under my radar?! Comprehensive examples of mind maps: http://t.co/qZ5nvLNWLF from @huibschoots and @Arborosa. #testing
"Cross Browser Testing with Coded UI" talk a Microsoft meetup on Monday #london - http://t.co/QmGbSXjNFv
17 Years Testing Experience Means Diddly-Squat without Challenges by @badbud65 http://t.co/FojJvIDnHa
The Future of Software Testing, Part Two - TestOps by @setheliot http://t.co/XKaaKXZOPz
Programme Chair @michaelbolton blogged about plans for the Test Lab & the EuroSTAR Party @ #esconfs 2013 http://t.co/GCSrzVxtjh
I have a new blog http://t.co/KEiCgdxHxl
Tester Wear http://t.co/sgt3S91YrS
My fingers hurt just reading this! ;) http://t.co/Zlwi7KX3zZ #pairing #personality #testing #agile
Senior QA Job in Dublin with Zynga - http://t.co/Lwj2JPF1ZM
First #MEWT peer conf is planned for 22/6. Topic is Increasing Tester Influence: http://t.co/wYmvqwCyg6 #BuyEmBiggerBoots
Slides and Audio from Let’s Test Posted - I delivered a keynote at Let's Test in Sweden last week, "Becoming a K... http://t.co/JAa9GgF0oU
Midlands Exploratory Workshop in #Testing. #Stafford, UK. 22 June 2013. http://t.co/GHgGIHhSrc #softwaretesting #mewt #testevents.
10 Great but now Overlooked Tools - Free webinar, watch it here: http://t.co/H2pI1m7fVp #esconfs
Quality Engineering: Build It Right The First Time - Webinar with Allan Woodcock, QA, Lloyds Banking Group http://t.co/DiEJckDLDu
London #TesterGathering - Wed 26th June - The Shooting Star. Talk from @Shashikant86 http://t.co/PaNsfV5wew #softwaretesting #agile
@mkltesthead asking the #testing community for help to gather education resources on scientific method http://t.co/MXuW0ST1f3 Can you help?
Blog Spy feat. Test management for Lean extremists by @pr0mille http://t.co/IjTkh1gGUZ
Blogged: First week at #Atlassian http://t.co/0x4sA3xmQR #qa #sydney
:) RT @testchick: "Why Does “Small and Intimate” Matter?" http://t.co/0UCaeM88ce good read
"You write code. And you test." RT @alanpage Blogged: Coding, Testing, and the “A” Word http://t.co/WIufVBQ68W
17 Years #Testing Experience Means Diddly-Squat without Challenges. http://t.co/m3JUqhfRWW via #miagido
Check out @applause featured in @USATODAY, for how to find the best travel #apps. http://t.co/uW7V0pTby9
#testing news: WTANZ! http://t.co/yXku7xRWlw
Tasting Let's Test : http://t.co/ahRLZ6EYlH
Free Webinar on #MobileSoftwareTesting with @XBOSoft & myself. Register here: https://t.co/uqZOgG42lJ #ExploratoryTestingTechniques
My Tweeted Times http://t.co/DPwug4Y48s - top stories by codinghorror, dnene, newsycombinator
Great Idea! RT @MartialTester: Tasting #LetsTest Competition : http://t.co/kvivfnZxP3 Register for your chance to WIN!
blogged: open testing Wikipedia mail list (and miagi-do) http://t.co/sL91TCzZU2
Materials I have available for #htd2013 now available on http://t.co/nDN6dJmst9. Next, feedback and then done.
Bug Reporting Mindmap!: http://t.co/d2tCSmJjIQ
Just updated a couple of bugs in our Bug Reporting MindMap, yeah funny, ha ha! http://t.co/aNkV3YWkCV
Ok, I've had a rant on our image as testers, do join in! http://t.co/VEOtZGU3ME
new TESTHEAD: My SmartBear Blog Post and the Future of "Lesson Zero": First, I want to say thanks to ... http://t.co/8CIfqVGHiC #testing
New post - Sticking to Your Principles http://t.co/5c4G7r2eau - letting your standards slip even briefly can be costly #testing #qa #agile
I slept 17 years just to have sex - and another specie had to pixelate it!? Boy, I'm good! #ThingsACicadaWouldSay http://t.co/kD9i7vPlNe
@Griff0Jones @RBCS @KeithKlain Better yet you could watch the whole debate on youtube. https://t.co/TKnUyaKRzE
RT @steveo1967: Listen to Lets Test 2013-John Stevenson info overload #letstest thanks @samuliel and @al3ksis http://t.co/wWBkUoMuc5
5 seats left for "Tester Roundtables" http://t.co/guq19BteMO Look for "Register Now" #CAST2013
Scrap the "leadership" buzzwords, and everyone would benefit from this! http://t.co/JLbDm1VrSs
Attending #CAST2013? Talk to your company about #sponsoring #CAST2013. Great opportunity to networking w/influencers http://t.co/OmJIiQSblF
What is SoftLayer, and what did IBM, EMC and AT&T see in them? By @apatrizio http://t.co/Gfq6xPfD7h
@lindybrandon This covers things pretty well, for me. http://t.co/pY7pFyldhS @KeithKlain @mkltesthead
It's Official! The End of the Sustainable Competitive Advantage http://t.co/SEp3LlParI
From the #Agile Experience Shelf: Learning Story... http://t.co/pE13E4H4Uc #AgileTourConferences #ProductOwner #StoryMapping #UserStories
#testing news: Quick Start Guide...To Public Speaking http://t.co/SFXiAsr4Su
Harry Potter And The Methods Of Rationality is a testing book. Don't believe me? Go to http://t.co/PghoXDAZXU, look at the chapter titles.
