Right now I'm on the train on my journey back from BASTA 2013. Time for a small résumé.
Making it short: The BASTA conference was great. Especially of course meeting friends and colleagues you usually just see at conferences. It's quite interesting to see some of the guys you know from other conferences like EKON or Delphi Live! that are now also here at BASTA (especially from tool vendors that have their origin in the Delphi space).
But perhaps even more interesting were some of the boothes. Especially one of them caught my attention: Testhub (in German). I really like the idea of outsourcing your testing efforts to testing specialists. And also the price tag on this kind of crowd-testing seems very appealing. I had the opportunity to talk directly to one of the founders of Testhub, and chatted with him about requirements against testing and the whole concept seems very well thought-out.
Im a bit sad that I have to leave that early, but I have other duties that
cannot I don't want to wait. I wish all other BASTA attendees and speakers another two exciting days in Mainz. I'm looking forward to see some of them at EKON in November.
Update: Added a link to the summary article on "Windows Developer".