Weekly Newsletter: What’s the biggest influencer for tool choice?
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All Things Ministry of Testing
- Testbash Netherlands - We're very excited, getting ready for our next TestBash! We've workshops on Thursday and the conference day itself on Friday!
- Automation Week Challenges - Automation week is a week focused on problem-based learning. Those problems are automation challenges and sessions where you get to ask experts for help with your automation problems.
- Testing Ask Me Anything - Career Building - 8pm UK Time on 13th October. Lena will talk about her experience with building and switching careers. Lena will manswer any questions you might have!
- MoT Dojo Watch Party - Episode #1 - JOIN US! - Each week Mark will pick a TestBash talk from the archives, stream it via Crowdcast and then have a half-hour discussion. The first event Watch party will be 19th October at 4pm BST and we will be watching Visualising Quality by David Evans.
- What’s the biggest influencer for tool choice? - When it comes to deciding on a new tool, there can be a number of deciding factors at play.
- Pre-TestBash Netherlands Meetup - Huib Schoots and Vincent Wijnen will host a super fun Pre-TestBash Meetup on Thursday and it's open to everyone!
- TestBash Netherlands: Post-TestBash Meetup - Join us for beer and cheese tasting. The perfect end to TestBash Netherlands.
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Community News & Podcasts
- How to Level-Up Your Testing Skills with Security - If you don't think you need to worry about security, OR security testing is not your job, you're mistaken.
- Making a Map of Risks - Exploring how “Wardley maps” can be applied in strategies for testing.
- Epsiode 843 - Google Creating A 3rd party Vulnerability Program For Android Vendors - Google is getting tired of people thinking the Android software is not as secure as it could be.
- The Testing Show: De-Risking Enterprise QA with Simon Evans - As organizations get larger or infrastructure/software becomes more relied upon, testing itself can have its share of risks.
99-Minute Workshops - October
Find out what time the workshops are happening in your time zone by clicking on a workshop.
- How to Solve Integration Issues with Contract Testing - Join Roman Segdor at 12pm UK Time - 12th October 2020
- API Testing With Postman - Join Suman Bala at 12pm UK Time - 19th October 2020
- Team Care: Making Mental Health an Agile Practice - Join Jenna Charlton at 6pm UK Time - 21st October 2020
Posts selected from our business feed
- What’s Coming in Selenium 4: How Can I Contribute? - Simon Stewart will cover how the Selenium project works, who is involved, how you can get involved, and a sneak peek at what’s new in Selenium 4.
- Securing the Switcher browser extension - The Switcher is unique amongst WonderProxy offerings in that it is distributed through browser vendor stores and installed by users directly in their browsers.
- Software testing in the age of remote work - A big challenge for QA teams during the pandemic has been a lack of access to on-premise device labs.
- 5 ways Xray improves your agile testing in Jira - Is your team able to pivot with changing demands, accelerate new features, and provide the highest product quality?
Upcoming MoT Events
- 99 Minute Workshops - We have multiple workshops running during different timezones in upcoming months.
- Testing Ask Me Anything - Career Building - 8pm UK Time - 13th October 2020
- TestBash Netherlands Online - 15th - 16th October 2020
- Optimize For Remote Execution - 8pm UK Time - 22nd October 2020
- Test.bash(Online); - 29th October 2020
- TestBash New Zealand Online - 20th November 2020
- HolidayBash - 4th - 5th December 2020
Things You Might Have Missed
Articles and posts on Security, Accessibility and Automation from around the web.
- Web Accessibility: Definitions and Acronyms - Initially, learning about web accessibility, its policies, and its guidelines can seem daunting, but taking the time to learn and understand the basics is well worth the effort.
- Chrome changes how its cache system works to improve privacy - Chrome 86, launched this week, introduces new privacy-focused "cache partitioning" mechanism.
- Fitbit gallery can be used to distribute malicious apps - A security researcher discovered that malicious apps for Fitbit devices can be uploaded to the legitimate Fitbit domain and users can install them from private links.