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TestBash Australia Early Bird Tickets Ending!
Early Bird tickets are ending on the 30th August. We've put together a cracking of a line-up of local and international speakers. You definitely don't want to miss out.
Testing and the Community
- Masterclass: Onboarding testers: Growing your new hire with AJ Larson - Onboarding is a painful process in just about any industry. Watch our Masterclass on the 10th September at 8pm UK Time to get lots of practical tips.
- Testing Ask Me Anything - Communities of Practice - Lee Marshall - The recording from our recent AMA.
- TestBash Detroit 2020 Call For Papers - It's our first TestBash in Detroit, we're very excited! Have you an experience you'd like to share, introduced a new process at work you think the world should know about? Submit your idea.
- Power Hour - Exploratory Testing - On the 27th of August Simon Tomes and Elizabeth Zagroba will spend an hour answering all your questions on Exploratory Testing on The Club!
- MoT Podcast Challenge - Michael Lang meets Theresa Neate - Michael Lang's pilot podcast where he met Theresa Neate discussed all things DevOps!
- The art of asking questions in a technical presentation (and questions cheat sheet) - Here are some tips for asking (or not asking).
- Whose Line Management Is It Anyway? - Great practical exercises.
- Your 2 basic visual regression testing options - Deep visual regression testing considers the CSS attributes of all elements, giving you unique advantages.
- Explore Apps in language without knowing the language - Are there any tips/hotkeys/pointers that will help me verify basic things?
- What is the one thing you dread testing and why? - We all have that one thing that we dread testing, what's yours?
Upcoming MoT Events
- Power Hour - Exploratory Testing - 27th August 2019 at 7pm UK Time
- Masterclass: Onboarding testers: Growing your new hire with AJ Larson - 10th September at 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
- TestBash Brighton - 26th - 27th March 2020
- TestBash Detroit - 23rd - 24th April 2020
- Senate Members Ask DOJ to Take Action as Number of Website Accessibility Lawsuits Continues to Rise - in light of the increasing number of lawsuits and claim letters asserting violation of the ADA.
- Accessibility and web performance are not features, they’re the baseline - We must start to see inaccessible and slow websites for what they are: a form of cruelty.
- Using a Screen Reader on the new Twitter.com - Twitter.com relaunched with a new look and feel on July 15th.
- Interface For help (c#) - When we write code, we need to be consistent. If we set up some rules, we have to follow them.
- Let's Go Deep! Part II: Encryption, Tokens, and Cookies - what is the difference between cookies and tokens, the different types of cookies, and how cookies can be protected.
- Don’t make your code do the Hokey Cokey - Instead of always adding stuff on to change something to be the way we want, sometimes we should take things away.
- Automating the automation: Automating Vstest - The goal of this article is to show how to do so and why to automate visual studio tests (VS tests) execution.
- Explaining virtual methods in C# with words and pictures - Explaining the virtual methods in C#.
- How To Make Your Tests Faster And More Accurate With A Test Plan - When you've finished making a change to your website, the work has only just begun.
- 9 Mobile App Test Cases - In the world of continuous software development, mobile app developers are challenged to remain agile while consistently finding and eradicating user-critical bugs.
Check out our forever automagically updated list of software testing podcasts...
- 266: Automation Journey and TestNG with Rex Jones II - Rex will share some hacks that have helped his testing career, as well as his thoughts on the Java testing framework TestNG.
- How to build distributed resilient systems with Adrian Hornsby - Learn more about why resiliency starts with humans, why we need to version everything we do, why default timeouts have to be flagged and more.
- Episode 561 - Facebook Has People Listening To Your Recordings You Thought Were Private - Artifical Intelligence isn't intelligent from the start.
- 142: Mercedes secret sensors, smart cities, and ransomware runs riot - Discussing how cities in Texas are being hit by a wave of ransomware, how Mercedes Benz has installed a tracker in your car, the security threats impacting smart cities, and a new feature coming to your Facebook app.
- Second Steam Zero-Day Impacts Over 96 Million Windows Users - This has been publicly disclosed today by Russian researcher Vasily Kravets.
- Apple, Google, and Mozilla block Kazakhstan's HTTPS intercepting certificate - Kazakhstan government's root certificate banned inside Chrome, Firefox, and Safari.
- Multiple HTTP/2 DoS flaws found by Netflix - Exploiting them could make servers grind to a halt.
- Backdoor Found in Utility for Linux, Unix Servers - Backdoor was intentionally planted in 2018 and found during the DEF CON 2019 security conference when researchers stumbled upon malicious code.
- Google wants to reduce lifespan for HTTPS certificates to one year - A Google proposal would cut lifespan of SSL certificates from 825 days to 397 days.
- NWTG and MoT Launch Party! - Manchester
- MoTEC - Edinburgh
- Ministry of Testing #13 - Rio de Janeiro
- Ministry of Testing #09 - São Paulo
- Meetup #3 - The Art of Continuous Testing - Cairo
- MoTCLE August Meetup - Cleveland
- Selenium Grid Workshop - Costa Rica
- Lightning Stories - Sheffield
- Third-Wave Thinking - Fraser Crichton - Wellington
- MoTEC - Edinburgh