Weekly Newsletter: Mobile App Testing Mnemonic


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Webinar - Shift Left, Shift Right: A Journey Towards Testing In DevOps

Behavior Driven Development is a key approach for many successful DevOps teams. Learn how they leverage BDD and combine it with product analytics, to continuously assert the quality of their products.  Discover our tips to scale BDD and test your software in production.

Mobile App Testing Mnemonic

Today I want to share my own mnemonic which I have created over the last month. It's called "MOBILE APP TESTING"! Easy to remember right? What follows is a detailed description of the mnemonic with explanations, tips and resources to help you with mobile testing.

Super Testing Bros Podcast: Mobile Testing with Dougie Hoskins and Antonia Landi

In this podcast, The Super Testing Bros are joined by Dougie Hoskins and Antonia Landi to discuss all things mobile testing! Find out some of their testing strategies and top tips for testing web apps on mobile and native apps. As well as their thoughts on the benefits and challenges of testing on real devices and simulators.

TestBash Dublin Early Bird Tickets

We're delighted to announce that the Early Bird tickets for TestBash Dublin are available until the end of April.  So if you need to send an email to accounts, or get sign off from your manager, now is the time to do it!


I Have A Secret - Anusha Nirmalananthan

This talk is the amusing and awkward tale of what it's like to share something deeply important for the first time. How can you prepare beforehand? How can you respond if you are the colleague? What do you do if one of you puts your foot in your mouth?


TestBash Australia Super Early Bird Tickets On Sale!

We are delighted to announce that the Super Early Bird tickets for TestBash Australia are now on sale!  It's our first time bringing our TestBash to Sydney, Australia and we've a feeling it is going to be just as awesome as our other TestBashes! Find out about our lineup and get your ticket at a bargain price! 

#TestChat - Accessibility Testing  

We have a new #TestChat on the theme of Accessibility Testing planned for Wednesday 25th April at 8pm (UK time) for an hour. You can join in on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn, making sure to use #TestChat to share your questions and answers.  It's a fun and highly interactive way to learn.


MoT Meetups

Each week we will feature one of our upcoming MoT community Meetups. Find or start a MoT meetup.

Edinburgh - Aim for Agility! - 25th April

This month we're going to look at Agility, have you come across any or all of the following challenges? Disparate Agile skills; Poor application performance; Limited Software Engineering skills; Lack of clear non-functional requirements gathering/testing (NFR/NFT).  If you answered yes to any of these, you need to hear this story about how a team tackled these challenges.


The Club 

We've picked a few topics of interest from The Club for you to read, contribute and generally get involved with.

When To Start Automation?

When is a good time to start test automation? (I often get people wanting/asking it as a priority and before any other testing has been done before).  In your experience: When is a good time to start automation? Why?

Testing On Previous Versions Of Browsers?

In recent years, Chrome and Firefox have started having regular release cycles on their browsers, which automatically update every 6 weeks or so.  How does everybody go about browser testing, keeping older versions in mind?


Community Posts

Highlighting a selection of blog posts from the testing community.

Are Some Of Us Doing It Wrong? - My World of Testing 

I love the Testing Community, there are so many opportunities to share knowledge, talk to others, attend events and learn.  I had heard the term “Imposter Syndrome” banded about for the last few years and never really felt it myself, but recently, I have not only experienced it myself, it actually brought a sense of “Am I doing it wrong?” and having had some conversations on social media I started to realise I wasn’t alone. 

I Am A Software Tester Who Wants To Work Freelance. How Can I Get Projects Online? – Rosie Land

I have a particular bugbear about people asking how to freelance in software testing and then all these rubbish responses popping, mostly pointing to places that apparently advertise jobs or are an intermediary ‘bug finding’ service.


Testing Blogs

Want to get featured here? Submit your blog to our Testing FeedsResponse Codes Explained - Think Like a Tester  

Testing Podcasts 

MoT host various podcasts, but here is a selection of interesting testing podcasts from around the web.  

Testing Chatter

We keep a close eye on our two slack groups - testers.chat and our MoT Slack.  This is what they've been sharing.