Ep 19: Oracles

Let’s talk about Oracles. Oracles determine whether a program or piece of software has passed or failed a test. In mythology they are also just that, mythological. And whilst, unlike seers who divined via interpretation of signs, they were spoken to directly by Gods, they didn’t share their knowledge often, were over subscribed, and seemed

Ep 18: What a Tool

What is a tester without their tools? As a manual tester I generally don’t use the coding tools, but that doesn’t mean my toolbelt isn’t nifty. But first, apparently, the 9th September was National Software Testers day, because on the 9th September, 1947: While she [Admiral Grace Hopper] was working on a Mark II Computer