My employer publishes a lot of reports on the state of the world as experienced by our customers. One of those are the World Quality Report. Today I had a really interesting and rewarding lunch with one of the experts behind the report!
Rahman et al. have used a fixcache/bugcache approach to predicting which files should be singled out for code inspection. I have written about using a similair approach for regression test selection (here and here). Their main conclusion is: When used for inspection, FixCache gets most of its power by predicting that les that recently experienced… Read More »
When you review documents, test applications etc it is very easy to get stuck on shallow problems and give comments which are not really helpful for the developers. Using checklists can be one way to force yourself to look beyond the most obvious things. I recently found two good checklists/protocols. Test Obsessed has published a… Read More »