Bertrand Meyer gives a master class about testing

Bertrand Meyer opened the second day of QA&TEST, with his keynote “Programs that test themselves”. Mr. Meyer, father of the Eiffel programing language, talked about functional testing and unit testing. Bertrand Meyer explained that being a tester actually means a desire for failing of the programme. That’s why every testing team needs someone like Mefistofeles between them, someone who is looking for flaws constantly.

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Mr. Meyer explained what are the seven principles of testing,  among we can highlight the following:

  •  Tests are not substitutes for the specifications
  • Determine success or failures should be done automatically
  • The most important criterion is the number of bugs found as a function of time

After the master class of Bertrand Meyer, the tracks Testing Management y Testing Techniques will start, with Chris Schotanus and Erik Boelen’ s presentations.

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