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How Agile Prevents Software Decay

All of us have been in the situation where fixing a single issue can produce several other defects. Agile embraces continuous design changes and code refactoring to meet challenges from emerging requirements. This inherently promotes practices that prevent software decay.

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Mukesh Chaudhary
Are You Ready for Wearable Computing?

Wearable computing isn’t a new concept, but as we watch newer wearable products enter the market, it's interesting to see what this means to testers. Rajini Padmanaban looks at the core factors in the success of a wearable computing product and how they affect testers and their testing efforts.

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Rajini Padmanaban
Do Testers and Software QA Engineers Need Technical Skills?

The debate is heating up again. Do testers need technical skills in order to be effective? Do they need to be technical testers? David Greenlees attempts to define a "technical tester" and whether or not testers really need to know how to code.

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David Greenlees
The Challenges of Mobile Testing for Jailbroken Devices

Many of the automation tools for mobile testing on the market today require the use of jailbroken or rooted devices, a controversial condition that some testing advocates believe violates mobile testing best practices. Bonnie Bailey writes of the challenges jailbroken devices present to testers.

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Bonnie Bailey
Why Mobile Apps Are Contributing to Software Quality Degradation

The software market is flooded with products of poor quality. Is the rise of the mobile app to blame?

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Jamie Saine