Favourite Three Tools with Rahul Parwal and Ajay Balamurugadas

13th January 2023
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Ajay Balamurugadas

Senior Director - QE, GSPANN Technologies

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Rahul Parwal


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Talk Description

We’re fortunate in the software testing industry to have many options when it comes to tooling. Whilst many new options exist, we tend to hold on to a few more than others. These are our go-to tools, our trusty tools, and the tools we simply can’t live without. These tools help us to stay more productive in our day-to-day work and we feel they could bring great value addition to most people who work in the testing industry.

In this talk, Our Three Favourite Tools & Why? We will share our three favorite tools (XMind, Vimium, and Pairwise Tool) with you. We’ll share the context where these tools can be used, how this tool helps stay more productive, our personal history and experience with these tools, and how we’ve used it in the past, and how we use it now. We’ll also provide a short demonstration of a couple of tools. This talk will introduce you to new tools as well as contextual ways in which each of these tools can be used.

What you’ll learn

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

  • The importance of remaining tool aware
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Ajay Balamurugadas

Senior Director - QE, GSPANN Technologies

Ajay Balamurugadas, goes by the handle ‘ajay184f’ in the testing community and is continuously re-inventing his testing methodology. He co-founded Weekend Testing - a worldwide movement for skilled testing, authored multiple books available at bit.ly/booksaj and bit.ly/ajleanpub. His friends associate the terms - ‘Change Agent, Idea Man, Motivational’ to him. He tweets under @ajay184f and loves to have long conversations on software testing and life in general. He is currently working at GSPANN Technologies, Inc. as Senior Director - QE. When not testing, he spends time with his wife and two children.
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Rahul Parwal


Rahul Parwal is a Software Tester & Generalist. Presently, He is a Senior Software Engineer with ifm engineering in India. Reading, learning, and practicing the craft of software testing is something he enjoys doing. He also shares his knowledge and experience with testers via LinkedIn, Twitter, Blog, Youtube, and meetups. His recent accolades include the ‘Jerry Weinberg Testing Excellence Award‘ from the “Tea-time with Testers” and the 'Super Voice Award' by Synapse QA. Want to know more, Check out: https://testingtitbits.com/
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