Thursday 13th September


We've streamlined the catalog by removing some duplicated entries and adding a section to highlight our AMAs.

Proposal submissions

It was pointed out to us that the email we send thanking people for CCFP submissions was a bit sparse and didn't give any useful information. We've changed the copy to highlight things like which TestBashes you have submitted to and added links to pages of our site that have more information about the CCFP and the submissions process.

Fix bug allowing change of username

Your username is used by The Club, and we don't allow changes to username because it breaks the links to all your fine questions and answers. Some smart fellow (they should be a tester!) found a way to do it, so we've closed off that particular loophole.

Monday 20th August

Wow, it's been while, hasn't it? Rest assured (which is not a tool we use) that things have been happening in the background. We've been working on a couple of things that have been constantly deployed, but just are not accessible yet. They'll be added here as soon as we make those live, so look out for that. The other background work is upgrading the libraries we use. This release removes the last known gem that had a known issue.

YouTube feed

Did you see we added testing related videos to our list of feeds? You can also subscribe to weekly alerts letting you know of the great content that has been added over the week.

Wednesday 25th July

Fix bug preventing TestBash submissions from being written

We use CKEditor as a WYSIWYG for entering proposal details. There was a problem caused if your browser was using a language CKEditor did not understand. We now revert to English if there is no translation for the supplied language.

Friday 13th July

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We do a lot of cool things here at the Ministry, and we want to be able to tell you about them. We've added the ability to show you events or articles that might be relevant when you peruse specific pages.

Monday 2nd July

Add accepted CCFP proposals to speakers list

BossBoss does a lot of great things for MoT and our community, so this change will give him back a little bit of time to devote to those awesome things. When you accept an offer to speak, you will be added to the speakers list, which saves Richard having to do it manually. Automation FTW.

Reply to job applicant

To save you having to copy and paste the applicant's email address, using reply to on a job application email will now use their email address.

Make live chat available to visitors

We've made it so our live chat can be set up for use by non-MoT account holders if required. For example, if you want to sponser an MoT event, like TestBash San Francisco and have questions, you will be able to speak to us using live chat on the sponsorship pages.

Friday 22nd June (Yes, we deploy on Fridays)

Improve searching to include topic tags

Lessons can have topics and these can now be used for searching. e.g. Search for 'Testbash Andrew' and learn the DevBoss' terrible taste in music with his Tester's Island Discs appearence.

Thursday 21st June

Add Syntax highlighting for use in articles

Have an article in mind that shows code snippets? We now have syntax highlighting so that code will look pretty. What are you waiting for?

Increase CCFP file size limit

Supporting files for CCFP proposals can now be up to 2 megabytes. We even tell you this upfront, so you don't have to submit and be told no before you learn the limit.

Improve searching to include content type

Always wanted to search for videos, or for podcasts? Now you can by including them as keywords in your search. e.g. Search for 'Podcast Andrew' and learn the DevBoss' terrible taste in music with his Tester's Island Discs appearence.