QAShido – The path of the tester. Virtue # 3 – Team management.

Link to QAShido – The path of the tester. Virtue # 2 – Quality advocacy and negotiation skills. Why is team management important skill for the testers? I believe this is natural  sequel for the previous topic and again very vital skill in the QA’s skill set. And in order to put it straight, this […]

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QAshido – The path of the tester. Virtue # 2 – Quality advocacy and negotiation skills.

Link to QAshido – The path of the tester. Virtue # 1 – Technical skills. Why are negotiation skills important? I don’t think it makes sense to put importance to the 7 groups of skills I mentioned, or as I called them virtues, they are all valuable, but I think being a good negotiator is one of […]

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QAshido – The path of the tester. Virtue # 1 – Technical skills.

Link to: QAshido – The path of the tester. Why technical skills are important? I think this is a pretty obvious one, that’s why I start from it, but I more often see testers believing or at least having a “good excuse” to pretend that technical skills and abilities are not essential for the job […]

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QAshido – The path of the tester.

Introduction. At first sight the title of this post might look a bit strange, but here is what’s the story. I really wanted to capture the skill set of a tester that I believe is the ultimate one, the one that causes the big “Wow” when people get to know you.And in first place it […]

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Testing is a mental process.

It has been a while since I last had the time to sit and write a post here, so I guess I am now a bit rusty and hard to start, I have all these crazy ideas fighting in my head and it’s really hard to make them sit in their spot until their turn […]

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How to extract links from XML file using Linux grep

Recently I had offered a colleague of mine to provide her with all links to blogs I follow so she could read them, too. It was easier said than done. Needles to say, wordpress.com is very friendly in this case and provides you with an option to export all blogs you follow. You simply have […]

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MobCon Bulgaria 2014 – Where mobile minds connect

I am really happy and proud to announce that this year on April 5-th, our capital Sofia will become a host of a first of its kind event for Bulgaria – MobCon. What is MobCon? MobCon is a one day conference focused on mobile technologies. The main topics to be covered during the event are: […]

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Linux foundation starts new free course along with EDX

Linux foundation and EDX are releasing the course called “Introduction to Linux”.  The course was paid until now and this is it’s first start as a part of the EDX and it will be totally free. According to the description the course will start in the third quater of the year and will cover basic knowledge over […]

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Today we fight back against mass surveilance

Today (February 11,2014) is an international day to show your protest against surveillance on internet by intelligence agencies like NSA and their acts to monitor and control our internet privacy.  As an open source enthusiast and as a professional involved in the IT area, I strongly believe, that technology should be used as an extension […]

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Ten good reasons to use Linux OS

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It was 2 years ago… It was 2 years ago when I first started a Linux OS on my PC and from that moment I started to evolve as a Linux die-hard fan with every single moment. As I recall it was some version of wubi, which is a Linux installer for Windows that lets […]

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