The Building Blocks Of The Internet
The latest links, discussions, articles and more
The full program of the 3rd OnlineTestConf (November 28–29th) is out. The sessions, led by great speakers, will tackle the most debated topics on everyone’s minds. Attendance is free but the knowledge shared will be priceless. Save your seat!
A new course from Mark Winteringham! The Building Blocks of the Internet is a six-part course that looks at the fundamental technologies that make up websites and web pages. The first part of the course is available to all Club members.
You have until the 17th November to get your sponsor requests in. The new images for the calendar have been released! We are so impressed with the outpouring from the testing community, thank you to all that have pre-ordered and sponsored. Maybe you’d like a sponsor a day of special significance? Or your company has an event happening? Get in touch with Heather — firstname.lastname@example.org.
Along with a medley of music, Neil and Paul discuss the scope and intention of automation, toolsmiths, code quality, and how testers can upskill their way to being able to produce automation which brings value to their team.
Learn about the basics of Accessibility Testing, including industry standards, challenges, available tools, and see — step by step — how to write a proper automated test, so you can ace your accessibility test automation efforts. Webinar on Wednesday, Nov 8th 5:30pm London.
Our Masterclass is happening on Tuesday 14th Nov at 8pm UK time. This Masterclass will help you prepare for interviews and show your best self. It will also make sure the job is right for you and help you talk about money.
We’ve picked a few topics of interest from The Club for you to read, contribute and generally get involved with.
You come back from a conference, you’re buzzing, excited and full of inspiration. Over the next few weeks, momentum slips away and the buzz fades. Do you have any hints or tips of your own on how to share knowledge and ideas from conferences?
Recently I’ve been asked, “how do you manage your tests?” And my answer was “we don’t”. How do you approach this? What are you gaining out of whichever method you manage your testing with that is worth the time invested in it?
Highlighting a selection of blog posts from the testing community.
A great post by Mike sharing a few tips from both his experience as a Team Leader and the training course he attended.
Bas reflects on his experience speaking at TestBash Manchester, from submitting his talk through to the post TestBash dinner.
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- Introducing Katalon Analytics for Test Automation Analysis & Quality Visualization — Automation Guide
- The one question to rethink test strategy. — Antti Niittyviita
- Friday deployments needn’t be scary — Neil Studd
- Speak the same language — simonsaysnomore
- Key Testing Artifact: The Changes Report — Burdette’s Test Blog
- Vocabulary and Perceptions — Tales of Testing
- Facebook Ad’s Massive Design Bug — Chris Kenst’s Blog
- The trivial amount of test cases. — Antti Niittyviita
- Journey to become Full Stack QA — Bean Test
- 30 Days of agile testing — Day 14: How can you deliver greater value to the customer? — Matt Frampton
- Weekly Automation #1: Check that the value you think you typed into a field has actually been typed correctly — iAmALittleTester
- Let’s stop writing automated end to end tests through the GUI — The Pragmatic Tester
- flipbit My Experience at TestBash Manchester
- Standout by Benjamin Kelly
- In search of the Selenium IDE’s successor — Brian
- Amazon will start delivering packages into the homes of Prime members — Recode
- Hilary aka H-Bomb on Twitter: “When you finally repro that bug that’s been elusive for hours”
- Fantastic Testers and How to Hire Them — Lucidchart