"Dear Evil Tester"
"Dear Evil Tester"
"Dear Evil Tester"

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Completed on 2016-03-17

About the Book

Are you in charge of your own testing? Do you have the advice you need to advance your test approach?

"Dear Evil Tester" contains advice about testing that you won't hear anywhere else.

"Dear Evil Tester" is a three pronged publication designed to: 

  • provoke not placate, 
  • make you react rather than relax,
  • help you laugh not languish.

Starting gently with the laugh out loud Agony Uncle answers originally published in 'The Testing Planet'. "Dear Evil Tester" then provides new answers, to never before published questions, that will hit your beliefs where they change. Before presenting you with essays that will help you unleash your own inner Evil Tester.

With advice on automating, communication, talking at conferences, psychotherapy for testers, exploratory testing, tools, technical testing, and more. Dear Evil Tester randomly samples the Software Testing stomping ground before walking all over it.

"Dear Evil Tester" is a revolutionary testing book for the mind which shows you an alternative approach to testing built on responsibility, control and laughter.

Read what our early reviewers had to say:

"Wonderful stuff there. Real deep."

Rob Sabourin, @RobertASabourinAuthor of "I Am a Bug"

"The more you know about software testing, the more you will find to amuse you."

Dot Graham, @dorothygrahamAuthor of "Experiences of Test Automation"

"laugh-out-loud episodes"

Paul Gerrard, @paul_gerrardAuthor of "The Tester's Pocketbook"

"A great read for every Tester."

Andy Glover, @cartoontesterAuthor of "Cartoon Tester"

But you don't have to take their word for it (the author might have bribed them) - take the sample for a spin and try it for yourself.

About the Author

Alan Richardson
Alan Richardson

Alan Richardson has worked as a Software professional since 1995 (although it feels longer). Primarily working with Software Testing, although he has written commercial software in C++, and a variety of other languages.

Alan has a variety of on-line training courses, both free and commercial:

  • "Selenium 2 WebDriver With Java"
  • "Start Using Selenium WebDriver"
  • "Technical Web Testing"

You can find details of his other books, training courses, conference papers and slides, and videos, on his main company web site:

Alan maintains a number of web sites:

Alan tweets using the handle @eviltester

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