Exploratory Testing References

Inspired by the Exploratory Testing Peer Conference held in Valencia on the 16th February 2019.

What is Exploratory Testing   Maaret Pyhäjärvi

All roads lead to exploratory testing Alex Schladebeck

Finding the right balance in Exploratory Testing Jasmine Shany

Evil Tester Exploratory Testing Category Alan Richardson

Pathway: Exploratory Testing  Marcel Gehlen 

The testing checking synergyDel Dewar's

Is manual testing needed? Henrik Warne

The difference between structured and unstructured exploratory testing Jan Jaap Cannegieter, Gerben van Oene

Pathway Exploratory Testing Katrina Clokie

Courage in Exploratory Testing Anne-Marie Charrett

Keeping the lights on when battery's are old Anne-Marie Charrett

Beware the Lotus Eaters Anne-Marie Charrett

Beyond the Black Stump Anne-Marie Charrett

Lethal Weapon Anne-Marie Charrett

Exploratory Testing Enablers

Have I tried enough Weird Stuff? Elisabeth Zagroba

Mnemonics and Heuristics Maria Kedemo

Heuristics and Oracles in Software Testing  Himansha Tyagi

Heuristics and Oracles Katrina Clokie

Soap Opera Testing  Sam Connelly

SBTM in practice Cassandra H. Leung

Awesome Enablers KasperFranz

Context-Specific Exploratory Testing

API Testing is Exploratory Testing Dave Westerveld


 Testing Microservices the Sane Way Cindy Sridharan

Exploratory Testing an API Maaret Pyhäjärvi

Exploring Hypothesis with pytest - Part 1Sharath Byregowda

Chatbot Testing with SBTM & Mike Talks  Cassandra H. Leung

Using bug magnet to test API's  Sharath Byregowda

Exploratory Testing on an API (4 parts) Michael Bolton

Coaching Exploratory Testing

Changing Mindsets to adopt Exploratory Testing Kimberly Stockett

Transferring Testing Skills  Lisa Crispin

Whole Teams owns building testing skills  Lisa Crispin


In More Agile Testing (Lisa Crispin & Janet Gregory) has a chapter on Exploratory Testing with contributions from Matt Heusser, Christin Weidemann, & Jon Hagar

Explore It! Elisabeth Hendrickson

Exploratory Testing Maaret Pyhäjärvi

Have you got a favourite article, blog post or video on Exploratory that you enjoy? Let me know. It needs to be written post 2010 and pass my 'click bate' test.


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