Weekly Newsletter: Introducing Change To An Organisation As A Test Consultant
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SAP test automation tools are critical for detecting and mitigating impacts to core end-to-end business transactions. How do you pick an SAP test automation tool that saves you effort, rather than causing more work?
Our story starts with a woman in search of answers. Answers that will help her succeed in the next phase of her professional career: Becoming a successful Test Consultant. After having led a team of testers for several years she felt ready to meet other companies who could benefit from her expertise.
If you were at TestBash Brighton in March, you may have noticed a blue-haired person lurking in corners and hunched over tables, scribbling in sketchbooks and staring more intently than necessary at the wonderful speakers. The reason, of course, was that I was preparing for this comic!
In November 2016 we introduced our Continuous Call for Papers. The idea came around after a realisation that we always seemed to have a Call for Papers (CFP) open for a particular TestBash due to the sheer number of them these days. The question is though, has it helped anyone? The answer is yes, it really has. I’ve some data for you.
Join Applitools on Thursday, June 14 @ 8 am PDT (11 am EDT / 4 pm BST), for an advanced session with Sr. Software Architect Gil Tayar, as he shows how to set up and maintain testing environments using Docker, Docker-Compose, and Kubernetes.
The Super Testing Bros talk to Ashley Hunsberger and Marcus Merrell about the recent changes they’ve made to the SeleniumConf to be more diverse & inclusive, pay to speak, and other conference-related chatter.
Are you interested in the more technical aspects of testing? Test.bash(); is our first targeted software testing conference focussing on technical testing and automation. It will take on the same format as TestBash; a single-track conference consisting of 9 talks. Our Super Early Bird tickets are still available, so you can start making plans to join us in September!
We've picked a few topics of interest from The Club for you to read, contribute and generally get involved with.
It would be amazing to know or see what models you use to help with your testing work. Any particular ones you have found useful to shape your work or ideas?
Research job specs for e-commerce testers, identify 3 skills gaps from the criteria that you’d like to develop and create yourself some learning goals to achieve them. What learning goals do you have from this challenge?
Highlighting a selection of blog posts from the testing community.
A lot of testers are talking about how to use artificial intelligence (AI) or machine learning (ML) to be the next biggest thing in the test tooling industry. Many are in what seem to be a lemming-like hurry to abdicate their responsibilities to algorithms that will do their thinking for them. Those same testers, however, often have absolutely no idea how to actually test such systems in the first place.
When we speak about automation modelling we will mean – representation of the structure of automated checks that we perform and their distribution across different layers. And yes, we will talk about the pyramid.
- On choosing both/and, not either/or - On Test Automation
- 31/5/18 #TestTheBBC - The Growing Tester
- Awesome Testing: Selenium vs FluentLenium - Software testing Blog
- 30 Days of E-Commerce Testing – Day 30 - Mike the Tester
- Google Advanced Searches - Google Dorks - Evil Tester
- Systems Design for Mobile Test Development - Women Testers
- Testing with Naughty Strings in Postman - Amber Tests
- How AI is Already Changing Test Automation: 6 Examples - Joe Colantonio
- thewaiter: waiting for a URL in the browser to equal or contain a String, with Selenium - imALittleTester
- Mob Programming Journey – The Start of the Start - Journey Into Quality
- Homework with VS Code - soft circuitry
- 3 Testers, 3 Stories - Knowledge Tester
Testing PodcastsMoT host various podcasts, but here is a selection of interesting testing podcasts from around the web.
- 204: Discover Katalon Studio for Test Automation with Raghav Pal - Test Talks
- Episode 47 - AI and Ethics and Quality - Testing In The Pub
- Ep 24: Sully - Screen Testing
- Cafe 051: DevOps by nature. How do we learn from ants and bees with Mark Heistek - PurePerformance Cafe
- Cafe 050: Managing Microservices at Google with Acacio Cruz - PurePerformance Cafe
- A quick guide to test-driven development in React – freeCodeCamp
- Managing iOS Build Configurations and Schemes for XCTest
- Three Ways Agile has Gone Astray – Adam Ard
- “Poorly-Written” Locators and effect on UI Automation
- The (Testing) Prison of Representation
- BMW Fixes Security Flaws in Several Well-Known Car Models
- Why you shouldn’t label team members as “Technical” or “Nontechnical”
- When logging causes security incidents; What we learned from GitHub and Twitter
- Moving Fast and Securing Things – Several People Are Coding
- New Testers, Our Training Strategy ! – tajawal