This article covers the subject of software testing mocks (also known as test doubles, stubs and fakes, amongst other names). It compares also the creation manual mocks with the usage of a full-fledged mocking framework with examples in .NET.
Methods & Tools – the free magazine for software developers, testers and project managers – has just published its Spring 2011 PDF issue with the following articles:
* Automated Acceptance Tests and Requirements Traceability
* Managing Schedule Flaws using Agile Methods
* User-Centric Design and the Power of Personas
* Complexity Theory for Software Developers
* Build Patterns to Boost your Continuous Integration
* GivWenZen – Behavior Driven Development for FitNesse
* Celoxis – Web Based Project Management
* Tellurium Automated Testing Framework
* Apache CXF
* RSpec Best Practices
* Maven Plugins
This article by Ben Linders discuses how to use an agile approach for software process improvement in a CMMI context.
How can you learn software testing or improve your skills? Like the coding dojos for programming, software testing dojos help software testers to practice their individual skills in a group
Methods & Tools has just published an interesting review of ArgoUML. ArgoUML is an open source UML modeling tool that supports all standard UML 1.4 diagrams. It runs on any Java platform and provides code generation for Java, C++, C#, PHP4 and PHP5.