>After asking around the team, I have a nice selection of resources to dip into. I’m thinking i’ll be adding posts about the resources as they each spawn further reading.
Java related books :
- “Head First Java” Kathy Sierra and Bert Bates
- “Head First Design Patterns” Elisabeth Freeman, Eric Freeman, Bert Bates, and Kathy Sierra
Java For Dummies
” Barry A. Burd
- “SCJP Sun Certified Programmer for Java 6 Study Guide” Kathy Sierra
Testing related books :
- “Lessons Learned in Software Testing: A Context Driven Approach“ Cem Kaner, James Bach & Bret Pettichord
- “Agile Testing: A Practical Guide for Testers and Agile Teams” Lisa Crispin and Janet Gregory
“Advanced Software Testing – Vol. 1” Rex Black
- “The Art of Agile Development” James Shore
- “Pragmatic Thinking and Learning: Refactor Your Wetware (Pragmatic Programmers)” Andy Hunt
- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hl-zzrqQoSE – New Boston channel – Java Tutorial
- http://www.satisfice.com/ (James Bach) inc. his blog
- http://blog.testyredhead.com/ (good suggestion from John Mcfadyen)
- http://www.buzzle.com/articles/how-to-be-a-better-software-tester.html – just found this – very useful & it appears I’m on the right lines for becoming a better tester!
- http://www.developsense.com/ – Michael Boltons site
Agile Development related sites (inc. podcasts):
This list is obviously going to grow as my reading gets more and more involved.