Weekly Newsletter: How Can We Assess Quality Through Our Testing?
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All Things Ministry of Testing
- MoT Podcast - Perspectives On Test Data - Part 2 - Talking about perspectives on test data. What is test data, what are typical challenges, and innovative solutions to them? In particular, in integrated complex data flows.
- The Club Is Changing - The Club has been getting a bit of a makeover, which layout do you prefer for the categories?
- Power Hour - Visual Facilitation and Sketchnoting - Add your questions before 6pm on 25th August for Louise to answer.
- Exploring Quality 99-Minute Workshop - Bring an open mind to explore the depths of quality; what it is, how we can assess it through our testing, and how we can display a measure of it for our stakeholders.
- Meet The Coaches Podcast - Richard Bradshaw - Mike speaks with Richard Bradshaw to get to know about his background and experiences. Could Richard be the coach for you?
Community News & Podcasts
- Can You Test This Real Quick? - We’ve all been there. Cornered by your boss, usually near the end of the day, and you’re asked to test something “real quick”.
- Testing for accessibility - Testing for accessibility in your apps/websites doesn’t have to be a chore.
- Fix Your Automation Hourglass - But have you heard of the Test Automation Hourglass? As you can probably guess, this is a situation where the developers have written a lot of unit tests and the testers have written a lot of UI tests, but nobody has written any integration tests.
- AB Testing – Episode 126: Azure Powered - Answering a mailbag question about bottlenecks in delivering mobile apps.
- Making Manual Testing Better- Five shortfalls and Suggestions - Though it is a critical element of software testing, it is certainly not the be-all and end-all.
99-Minute Workshops - August - September
- Exploring Quality - 1pm New York, US Time - 26th August 2020
- An introduction to Web UI automation - 12pm New Zealand time (NZST) - 28th August 2020
- Visual Facilitation and Sketchnoting - 12pm UK Time - 31st August 2020
- Exploring Requirements with a Tester’s Mindset - 1pm New York, US Time - 2nd September 2020
- Uncovering the Power of Browser DevTools - 12pm New Zealand time (NZST) - 4th September 2020
- An Introduction to SQL for testers - 12pm UK Time - 7th September 2020
- Leading a test automation strategy - 1pm New York, US Time - 9th September 2020
- Mocks and Testability - 12pm New Zealand time (NZST) - 11th September 2020
- Property-based testing in Java - 12pm UK Time - 14th September 2020
- Continuous Testing Throughout the SDLC - 12pm UK Time - 21st September 2020
- There's no U in Coach - 12pm UK Time - 30th September 2020
Posts selected from our business feed
- Diving into the World of APIs - As API development technologies evolve further, engineering teams involved in the design, development, QA and DevOps of APIs must understand the capabilities and nuances of all major API protocols.
- Quality with Minimal Testing – Q&A with Pete Walen - We are all witnesses to a large amount of talk and chatter around expanding testing outside of the traditional realms and boundaries of our profession.
Upcoming MoT Events
- 99 Min Workshops - We have multiple workshops running during different timezones in upcoming months.
- Testing Ask Me Anything - Automation - 8pm UK Time - 8th September 2020
- TestBash Manchester Online - 2nd October 2020
- TestBash Netherlands Online - 15th - 16th October 2020
- Test.bash(Online); - 29th October 2020
- TestBash New Zealand Online - 20th November 2020
Things You Might Have Missed
Articles and posts on Security, Accessibility and Automation from around the web.
- South Wales police lose landmark facial recognition case - Call for forces to drop tech use after court ruled it breached privacy and broke equalities law.
- Google fixes major Gmail bug seven hours after exploit details go public - Attackers could have sent spoofed emails mimicking any Gmail or G Suite customer.
- Working from home causes surge in security breaches, staff 'oblivious' to best practices - The coronavirus pandemic is thought to be at the heart of a rise in security incidents this year.
- Regular Expressions Tutorial - Online Brisbane
- Crear un ecosistema que apoya la diversidad por Mariana Salaberry - Online, Costa Rica
- The power of mocking APIs - Online, Bangalore