Huib Schoots



Huib Schoots is a tester, consultant, and people lover. He shares his passion for testing through coaching, training, and giving presentations on a variety of test subjects. With fifteen years of experience in IT and software testing, Huib is experienced in different testing roles. Curious and passionate, he is an agile and context-driven tester who attempts to read everything ever published on software testing. A member of TestNet, AST and ISST, black belt in the Miagi-Do School of software testing, and co-author of a book about the future of software testing, Huib maintains a blog on magnifiant.com and tweets as @huibschoots. He works for Improve Quality Services, a provider of consultancy and training in the field of testing.



Articles by Huib Schoots


Test-Driven Development: Good or Bad?

The theme of this Agile Record is “test-driven development”. TDD is a method of learning while writing clean, maintainable, highquality code. A topic I hear and read a lot about, but do not really know from experience. I have not

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Is It All in a Day’s Job?

“Testing is an infinite process of comparing the invisible to the ambiguous in order to avoid the unthinkable happening to the anonymous.” – James Bach Remember the bad performance and security of Healthcare.gov?¹ Or the hack on Facebook?² In the Netherlands every year around Christmas

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Thoughts on Distributed Teams

„Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success“ – Henry Ford Right after my first cup of coffee, I log in to the company server from my kitchen table. I read my email and get

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