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We’re trying something new with this podcast, it’s been designed to be a follow along ‘podcast workshop’. We’re joined by Tom Griffin and Mike Clarke discussing goal setting. Ready to set some goals?
Don’t miss this opportunity to improve your testing skills and job-market appeal: executive Mike Lyles will outline what makes a great tester, and what managers look for when hiring testers. Save your seat for this webinar on Thursday, March 15 @ 10 am PT.
What is Quality Engineering? How is it different to QA? Isn’t that some archaic process from the 1980’s? All potential questions you could ask Anne Marie Charret in our live webinar on Tuesday 13th March at 8pm UK time. Register now and ask your question in the Ask A Question section or upvote a question you want answered.
How do you manage a suite of thousands of tests within a CI environment and yet still get fast feedback? How do you move away from the “everyone owns everything = no one owns anything” mindset and instead leverage the “small team” agile approach? In this TestBash Netherlands talk, Angie Jones will answer these questions by sharing the lessons she has learned over the years managing a large suite of automated scenarios within a CI process.
Each week we will feature one of our upcoming MoT community Meetups.
For March we have a superb speaker in Gary Davies, Head of Test for Mindtree. Gary is going to talk to us about a challenge a lot of us face into, how we can manage the transformation from Legacy systems into a modern context.
We’ve picked a few topics of interest from The Club for you to read, contribute and generally get involved with.
A website project I’m working on has moved the signup form away from the reCAPTCHA (with a tickbox) to invisible reCAPTCHA. This means that the method of proving a human is operating the form has moved from a visible tickbox that’s always there to something behind the scenes deciding this.
What is your own experience with software testing in a startup? What advice would you give to a startup looking to test well or test better? Do you focus more on automation? Security? Performance? Exploratory? Helping people to understand the risks across the board?
Highlighting a selection of blog posts from the testing community.
Code review, although very important and frequent in the software development world, is not as frequent in the automation testing world. Code is still code, no matter whether it is created for implementing or testing a feature, so there should be code reviews for all of it.
This post is an attempt to show, that testing in production can be another tool in the testers arsenal, to be used when the context fits and if the team you’re working with have the capability to do so now, or the desire to build that capability for the future.
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- All roads lead to exploratory testing — Women Testers
- International Women’s Day 2018 — Women Promoting Women
- Should Testers Become Developers? — Stories from a Software Tester
- Speaking pays off — DragonQA
- Pillars — Think Different
- Ministry of Testing — Boston: An Origin Story — Adventures in Automation
- Best practices #1: Test quarantine — QualityEngineer.blog
- Jenkins — Installation Background — Quality Spectrum
- Real World TDD with Spring — The Requirements — Everyday Unit Testing
- Crowd testing — Lyon Testing
- Reliability and Effectiveness — Think Different
- The Skill of Asking For Help — The Life Of One Man
- A fork in the Road — Aaron Hodder
- TDD — Test Driven Development — Java JUnit FizzBuzz — Evil Tester
- Better Averse? — Hiccupps
- Getting started with Cucumber in Java — A 10 minute tutorial — Marit van Dijk
MoT host various podcasts, but here is a selection of interesting testing podcasts from around the web.
- 37: What tests to write first — Test and Code
- Ep 98: Let’s Get Uncomfy — Let’s Talk About Tests, Baby
- Episode 77: The Conception of the Modern Testing Principles — AB Testing
- Sydney Airport delays as computer glitch causes terminal chaos — ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
- Here are the 10 most in-demand AI skills and how to develop them — TechRepublic
- New Technology Lets Blind Gamers Play Racing Video Games — Huffington Post
- Google’s AI is being used by US military drone programme — The Guardian
- AI Has a Hallucination Problem That’s Proving Tough to Fix — WIRED
- Oculus VR headsets knocked out by admin error — BBC News