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Testing and the Community
- Become a modern tester with this new course! - Learn how to identify, describe and apply each of the Modern Testing principles with this course and take whole-team quality up a notch.
- [E] Building a World Class QA team with Chris Thacker - Learn how to recruit, retain and grow QA’s.
- How to decrease the regression testing time? - Can the testing process be improved?
- What do people think about lightning talks? - What are the benefits for both speakers and listeners? What is the ideal time for a lightning talk?
- The Power of Not Knowing - There are times when not knowing can yield some of the most interesting bugs.
- Mob Testing — How to Enable Better Habits and Skills - I learned people are often at their best behavior in groups.
Upcoming MoT Events
- TestBash San Francisco - 6th - 7th November 2019
- Masterclass: [E] Building a World Class QA team with Chris Thacker - 1hour - 8pm UK Time 12th November 2019.
- TestBash Brighton - 26th - 27th March 2020
- TestBash Detroit - 23rd - 24th April 2020
- TestBash Netherlands - 28th -29th May 2020
- New Study: The Impact of Captions and Transcripts on Student Learning - A fascinating new report which gives insight into student’s uses and perspectives of captions and interactive transcripts in online courses.
- Why Are Accessible Websites so Hard to Build? - Inaccessible websites are not just a consideration for designers and engineers but a serious problem for a company’s legal team as well.
- Mozilla’s Accessibility Inspector helps developers to make websites and content accessible for all - For people with disabilities, technology often makes things possible in the first place.
- Choosing which test cases to automate - Helping you decide what to automate.
- C# PageFactory - Wrap Your Webdriver Calls - This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Building a .Net Core PageFactory Framework.
- So you want to Automate? - The first of a series of articles discussing myths about becoming a tester and "Automation Engineer".
- Removing duplicates from a List - When working with lists, sometimes you only want them to contain distinct elements.
- Introducing Cucumber for Jira - Cucumber for Jira facilitates collaboration between all of your stakeholders by bringing native BDD support to Jira.
- 9 Mobile Testing Types to Double Down for Boosting App Quality - Talking about the What, Why, and How to get you started and publish great apps confidently.
- Manifold - Manifold powers marketplace infrastructure that connects millions of developers to the best APIs, tools, and services in the fastest-growing communities.
- Honeycomb - Gather data from any source—from your clients (mobile, IoT, browsers), vendored software, or your own code.
Check out our forever automagically updated list of software testing podcasts...
- Magic Object Model Halloween with Paul Grossman - Paul shares some automation tales that will chill your testing bones.
- The Testing Show: Coverage - Coverage is a broad area and asking ten people will probably get you ten different answers.
- Episode 612 - What Is The Most Effective Phishing Tactic - This episode goes through those and why phishing simulations are valuable to your company.
- AB Testing – Episode 110: PM, PM, and MT - They spend most of this podcast trying to understand each other while winding through conversations on Product Management, Project Management, Program Management and how they all fit into quality.
- E24 - Do I Need To Write My Test Cases Before I Run Them? - Why the vast majority of times (not all times) it is better, maybe even essential, to document your test cases upfront.
- The Guilty Tester - Episode 12 - Testbash Manchester Unexpo 2019 Part 1 - "In October 2019 I went to Testbash Manchester and had an Unexpo stand where I talked about guilt in software testing and collected things that people felt guilty about."
- 152: Cats, hoodies, and rent - What's the problem with IoT-enabled pet feeders? How are landlords using smart home technology to snoop upon their residents?
- ABT 343 – Andrew Morton - "Our first real episode is a quick chat with Andrew Morton. Andrew is the Dev Boss at Ministry of Testing, and can be found at @testingchef on Twitter"
- Getting people to think about security - Wanting to try and see if we can start a bit of a culture shift to get everyone thinking about security, including product owners/BAs/Project managers/UX. Can you share your experience?
- WhatsApp launches fingerprint security lock support for Android devices - WhatsApp biometric authentication through fingerprint sensors on the Android platform.
- This aggressive IoT malware is forcing Wi-Fi routers to join its botnet army - Gafgyt has been updated with new capabilities, and it spreads by killing rival malware.
- Test Engineer - London, UK
- Agile Software-Tester - München, Germany
- Pre TestBash Meetup - San Francisco
- Improv Your Interactions! - Zack Kelly - Columbus
- 2020 planning - Edinburgh
- "When to say no to Automation" By Jack Taylor - Barcelona
- Easy & Affordable Usability Testing - Jon McGreevy - Nottingham
- November Meetup : Debate Club - Sheffield
- Post TestBash Meetup - San Francisco
- BDD Workshop - Peterborough
- "When to say no to Automation" By Jack Taylor - Valencia
- API and Web Testing: why it’s so important? - Eindhoven