Setting up a homemade charging station

At Insight Timer we’ve just ordered a whole bunch of refurbished second hand android phones from Green Gadgets Australia for testing our Android app. We managed to get 9 devices for under $2K and it also gave as a pretty good manufacturer spread from Samsung to Google. This blog is how I went about building a […]

Australian Testing Days – Sydney Conference Overview

I had a blast at Australian Testing Days Conference in Sydney on Friday. It’s always good to get reconnected with some colleagues and to make new connections. First up we had Jennie Naylor go over how to use OKR’s to drive the Quality Onwership: The OKR (Objectives and Key Results) framework has been in use since […]

Getting Started with Google Cloud, App Script and BigQuery

The humble spreadsheet is one of the most versatile digital tools that any tester has in their toolkit. I’m working on a data analytics project at InsightTimer where we are doing event tracking across our android and iOS apps using MParticle and BigQuery. I want to do some data analyst on the events coming through […]

Getting started with GCloud, MySQL and the Command line

I’ve put together this guide for how I connect to my MySQL instance using google cloud after this tweet from @ddiversion: Would you know of any good resources to learn command line SQL queries (from connecting to a db to running SELECT queries, the whole thing)? Thanks! — skae (@ddiversion) August 2, 2018 Google cloud […]