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All Things Ministry of Testing
- Win MoT Pro Membership thanks to BrowserStack! - Just answer the question before 5pm on Friday 18th September to be in with a chance of getting a Pro Membership for a year.
- Automating API Checks With RestSharp - Hilary Weaver-Robb - Learn everything you need to start automating checks of APIs using RestSharp in C# with this new course from Hilary.
- Meet The Coaches Podcast - Anand Bagmar - Adam Leon Smith speaks with Anand Bagmar to get to know about his background and experiences.
- How To Start Blogging AMA with Louise Gibbs, Bruce, Chris Armstrong & Lee Marshall - Learn why its good to write things down and empty your brain to the world.
- Visual testing: How it works and getting started with Mike Fotinakis - Visual bugs are hard to detect through functional tests, learn how visual testing works under the hood with Percy.
- What Does Your Career Timeline Look Like? - Most of us have taken a meandering career path to becoming a tester, trying different roles on. What does your path look like?
- Can you defeat the impossible checkbox? - Can you defeat the bear and keep the checkbox checked? If so, tell us how you did it.
Community News & Podcasts
- Psychological safety and inclusion in agile teams - Feeling safe is easy if you are the norm.
- Visualize the Test Strategy - To plan a test strategy we need to understand the pipeline, the relative value of the test activities and the relative evolution of the test activities.
- Test Data Management Strategies - Different approaches to handle your test data when running automated tests and the trade-offs.
- Episode 821 - TLS Certificates Now Have Lifespan Of 398 Days, Be Prepared - As of September 1, 2020 TLS certificates will only be valid for 398 days.
- 194: Carry on droning - A Bitcoin bungle causes one user to lose millions, hackers attempt to bribe a Tesla employee into infecting the company's network, and are we ready for a sky full of drones?
99-Minute Workshops - September
- Leading a test automation strategy - Join Dana Aonofriesei at 1pm New York, US Time - 9th September 2020
- Mocks and Testability - Join Ali Haydar at 12pm New Zealand time (NZST) - 11th September 2020
- Property-based testing in Java - Join Mike Solomon at 12pm UK Time - 14th September 2020
- A Deep Dive into JUnit 5 - Join Boni García at 1pm New York, US Time - 16th September 2020
- Continuous Testing Throughout the SDLC - Join Dan Ashby at 12pm UK Time - 21st September 2020
Posts selected from our business feed
- Mindful Testing – because testing should not be done on autopilot - Be present and work on the highest value testing task.
- Best Practices for Large Test Automation Projects - Working on a group project always raises challenges, but with automation projects, where the UI keeps changing and components are shared, collaboration is essential.
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
- Masterclass: Let’s Go Larvae Hunting! - 8pm UK Time - 22nd 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.
- Coming Next: WCAG 2.2 - It is a myth that website accessibility is a once and done exercise.
- Bridgefy, the messenger promoted for mass protests, is a privacy disaster - Researchers notified the company in April of serious flaws that have yet to be fixed.
- Firefox will add a new drive-by-download protection - Firefox will block automatic downloads initiated from sandboxed iframes.
- Recap of lessons learned during Test Leadership Summer 2020 by Anna Royzman - Online, Austin
- Test clinic - Gothenburg
- September Double Header! - Al Goodall and Simon Prior - Online, Buckinghamshire
- No estimates: dream or reality - Darryn Downey - Online, Cork
- Devbridge Test Automation Hackathon - Vilnius