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Basic Principles of Mobile Testing
by Jack on 10th Oct 2013 Does it do what it should do?First things first, make sure you can install the app on a device that ...
Useful Project Management and Issue Tracking Apps
by Jack on 20th Aug 2013 Here at the extravagant BugFinders HQ (imagine something reminiscent of Willy Wonka's Chocolate Fact...
5 Top Tips for Raising Bugs
by Nanashi on 15th Aug 2013 As a tester, your bug reports are written proof of your uncanny abilities to break things in unimagi...
Bug Hunters - The New Way to Test
by Jack on 15th Aug 2013 The BBC recently posted an article on people who make a living from reporting bugs to large corporat...
5 Cross-Browser Compatibility Testing Tools
by Nanashi on 5th Jul 2013 1. BrowserbiteBrowserbite is a webapp that compares webpages and details the differences between the...
Top Ten Reasons Software Testing is a Good Thing to Get Into
by Jenny on 2nd Jan 2013 Decent payNot to sound too cynical, but one of the most importance factors in any position. In this...
Top Ten testing Haikus
by Ryan on 10th Dec 2012 To be popular and successful these days, one not only has to be diligent with an unbreachable moral ...
A sure thing
by Jenny on 7th Dec 2012 On this blog, we usually round everything up by stating that though there are trends to be watched, ...
Weekly News Feed - December 5th, 2012
by Ryan on 5th Dec 2012 No cold turkeyWe all have that suspicion creep up on us from time to time: I don't hang out with sof...
Weekly News Feed - November 26th, 2012
by Nanashi on 26th Nov 2012 It’s news feed time and BugFinders is hitting you hard with the facts!An angel by any other nameIt...
How to make friends and alienate no one
by Nanashi on 23rd Nov 2012 Last week we looked at what developers should never say to testers. Filled with useful advice, the ...
Weekly News Feed - Nov 19th, 2012
by Ryan on 19th Nov 2012 Under the rugNever one to let flaws corrupt their systems, Skype has responded quickly to reports th...
Understanding the audience
by Jenny on 14th Nov 2012 While engaged in hours upon hours of trawling the internet in the hopes of stumbling upon a tiny tit...
Ten things a developer should never say to a tester
by Nanashi on 9th Nov 2012 We all know there's a little bit of argy-bargy between developers and testers, it's no secret. Devs...
Testing for Office
by Nanashi on 5th Nov 2012 Testing for OfficeIt's that exciting time of every four years again, and this is not a super late ca...
Weekly News Feed – November 2nd, 2012
by Nanashi on 2nd Nov 2012 Good News Everybody!It feels like it's been all doom and gloom in the software world recently, so it...
Top Ten things a software tester needs
by Nanashi on 31st Oct 2012 In an attempt to cash in on the popularity of certain webseries and TV formats, we at BugFinders are...
Web Design 101
by Ryan on 29th Oct 2012 With so many business relying upon their websites, it should be obvious that a poorly designed site ...
Google shares and app development
by Ryan on 22nd Oct 2012 This week saw Google suffer with share prices falling 9% before trading was suspended. Things have ...
Weekly News Feed – October 22nd, 2012
by Ryan on 22nd Oct 2012 Maveric by name and by natureIn proof of what you mother has always told you: hard work really does ...
A Fresh Set of Eyes
by Nanashi on 12th Oct 2012 We yesterday saw in the news post that Jeff Findlay believes that simply recruiting testers from IT ...
Men and woman as network connections
by Jenny on 8th Oct 2012 Created by: MBAOnline.com...
Weekly News Feed – October 05th, 2012
by Ryan on 5th Oct 2012 Secrets and Lies...Stealing from Google comes with swift retribution and terrible vengeance. So it ...
Microsoft Responds to Testing Criticism
by Ryan on 4th Oct 2012 It's getting ever closer to the massive new launch by Microsoft: Windows 8, Halo 4 and the Surface t...
The Rise of Women in Tech
by Ryan on 1st Oct 2012 From MBA Online...
5 Useless and Buggy Apps
by Jenny on 28th Sep 2012 As promised, this week we delve into the murky waters that are the app stores. While there are hundr...
Weekly News Feed – September 28th, 2012
by Jenny on 28th Sep 2012 Wizard WoesIn her bid to become the richest person ever, J.K. Rowling has released her new novel aim...
ET can't phone
by Jenny on 21st Sep 2012 I was going to do a follow up to this week's blog in the form of the five buggiest apps out there an...
