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5 Ways to Time Travel Test [Whitepaper]

Temporal testing is critical for date sensitive business rules such as insurance rates, billing, and enrollment. Efficient time travel testing can increase your test coverage, accelerate development, and improve software quality. Read our whitepaper to learn the 5 ways to time travel software.

Test Leadership Lessons Learnt

Testers and those in non-direct leadership positions might find these lessons and tactics useful when exercising leadership in complex environments where the testing craft and its value are not understood or recognized.

My UnExpo Experience: What Motivates Us To Spend Time Testing Something?

Steve Cooper shares his scholarship story.  I reached out to the MoT Team for some support to attend their software testing conference, TestBash, and they kindly offered me a TestBash Brighton ticket along with the opportunity to participate in their new experiment, The UnExpo. So, I was in! 

Deep Hacking Appium for Fun and Profit Webinar

On April 26th at 6pm BST, learn about the inner-workings of Appium's structure, drivers, and architecture – from the R&D Director that researched Appium for over a year, while developing major capabilities for testing both iOS and Android apps. 

Testing Ask Me Anything - Security Testing - Daniel Billing

On Tuesday 8th May at 8pm UK time, we're talking all things Security Testing.  What are the most important security risks and vulnerabilities? What tools can you use for Security Testing? How is Security Testing different from other kinds of testing? All potential questions you could ask Daniel once you've registered.

Testers' Island Discs Ep13 - Andrew Morton

Andrew comes to the island to share stories from TestBash Brighton 2018, highlighting a few of his favourite sessions and drawing parallels to his own career experiences.  He also brings a particularly wide variety of songs spanning a range of genres, including satire, movies, videogames, musical theatre, and artists that it's okay to like even if they're not "cool".


MoT Meetups

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

#NottsTest - Spot The Difference: Automating Visual Regression Testing

This session looks at why we automate tests, the issue with just manually testing, common end to end automation pitfalls, a brief introduction to visual testing and finally a look at common issues with visual testing and ways to overcome them.


The Club 

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

The future of the Test Manager? 

What’s your view on Test Managers and the role they play in the modern Software Development ecosystem?

The Book Club: Crucial Conversations

Have you read Crucial Conversations? Would you recommend it to others? What parts of the book stood out to you the most?


Community Posts

Highlighting a selection of blog posts from the testing community.

Mapping your Test efforts to Automation – Toyer M–All things testing

An idea which I was pretty excited about sharing, was the idea of bringing your test scenarios close to your Automation code. In fact, I worked on a case where it can actually reside on the same repo or codebase as your automation scripts.

Guidelines For Running a Bug Bash - ConorFi

The focus of this blog is how to run a successful bug bash: what you will do before, during and after the Bug Bash.


Testing Blogs

Want to get featured here? Submit your blog to our Testing Feeds  

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.