30 days of mobile testing - Adventures in QA

30 Days of Mobile Testing

This time I changed sides and created the 30 days of mobile testing challenge in cooperation with Ministry of Testing. The last software testing challenge created by Ministry of Testing was a huge success and many software testers from around the world participated. It was great seeing the progress of so many people and I really learned a lot during this time. If you want to check my 30 days of testing challenge, take a look here. Since the last challenge was about general software testing, Ministry of Testing asked me, to create a dedicated challenge just for mobile testing. Over the weekend I shaped the challenges and I hope you like them. I am really looking forward to see your results on all the different social channels. Feel free to share your progress also as a comment to this blog. The challenge will start in October, but don’t hesitate to start it today :).

At the end of the 30 days of mobile testing challenge I will pick the best challenge/ progress and I will send the winner a signed copy of my book Hands-On Mobile App Testing.

And here are the tasks/ challenges. Click the image to get all the details on the Ministry of Testing page. Read more

Clubby bonhomie or communication in QA Engineer world – Oleksii Ihnatiuk

“Communication (noun): the imparting or interchange of thoughts, opinions, or information by speech, writing, or signs.”

On my professional path as a software tester, I started to catch myself thinking how vital are communication skills in this job. That it is exactly what leads us to successfully completed projects.

Junior tester

This step is the simplest. I just cooperate with QA team and get tasks from PM. I am trying to catch all possible bugs and write proper bug reports. My thoughts are far away from QA process and how I can improve them indeed. There is only me, developers and my own tickets.

Pros:

  • Your professional career is a blank page, so you are brave and have tremendous motivation at the start.
  • You remember software testing theory so far and your mentor’s parting words.

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Reading Recommendations

Reading Recommendations # 75

This is the 75 issue of my reading recommendations is packed with 6 very interesting blog posts. Thanks to all the bloggers out there writing the great content. This issue include the topics: “Accessibility testing crash course”, “Continuous Deployment at Instagram”, “Testing In The Pub Episode 35 – Test Education With Anna Royzman”, “iOS 10 Is About to Disrupt Mobile Testing Plans”, “When story points misfire” and “Here Are The Top 25 Mobile Apps In The United States”.

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.

Accessibility testing crash course - Reading RecommendationsAccessibility testing crash course – James Sheasby Thomas This post introduces some quick accessibility testing tools and approaches, and provides some business context to help testers advocate for accessibility.

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Workshop Testbash Netherlands - Adventures in QA

Workshop at Testbash Netherlands

It’s TestBash time! This time TestBash Netherlands 2017 in Utrecht. In the beginning of September Huib Schoots announced the program for the first TestBash Netherlands in 2017. If you have ever been to a TestBash conference, you know how fun and awesome this conference is. The style is completely different compared to other conferences and is all about the software testing community.

The conference will take place in Utrecht from 26th January (workshop day) – 27th January (conference day). The first day is always full of great workshops and if you plan to attend the TestBash Netherlands next year, you have the choice to attend my workshop about mobile testing.

Here is my workshop description:

Is Mobile Testing Really Different? – By Daniel Knott

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Reading Recommendations

Reading Recommendations # 74

This is the 74 issue of my reading recommendations is packed with 7 very interesting blog posts. Thanks to all the bloggers out there writing the great content. This issue include the topics: “Testing is believing: What if information isn’t enough?”, “When the whole team owns testing: Building testing skills”, “Thinking Quality In”, “Mob Testing meets Automation”, “What Test Engineers do at Google”, “Breaking into testing” and “Who should I follow on Twitter?”.

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.

What if information isn't enough? - Reading RecommendationsTesting is believing: What if information isn’t enough?

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