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Will Yates
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Software Tester, magician general dogsbody
Software Tester, magician general dogsbody

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Streaming CICS 5.4
So today (16th June 2017) marks the general availability of CICS TS v5.4.  So considering it was a Friday I thought I would take some time to build a quick project using the latest release of CICS and CICS explorer. Earlier in the week Fraser Bohm and Andy ...

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All our tests should always pass
Continuous Integration and automation enforce that our tests should be of a very high quality and always pass.  I don't think I always agree.  Tests that regularly pass could be concealing quality problems that could damage your product. In any CI pipeline ...

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Beware tests that don't test what you think they do
Migrating tests from one framework to another we came across a test suite that taught us a valuable lesson, treat your automation with a level of distrust, unless you have valid reasons or proof that it is doing what you expect. This test suite was seemingl...

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Simple Algebra - solution
First - get rid of the images and substitute some characters that are easier to manipulate: a + b - c = 4 a - 2b + 3c = -6 2a + 3b + c = 7 Add 1 + 3 together:  a + b - c + 2a + 3b + c = 4 + 7         4) 3a + 4b = 11 Multiply 1 by 3 3a + 3b -3c = 12 add equa...

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Simple Algebra
Over the last few weeks I have seen a lot of post on Facebook like this: From familyshare.com These are just simple substitution algebra.  You are not a genius if you can solve it just have a basic grasp of mathematics.  I thought I would create one a littl...

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Difference between load and stress - using a metaphor
Load or stress testing a component are two different test techniques that often get confused.  Here is an analogy which I have modified from a conversation I had with James O'Grady A load test is driving the car for 874 miles at an average speed of 60mph, i...

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I am a runner ...
I am still running.  Had a few weeks off while I recovered from chesty coughs and had to repeat a few weeks to regain fitness after the cough BUT. I am a runner! I know as Laura (the 'voice' of the NHS Couch to 5K podcasts) said I was.  She gives you this r...

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Keep on Running
10 runs into the year and I am surprised that: I am still running even though I was surprised with how incredibly unfit I was and that surprises me that I am actually getting better The couch to 5k programme that I am following now has me running for 3 minu...

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