Improving your testing skills

Today we are going over how to improve your thinking and software testing skills. Slide deck can be accessed here. Why do we bother testing? To get feedback. To help us answer the question, are we comfortable releasing this software? Read my mobile app test strategy here. There’s no manual testing We don’t say manual… Continue reading Improving your testing skills

The 1 page CV

How many pages should you Resume/Curriculum Vitae have? I’ve always liked to keep mine below 2 pages and I’ve regularly experimented with a 1 page one. However different countries will have different expectations. And the CV is a relic from the past. Is it all that useful anymore? My 1 Page CV This here is… Continue reading The 1 page CV

Testing for accessibility

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

Interviewing technical testers

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