Testing in 140 characters (or less) #2

Scientists don't like anomalies in the same way devs and testers don't like bug - @c_wiedemann #CAST2012
— Anand and Komal (@testinggeek) July 17, 2012

Software testing is boring - for non-testers. We have to find ways to expose effects of testing & make ppl aware of it. @mgaertne #cast2012
— lisacrispin (@lisacrispin) July 17, 2012

Everybody is a tester; it just happens that we're really good at it. @testobsessed #CAST2012
— Markus Gärtner (@mgaertne) July 17, 2012

I believe testers "make stuff up" a lot less than testers uncover and make explicit things that have been latent and implicit. #CAST2012
— Michael Bolton (@michaelbolton) July 17, 2012

Saying "programmers can't test" is silly; they do it all the time. Like everyone else, they can't see ALL errors in their own work. #testing
— Michael Bolton (@michaelbolton) July 17, 2012

@michaelbolton We uncover ways in which value is destroyed, in ways that have often not been considered
— Iain McCowatt (@imccowatt) July 17, 2012

@imccowatt Yes. I'd say s/destroyed/threatened, though; the latter encompasses the former. Oracles aren't perfect; testers aren't judges.
— Michael Bolton (@michaelbolton) July 17, 2012

@imccowatt Yes; not judge and jury, but exercising judgment about requirements, interpretations, risks, value,...
— Michael Bolton (@michaelbolton) July 17, 2012

Note every tester should code. We end up taking awesome testers and turn some into awful programmers @testobsessed #CAST2012
— Michael Larsen (@mkltesthead) July 17, 2012

@mkltesthead At least as bad, maybe worse: starting with an awful programmer and turning him into an awful tester. @testobsessed
— Michael Bolton (@michaelbolton) July 17, 2012