Weekly Newsletter: Bringing You More Online Training Options
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Testing and the Community
- Software Testing Essentials Live Online - 3-day course focusing on key aspects of software testing and explore them with hands-on activities to build a portfolio of work.
- Test Management adaptations in times of Distributed Testing webinar - Coordinating and managing distributed testing can be a nightmare. Joel will share several applicable tips and tricks to sustain a high level of QA coverage under the current circumstances.
- Automation in Testing Online - 3 days of attendee-led online training with Richard and Mark to help you get to grips with understanding automation.
- Furlough as a tester - What are you doing with your furlough time?
- TestBash Home Swag - We've T-Shirts, mugs and stickers ready for you to order!
- Blog Posts From TestBash Home 2020 - Lots of write ups and experiences shared.
- First Look At the Test Sphere Expansion - Get a look at what has been added.
- Six Testing Personas to Avoid - Unlike user personas, these personas are ones we want to avoid!
- Developer/Tester/SDIT Relationships and TestBash Home (Sketch-notes, May Week 1) - More great sketches from Louise.
- My experience speaking at Testbash Home - Nishi shares her experience.
Upcoming MoT Events
- Testing Ask Me Anything - API Testing - 1 hour - 8pm UK Time - 12th May 2020
- Test Management adaptations in times of Distributed Testing - 1 hour - 8pm UK Time - 14th May 2020
- Software Testing Essentials Live Online - 1st - 3rd June 2020
- Automation in Testing Online - 3-Day Course - 22nd - 24th June 2020
- Configuring Nunit 3 to run different tests in each environment - Sometimes you have no choice than to avoid running certain tests. This is a quick look at ways to do this with NUnit 3.
- Risk Mapping (automation prioritisation) - Some useful ways to visualise prioritisation.
- Using Docker to run your Cypress tests - Useful post helping you build on some basic existing Docker knowledge.
- Time traveling through Git history - There is no need to worry if something wrong included in the commit or too many commits have been added.
- Steps to take when evaluating a test automation tool - Deciding on which tool to use is rarely a straightforward exercise.
- Deserializing API responses into Java records - A recipe for deserializing API responses into the new Java construct: Record, and using it for easier verification.
- Be A Critical Thinker To Be A Better Tester - Critical thinking is a must for testers.
- HTTP/2 Testing Through a Proxy - Something a bit interesting happens when you test an HTTP/2 site through a proxy.
- Try These Hacks to Speed Up Your Manual UI Tests - Four ways to speed up your manual UI tests and why you may want to consider adding automation.
- Avoid aria-roledescription - Hints on what to avoid.
- Accessible Datepickers Roundup - We can always provide alternative ways of giving the date but when a date picker is provided it must be made accessible.
Check out our forever automagically updated list of software testing podcasts...
- Subtests in Python with unittest and pytest - Paul Ganssle - What are they? When could you use them?
- AB Testing – Episode 120: David Bishop on Metagility - There’s a lot of good stuff here talking all about David's book Metagility.
- Episode 737 - The Most Twisted Phishing Campaign Appears - This episode talks about what it is and how it's based of an old-style but easy to identify once you know how it works.
- 177: Elon Musk, Roblox, and Love Bug author found - What can X Æ A-12 Musk teach us about passwords? How did our guest finally hunt down the man behind one of history's biggest virus outbreaks in Manila? And what on earth is a hacker doing breaching Roblox security?
- Google Play has been spreading advanced Android malware for years - Hackers have been using Google Play for years to distribute an unusually advanced backdoor capable of stealing a wide range of sensitive data.
- LockBit, the new ransomware for hire: A sad and cautionary tale - You've probably never heard of LockBit, but that's likely to change.
- The MoTrix: Testing API - The Object-Oriented Way with Konstantinos Loupos - Online
- Webinar: How team members can collaborate on technical tasks - Janet Gregory - Online
- Movie Night - The Forgotten 'ility - Ash Winter - Online
- Live Online Chat & Lean Coffee - Online
- MoT KL Meetup #3: May Online Meetup - Online