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Month: June 2013

Sometimes you just need to draw…

Sometimes you just need to draw…

We have the really nasty stored procedure for the product I’m working on at the moment. I have most of it decoded in my head, but I’m leaving the team soon so we figured that I should start ‘training’ people up on it. Seems ridiculous to have to train people up on how a stored procedure, a bit of SQL!, works, but it has gains an air of mystique about it over the last year or so which has resulted…

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Sods Law always waits for complacency…

Sods Law always waits for complacency…

Seventeen years of testing experience, test engineer, test manager, qa manager and head of test engineering positions and last week I made a rookie mistake, one that cost us releasing today. A week ago, I made a simple fix to our product, in an area of code that I have expertise. I made this fix following some in depth debugging to determine the exact cause of the bug that our customers were experiencing. It was a two line fix, and…

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