Testing for accessibility in your apps/websites doesn’t have to be a chore. Making accessible and inclusive content will increase your target audience and reduce your chances of being sued (1, 2, 3). It’s not like I’m encouraging lawsuit driven development, but it is important to build an inclusive experience. Other benefits with building with accessibility in mind… Continue reading Testing for accessibility
This is a brief explainer of SSL certificates for anyone who’s curious. Content warning; there’s lots of acronyms when it comes to understanding internet traffic. HTTP Protocol When you hit a website/server you use a protocol called HTTP (Hypertext transfer protocol). This protocol opens up a connection with a server and can pass stuff like… Continue reading Crash course in SSL certificates
Let me tell you the story of how my credit card addiction blew out to be 35K AUD in debt (that’s 1.8 million rupees, 19K pounds and 25K USD for any of my international visitors). And how I’m still struggling with paying it off today. But would I have done anything different? Probably not. Learning… Continue reading My Credit Card Addiction
Angie Jones has this awesome video explaining the technical interview process for software testers. This blog is a summary of that process in written form. I often watch these videos at double speed. 1. The Testing Question Many automation engineers out there are great at code but not so great at the testing element. Companies… Continue reading Interviewing technical testers
In today’s internet era it feels all too easy to get angry and upset over something offensive. It can be easy to find the rage machine in full swing and to get caught up in it all. Many platforms can concentrate that anger and it’s all in the name of “engagement”. Outrage gets more clicks… Continue reading Reflections on free speech
There’s tons if software testing weekly newsletters for keeping up to date on current trends. There’s testing bits and Software Testing Weekly. But this got me thinking, how much awesome content is out there that could be resurfaced? Welcome to my first Software Testing Archives series. This series is a deep dive into content that… Continue reading Testing Archives – August 01
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