Exploring Security – Concerning Fuzzing

Mission Fuzzable? Fuzzing is not a new testing technique. Although it wasn’t called Fuzzing at the time, Gerry Weinberg talks about his experiences with this test technique whilst working at IBM, and on the Mercury rocket project in the 1950s. We didn’t call it fuzzing back in the 1950s, but it was our standard practice […]

Journeys – in time and space

We’re all on a continuum. Life will take you in all sorts of strange directions, be it professionally or personally. These are some reflections on some of the goings on I have experienced recently. Goodbyeee Up till the end of September, I had been working at NewVoiceMedia for nearly three years, initially as a contractor, and […]

Promiscuity and the tester

Last week I had the great fortune of attending the London Tester Gathering, where first time speaker Mark Winteringham was leading the discussion with a great talk about mental models around testing tools. A write up and copy of his slides are here: What’s So Great about Webdriver He was talking about how using Webdriver […]

Something for the weekend, sir?

In what seems to now have been a storming comeback, the European chapter of Weekend Testing was a breath of fresh air in the learning opportunities for testers. You can find a link to the latest session here. Ably facilitated by Amy Phillips (@itjustbroke) and Neil Studd (@neilstudd) the session was dynamic and a great […]