- The August selection started off with a bang. Trish Khoo reflected on a mindset of breaking stuff as just being one of many tester mindsets.
(Look!) No Hands?
- Anyone else out there that has helium hands? If so, or wondering what that is, then read Michael Larsen's view, here.
- CAST got some reporting from Anne-Marie Charrett guest posting on the STC. Read the report on the first day, here.
Not Scary enough?
- Do you have scary test plans, test ideas or are just a bit scary yourself? Catherine Powell ponders the value to the customer of a scary test plan.
- It's a good while since I juggled balls successfully. Juggling daily work is also filled with problems, as highlighted by Joe Strazzere.
- Ajay Balamurugadas wondered about how or if he was testing when he wasn't testing. Confused, intrigued? Then go read the story, here.
- Competition time again. Pradeep Soundararajan wrote about some of the competitions that have been occuring, with some plus points and some room for improvement.
- A three-part interview of Ben Simo was made by uTest. Worth reading!
- The Software Testing Club started publishing a series of short interviews, featuring Lisa Crispin, Anne-Marie Charrett, Parimala Shankaraiah and Simon Morley.
- Tim Western described his thoughts about testing being an inter-disciplinary skill.
- A comparison between BBST and RST was made, here, by Geir Gulbrandsen.
- Thread-Based Test Management was coined by Jon Bach, here, and James Bach, here. Go read them, think about it, question and think some more.
- Well, made it to the end. This month's carnival was brought to you by the punctuation marks ! and ? Finally, a reminder of how punctuation can trip up testers is here.
Until next time ...