Testing in 140 characters (or less) #3

@QualityFrog That's true; /a performance/ doesn't pass or fail. A performance focuses attention on interesting stuff. @testobsessed
— Michael Bolton (@michaelbolton) July 19, 2012

My eye saw 'profs' at first. RT @jamesmarcusbach: "Testing cannot demonstrate the absence of bugs. NOTHING can do that, not even proofs.”
— Michael Bolton (@michaelbolton) July 21, 2012

"What we see depends mainly on what we look for."-John Lubbock #testing #quality ow.ly/cpEg1
— Gerald Weinberg (@JerryWeinberg) July 22, 2012

@imccowatt Taleb says that failure prevention is never noticed, and that's "monstrously unfair".
— Michael Bolton (@michaelbolton) July 23, 2012

@imccowatt @paulholland_twn Exactly: oracles can be used generatively, in the moment, or retrospectively. #testing
— Michael Bolton (@michaelbolton) July 23, 2012

The implicit theme of Rapid Software #Testing is: testing work doesn't have to suck, neither in the doing nor the results. @jamesmarcusbach
— Michael Bolton (@michaelbolton) July 25, 2012

If you're worried about regression, ramp up review, research, pairing, refactoring, #testing, investigation. Checks alone won't do. #agile
— Michael Bolton (@michaelbolton) July 27, 2012

Worry about regression implies worry about weak knowledge of the code, excessive speed, sloppiness. Consider fixing those. #agile #testing
— Michael Bolton (@michaelbolton) July 27, 2012