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The Latest

Reducing Redundancy in Responsive Testing[article]

When testing responsive design, it's important to make sure that it renders well on a variety of devices. But how can you do that efficiently, without testing on dozens of smartphones, tablets, and desktops? Adam Rosenberg tells you how to make informed testing decisions based on OS, viewport widths, and your team so that you can reduce redundancy.

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STAREAST 2015 Interview with Mike Sowers on the Future of Testing [interview]
Video

An extended interview from STAREAST 2015 with Michael Sowers.

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Why DevOps Changes Everything: An Interview with Jeff Payne[interview]
Podcast

In this interview, Coveros CEO and founder Jeff Payne explains why DevOps is changing everything. He talks about how DevOps has to be incorporated as a complete culture change, as well as the differences between good and bad DevOps implementation. 

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Automation That Learns: Making Your Computer Work for You[article]

It's been suggested that because automation can only do checking, automation cannot learn. But if you're talking about the acquisition of knowledge through experience and study, Jeremy Carey-Dressler believes automation can, in fact, learn—with a tester adding some additional code to capture and analyze more available data.

Jeremy Carey-Dressler's picture Jeremy Carey-Dressler
How to Attract and Retain Skilled Software Testers: An Interview with Judy McKay[interview]
Podcast

In this interview, ASTQB President Judy McKay explains how you can not only attract a skilled tester, but keep one. She talks about the traits that make a tester good and what to avoid if you're looking to keep this person around. 

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