are you struggling to attract diverse speakers at your tech conferences? take a leaf out of Katie Conf’s book and challenge yourself to find those female speakers. All of the speakers at Katie Conf have names that are based on the name Katherine and are actively involved with their tech communities. If they could organize a theoretical […]
Update: Sam Connelly Tester Profile V2 I used canva to create a resume, I had fun putting it together. You can view V1 here: Sam Connelly Tester Profile
Co authored with Brian Osman Often at Tyro, we’ve thrown a tester into a team with developers with little structure. The testers and their teams are encouraged to make their own process. I’m tempted to call this free range testing (hence the title of the blog), it’s like letting the tester roam free to see […]
Here is a mindmap that I’ve been using to help my Mobile App team test, I’ve printed a laminated version of this and I take it to planning meetings. There are many other mindmaps out there too.
I have my first software testing article published in the testing trapeze. The article is about the Robotics Challenge that I ran at Tyro. I also talked about this challenge at the Agile Australia conference.
I have an issue with the word “Manual Testing”. Say we compare a “Manual Tester”, an “Automatic Tester” and a “Developer”. When a developer builds a tool that helps them program it is not called “Automatic Programming”, it might be called a “Compiler” or some other new word. Developers do manually write code with their […]
I am talking about software testing but these ramblings could be expanded to other types of product based testing. First of all, what is a “good” tester? I think it is someone who finds issues with software and is able to make someone else understand that issue. Some people say testing is about providing quality […]
HELP. The website/content idea has taken over the robotics Road Trip idea. First of all let me tell you about how this idea started. It started as me wanting to take robotics workshops all around Australia so I could travel to see what was in my own backyard and I could say I was doing […]
GovHack sounds like people hacking the government. Which is somewhat right but it’s with governments’ approval. GovHack is about governments opening up their data and seeing what a big bunch of developers and likeminded people can do with that data over the space of a weekend. There were over 1000 participants and observers nationwide and […]