Weekly Newsletter: Introduction to Java Course
This newsletter is kindly supported by Ministry of Testing!
Janet Gregory is bringing Agile training to TestBash Brighton in March. You have the opportunity to save up to £400 to attend one of the only Agile Testing for the Whole Team events happening in the UK in 2020!
Testing and the Community
- Who Is Your Customer? A RiskStorming Story - Find out how Hannah and her team got on using RiskStorming to complete a simple refactoring task.
- Introduction to Java - Mike Talks - You’ve probably heard of Java, it’s one of the most popular languages for building automation frameworks and a great place to start your journey into automation to support testing.
- TestBash Brighton - Early Bird tickets are coming to an end on the 31st January. TestBash Brighton is one of our most popular events, you'll discover new ways to get better at your job and meet other testers.
- Testing Ask Me Anything on DevOps with Noah Sussman - Take this opportunity on the 11th February at 8pm UK time to dig in and gain a deeper understanding of DevOps.
- Masterclass: Test Environments Management with Docker - This is now available for watching, it is packed with lots of good information.
- Acceptance criteria without specified time - How do you know when the test has passed?
- Inclusion matters: [Part 1] Diversity matters - How do you work to make sure every voice is heard and respected?
- When the rubber hits the road - Interesting post about test strategies, in particular, emergent strategy.
- How to get your first software testing job - Some really solid advice to get you started.
- Advice for New Managers - Great advice shared from members of the community, things they wish they'd done differently early on in their manager roles.
- Would Heu-Risk It? Part 8: The Glutton - Are you guilty of not letting go, wanting to test one more thing?
- Emotion and software development - The emotions that our software provokes in a user can be a warning sign that the software isn’t up to its task.
Upcoming MoT Events
- Testing Ask Me Anything - DevOps - 1 hour - 8pm UK Time - 11th February 2020
- TestBash Brighton - 26th - 27th March 2020
- TestBash Detroit - 23rd - 24th April 2020
- TestBash Netherlands - 28th -29th May 2020
- Would you publish without spellchecking? - Many in the web accessibility industry are beginning to re-position the discussion as more akin to spellcheckers.
- Checking 3rd Party Vendors’ Product Accessibility - How can you improve your chances of procuring an accessible product from a 3rd party vendor?
- Crazy Loop Syntax – Comparison of C# and Python (Learn Python Challenge) - Are you learning Python?
- A 2020 Guide to Deep Learning for Medical Imaging and the Healthcare Industry - Review of literature about how machine learning is being applied in different spheres of medical imaging and in the end implement a binary classifier to diagnose diabetic retinopathy.
- Leveraging CI/CD For Complex Tests - To achieve Continuous Testing, rapid test execution is a high priority.
- How WebdriverIO Uses Selenium Locators in a Unique Way - A WebdriverIO tutorial with examples.
- How to Upload Files while Automating Web Tests (No Code Needed) - You might face some obstacles while attempting to upload files when you click on the upload button.
- 5 Tips for Testing SaaS Applications - They present certain unique challenges that companies need to keep in mind.
Check out our forever automagically updated list of software testing podcasts...
- Before the Code First Steps to Automation with Jim Hazen - Are you looking for a way to improve your currently failing automation project?
- Episode 660 - Update Windows 10 Now, Urgent - There is a serious vulnerability that was patched that the NSA found and told Microsoft about.
- AB Testing – Episode 114: Random Reflections and Reading - Reacting to a 15 -year-old paper, and then somehow segue into talking about a few other papers.
- 161: Love, lucky dips, and 23andMe - The man who hacked the UK National Lottery didn't end up a winner, Japanese Love hotel booking tool suffers a data breach, and just what is 23andMe planning to do with your DNA?
- Security and a voice-controlled internet-connected cooker - Interesting take on testing voice controlled products.
- Critical Windows 10 vulnerability used to Rickroll the NSA and Github - Attack demoed less than 24 hours after disclosure of bug-breaking certificate validation.
- Microsoft warns about Internet Explorer zero-day, but no patch yet - IE zero-day connected to last week's Firefox zero-day.
- Hacker leaks passwords for more than 500,000 servers, routers, and IoT devices - The list was shared by the operator of a DDoS booter service.
- January Meetup - Happy New Year! - Newcastle
- Jan #MidsTest: Riskstorming with Ben Fellows - Birmingham
- Jan 2020 - Start Speaking Workshop - Leeds
- Meetup#8 - January 2020 - Recruitday Office Makati - Manila
- Mobile Apps Automation with Appium - Islamabad
- January - Talk: Building a Personal Skillset + 2020 Topics Discussion - Glasgow
- Become a Mentor - Essentials Meetup Edinburgh