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In a modern software house, security is a top priority. It is a fast-paced working environment focused on continuous delivery and integration. Keeping up is an endless and demanding challenge for the security team. Issues arise and must be addressed efficiently and in an expedited manner.
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We discuss the connections between learning to play an instrument and striving for self-improvement as a tester. We discuss human biases (part of Maaike's upcoming talk at TestBash Manchester), the joy of mob programming, helping teams to uncover unknown unknowns and the benefits of utilising "analog time" to recover from the madness of the world.
Who will win Tester of the Year? Nominate your favorite testers today and rally your colleagues to get behind the amazing value they bring to your organization or the entire testing community! Two winners will be awarded a free trip to Vienna, Austria to attend Accelerate 2018!
Our early bird tickets are ending on 31st July. We have a full day of fascinating talks, from How to Scale Mobile Testing Across Several Teams to Testing in Production: Antipattern or Future? Find out more about our talks and how you can get involved in the community, all while saving money on your TestBash ticket.
Over the past year, we have discussed what testing is, discovered the wonders of exploratory testing, collaborated on communication and testing requirements and tried out different testing automated and technical techniques. It's been a fantastic year and to finish it off we have a special session for our students in the form of a 'Ask us anything' session.
We've picked a few topics of interest from The Club for you to read, contribute and generally get involved with?
Following Jerry Weinberg and James Bach, I understand that bugs exist between product, user and environment. Can you help me challenge Weinberg and Bach claim that all bugs are relative? What are some other examples of “obvious” bugs?
So, since I’m a gamer on the testers.chat slack group, I naturally joined #recreationalgaming, our channel for chatting about games of all types. Unfortunately, many NDAs in the industry make sharing testing techniques difficult, so I wanted to put out a call for any information we can get on testing one of my favorite types of games.
Highlighting a selection of blog posts from the testing community.
I get asked this a lot. I’ve been doing some form of testing since the early 1990s and while my initial opportunities were provided by chance, my career was one of choice. Rather than say why I stay in testing, I’ll frame this around some questions and answers that may give some insight of how testing has allowed me to answer certain questions in a career-relevant way.
We all know that Session Hijacking is bad, and that we should protect ourselves and our applications against it. But it's difficult to get easy-to-understand information about what it is, and how to test for it.
- Diversity of thought requires background differences - A Seasoned Tester's Crystal Ball
- "Works with my body" is the new "works on my machine" - A Testers Odyssee
- Refactoring Kung Fu: Part III - Everyday Unit Testing
- Refactoring is allowed - imALittleTester
- Testing Tour Stop #15: Pair Evolving a Test Strategy with Toyer - A Tester's Journey
- Agile Testing book club: Goals – Gregory Testing
- 12 Mobile Testing Issues You Must Learn Right Now - Warptest
- Using Automator on a Mac to Convert PDF to Images - Friendly Tester
- Running Protractor tests with multiple variable parameters via npm – Sami Reshi
- TestBash Philly 2017 - The Lost 99 Second Talk - Testing & Movies & Stuff
- Test Pyramid enhanced: Making the triangle a pyramid - A Testers Odyssee
Testing PodcastsMoT host various podcasts, but here is a selection of interesting testing podcasts from around the web.
- Hacker Compromises Air Force Captain to Steal Sensitive Drone Info | The first stop for security news | Threatpost
- Facebook may face Irish data watchdog probe - Independent.ie
- The (frustrating) User Experience of defining your own ethnicity
- This 11-year-old would like to teach the world to code
- GPS spoofing Attack that Trigger Fake turn-by-turn Navigation and Guide You to Ghost Location
- How to get started with augmented reality in Swift, the easy way
- British Airways warns of 'knock-on disruption' after 'chaos' at Heathrow