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Happiness-oriented Testing (HoT)

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There are many metrics. Some are mainstream, some are measurable, some are imposed. Most can be gamed.

But there’s one that neatly aligns with quality — happiness.

🏆 This post was featured in Software Testing Weekly #118 and Testing Notes #52

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Development processes (Toolbox #6)

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tl;dr TDD, ATDD and BDD are different development practices that favour quality.

🏆 This post was featured in Software Testing Notes #44

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Mnemonics (Toolbox #5)

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tl;dr Mnemonics are memory shortcuts to retrieve information.

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Oracles (Toolbox #4)

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tl;dr An oracle is a source of knowledge that improves your testing.

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Charters (Toolbox #3)

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tl;dr A charter summarises your testing goal and guides your exploration.