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Job Description

I was reading a job position offering these days for a “QA engineer“. There was the usual mumbo jumbo of the required traits (“BSC in computer science or equivalent“, “Worked directly with R&D department“) and advantage points (“General knowledge of at least one mainstream (programming) language“), and one of the requirements lines said “Testing methodologies:

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On certified testers and being certifiable, and on non native english speakers :)

I like the SQE. SQE brings columns by Michael Bolton almost monthly on the Better Magazine. They also arrange the nice STAR conferences (hadn’t the opportunity to participate yet, but I will eventually) and store a large number of articles online of all testing flavors. Today morning I was greeted by an Email from SQE: The subject read

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Happy New Testing Year! Yet again!

This is the third Happy New testing Year, after this one and this one. 🙂 This is quite exciting, three new years means two full years! Let’s recapitulate my 2008 blogging activity: This last year I did not do my self-goal of at least 12 posts, due to the account problem at the beginning of the year.

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Set the butterflies free – now I am collecting quotes

I’ve started a quote collection. Many times I want to quote someone but I just don’t remember how exactly the phrase was. Or remember the quote but am not certain on the source… I am fond of quoting. Not sure why, but I like to quote. I guess it gives some legitimating to what I am saying.

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Happy New Testing Year Again! What? Too late?

When I started the blog, I planned on at least one post per month. I managed pretty well, with 15 posts in a year, plus a handfull of draft wanderings that maybe will se the light someday… But then the new year came and everything wreaked havoc. 🙁 I had hosting issues (of which I

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Bug of This Time!

One of the sections I want to have in this blog, is a list of cool bugs and a review on the bug report. I’ll take a bug report out of some bugzilla list, like the Mozilla or the OpenOffice, explain the bug and review the bug description. My aim is to learn cool techniques

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Happy New Testing Year!

This time I could not miss it. I’ve been planning this journal for months. Even after I had the layout and graphics done, and had all the major sections figured out, starting to write content was quite hard. I began making a list of topics that would interest you and me, even drafted a handfull

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