Weekly Newsletter: How often should you perform security testing?
We've put together a software testing conference that focuses on the more technical aspects of software testing. Whether you're new to testing or been at it a while, Test.bash(); will undoubtedly help you broaden your knowledge on automation and technical testing. Early bird ticket sales end on 19th July 2019.
Testing and the Community
- Power Hour - Testability - Nicola Owen and Ash Winter are here to answer all your questions on Testability. Get your questions in before 7pm GMT on the 11th July!
- Exploratory Testing: What are microheuristics and how can you find and use them? - Our next Masterclass will help you understand how you knew what to test and why.
- Testers' Island Discs Ep26 - Nancy Kelln - Nancy sharing how she got into consultancy work as well as pros and cons around forging your own path and helping others.
- Testing With Relational Databases - Do you know how to query your databases?
- Automating BDD Scenarios using SpecFlow (London Tester Gathering Workshop 2019) - Great insight to the workshop as well as BDD Scenarios.
- Should Testers Own Quality? - Time to address some thinking.
- Non-Working Groups - Interesting thoughts on organising groups.
- How Would You Test This Light Panel? - seriously, it's a bit of a puzzle.
- How often should you perform security testing? - are you doing it as part of regression, what tools do you use, and are they automated?
- Testing with Cypress – Custom logging of errors and JUnit results - Description of the custom error logger and also custom JUnit XML file creator.
- Debugging Failing Tests and Closed Browsers - This is a very simple tip, but one that might save people a lot of frustration.
- Mistakes – The Dreaded Tech Test - Some great advice for those technical interview tests.
Upcoming MoT Events
- Power Hour - Testability - 11th July - Get your questions in before 7pm UK Time
- Masterclass: Exploratory Testing: What are microheuristics and how can you find and use them? - Alexandra Schladebeck - 16th July 2019, 8pm UK Time
- TestBash Germany - 12th - 13th September 2019
- TestBash Manchester - 2nd - Thursday 3rd October 2019
- Test.bash(); - 4th October 2019
- TestBash Australia - 24th - 25th October 2019
- TestBash New Zealand - 29th October 2019
- TestBash San Francisco - 6th - 7th November 2019
- If You Don’t Make Your Content Accessible, You’re Leaving Me Out - Imagine being left out of millions of conversations all across the internet. This is what happens to blind and low vision people when content on social media isn’t described.
- Interactive Map Accessibility Principles - Online maps are inaccessible to vision impaired people so a textual alternative (long description) must always be provided.
- Captcha wide review draft published - Accessible Platform Architectures (APA) Working Group, with the assistance of its Research Questions Task Force (RQTF), has published another draft update to the W3C Note “Inaccessibility of CAPTCHA”.
- How accessibility trees inform assistive tech - The web is accessible by default.
- How to Test the Accessibility of Your Mobile Websites and Apps - AccessibilityOz’s CEO Gian Wild takes you through the processes and methodologies involved in testing mobile websites and apps.
- How to Improve Your ROI with Geofencing Marketing - Let’s take a look at geofencing marketing technology, how you can use it and some testing strategies.
- 10 Mobile testing types and approaches - Good basic info to help get you started in mobile testing.
- Quick Tips To Improve Your Selenium Testing With Python - some quick tips to help your testing run as smooth as possible with Selenium and Python.
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- From Python script to Maintainable Package - This episode is a story about packaging, and flit, tox, pytest, and coverage. And an alternate solution to "using the src".
- 259: New Way To Learn Test Automation with Angie Jones - Are you trying to find a way to learn test automation? Or maybe you want to refresh or enhance what you already know.
- AB Testing – Episode 104: Leading Quality - We are joined by the author of Leading Quality, Ron Cummings-John to talk about his upcoming book.
- Ep 29 Ryan Stinson: Security Shaped from Different Lenses - Ryan has a wealth of experience in different fields that have helped shape his testing.
- Episode 528 - Things To Think About Before Using A Password Manager - just a few things to consider.
- 135: Zombie grannies and unintended leaks - talking Android malware, and debate the merits of a social media strike, as one of the team bites the bullet and buys a smart lock for the office.
- Accessibility Tools - handy list of accessibility tools.
- Checkout.com - It'll help you accept more payments, monitor your transactions in real time and build a seamless payments flow.
- The Worm That Nearly Ate the Internet - Just over 10 years ago, a unique strain of malware blitzed the internet so rapidly that it shocked cybersecurity experts worldwide.
- Google Project Zero reveals bad iMessages could have bricked your iPhone - security researcher Natalie Silvanovich has disclosed an issue with iMessage that could lead to the Apple phones needing to be wiped and restored to function correctly.
- YouTube policy on removing ‘instructional hacking’ content causes infosec community outrage - Videos removed from a prominent educational channel brought the policy to light.
- Junior QA Engineer - Edinburgh, Scotland
- Test Lead - hands-on automation - Dundee, Scotland
- Senior QA Engineer - Amsterdam, Netherlands
- A Testing Double Feature - Performance Testing & Reporting on Automation - Auckland
- Claire Goss - "Testers – Is it our own fault we are Underrated?!" - Cork
- Porto Testers Meetup - Porto
- Latest Techniques, Technologies, and Trends To Focus On As A Software Tester - Bangalore
- Diversity & Inclusion and Performance Testing - Newcastle