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Photographers@Microsoft 2009

Check out this book! This year fellow Microsofties who are photographer nuts from around the world...

Author: ch4n Date: 10/01/2009

Session Based Testing

As I was planning to do a team-wide presentation on Session Based Testing, I just thought I might as...

Author: ch4n Date: 03/11/2009

That is a pretty bold blog title and absolutely had nothing to do with the Oscar itself. But I had...

Author: ch4n Date: 02/23/2009

Email Address test cases

I've been on many teams in my whole testing career, and for some reason, I always end up getting...

Author: ch4n Date: 02/06/2009

Software development process

  1. Order t-shirts for the development team 2) Announce the release date 3) Write the code 4) Write...

Author: ch4n Date: 11/25/2008

Exploring “Exploratory Testing”

My current team has been integrating this testing technique for a while now along with the...

Author: ch4n Date: 10/02/2008

Help! I found a bug in my code

Okay, after a long sabbatical from writing blogs due to various reasons (over-worked, personal...

Author: ch4n Date: 07/28/2008

Code of the day: while(!asleep()) { sheep++; }

Stumbled upon this great one liner off Bash.org (via Reddit) just moments ago. Made me LOL.

Author: ch4n Date: 03/05/2008

Y HALO THAR WURLD

Today was an eye opener for me. When I browsed through my Flickr account, I happened to notice the...

Author: ch4n Date: 02/11/2008

2¹/2²/2³

Today is meant to be the power of two's day. 2¹ => 2 2² => 4 2³ => 8 Putting together make...

Author: ch4n Date: 02/04/2008

Bill Gates The Software Tester

This year is going to be a memorable one since it's the last year that Bill is going to be with us...

Author: ch4n Date: 01/23/2008

D200 Photo shoot

Some off topic from software testing here (as if I have a lot of 'on-topic', but well...)....

Author: ch4n Date: 12/16/2007

Thank you Dr. Randy Pausch

I have always enjoyed watching motivational speakers giving out some speeches or tips on how to...

Author: ch4n Date: 09/21/2007

Software Testing Forum from MSDN

I have been wondering for as long as I can remember why MSFT doesn't have a centralized forum for...

Author: ch4n Date: 09/12/2007

Dear Digg, your Sony ad is killing my browser

I considered this evening to be pretty special for me -- it's one of those rare days where I could...

Author: ch4n Date: 09/11/2007

Holy cow, I was Donny Brook's lab mouse

...but it was for the greater and better cause anyway, especially for all FPS fans out there. About...

Author: ch4n Date: 09/10/2007

Interesting day

Google earnings missed forecast. Microsoft met expectation. I can only wish what it'd be like if...

Author: ch4n Date: 07/20/2007

Media Center Haiku

Yesterday, I received a notification from the Microsoft eHome team that they were giving out free...

Author: ch4n Date: 07/12/2007

The bug glide path

Technorati Tags: software development, testing, bugs, scrum Last week, I attended one of the...

Author: ch4n Date: 07/06/2007

Who called me?

I happened to check my mail last night from home and noticed a missed call notification for my work...

Author: ch4n Date: 07/05/2007

Windows Live Hotmail, it's nearly ready...

I've been using the beta version of Live Hotmail for a long while now, and it seemed that the end of...

Author: ch4n Date: 05/03/2007

Demystifying test estimate

Let's think about this for a second: How come a developer can easily calculate implementation time,...

Author: ch4n Date: 04/12/2007

I knew this one is soon coming sooner or later -- FREE in home broadband services. I have to admit...

Author: ch4n Date: 04/01/2007

6 things my cats teach me how to be better tester

Keeping pets can bring many benefits -- reduce stress, companionship, attract the opposite sex, etc....

Author: ch4n Date: 03/25/2007

I'm Live

This is a sequel to my previous post, on the new initiative from the Windows Live Group (which I had...

Author: ch4n Date: 03/23/2007

Maturity model for test organization

One advantage of changing job as frequent as I did, is the privilege of getting hands-on experience...

Author: ch4n Date: 03/21/2007

Search, with great cause

Everybody has got to search right? According to Nielsen/NetRatings report (pdf file), almost 7...

Author: ch4n Date: 03/14/2007

Beta here, beta there, beta everywhere

As our generation starts to march further into the web 2.0 territory and the online world starts...

Author: ch4n Date: 03/13/2007

Beta application dataset

Google Yahoo! Windows Live Application Release status Alerts BETA Blog Search BETA Book Search BETA...

Author: ch4n Date: 03/12/2007

Windows Vista Soda

So it looked like the whole world now know about the Windows Vista soda thanks to Wired and Digg. I...

Author: ch4n Date: 03/07/2007

Notes from Techfest and Boku Testing

There are a few things which make the first week of March this year to be interesting, most notably:...

Author: ch4n Date: 03/07/2007

Jeff Bezos and his dream of space flight revealed

As I sat and waited for my doctor appointment this morning, I came across one of the article in the...

Author: ch4n Date: 03/01/2007

New Daylight Saving Time. Are you, your system, and your app ready?

A quick announcement for everyone -- regardless whether you are an end-user or programmers. You are...

Author: ch4n Date: 02/27/2007

Data-driven testing pitfalls

The concept of data driven testing has been around for quite a long time, and I think it's...

Author: ch4n Date: 02/24/2007

If you are going to launch a startup, how many friends would you need?

Once in a while, I always like to research and take down some "useless statistics", which probably...

Author: ch4n Date: 02/23/2007

Visual Studio + Emacs

Before joining MS, my editor of choice has always been Emacs, but now the default IDE for most of my...

Author: ch4n Date: 02/23/2007

Dear Project Manager

I consider myself lucky to have the fortunates to work with many great project managers. But at the...

Author: ch4n Date: 02/22/2007

Hello world

So I have finally gotten the guts to finally cross the line into the real-world blogging. In fact,...

Author: ch4n Date: 02/22/2007