Author Archives: Karo Stoltzenburg

About Karo Stoltzenburg

Software Tester in Cambridge. Views are my own.

Learning Pairing

The last year was a bit of a journey into pairing for me. Not that I hadn’t paired before and didn’t appreciate and enjoy it. But pairing got amplified in the last year as a more conscious effort and an … Continue reading

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Ministry of Testing Meetups in Cambridge 2017

Tis the season! Let’s have a look back at another year of excellent evening events at the Ministry of Testing Meetup in Cambridge. I’m really pleased that we again managed to have events happening pretty regularly each month – a … Continue reading

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Software Testing Clinic is coming to Cambridge!

Back in December I had the pleasure sending out this email to the members of the¬†Ministry of Testing Cambridge Meetup announcing that Software Testing Clinic is coming to Cambridge, with monthly sessions from January 2018 on. I’ve been to a … Continue reading

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Snippets: stress, stress, stress

Lewis: Can I give you a piece of advice? Hathaway: Yeah, if I can ignore it. Lewis: Don’t push yourself so hard. Let Maddox help you. Make sure you get some sleep. Hathaway: That’s three pieces of advice. Lewis: Okay, … Continue reading

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Three Ways to get Started with (Exploratory) Testing as a non-Tester

This is a companion piece for my talk “Testing Demystified” at the DDD East Anglia, where I encourage people from other disciplines, namely programmers, to get more involved in (exploratory) testing activities (because it’s fun! And worth it!). And here … Continue reading

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Girl, interrupted.

“Something magical happens when testers and programmers start to collaborate.”1 I’ve submitted a conference talk last weekend.2 It has the heroic (*cough*) title of “Testing Demystified” and is now handed in for the Developer! Developer! Developer! East Anglia¬†event taking place … Continue reading

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Twitter Timeline Q2/17

#June A lot of times, my test users have more secure passwords than I do. — The Director (@QAHatesYou) June 28, 2017 #swtcglasgow pic.twitter.com/EdbFn6P8EG — Del Dewar (@deefex) June 26, 2017

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