Software Development

March 13th, 2020, by
Does language matter?

In my previous blog I stated my learning goal for 2020: Learning (or getting a better understanding) of the Go language. Currently I'm studying various courses, and have to give huge credits to Todd McLeod for his excellent work on courses on this subject.

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January 10th, 2020, by
IFML – Future-proof Time2Market coding strategy

IFML is a very powerful concept and if implemented correctly can yield enormous ROI, while simplifying one of the most time-consuming aspects of code development, maintenance and migration, namely UI and navigation.

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January 1st, 2020, by
2020: Keep on learning

As the new year starts, many of us have New Year's resolutions, and many of those will eventually perish within a month or two. I don't have any resolutions. The only thing I try to do each year is to learn a new technique or language.

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December 30th, 2019, by
Scully: The Angular Static Site Generator

If you are going to work on a project which requires fast performance on mobile and/or slow connections - or if you just like performant web applications - and you are going to be able to work with Angular 8 or above, you might want to take a look at Scully, the Static Site Generator for Angular.

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December 26th, 2019, by
Magic is in the air – Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Software Test Automation

Last week, Gartner published the always eagerly awaited Magic Quadrant for Software Test Automation. And over the last few days, it has been circulated and quoted a lot of times. But what does this all mean? Are the non-Leaders tools not worth it? Do we need to follow the leader(s)? Are there only 10 automation tool vendors?

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December 12th, 2019, by
Predictions 2020

Its that time of year already. The blogs and websites and social media are full of experts telling us what the predictions for the next year will be. Not wanting to be left out, I did some deep thinking (I even thought of using an AI to help) and put together a list of predictions for the next twelve months.

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November 14th, 2019, by
Quality in 2019, a personal view of the World Quality Report

This year, for the first time, we are seeing the change that supports investment into testing as a whole, as the idea is taking a stronghold in the mind of the key stakeholders and budget holders. Let’s start from the beginning.

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November 13th, 2019, by
Key takeaways from World Quality Report 2019 about intelligent automation

This blog summarizes the World Quality Report’s chapter on Intelligent automation and focuses on the future trends in test automation and robotic process automation (RPA).

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October 16th, 2019, by
Software Maintainability in the Cloud Era

The shift to cloud, and with that, to PaaS services or low code alternatives like LogicApps push the actual code developers to see and use to the background.

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September 27th, 2019, by
Don’t let frameworks distract you from the real goals!

I believe it’s time to take back the reigns and not let the ‘non-software development’ frameworks distract us from the real goals. And the best way to do this is to use an approach, what I have called, Quality Mapping (QM).

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May 29th, 2019, by
Incremental Test Automation Development – Synergies with Non-Test Automation Engineer Activities

In this article, I assume the basic example of a TAS SLDC being applied synchronously to the SLDC of a System under Test (SUT).

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April 30th, 2019, by
DevOps Oriented Test Architecture

Test architecture set up correctly: Practical report on the efficient testing of agile software products with a high degree of automation

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