#NottsTest is still looking for a drinks sponsor for 19th June event. http://t.co/axBXz679Vk #Software company in #Nottingham,could be you!
First week at Atlassian http://t.co/6kKGXBpA8C via @siggeb
@badbud65 It's great but better as a discussion on STC rather than 140 chars? How do you you train your new testers? http://t.co/scfq13UcE4
Two weeks today, 2nd #NottsTest, be there or be square!!! http://t.co/axBXz679Vk
#testing news: Let's Taste - The Retrospective http://t.co/tTzxj9DAOw
Wanna win a ticket to #letstestoz ? Tasting Let's Test Competition : http://t.co/iqms2AHAHV
Our sponsors are coming on-board for #tastingletstest : http://t.co/1fIPQG1fW8 - you should too! Thanks to @AttributeGroup
Surrey tester meetup on the 27th June. Hope to see you there: http://t.co/w9k2nSXDmv
Why Does “Small and Intimate” Matter? http://t.co/45KZRipbth
Very personal bloigpost: why wait with saying something nice if it can be done today? http://t.co/aGKTSMI4dQ
RT @MartialTester: WTANZ! http://t.co/hbmXwNW8JD @WTANZ_
RT @martialtester: Wanna win a ticket to #letstestoz ? Tasting Let's Test Competition : http://t.co/ET6cHnB9pI
Way cool. RT @caseorganic: Tiny helicopter piloted by human thoughts. http://t.co/ngaVmjrvZ0
TestBash 3 is happening on Friday March 28th 2014, Brighton and we’re on the hunt for interesting and engaging talks http://t.co/G8xHQaUByy
T-shaped testing skills http://t.co/poK2Z5mVnO by @Rob_Lambert cc @mariakedemo @Brickuz @huibschoots #letstest
Testevent News #softwaretesting Audio Of Several Let's Test Sessions Shared http://t.co/w0mnekcBCI
Say it ain't so. How can this be? MT @laraswanson "women make 49 cents for every dollar men make in Silicon Valley" - http://t.co/V2hmuoz9D9
Blog Spy feat. Coaching testers on Bug Reports, Advocacy & Credibility by @testertested http://t.co/IjTkh1gGUZ
New post last night - Sticking to Your Principles http://t.co/5c4G7r2eau - letting your standards slip can be costly #testing #qa #agile
Apparently, @steveo1967 has a 5 min talk on "Why we need to explore" based on something by me. http://t.co/KSdTv7V3Fm
'Vulnerability is our most accurate measurement of courage' http://t.co/8eBsg99ca3 - Brene Brown again.
