Mind Maps for Software Testing

Explains why Mind Maps are such a useful tool when planning your software testing efforts. Also showcases the ability to export/import your Hexawise test plans as Mind Maps.
Mind Maps for Software Testing
Mind Maps for Software Testing

Explains why Mind Maps are such a useful tool when planning your software testing efforts. Also showcases the ability to export/import your Hexawise test plans as Mind Maps.

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By John Hunter Aug 1, 2017
Hexawise Test Plan Revisions
Hexawise Test Plan Revisions

Showcases the new Hexawise feature called "Revisions" and explains its usefulness.

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By John Hunter May 31, 2016
10 Questions to Ask When Designing Software Tests
10 Questions to Ask When Designing Software Tests

A list of questions to ask when designing software tests. These questions will help ensure coverage of the potential sources of variation within your system.

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By John Hunter and Justin Hunter Mar 14, 2016
My plan has a lot of constraints in it. Should I split it into separate plans?
My plan has a lot of constraints in it. Should I split it into separate plans?

Provides helpful guidance on when it might make sense to split your single Hexawise plan into multiple different plans due to a lot of constraints being necessary.

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By Justin Hunter Aug 14, 2014
Should I Use One Test Plan or Multiple Plans?
Should I Use One Test Plan or Multiple Plans?

Provides helpful guidance on when it might make sense to split your single Hexawise plan into multiple different plans due to different "Verb and Noun" ideas within the same set of tests.

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By Sean Johnson May 7, 2014
Whaddya Mean "No Possible Value"?
Whaddya Mean "No Possible Value"?

Explains the reason you might be seeing "No possible value" as values in some of your Hexawise test cases and how to fix your plan to remove these "No possible value" values.

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By Sean Johnson May 1, 2014
Using Hexawise to Export Values for Gherkin (Given, When --> Then)
Using Hexawise to Export Values for Gherkin (Given, When --> Then)

How to use the Auto-Scripts feature to turn your Hexawise test cases in the Gherkin "Given-When-Then" format.

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By John Hunter Mar 27, 2014
Hexawise TV
Hexawise TV

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By John Hunter Nov 20, 2013
Create a Risk-based Testing Plan With Extra Coverage on Higher Priority Areas
Create a Risk-based Testing Plan With Extra Coverage on Higher Priority Areas

Showcases the Hexawise "Mixed-Strength" feature and explains how this feature can be used to perform Risk-Based Testing with Hexawise.

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By John Hunter Nov 6, 2013
Designing a Test Plan with Dependent Parameter Values
Designing a Test Plan with Dependent Parameter Values

Includes strategies for dealing with dependent parameter values in your test plans by using the "Invalid Pair" and "Married Pair" constraint features in Hexawise.

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By Sean Johnson Sep 9, 2013
Hexawise Software Testing Glossary
Hexawise Software Testing Glossary

Announcement of the Hexawise Software Testing Glossary - a list of commonly used terms - some from the general software testing industry and some specific to Hexawise - and their definitions/importance.

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By John Hunter Jun 24, 2013
Automatically Generating Expected Results for Tests in Hexawise
Automatically Generating Expected Results for Tests in Hexawise

Showcases the Hexawise "Expected Results" feature and how to automatically generate rules-based expected results for each of your test cases.

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By John Hunter Jun 4, 2013
Splitting Up Test Plans
Splitting Up Test Plans

Provides helpful guidance on when it might make sense to split your single Hexawise plan into multiple different plans. Benefits of doing so include more straightforward test case maintenance and the need for drastically fewer constraints.

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By Sean Johnson May 21, 2013
Hexawise 2.0 Preview
Hexawise 2.0 Preview

Explains the newest updates to Hexawise and how they will make life easier for all Hexawise users.

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By John Hunter Mar 21, 2013
3 Strategies to Maximize Effectiveness of Your Tests
3 Strategies to Maximize Effectiveness of Your Tests

Tips to maximize the effectiveness of any Hexawise test plan you create.

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By John Hunter Oct 25, 2012
A Faster Way to Enter Test Inputs - the "Bulk Add" Option
A Faster Way to Enter Test Inputs - the "Bulk Add" Option

Use the Hexawise "Bulk Edit" option to more quickly add Parameters and Values to your plan.

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By John Hunter Oct 23, 2012
Pairwise and Combinatorial Software Testing in Agile Projects
Pairwise and Combinatorial Software Testing in Agile Projects

How Combinatorial Test Design fits into an Agile workflow and why Hexawise is well suited for short sprints where quickness is a priority.

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By Justin Hunter Oct 19, 2012
Hexawise Tip: Using Value Expansions and Value Pairs to Handle Dependent Values
Hexawise Tip: Using Value Expansions and Value Pairs to Handle Dependent Values

When and when not to use the Hexawise "Value Pairs" (constraints) feature to account for dependent values in your test plans.

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By John Hunter Apr 26, 2012