Our developers demand that someone external to the development team completes the functional testing. Their argument is that they are biased and cannot test their own code as they are too close to it. ...
I don't know yet how it feels to be a part of dev/testing teams. If in an organization (mostly single-product company), can a developer handle testing efficiently? From what I have read: ...
I work for a company where the development manager expects a developer to create test cases before writing any code. These test cases have to then be maintained by the developers. Every-so-often a ...
Training resources or ideas for very small team without a dedicated QA person or QA team [duplicate]
I have a very small 3-developer programming team that has zero QA people. We would like to hire a QA person but are unable to at this time. Until we can hire a QA person with proper QA training ...
Should developers be responsible for testing other developer and contractor/vendor code? [duplicate]
I have been working (~ 5 years & first IT job) as an application developer at a large financial institution with a strict corporate hierarchy, multiple LOBs, and heavily process-laden IT ...
My boss decided to add a “person to blame” field to every bug report. How can I convince him that it's a bad idea?
In one of the latest "WTF" moves, my boss decided that adding a "Person To Blame" field to our bug tracking template will increase accountability (although we already have a way of tying bugs to ...
I know this sounds a lot like other questions which have already being asked, but it is actually slightly different. It seems to be generally considered that programmers are not good at performing the ...
I'm currently on a medium-sized team of web developers. We're using jira for bug tracking. We're working on a product with frequent layout changes. A lot of times bugs are filed about a bug in the ...
Why is it often said that the test cases need to be made before we start coding? What are its pros and what the cons if we don't listen to this advice? Moreover, does that advice refer to black box ...
I recently asked this question and this comment and made me ponder the whole process of releasing an update to the customers. The next update for our software is planned and the previous time it went ...
We are spending more time implementing functional test than implementing the system itself, is this normal?
Basically, we have three main projects, two of them are web services, and the other is a web application. While I'm satisfied with covering as much as we can of our web services with functional test ...
We have sprints of 4 weeks duration. What I have been doing is 3 weeks dev time and 1 week of pure manual/automated testing, stabilization and shipment assurance testing. How to manage TDD within ...