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The recorded Masterclass is now live on The Dojo! It was a great session, with lots of questions from the community at the end. Melissa discussed the agile ceremonies we tend to focus on, show where their long-standing use may result in the wrong outcome, and recommended ways to fix those tendencies.
Our London Tester Gathering Workshops are kicking off in a month! With two full days of training consisting of four awesome half-day workshops, the struggle will be to decide which workshops are right for you! Early Bird tickets are now available, saving you money, which I'm sure your accounts department will thank you for.
We are over half way through our challenge and we wanted to remind you that Saucelabs are giving away 25 t-shirts to those involved! To be in with a chance to win, use the #30daysoftesting hashtag when you share your blogposts, or thoughts on Twitter. Or you can join the various discussions happening on The Club.
Agile methodologies have become the dominant approach to software development, but what does that mean? How is it implemented and how does it affect us as testers?
We've picked a few topics of interest from The Club for you to read, contribute and generally get involved with.
Day 21 of 30 days of e-commerce testing 1 is: Identify alternative ways that we can currently buy products without using a computer. For me, it’s mobile. I rarely ever buy on a tablet or laptop! What do you consider alternative ways to buy?
When I think about test automation, there are only two relevant applications Performace Testing and Regression Testing. Do you know about any other uses of test automation that does not fit either definition?
Highlighting a selection of blog posts from the testing community.
Why Learning How To Automate Tests DOES NOT Make You A Better Tester – Software Testing – A Journey Of Discovery
I recently found myself retweeting a tweet by Alan Page on Twitter which struck a chord with me. It led to some interesting discussions and misunderstanding as to what point I was attempting to make.
- 9 quick ideas for flexible testing - Katrina the Tester
- Clear The Clutter - Thoughts On Testing
- Introduction to Security Testing - Think Like a Tester
- Test environments are obsolete - Software Testing – A Journey Of Discovery
- Fore! How to score better with your testing approach - TestingMuse
- Getting Started in Automation – Process Flows - The Rambling Tester
- Testing Tour Stop #9: Pair Experiencing the User Perspective with Cassandra - A Tester's Journey
- What are Quicktests and when are they used? - Chris Kenst
- The Constraints of (Testing) History - Stories from a Software Tester
- Testing Skills You Must Learn in the New Digital Reality - Test Automation Made Easy
- What does it mean to be an Agile tester? - David Tzemach's Blog
- 16/5/18 Bloggers Club: Critique a widely known/accepted concept in the testing community – The Growing Tester
- Global Accessibility Awareness Day - Mike the Tester
- Success and Failure – offbeattesting
- On Hacking and Being Hacked - Evil Tester
- Impact of the GDPR on Software Testing - Scrolltest
- What is The Test Mushroom and how to improve your testing - Automation Rhapsody
Testing PodcastsMoT host various podcasts, but here is a selection of interesting testing podcasts from around the web.
- The State of Agile 2018 - Agile Uprising Podcast
- 203: Performance Advisory Council with Henrik Rexed - Test Talks
- Usability with Smita Mishra - The Testing Show
- Cafe 046: Virtual Performance Advisory Council with Henrik Rexed - PurePerformance Cafe
- 202: AI for User Flow Verification with Jason Arbon - Test Talks
Testing ChatterWe keep a close eye on our two slack groups - testers.chat and our MoT Slack. This is what they've been sharing.
- Testability – Requirements, Systems, Processes – Thomas Crabtree
- How Does the Product Make You Feel: Usability, Testing & Airports – Let Me Try Software Testing!
- Books for testers - my recommendations. - The Broken Tests
- There is still need for test management in Agile but it is done differently - Derk-Jan de Grood
- Why AI cannot take over the world – Hacker Noon
- Digital Strategies Are So 2016: Time For An Artificial Intelligence Strategy - Forbes
- A Look at the Credit Card Shaped Hardware Device Called ‘Coolwallet’
- 10 Firefox Dev Tools tricks that will blow your mind