Weekly News Feed – September 20th, 2012
by Jenny on 20th Sep 2012 Not so Micro troubles for MicrosoftIn a continuation of the troubles faced by Microsoft’s Internet...
How Google Does It
by Ryan on 15th Sep 2012 If you read every one of our blog posts in a row, you might be forgiven for being a little confused....
Programmable Future
by Ryan on 7th Sep 2012 It's time once again friends to play our favourite game, no not Hungry Hungry Hippos (though I'll be...
Weekly News Feed – September 7th, 2012
by Ryan on 7th Sep 2012 SteamyThere have been some interesting developments in the the way of gaming news this last week. Ch...
Samsung v Apple
by Nanashi on 31st Aug 2012 We've been pretty heavily focussed on software testing on this blog (and as we should considering th...
Weekly News Feed – August 30th, 2012
by Jenny on 30th Aug 2012 FascinatingA new report suggests that software failings and changing requirements are punching up th...
The History of Testing
by Jenny on 22nd Aug 2012 On this blog we’ve looked at software testing from numerous different angles: making ill-informed ...
Testing for business
by Jenny on 22nd Aug 2012 We at BugFinders are often discussing with one another how it’s not just the amount of testing bei...
Weekly News Feed – August 22nd, 2012
by Ryan on 22nd Aug 2012 Mars Attacks!After the startling revelations of a sophisticated civilisation on Mars with frightenin...
Ode to the Tester
by Jenny on 22nd Aug 2012 It’s not often that software testers get the recognition and praise we feel they deserve. After al...
Financial Meltdown
by Nanashi on 3rd Aug 2012 Sometimes it feels like there’s just a never ending parade of software screw ups, and today is no ...
How to build apps and alienate people
by Ryan on 3rd Aug 2012 Apps are big business these days; a trip to any airport Angry Birds shop will demonstrate just this....
Weekly News Feed – August 1st, 2012
by Nanashi on 1st Aug 2012 Monkey see monkey doNetflix is releasing its Chaos Monkey testing infrastructure as open source, let...
Chronicles of Bug Boy – Part the Second
by Nanashi on 26th Jul 2012 Our fantabulous hero once again finds himself off to prevent crime in another exciting adventure. W...
Weekly News Feed – July 25th, 2012
by Ryan on 25th Jul 2012 Full steam aheadThe US navy is in the middle of some pretty delicate tests regarding landing unmanne...
Preparing for the Future
by Ryan on 25th Jul 2012 I’d like to talk this week about how constant mobile OS updates can affect software testing. Plea...
Top 5 ways testers help their work
by Nanashi on 20th Jul 2012 Software testing can be an immensely rewarding experience, but it can be quite a demanding one also:...
Weekly News Feed – July 18th, 2012
by Nanashi on 18th Jul 2012 Method in the MadnessLike any good actor can tell you; it’s all in the method. Keen Thespians, No...
A change in testing methodology is needed
by Jenny on 17th Jul 2012 There have recently been a number of high profile cases with issues caused by software bugs. One of...
On your marks...
by Nanashi on 12th Jul 2012 Fresh in the face of a summer of sport, please allow me to introduce you to software testing as a pr...
Weekly News Feed – July 11th, 2012
by Nanashi on 11th Jul 2012 Man the [fire]walls men! The Bugs are all surrounding us!In the wake of the somewhat, and I use this...
Weekly News Feed – July 04th, 2012
by Nanashi on 4th Jul 2012 Gun[dam] – ho!A few weeks ago you might remembering me mentioning those folks over at VectorCAST i...
App, app and away!
by Ryan on 3rd Jul 2012 As any of us who use apps can verify, they’re the bread and butter of everyday mobile usage. Smar...
What if the world were a mobile app?
by Ryan on 29th Jun 2012 Let’s play the hypothetical game and imagine if the world were indeed an app created for a pretty ...
Weekly News Feed – June 28th, 2012
by Nanashi on 28th Jun 2012 It’s been a week of crashes, failures and lots of head shaking as multiple companies have had soft...
App Testing More Necessary than Ever
by Nanashi on 26th Jun 2012 As you no doubt will have seen from a thousand different sources, mobile app development is big busi...
Adventures of Bug Boy Part 1
by Nanashi on 21st Jun 2012 If you are to receive a super power to better humanities lot and restore order to a much chaotic wor...
