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Come hear Aaron Greenwald on Wednesday, April 22nd at 9am PST, discuss how their group at Microsoft worked to change a fast-moving development team that doesn’t have time to test into a faster-moving development team that doesn’t have time not to.
Testing and the Community
- The MoTrix: Leading Communities of Practice with Drew Pontikis — Anywhere that a group of people with shared ideas and interests can come together and grow together has the potential to become a successful Community of Practice.
- API Testing in Java with Mark Winteringham — Mark did a live stream sharing lots of knowledge.
- 30 Days of Quality — Maybe it’s time to engage with the 30 days of testing, use it to guide your learning for the next 30 days.
- The MoTrix Reloaded — The future tech, and what it means for testing with Leigh Rathbone — our next online meetup on Wednesday 1st April at 8pm UK Time.
- Ministry of Testing Colouring Challenge — Because we all love a wee bit of colouring.
- Observation vs Interrogation — Bringing Interrogation closer to Observation can help detect issues during a process.
- The Simplified Guide to API Testing — Want to get started with API testing?
- Keep calm and remain productive — How are you dealing with things?
- One Eight Fraction of a Tester — How do you model your team’s testing?
Upcoming MoT Events
- Testing Ask Me Anything — Test Strategies — 1 hour — 8pm UK Time — 31st March 2020
- Masterclass: Overcoming Cognitive Dissonance: How to Effectively Deliver Unbelievable Test Results — 1 hour — 8pm UK Time — 14th April 2020
- TestBashX Edinburgh — 26th June 2020
- TestBash Manchester — 30th September — 1st October 2020
- Test.bash(); Manchester — 2nd October 2020
- TestBash Netherlands — 15th — 16th October 2020
- TestBash New Zealand — 16th — 17th November 2020
- Writing Impactful Accessibility Reports — Taking a different approach to this topic.
- Quick Tip: How to Convert Image Text to Text — Quick Tip: How to Convert Image Text to Text
- Accessible Remote Documents — Writing Tips for Remote Workers.
- Best Practices on How to Create a Fully Accessible Website — It’s a given that we all want to have as many site visitors to our website as possible.
- 7 habits to get into an accessible mindset — In times of crisis like the one we’re facing now it’s more important than ever to make our applications as accessible as possible.
- New open source workshop: writing tests for REST APIs in Python with requests — Bas has released the first version of a brand new open source workshop.
- Find the Button Sometimes in the Room — What to do when a popup interrupts your automation.
- How to create your own basic Node Lighthouse audit service inside a Docker container — Some useful info on getting set up.
- Browser unaware Selenium tests. STEP 2: Creating the browser initialization methods for Chrome and Firefox — This is the second post of the ‘browser unaware Selenium tests’ series.
- How to run Robot Framework from command line? — This post aims to provide a quick introduction for executing single, set or all Robot Framework test cases in a project.
- The Time Is Now for Digital Confidence — Sauce Labs has a number of resources that can help any organization that is searching for ways to create digital confidence.
- 5 tips when working with distributed testing teams — Today, more than ever, our abilities to work remotely are being tested.
- Presenting: New and Improved Python Samples for Sauce Labs — Like many things in life, the toughest part of a test automation project can be getting started.
- Open source spotlight: Scrollify with Luke Haas — Luke is the creator of Scrollify, a tool that allows developers to customize scrolling experiences on their websites.
Check out our forever automagically updated list of software testing podcasts…
- ABT 343 — Melissa Pohlman — Melissa has thoughts for testers, advice for managers, and stories about a whole lot more.
- Episode 708 — VPN Use On The Rise, Why You Should Use One Too — This episode talks about why you should use one and the benefits you get from them.
- 171: WhatsApp hoaxes, Zoombombs, and 8-bit love — Blackmailers are threatening to infect your family with Coronavirus, trolls are making Zoom an unsafe place for those of a sensitive disposition, and what is the mysterious Dr Negrin audio message spreading on WhatsApp?
- Episode 711 — Tools, Tips and Tricks — Cybersecurity Activity Book For Kids — This episode talks about a cybersecurity activity book for kids and how you could use it to spur conversations about your work and some safety tips as they are online.
- Free Netflix pass because of Coronavirus? It’s a scam — Scammers taking advantage of people during the various lockdowns across the world, there’s no Netflix free passes on offer.
- Default exploited by ‘Zoom bombers’ could by used by cybercrooks — Check your default settings on Zoom.
- Social Bluebook was hacked, exposing 217,000 influencers’ accounts — A social media platform used to match advertisers with thousands of influencers has been hacked.
- Hackers are messing with routers’ DNS settings as telework surges around the world — Personal Wi-Fi routers have long been a cybersecurity weak point.