The Ideal Test Plan

A colleague pinged me the other day, asking about an “ideal test plan” and wondering whether I could suggest something.Not without a bit more information, I said.OK, they said.Who needs the plan, for what purpose? I asked.Their response: it’s for inter…

How To Log Invalid HTTP Request In Phoenix

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Problem Our service built with Phoenix framework logged the following message: The source that recorded this error was the plug_cowboy function early_error. Logs are integrated with Datadog, otherwise, we…
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A year has gone…

Almost unbelievably, it’s now been a year since I left my long stint at Quest Software. It’s been a very different year for me than any of the previous 25-or-so spent in full-time employment in the IT industry. The continuing impact of COVID-19 on day-to-day life in my part of the world has also made […]

Vote Testers!

  The Association for Software Testing board elections are happening shortly. Terms are two years long but staggered so that half of the board is up for re-election every year. I’ve just finished my first term and I’ve decided to stand a…