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The 4th OnlineTestConf (June 19-20th) is on its way. The planned session line-up will tackle the most relevant topics on everyone's professional minds. Attendance is free but the knowledge shared will be priceless. Save your seat!
Modern Testing Principles created by Alan Page and Brent Jensen are the natural evolution of the Agile Tester. With these seven principles of Modern Testing, testers can start moving from being the owners of quality to being the ambassadors of shippable quality, delivering value, and improving the quality culture of the team. Download your pdf printable.
This week's guest is Amber Race, who brings a selection of topics for discussion which are almost as eclectic as her musical choices. Amber and Neil share anecdotes of bridging the divide between developers and testers, and talk about the importance of empathy, teamwork, gratitude and humility.
The Super Early Bird tickets are ending on 31st May! With such a diverse lineup of topics, you can guarantee your mind will definitely feel stretched by the end of the day. With such a wonderful community, you'd be able to share your ideas and gain a new understanding of the world that is testing. Make the most of the discount while you can!
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Gareth is on a roll with another software testing poem 99-second talk in as many months! This time, we hear about the difference between checking and testing.
There are a number of tools and techniques we can use to help us design tests, in this session we'll take a look at some of them. By the end of the session, we'll have covered: Mnemonics to retrieve heuristics and oracles; Describing what a heuristic is; Describing what an oracle is; Apply using heuristics and oracles to a testing situation and Correlation between heuristics and test ideas.
We've picked a few topics of interest from The Club for you to read, contribute and generally get involved with.
“An e-commerce system has been launched, you have to do a smoke test. Share what you would test”. My opinion: browser-compatibility. Is the website correct displayed, if not: will I get an error Message or a forwarding? Crashes the browser?
Can you guys share your experiences as the lonely Testers in a company and how you manage and plan your work? Please suggest activities to get started if one is moving from a big company to a small one as the single tester of a company.
Highlighting a selection of blog posts from the testing community.
After giving a talk about testing to developers, someone in the audience asked: how do you sell testing and quality to the business? How do you get them to realise those are important?
When I started working at my current workplace I found detailed scripted test cases. Part of my responsibilities included manual testing, so I thought I could test the way I was familiar with, and how the rest of my colleagues tested—just follow the test cases. It hasn’t worked well.
- A Tester's Journey: Testing Tour Stop #8: Pair Accessibility Testing with Viv
- Classes and Methods – The Rambling Tester
- Don’t bank on it – Probe probare – to properly test
- The Complexities of “Failing Fast” – Dan Ashby
- All Caps Tester | Dave Duke: Non perfect projects
- On UI test automation – Illiteration – Testing times in Software Testing
- Assumptions vs Biases – TestingMuse – Medium
- Traditional testing vs. agile testing | Supreme Agile | David Tzemach's Blog
- A Tester's Journey: Testing Tour Stop #7: Pair Penetration Testing with Peter
- Evil Tester: On CounterString Algorithms
- Testing is like a box of rocks – Gregory Testing
- Untangling Maven dependencies | Patterns of Proof
- How 7 lines of code changed the internet | Kieran O' Callaghan
- The Test Automation Snowman
- Quality Testing — What is the Screenplay Pattern? (Part 1 of 3)
- On Demand Testing | Knowledge Tester
- Does the language we speak shape the way we think?
- Delivering without a scope in agile projects | Supreme Agile | David Tzemach's Blog
- Automating test case decision (using AI in testing part I) – The Test Lynx
Testing PodcastsMoT host various podcasts, but here is a selection of interesting testing podcasts from around the web.
- 061 Serverless Performance, Monitoring and Best Practices from Fender | PurePerformance
- To Ramp-Up or not Ramp-up, that is the question | Ask PerfBytes
- AB Testing – Episode 81: Business Rulz! – AB Testing
- RBCS Software Testing Training & Consulting: Podcast
- 201: Intelligent Process Automation with Jonathon Wright - Test Talks
Testing ChatterWe keep a close eye on our two slack groups - testers.chat and our MoT Slack. This is what they've been sharing.
- Belgian motorist 'caught speeding' at 696kph in an Opel Astra
- Being a Product Sherpa
- Agile Testing (Simplified) | testingfromthehip
- Debug Gatling Performance Test Scripts - 5 Essential Methods
- How to Use Gmail's Confidential Mode to Make Your Emails More Secure | Digital Trends
- Google makes it easier to delete the search, browsing and viewing history it keeps on you | 9to5Mac
- Microsoft Publishes Massive 948-Page PDF With Every Windows Terminal Command You Could Ever Need | Lifehacker Australia