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Reading Recommendations # 32

The 32nd issue of the reading recommendation contains 6 posts. This issue contains again an article from Katrina Clokie about “Accessibility & Usability Testing Pathway”. Katrina collected again very useful information about the topic of accessibility and usability testing. Her post is similar to Mobile Testing Pathway (katrinatester.blogspot.de/2015/08/mobile-testing-pathway.html) which was part of the last reading recommendations. I really like this format and I hope there will be more posts like this.
Furthermore, this issue contains post about topics like “Rhythm of Testing: Hanging with the Cool Kids and Self-worth”, “Software Testing is not for Attention Seekers”, “How a bug in Visual Studio 2015 exposed my source code on GitHub and cost me $6,500 in a few hours” and there is a post from the Google Blog announcing that Android Wear now works with iPhones.

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

Reading Recommendations Daniel KnottKatrina the Tester: Accessibility & Usability Testing Pathway

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[Reblog] Scaling Mobile at XING: Platform, Framework and Domain Teams

At XING, my current employer we had to handle some exciting challenges. We had to scale the whole mobile development as well as mobile testing from two small mobile teams (Android and iOS) to the whole software development department at XING.

My colleague Alexey Krivitsky wrote a great blog post about “Scaling Mobile at XING: Platform, Framework and Domain Teams” at InfoQ. In his post he describes our learnings from the last year, how we scaled, what we have learned and what structural changes had to be done in order to grow from 2 mobile teams to 10.

Enjoy reading this very interesting article. If you have similar problems in your organisation, let’s talk!

Scaling Mobile at XING: Platform, Framework and Domain Teams This article describes learning from XING on how to scale mobile development such that as many teams as necessary can contribute to the development of mobile apps (on both iOS and Android platforms) and at the same time keep the apps consistent, stable and shiny. It summarizes the key decisions and structural changes they made in order to enable scaling mobile from 2 to 10 teams.

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Reading Recommendations # 31

The 31st issue of the reading recommendation contains again 7 posts. This time I collected different kind of topics for you. There are mobile and wearbale testing topics, hiring, blogging and conference related topics. My favorite this week is the post from Katrina Clokie. Katrina wrote the post “Mobile Testing Pathway” where she collected very useful mobile testing topics. Furthermore, she provided some really nice exercises for people to start with mobile testing.
There is another post with the topic “What is Mobile First?” and a interesting one about “The Apple Watch won’t change Testing”.

Then there is a post about naughty strings and how they can be used during testing. Other posts are dealing with the topics “How to write a great talk proposal for a tech conference”, “9 Habits of Bloggers Who Have Huge Audiences” and “Differences Between Hiring a Contractor or Consultant”.
Enjoy reading the posts and send me posts that are worth reading and I will mention you and link to your social links or blog.

QA Hates You » Blog Archive » Extra Naughty Strings

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Rotation Tour in Mobile Testing - Adventures in QA

Rotation Tour in Mobile Testing

When I plan my mobile testing efforts and activities, I always plan to perform some special testing with the help of heuristics/ mnemonics. I use the heuristics to concentrate on a specific part of the app to find different behaviors and bugs. I hope you are all familiar with the touring heuristics within software testing. If not, here is a short overview of very known and popular heuristics/ mnemonics.

There is the touring heuristic FCC CUTS VIDS from Michael D. Kelly. Where FCC CUTS VIDS should remind you of several testing tours you can perform on your software. FCC CUTS VIDS stands for: Read more

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Reading Recommendations # 30

Time’s flying, this is already the 30th issue of my software testing reading recommendations. So far I recommended over 150 links to blog posts, podcasts or videos. I got lots of great feedback from my readers about this format on my blog. This issue contains again 7 very interesting posts about different topics. Lisa Crispins describes her learnings from the Agile 2015 conference. Neil Studd is writing about how to motivate testers. Furthermore there are posts about “Where do Testers go with Agile”, “Barcode detection in Play Services”, “Testing early vs. late”, “10 Ways to hire niche employees” and another post about “Automated tests do not improve your testing process”.

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

(Some of) what I learned at Agile 2015 – Agile Testing with Lisa Crispin

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