Azure Dev/Test Lab on Azure Management Knowledge needs.

The knowledge and expertise for creating dev and test labs spans multiple knowledge areas. From Cloud knowledge which contain building images and writing scripts for provisioning, till making the proper decision when to use and create the Dev/Test infrastructure and what is the needed infrastructure... [More]

Dev/Test Lab Management on Azure, what is your test infrastructure

Before you can start using a Dev/Test Lab on Azure you have to think about what is in the lab. It can be a complete production environment (not that obvious) or just a single machine with an app and everything in between.   Example Enterprise Dev/Test Infrastructure. From lower left, a data... [More]

Run your Automated UI Tests on the new Microsoft Edge Browser… #Windows10

Not everyday a new browsers sees the market. Tomorrow Microsoft will launch Windows 10 with the new Edge Browser. From zero to a serious market share, I think. At least such a big market share that you want to use your Test Automation investments also to this new Edge browser. Microsoft is suppo... [More]

The missing knowledge of testers in modern app development.

The game has changed for testers, they need to extend their basic testing skills when they want to stay valuable. As other team members, testers need to be a full member of the team with the current skill set this isn’t. While supporting teams for a long time in delivering software I noticed I’m al... [More]

Small Microsoft Test Manager Exploratory Test Tip for WinRT Apps: Action Log Sliced

A small but useful Microsoft Test Manager feature when executing an exploratory test on WinRT apps: Sliced Action Log. As an addition to the steps to reproduce, you can look at the sliced action log to investigate the bug. The extended action log can be found in the links tab of the Bug. The... [More]

Testing in one week sprints, hierarchy backlog items and test coverage.

One week sprints are great and bring big benefits to you team and product. The artifacts that are in your system will be; the backlog with nice small backlog. That small that they can be realized in the one week sprint. your sprint will contain a test plan for the sprint, with related product ba... [More]

Continuous Quality with Visual Studio 2012 (deck)

A deck covering software quality related topics supported by Visual Studio 2012. Test Tooling in Visual Studio 2012 an overview from Clemens Reijnen   and the PowerPoint web app viewer… Dit is een ingesloten Microsoft Office-presentatiebestand dat mogelijk is gemaakt door Office Web Ap... [More]

Article in the Methods & Tools Fall 2012 PDF Issue

  Download my article in Methods & Tools Fall 2012 PDF Issue, covering 5 Method and Tool Tips for Testing in Scrum.                           ... [More]

MTM Coded UI Test automation investment, when to use what.

All validation (test) activities cost money. So, every activity to test a system should be executed as efficient as possible (see also the ‘testing in sprint’ series on this blog). Adding automation to the execution of these validation saves execution time, which saves money. But, specifying, creati... [More]

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