Paul Merrill, Author at Beaufort Fairmont

  1. I doubt you’re keeping track, but if you check your inbox you’ll notice we didn’t email you about COVID-19. As I skimmed through the tsunami of email blasts a few…

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  2. TSQA 2020

    This week, Beaufort Fairmont sponsored the volunteer-led regional conference TSQA2020 in Durham, NC. I also facilitated a workshop called “DevDroneOps” and presented a session on ROI in Test Automation. A…

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  3. In my last post, I released a simple ROI calculator. If you didn’t download it yet, or watch the webinar about it, this post won’t make any sense. So do…

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  4. Yesterday (10/30/2019) I presented a webinar on ROI in Test Automation. Find the recording here. During the webinar I presented a Simple Test Automation Calculator. Download it, and learn what…

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  5. The Team Imagine having all entry-level developers work on a project together. Imagine having a leader or manager that had never participated in a software development project. It would be…

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  6. You may have noticed over the last year or so, more of the Beaufort Fairmont webinars are done by guests than by me. That’s for several reasons. First, I’ve personally…

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  7. The popularity of JavaScript stacks using libraries like React and Vue is growing as developers are looking to simplify their web application development. This trend encourages testers to be more…

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  8. You’ve written a large suite of test cases over the last few months. But every time someone changes the data model or wipes the database, you find yourself working extra…

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  9. Do you feel like your Selenium Test Automation Engineers are not in sync? Do you often wonder if they have the same goals? Do they sound like they’re from different…

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  10. Several times in the last few weeks I’ve had a conversation about duplicate test cases. It’s a familiar conversation to me. The other person asks whether it is ok to…

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