99-Minute Workshops, the brand new addition to Ministry of Testing’s learning platform available only to our Pro Members.

Our short, instructor-led, workshops are the perfect way to explore and experiment with new ideas, as well as keep updated with new tools and approaches to testing. Broadening your understanding of what it means to be a valuable member of a modern software development team.

Uncovering the Power of Browser DevTools

Many software testers do not realize the wealth of information they have at their fingertips, within their web browser. Join Butch Mayhew on the 4th of September 2020, 12 PM (New Zealand Time) and learn how to use Browser DevTools to improve your testing toolkit with his workshop Uncovering the Power of Browser DevTools.

After this workshop, you will be able to

  • name different DevTools available in Google Chrome,
  • explain how different Chrome DevTools can be used in software testing and
  • design test plans incorporating Chrome DevTools in their approach,


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What You'll Learn

By the end of this workshop you'll be able to:

Design test plans incorporating Chrome DevTools in their approach.

Explain how different Chrome DevTools can be used in software testing.

Name different DevTools available in Google Chrome.

About This Workshop

  • Introduction to browser DevTools, reviewing popular browsers, along with their history and how they have evolved over the years.
  • Open up your local web browser as I take you on a guided tour of Chrome DevTools, specifically covering Elements, Console, Sources, Network, and Application.
  • I’ll cover useful features for testers and developers during this time along.
  • I will share a personal example on how I've personally used the DevTools to uncover or clarify an issue as a software tester.
  • Exercise where we use a live website and come up with different areas of to incorporate the use of Chrome DevTools into a test plan.

Your Instructor

Butch Mayhew

Butch Mayhew

Director of Software Test

Butch Mayhew is the Director of Software Test at Daxko who loves finding more efficient ways to complete tasks. This played out in two major areas within his organization; test strategies that focus on deep exploratory feature testing, and creating test automation frameworks that have identified over 150 defects in his test environments. While he isn't busy automating the next boring task, you can find him at the disc golf course during the day or saving the princess with his kids on his RetroPie at night.

What are 99 Minute Workshops?

  • Instructor-led
  • Short
  • Targeted
  • Outcomes-based
  • Learn live with others
  • Convenient
  • Included in Pro

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