Monday, 12 January 2015

Published Articles

One of the many reasons why I have not been updating this blog as frequently as normal is due to working on articles for other publications.

Over the past couple of months I have had the following articles published:


The Testing Planet

The other reason for not updating as frequently  has been the time and effort required for writing my book on psychology and software testing.  When I first started on this writing journey I never thought it would require as much time and effort as it had.  The naive me thought the book would be done within a year!  At the same time writing the book has and still does give me immense enjoyment and as a complete each and every chapter a sense of achievement.

Tuesday, 6 January 2015

Update and Plans for 2015

I noticed that it has been awhile since I last posted on my blog, since then I have had an article published in Stickyminds about the role of Testers in Agile Environments.

The end of 2014 was a little bit crazy, I ended up in hospital for a few days towards end of November and only really started to recover just in time for Christmas.

So my plans for this year are in the short term get the next chapter of my book, about critical thinking,  completed.  Hopefully this is the year I get the book fully completed, when I first started writing the book I thought I would have had it completed within a year.  How wrong was I! I find writing the book to be rewarding and therapeutic but at the same time I put pressure upon myself to get it completed.  Once I have finished my book writing journey I will add a longer post here about the journey.

The book "The Psychology of Software #Testing" is available here.

I have other plans for this year including a few blog articles that I intend to complete,with the following provisional titles:

  • Code Coverage is Not Test Coverage
  • Note Taking and Cornell Note Taking
  • How We Learn (based on upcoming workshop for Lets Test 2015)
  • Asking the right questions

I will also be speaking at a few events this year.

I hope to see both new and old friends at these events and if you do see me please come and say hello.

PS - I will have an article published in Testing Planet Magazine soon on an alternative coding approach for testers.