Testing graphical user interfaces is a challenge. Full automation is appealing but it’s expensive and doesn’t yield good results. UI’s are something where a real human should be involved. By using an […]
I’m afraid of a robot taking my job. I don’t care about the job part much, I’m afraid of the actual robot. To replace my job it’d need to exhibit human level […]
Am I, as a programmer, in danger of being obsoleted by a program of my own creation? A recent BBC article gives programmers an 8% chance of being automated, whereas an NPR […]
Despite a huge push for more testing of applications, online or off, there is actually not a lot of standardized systems for doing it. This is not to say there aren’t a lot of standard techniques, there simply lacks unifying by-the-book approaches which yield solid results. A lack of standards should however be no reason not to test your web application. Yet without clear guidance most providers kind of just try things thereby wasting a lot of effort and still ending up with a poor quality product. Here is a general overview of the five basic approaches to testing.