"Roger Ebert on Kindness" - a tribute comic - http://t.co/P3MfSwx7LM
+1 RT @petewalen: New Blog Post: On Panic Buttons http://t.co/c2tr3GUxRK #Leadership #softwaretesting #StayCalmCarryOn
RT @huibschoots: Very personal blogpost: why wait with saying something nice if it can be done today? http://t.co/adkaS6riD3 IMO very true
Just had a team member ask for a book to learn systems thinking. They felt it would improve their testing, I agree. http://t.co/gZ1XlDf28x
In November weer een RST met @michaelbolton RT @BartoszICT: ‘James Bach geeft Rapid Software Testing-training’ http://t.co/gGcPX2NNNT
Sheffield Test Gathering: Event 3 http://t.co/xk5omdiFJ6 July 2nd @RutlandArms : 3 Speakers & Open Forum. Everyone welcome inc devs #testing
Programme Chair @michaelbolton has blogged about plans for the Test Lab & the EuroSTAR Party at this year's #esconfs http://t.co/GCSrzVxtjh
@mheusser Try my take. Still no legal issues; I'm not a lawyer. http://t.co/ipMN8CP6sn
@Mkltesthead waxing philosophical and practical at the same time - scientific method in testing --> http://t.co/9CmRWcq8RW
Why Does ?Small and Intimate? Matter? by @mkltesthead http://t.co/T2fvyW4XQl
+1 - Why Does “Small and Intimate” Matter? http://t.co/6TZjXboICl @mkltesthead
My #CDT presentation on Jun 11th in Copenhagen is now fully booked. I gotta do another soon http://t.co/wqHha6C62d
Testevent News #softwaretesting Let's Test 2013 Sketchnotes http://t.co/Sup19BdbQb
Congrats @applause on being named a finalist for a @MITX Innovation Award, amidst so many outstanding creators. http://t.co/59PJsvPvfG
Happy Birthday to my now 14 y/o son Nicholas Barber who is still shorter than me, but has a 1/2 inch longer... http://t.co/S1GjADUjMO
Great blog post by @ItJustBroke on public speaking - I commented http://t.co/z4OW4ar2Cz #testing
Testevent reminder: 11 Jun - Testers' Question Time, paul Gerrard, Online - http://t.co/jFPrZTdLd6 #softwaretesting
Megaproject! (TBM = tunnel boring machine) RT @dgbdgb: A look at the Crossrail tunnels under Oxford Street http://t.co/qpPFJRPrVG @subbrit
Go grab 'em while they're still hot... RT @testingclub: The Testing Planet: Issues 1 - 10 http://t.co/YgNPdMNBed
Win A Place On Our Rapid Software Testing Course! http://t.co/jqyXCstTMa #rst
Good insight (as usual) from @pkirkham on Walls, culture, etc. http://t.co/zZ6i1YKOKU
Best 404 EVAR: http://t.co/Gzc8PDsvMx
The NSA: Technical enough to sift through petabytes of data a second. Non-ironic enough to use Comic Sans in a PowerPoint.
My 8-yr-old tried programming for the first time today! She crashed irb by printing "POOOOOOOOOOOP " ninety million times.
“Often, because the real problems are not understood, agile techniques are employed to speed up doing the wrong things.” ~ John Seddon
Stack Overflow is looking for a Portuguese-speaking community manager http://t.co/nvTAZXcHcN
Everything that needs to be said has already been said. But since no one was listening, everything must be said again. -- Andre Gide
Men get to use the up-escalator to go upstairs while women must run up down-escalator. Metaphor for tech diversity https://t.co/m83cetVfLR
When recruiting, look for mindset, not skills or experience. Mindset is the determinant of effectiveness; experience often a blocker. #NoCV
I'm in Europe 10-12 July. A cancellation has freed some of my time. Send email to email@example.com to book it. Please RT.
"Our employees come first, then our customers, then our shareholders. It’s simply common sense." - Richard Branson http://t.co/hZPZKakEHA
I'm disgusted when I see some old guy with a younger woman. Or a younger guy with a younger woman. Just couples. Or groups. Any person.
Starbucks is banning smoking within 25 feet of its stores. It's tricky since every Starbucks is 25 feet from another Starbucks. #fallonmono
(•_•) <) )/ all the single ladies / \ ( •_•) \( (> all the single ladies / \ (•_•) <) )/ oh oh oh / \
Sweet dreams are made of cheese, who am I to diss a Brie. I cheddar the world and the feta cheese, everybody's looking for Stilton.
Dust, magnified 22 million times http://t.co/kc52WqtYK7
"Sir, we are mining too many useless ores" *Hitler rubs chin* So mine less [Grammar Nazi busts in] "MINE FEWER" [Hitler looks up] Yes?
How to float 1: Pour some water on the ground. 2: Step away from water. 3: Take a photo. 4: :-) http://t.co/Dp5YE1hB8c
If I ever have the misfortune to meet the fish head who commissioned this shit on Ch5 about the moon landings, I WILL punch them
For people in Turkey free VPN access: Username: vpnbook Password: rac3vat9 Server #1: http://t.co/cLMpP753cX (Anonymous VPN) #YAN
literally every Stack Overflow thread ever: http://t.co/CX2WEpcNXl
The idea that #git can be used offline is an illusion - you still need connectivity for googling which arguments to pass to what command.
New OS X leaked http://t.co/TCEo4zTKyo
Ironic isn't it that the news that the government is spying on everyone comes out on the day Orwell's "1984" was published in 1949.
At the first sight, you thought this girl was beautiful. Turn your screen by 180 degrees. http://t.co/knI8BpKJdz
PRISM headquarters: "Anything actionable to report, Agent?" "Still just p0rn and cats, Sir. All day, everyone." "Very well then, carry on."
Reports: NSA collecting phone records of millions of Verizon customers, court order shows - @theguardian http://t.co/zCHu8jwtoV