Weekly News Feed – June 20th, 2012
by Ryan on 20th Jun 2012 WWLJLD (what would Lord Justice Leveson do)?In a move that swings wildly in the face of popular opin...
Stress of the job
by Jenny on 19th Jun 2012 Microsoft are readying to launch their new Windows Server 2012, and of course, with this comes all t...
5 Things our Testers Like to do in their Spare Time
by Ryan on 15th Jun 2012 We all know software testing can be loads of fun (no, really, it is!), and our testers simply love i...
Weekly News Feed – June 13th, 2012
by Ryan on 13th Jun 2012 People quite fond of mobilesIn another shocker, a recent report by Voke indicates that software test...
Case for Agile Testing Pedagogy
by Ryan on 12th Jun 2012 Software testing is starting to seep into areas you really wouldn’t have expected, and a great exa...
Software Testing in a Few “Different” Scenarios
by Jenny on 11th Jun 2012 With the advent of more powerful mobile technology, it’s never been easier to perform a variety of...
Weekly News Feed – June 06th, 2012
by Jenny on 6th Jun 2012 Attack of the Code...!Medical advancements keep on coming, don’t they? It’s a rare week that som...
Estimating Correct Testing Requirements
by Jenny on 6th Jun 2012 While doing some serious “thinking” under a tree a couple of days ago, it occurred to me I hadn...
Weekly News Feed – June 01st, 2012
by Ryan on 1st Jun 2012 Microsoft previews new versions of Visual Studio and .NetFresh from the release of the preview versi...
Microsoft Windows 8 Release Preview
by Nanashi on 1st Jun 2012 So, Windows 8 is nearly upon us and we’ve seen both an alpha and a beta version to get our hands o...
Agile Software Testing certification - Launched by BCS
by Nanashi on 23rd May 2012 A new certificate in agile software testing has been launched the BCS, the Chartered Institute for I...
Weekly News Feed – May 02nd, 2012
by Ryan on 2nd May 2012 QA versus Testing: Antagonism or Symbiosis?Belgium Testing Days focused on this theme: “QA versus ...
Weekly News Feed – April 11th, 2012
by Jenny on 11th Apr 2012 Microsoft Banks on Mobile AppsApps are a major attraction for smartphone buyers, but there are only ...
Weekly News Feed – March 29th, 2012
by Ryan on 29th Mar 2012 Instant Gratification in AmericaAccording to today’s infographic Instant America 50% of mobile use...
Weekly News Feed – March 12th, 2012
by Nanashi on 12th Mar 2012 Microsoft Azure Cloud darkensMicrosoft along with several other companies, is pioneering the new clo...
Weekly News Feed – March 09th, 2012
by Nanashi on 9th Mar 2012 SQS sees good growthSQS have posted profits 10.7% up over last year. It’s interesting as many...
T……..E……..S……..T – Stretching test
by Jenny on 12th Mar 2012 I wanted to talk a little about the stretching of test which I don’t think has been highlighted as...
Weekly News Feed – March 1st, 2012
by Ryan on 1st Mar 2012 Software Testers in Great DemandSoftware testers have been highlighted as one of the key roles in de...
Weekly News Feed – March 6th, 2012
by Jenny on 6th Mar 2012 Even Space must wait for TestingSpaceX – the US private company who are developing space craft hav...
Microsoft Begins Testing On Office 15
by Jenny on 5th Mar 2012 Software manufacturing giant Microsoft announced it will soon select customers and companies to test...
Bouncer to Protect Mobile Security
by Nanashi on 5th Mar 2012 Google has found a way to combat the threat of hackers lacing users’ smartphones with bugs and oth...
Kinect Technology Set to Expand Outside of Gaming
by Nanashi on 5th Mar 2012 It has proven to be a big success with the Xbox 360 and now it’s making its way onto your laptop ...
Weekly News Feed – January 26th, 2012
by Nanashi on 26th Jan 2012 Gracing you with the gift of softawareness (see what we did there?), it’s the weekly news feed!Lov...
A few annoying defects with our smartphones
by Ryan on 24th Jan 2012 Ever get the feeling there are more smartphone releases per day than childbirths? That’s definitel...
Weekly News Feed - Nov 3rd, 2011
by Nanashi on 3rd Nov 2011 It’s news feed time and BugFinders is hitting you hard with the facts!I Spy a Spyware SmartphoneAs...
Judgement Day: is Skynet a software bug?
by Nanashi on 11th Nov 2011 Last week’s article on the Millennium Bug proved to be a big hit with our followers (8 comments! W...