Your Weekly Testing News - Issue 448

How can we spread the good word about testing and quality? Discover many ways to join the testing conversation and register for testing events. Read it all in this week's newsletter.

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How can we spread the good word about testing and quality? 

That's exactly what Nicola Sedgwick did last week. She spoke at CTO Craft Conference about embedding a culture where quality is everyone’s responsibility. Sanne Visser attended their first developer conference. Kristof Van Kriekingen gave a workshop at a school to students about API testing and security. Great to see community folks go beyond the testing community to spread the good word. Could you do something like that?

Here's what else the testing community have been spreading. 

API Testing



Reading code

Soft skills

Strategy & Methodologies

If you're looking for your next job and need advice on your CV/resume, I noticed Leigh Rathbone kindly sharing his CV and Interview Hints and Tips document again. Worth checking out. We also have this article by Elizabeth Zagroba: How To Interview Like A Tester and this discussion about creating CVs that get you noticed

📂 New article: Ashutosh Mishra talks about latency issues and their impact on mobile applications. How Does Your Mobile Application Handle Internet Connection Issues? You Might Be Surprised


Have a great week.

— Simon, CommunityBoss

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Simon Tomes

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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.