There are 三 hard problems in CS: 1) displaying unicode, 2) *parsing* Markdown, and 3) error messages.
— Fogus (@fogus) March 28, 2016
Bloody confirmation bias. It’s everywhere!
— Dan North (@tastapod) March 18, 2016
Awareness is the greatest agent for change.
— Eckhart Tolle
— Daily Zen (@dailyzen) March 16, 2016
Asking your students to finish programming language courses with an exam rather than working software: you're doing it wrong, Professor.
— Johannes Hofmeister (@pro_cessor) March 16, 2016
”The first principle is that you must not fool yourself – and you are the easiest person to fool." ~ Richard Feynman
— Bob Marshall (@flowchainsensei) March 15, 2016
Para: Struggling to get developers to understand how you test? Try a mob testing session and allow them to observe first hand. @maaretp
— Richard Bradshaw (@FriendlyTester) March 15, 2016
— Helena Jeret-Mäe (@HelenaJ_M) March 13, 2016
— Ministry of Testing (@ministryoftest) March 13, 2016
Wouldn't it be cool to have another day of a conference just to talk to other participants about what you observed & learned? #testbash
— lisacrispin (@lisacrispin) March 12, 2016
— Jokin Aspiazu (@JokinAspiazu) March 11, 2016
— Kim Knup (@Punkmik) March 11, 2016
— Paul Berry (@pmberry2007) March 11, 2016
OH from a developer "All tests passed! Let me check if they've been really executed…"
— Tobias Geyer (@the_qa_guy) March 11, 2016
I hate it when I'm retesting an issue, find other issues, and log them, and 35 minutes later I can't remember if the original retested ok.
— The Director (@QAHatesYou) March 10, 2016
I feel like the secret truth about computers is that we will never stop rewriting the same things that already worked
— Jessica (@ticky) March 10, 2016
For the folks at #TestBash tomorrow and Friday. Yes, it's me. I left my grumpiness in the office. Can't stop smiling around amazing folks.
— Patrick Prill (@TestPappy) March 9, 2016
At the risk of being a downer on international womens day, I'll say I find it harder to be "older" in tech than I found it to be a woman.
— karennjohnson (@karennjohnson) March 9, 2016
— Sami Söderblom (@pr0mille) March 6, 2016
Picard management tip: Work should be useful, stimulating, and challenging, not wasteful, tedious, nor impossible.
— Picard Tips (@PicardTips) March 1, 2016
Circa 2016 and we still obsess over the performance of teams and programs. We've got metrics for efficiency, but blank stares for value.
— zach bonaker (@ZachBonaker) February 29, 2016
elm error messages put every other programming language to shame holy shit pic.twitter.com/7R7feje5eO
— banned (@ra) February 28, 2016
I'm a context driven tester – my community is the broader community, not an exclusive community nor "my" community. but OUR community.
— Jesper Ottosen (@jlottosen) February 26, 2016
No, almost done is not done. Only done is done; almost done is almost useless.
— Stephane Colson (@s_colson) February 25, 2016
— Vernon Richards (@TesterFromLeic) February 24, 2016
@maaretp I call that the Columbo Heuristic … "Just one more thing"
— James Thomas (@qahiccupps) February 23, 2016
“Don't wait until conditions are perfect to begin. Beginning makes conditions perfect."– Alan Cohen,
— Gerald Weinberg (@JerryWeinberg) February 21, 2016
Testing sometimes feels like 90% working out what to do, 10% actually doing it. Problem is, only that 10% is the visible "effort". Thoughts?
— Paul Berry (@pmberry2007) February 18, 2016
Automated tests don't find a lot of bugs. Automated tests assure that most things are mostly working.
— The Director (@QAHatesYou) February 17, 2016
We test to discover things, especially problems that would be ruinous or damaging to our clients, our customers, and our societies.
— Michael Bolton (@michaelbolton) February 15, 2016
Picard management tip: It's okay not to know things. Practice saying "I don't know." Go ahead. Say it.
— Picard Tips (@PicardTips) February 11, 2016
export HISTSIZE=0 # Life is too short to run the same command twice.
— Command Line Magic (@climagic) February 6, 2016
I'm going to go ahead and call it an application.
— The Director (@QAHatesYou) January 28, 2016
So I stubbed all the things. Then docker-ed that thing. Then supervisor-ed that thing. Then ansible-ed that thing, to AWS all the things
— Richard Bradshaw (@FriendlyTester) January 27, 2016
Raise your hand if you've ever blurted out to someone, "I love your name. It will make excellent test data."
— The Director (@QAHatesYou) January 27, 2016
What's your solution for storing cool stuff you've learned? How do you build your "toolbox" to keep it with you? #testing
— Helena Jeret-Mäe (@HelenaJ_M) January 24, 2016
Boom! I'm joining the @ministryoftest to help continue its awesome work. Some new events, new initiatives. Watch this space for more news.
— Richard Bradshaw (@FriendlyTester) January 20, 2016
Ah – United Kingdom – there we are. How did I miss that? My bad! pic.twitter.com/KXOE8Qv2IW
— Roger Attrill (@think_ui) January 19, 2016
Show respect even to people who don't deserve it, not as a reflection of their character, but as a reflection of yours—Dave Willis
— Gerald Weinberg (@JerryWeinberg) January 19, 2016
As a tester
I want to scrap the limiting, ritualized format of "user stories"
so I can have a meaningful discussion @ what is wanted/needed
— Pete Walen (@PeteWalen) January 19, 2016
Data very rarely is big, it never is smart and most of the time it's also wrong. It's still very useful.
— Jürgen Geuter (@tante) January 18, 2016
Oh, you built your own CMS? That's cute. Please go sit in the corner and think about what you've done.
— Geoff Sowrey (@sowrey) January 18, 2016
Myopsia, n. (med.): The tendency of ops engineers to solve whatever problem is in front of them at the time, whether it's important or not.
— John Arundel (@bitfield) January 14, 2016
"Because I can go ask the guy who wrote it" is not a good reason to not have documentation.
— abayer (@abayer) January 13, 2016
Bugs are always in the last place you look for them. Also, the first, second, and so on to the last. And where you're not looking for them.
— The Director (@QAHatesYou) January 1, 2016
The sound of 1000s of developers updating footers…
— I Am Devloper (@iamdevloper) January 1, 2016