Reading Recommendations

Reading Recommendations # 78

This is the 78 issue of my reading recommendations contains 6 very interesting blog posts and one YouTube video. Thanks to all the bloggers out there writing the great content. This issue include the topics: “On writing and publishing my first ebook”, “Test Bash Philly 99 Second Talk – Leap, Don’t Look”, “Can we remove a tester from our agile team?”, “Demystifying Mobile Testing: Critical Thinking Prevails”, “Quality Is Not A Project” and “Communication Skills For Testers: Why it’s important”.

Enjoy reading the posts and send me new ones that are worth reading and I will mention you and link to your social links or blog.

When you have finished reading the recommended blog posts think about leaving a comment. The author of the blog will love to see your comment and it will start a nice discussion about the topic that may help others to understand the topic even more.

Reading Recommendations - On writing and publishing my first ebookOn Test Automation | On writing and publishing my first ebook

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Mobile App Testing

Win a Mobile App Testing Book

It’s bin a long time since I wrote my last blog post. At the moment there is not so much time for me to write down all the posts I have in draft mode. Sorry for that! However, since christmas is almost there and the german edition of my book Hands-On Mobile App Testing is available since end of September with the title Mobile App Testing, I want to give all my german speaking blog readers/ lurkers 😉 the opportunity to win a signed copy of the german edition.

https://twitter.com/dnlkntt/status/780091988553129984

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The State of Fitness Tracker 2016

The State Of Fitness Trackers 2016

Wearable devices constitute a major part of the Internet-of-Things (IoT), which explains the incredible growth of the industry in just a few years. Besides fitness, these wearables have had far reaching influence on the fields of education, disabilities, medicine, gaming, transportation, and entertainment.

The miniaturisation of sensors and electronic devices combined with pervasive connectivity and lowering of costs have facilitated the rapid growth in the number of fitness trackers being conceptualised and launched in the last few years.

But the future of this market segment depends on how well it can match the aesthetics of user tastes and preferences via optimal styling and overcoming design challenges. For instance, one of the biggest concerns for smartwatch makers is the ability to match the design sensibility of luxury time pieces, which are, first and foremost, identified as a fashion statement.

Other challenges include the limited battery life of most devices and the requirement for regular recharging, privacy issues, and functional bugs, among others.

But even with these obstacles, many new companies continue to enter the fray in the wide range of fitness trackers and wearable technologies. Some examples include: Read more

Reading Recommendations

Reading Recommendations # 77

This is the 77 issue of my reading recommendations contains 4 very interesting blog posts and one video from Danny Dainton (@DannyDainton) on the Whiteboard Testing YouTube channel. Thanks to all the bloggers out there writing the great content. This issue include the topics: “Tester’s First TestBash”, “Risk-based release testing”, “TestBash – more than a conference” and “the four-hour tester”.

Enjoy reading the posts and send me new ones that are worth reading and I will mention you and link to your social links or blog.

When you have finished reading the recommended blog posts think about leaving a comment. The author of the blog will love to see your comment and it will start a nice discussion about the topic that may help others to understand the topic even more.

Tester's First TestBash - Reading RecommendationsTester’s First TestBash | Cassandra HL TL; DR: TestBash Manchester was amazing! I’d highly recommend going and / or sending your team there. The talks and the people were well worth it and even better than I thought they would be.

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EuroSTAR - Adventures in QA

Win A Ticket to EuroSTAR 2016 – Update

Like last year you can win again a ticket to EuroSTAR conference 2016 in Stockholm. This year the EuroSTAR conference returns to Sweden for the fifth time later this month and promises to be a fantastic opportunity for software testing professionals to learn and network with over 1000 peers from over 40 countries across Europe and around the globe.

The conference will take place from 31st of October to 3rd of November and the ticket has a value of 1850€ (2,5 days) and is maybe free for you :). Read more