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Checkbox testing

But there’s so much wrong with the act of checkbox testing. As part of a wider testing strategy, it does have its place. But it’s often seen a lot as being the only method of testing a new feature, and this is where the problem lies. Let me explain why. [Read more…]

We depend on Acceptance Criteria too much

In the last year or so, I realised that perhaps we might be relying on acceptance criteria too much. Doing so can be dangerous; it can easily lead to checkbox testing, and it can lead to the tester (and even the developer) not thinking at all. [Read more…]