Software testing news – Issue 473: Bug blast and collaboration

How does a community of practice support your career growth? Find out what's been happening in the community and join events to enhance your opportunities. All in this week's software testing news.

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What's been happening in the testing, QA and quality engineering community? Let's go! 🛻



Career Growth

New to Testing & Quality

Tools & Models

Bugs in Production


API Testing

Security Testing

Performance Testing

Mobile Testing




Contract Testing 

  • What is contract testing? with Daniel Knott, featuring a shout-out to previous TestBash contributors, Marie Cruz and Lewis Prescott's, new book.

Just for Fun


I hope you have a great week.

— Simon Tomes, part of the Community Team at Ministry of Testing


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🗓️ Events

New events are always added, so keep checking the events page for up-to-date info.


🗞️ Industry News


✏️ Calls for Contributions

"Innovation happens when people come together to share ideas. We commit to creating a space to enable both you and our software testing industry to thrive. MoT’s Continuous Call for Contributions (CCC) is a step in this direction."

Read more from MoT's founder and CEO, Rosie Sherry, in her post: Introducing MoT’s Continuous Call for Contributions.


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Simon Tomes

Community Team

Simon works in the community team at Ministry of Testing and his pronouns are he/him. Currently learning to be a better community enabler, he has a passion for all things testing with a career in various testing roles since 2003. He particularly enjoys promoting and sharing the value of exploratory testing.