Lean Software Engineering Blog

I need to add this to my blogroll…  http://leansoftwareengineering.com/  

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Happy Thanksgiving

This year has been a year of change for me.  Most have been good and all have been possible due to the help and generosity of multiple people.  To all of you that helped me this year: Thank You.

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Microsoft Tester Center

Today at StarWest, Microsoft announced a new website focused on software testing – Tester Center.  The group that helped make this happen (which includes me) have a lot of passion around software testing as a discipline and a profession.  It’s great to see the site “go live.” I’m the content owner of the testing books…

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VC++ on Channel9 – Exceptions

I haven’t listened to this Channel 9 episode yet but will this weekend.  These guys are the ones in charge of writing the code that implements exception handling in the VC++ compiler/runtime so they’ll be speaking with authority…


Hiring Testers

John Overbaugh (former MSFT-er) has some nice posts on how he approaches hiring testers: Recruiting and HiringRecruiting for PassionRecruiting for SkillsRecruiting for Testing SkillsRecruiting for potential


Scott Hanselman’s 2007 Developers and Power Users Tool List

http://www.hanselman.com/blog/ScottHanselmans2007UltimateDeveloperAndPowerUsersToolListForWindows.aspx I hadn’t seen this before and don’t have time to read all of it now but from a quick scan it’s something I want to remember, hence this post.


PowerShell

Before last week, about all I knew about Windows PowerShell is that it was supposed to ship in Vista but didn’t.  That changed when I attended an internal Microsoft talk by Dr. James McCaffrey, Ultra-Lightweight Software Test Automation using PowerShell (presumably adapted from his upcoming PNSQC talk, Ultra-Lightweight Software Test Automation in an agile environment). …


Steve Rowe

Steve Rowe joins my blogroll due to a nice post about Keeping your BVTs Clean.


Amazon Best Sellers – Software Testing

http://www.amazon.com/gp/bestsellers/books/4133/ref=pd_ts_b_nav/002-7084076-2503248?pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_s=left-1&pf_rd_r=18W8GH8N4R1W0GYS2N21&pf_rd_t=2101&pf_rd_p=221591101&pf_rd_i=4011