Software testing is not only running test cases but more of using a testers mindset and skills to find bugs and verify that the software is working correctly. However, usage of test cases (manual or automated) is essential to speed-up your testing and having reproducible tests for your regression testing.... [Read More]
Open data platform of the swiss public transport
The public transport organization SBB recently opened platform for customer information data on public transport in Switzerland. Anyone can obtain obtain data on public transport free of charge and get access to specific public transport services for all licensed transport companies in Switzerland. The platform provides timetable, real-time and actual... [Read More]
Test data from production and data protection
The use production data for testing is tempting but as already mentioned in my previous post Test Data Management it should be considered carefully due to legal reasons as in US and also in Europe there are strict laws and related penalties in case of not complying with these rules.... [Read More]
Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL)
Docker - what is it?
Do you spot it ...
Recently found on the entrance of a parking in the city of Lucerne. One of the signs does not seem right… [Read More]
Segmentation Fault with apps under Gnome and Wayland
When running Arch Linux you know that Wayland is now the default compositor with Gnome. This causes some problems for certain applications. Most of the Gnome-Apps are supported but other applications may fail with an error similar to the one below [Read More]
Setup Arch Linux on my new Acer Aspire V7 Nitro
I recently purchased a new notebook - an Acer Aspire V7 Nitro Black Edition with very nice specs for a very good price [Read More]
Regular Screenshot of a website
I recently had a request to monitor a dynamic website i.e. https://www.mentimeter.com/. The site allows to do interactive presentations with voting which are updated on-the-fly and display accordingly - in this case in a word cloud. The voting was setup and open for about one week and we wanted to... [Read More]
Test Data Management
How to report bugs?
When I used to work as test manager I encouraged my people to write issues/bugs that have certain quality. But actually this is not only true for testers but generally for everyone who reports bugs - especially if you are not in direct contact with the developers. [Read More]
Microsoft Azure - First steps
Working for my current employer, I have an MSDN subscription and access to Microsoft azure. I also have a nice amount of credits to spend, so it’s good opportunity to get warm with Azure. [Read More]