Challenges Archive

  • Back in November 2010 I had the chance to attend Michael Bolton’s excellent Rapid Software Testing course in London.  Obviously for me this was a fantastic opportunity & experience.  From...

    Dice game: Key life skills for testers

    Back in November 2010 I had the chance to attend Michael Bolton’s excellent Rapid Software Testing course in London.  Obviously for me this was a fantastic opportunity & experience.  From...

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  • Ah! A Friday Challenge! The 19th of November marked the day of the first Friday challenge in our office.  The idea was that we’d have one each week & these...

    The Friday challenge

    Ah! A Friday Challenge! The 19th of November marked the day of the first Friday challenge in our office.  The idea was that we’d have one each week & these...

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  • Setting the scene A few weeks back I got presented with a very interesting challenge from a colleague. It differed from the norm in that I was presented with nothing...

    Tales from the trenches: Keyword based testing

    Setting the scene A few weeks back I got presented with a very interesting challenge from a colleague. It differed from the norm in that I was presented with nothing...

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  • Background This post is going to diverge slightly from the norm in that it is not being supplied by the esteemed Darren but instead, from me, Stuart MacDonald, his additionally...

    Challenge: Testing the Future

    Background This post is going to diverge slightly from the norm in that it is not being supplied by the esteemed Darren but instead, from me, Stuart MacDonald, his additionally...

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  • Another day, another challenge! Well word spreads fast in the land of Ciboodle, as I’d discussed in our previous team challenge “Escape! Games+testing = fun” one of the dev team...

    The Impossible Challenge?

    Another day, another challenge! Well word spreads fast in the land of Ciboodle, as I’d discussed in our previous team challenge “Escape! Games+testing = fun” one of the dev team...

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  • A little background I recently watched Markus Gärtner’s excellent webinar “Alternative Paths For Self-Education In Software Testing”.  It was very enjoyable & I picked up a couple of things: Matthew Heusser has...

    Challenge: Escape! Games+testing = fun

    A little background I recently watched Markus Gärtner’s excellent webinar “Alternative Paths For Self-Education In Software Testing”.  It was very enjoyable & I picked up a couple of things: Matthew Heusser has...

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  • I recently requested a holiday something that I’ve done many a time before.  Each time I’m asked to fill out a holiday request form, which is stored in a simple...

    The usability challenge!

    I recently requested a holiday something that I’ve done many a time before.  Each time I’m asked to fill out a holiday request form, which is stored in a simple...

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