Introducing the API Testing Dojo

We all know that testing software is very important. This sentiment only continues to grow as our lives become more and more engulfed with software enabled devices. And while businesses and solo developers alike understand the benefits of testing their websites and apps, API … [Read more...]

Dancing with Steve Wozniak

Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple Computer, reminds us all of the joy of invention. Of tinkering. Of hacking. Of making stuff work. Of being excellent. I’ve had the opportunity to meet and listen to Steve several times over the years; He’s always funny and engaging, and … [Read more...]

What the Devchicks Can Teach Every Developer about Programming

The number of women in tech is decreasing, but their contributions are significant and noteworthy beyond their representation. Here are six lessons that all coders can use. At the annual Strangeloop tech conference in St. Louis, several women presenters gave important … [Read more...]

A Warp Speed Analysis on the Influence of Science Fiction

Space: the Final Frontier.  A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away… These are phrases that we all know and love  - household phrases that prove the thriving, lively popularity of science fiction in our mainstream culture. Everyone knows about Star Wars, Star … [Read more...]

CAST 2013 – Arguing, Learning and Software Testing

I’ve been to STAR conferences and other testing conferences but I’ve never experienced a conference quite like AST CAST2013. The funny part of the whole experience is that it didn’t feel like a conference at all -- it was more like a gathering of friends. The attendees were … [Read more...]

A Maverick Approach to Internships

After publishing my recent post about providing software testing programs in college, I heard directly from several people and have seen multiple Twitter debates pop up about this very polarizing topic. I'm trying to contact as many people as possible to hear their opinions … [Read more...]

Gelsinger and Meyer: Two CPU Designers Who Changed the World

Two chip designers and engineers, more than any others, have made an impact on the PC world. And neither of them is named Moore.  If quotation frequency was a measurement of significance, Gordon Moore definitely would be the most important semiconductor engineer in … [Read more...]

The SoapUI LEGO Story

Last month I journeyed away from my office den at SmartBear headquarters in Beverly, Mass. to visit our posse across the pond at SmartBear-Sweden. As I walked into the Stockholm office for the first time, I was overtaken with joy at the sight of thousands of tiny plastic … [Read more...]

25 Agilists to Follow on Twitter

Want to listen in on the tweets from the most instructive people in the Agile community? Here’s where to find sage advice in 140 characters or less. With only 24 hours in a day, you certainly can't follow every person on Twitter, or even all of the people who claim to be … [Read more...]

25 Agilists to Follow on Twitter

Want to listen in on the tweets from the most instructive people in the Agile community? Here’s where to find sage advice in 140 characters or less. With only 24 hours in a day, you certainly can't follow every person on Twitter, or even all of the people who claim to be … [Read more...]