According to Software Testing Class, Acceptance Criteria are conditions which a software application should satisfy to be accepted by a user or customer.
Often these can also be used to guide the testing for a testing team. If the acceptance criteria are met, then the story has passed. You can choose to test strictly against the acceptance criteria by using test cases or exploratory testing etc. and then once each acceptance criteria has been “ticked off”, you can mark testing as done.
The thing is – acceptance criteria has its limitations.
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This is a two-part Experience Report, the first part will cover preparing my talk, the pre-Testbash Shindig and the first half of the conference. The second part will cover the second half of the conference and the Post-Testbash shindig.
Preparing my talk
I started preparing my talk around 2-2.5 months before the conference. But I didn’t properly gain momentum until about 1.5 months before my talk. Initially I tried to write the whole talk in Google Docs – but I found that didn’t work for me. Instead, I ended up creating the slides and writing speaker notes below.
Continue reading “My Testbash Belfast 2017 Experience Report Part I”
I thought I’d share my experience at Romanian Testing Conference 2017 with the use of photos 🙂
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Well, this is a bit of a rant – but seriously.
I don’t like people calling an activity exploratory testing when it’s actually ad hoc testing.
Get it right.
I think using the term “exploratory testing” loosely – takes away from the value that actual exploratory testing can add to a project.
Continue reading “Don’t call it exploratory testing (if it’s not exploratory testing)”
I started on a new project a few weeks ago and thought it would be a good idea to share a checklist for what new testers on a project need and some good starting questions when you, as a tester, are new on a project
Checklist for what new testers on a project need (Note, your project may not include all of the below)
Continue reading “Getting started on a testing project”