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By Rosie Sherry | All about software testing.

Psychology And Anxiety In Testing With Göran And Gem

<b>Description:</b><p>The awesome Super Testing Bros (Dan Barrow & James Espie) have agreed to do some pre-TestBash Manchester interviews with the event's …

Anxiety

What Do Tests Look Like?

The Software Testing Clinic is a safe environment for those who are interested in software testing to learn and enhance their testing skills. It also …

Usability

The Illusion of Quality Assurance

When I first started testing my role description was Tester. In the numerous years that have rolled by since stumbling into the most satisfying phase …

DevOps

11 Open Source Performance Testing Tools for Testers Developers

11 Open Source Performance Testing Tools for Testers and Developers Here are some of the top open source performance testing tools you can use for …

Software

Deep work as a tester

I have been reading this great book: http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/25744928-deep-work that has gotten me to ask some hard questions about my …

Automated Testing

Tester Interviews: Techniques and Tasks

Reading Time: 7 minutes<p>This post is inspired by a recent discussion on the The Club at Ministry of Testing.<p>I’m a software tester with a past life in …

Recruitment

An introduction to jComparison v1.0

Automated visual testing is really challenge. Comparing layouts day by day is also challenge and take time. It’s the reason why we want to develop a …

Data Science

Handling Android runtime permissions in UI tests

Several months ago I took a look at the new Android Permissions model where things were changing quite a lot with the introduction of Marshmallow. …

JavaScript

How developers really deal with bugs

Everybody knows bugs. There are funny ones and stupid ones. There are annoying ones and actually-damaging ones. But however they manifest themselves, …

Design

Continuous delivery and the evolution of QA

<b>Software delivery moves faster than ever, thanks to a combination of Agile practices and continuous delivery. Here I explore how this is changing the</b> …

DevOps

Difference between causation and correlation in performance testing?

The 30 Days of Performance Testing Challenge asks the to explore the difference between causation and correlation. What have you found in regards to …

Performance Testing

This is what can happen if you use the same passwords over and over

The typical person has 26 online log-ins – with the associated passwords and other ID – so it is no wonder that most of us use the same passwords for more than one service.<p>But this can be dangerous.<p>Kristy Jasper, 28, had almost £4,000 stolen from her business account by fraudsters 18 months ago and …

Security

99 Second Introduction to Automation

<b>Description:</b><p>In this video Dan and Mark will introduce you to what automation is, the value of using automation, give some example uses and discuss …

Automation

12 Extremely Useful Hacks for JavaScript

In this post I will share <b>12 extremely useful hacks for JavaScript</b>. These hacks reduce the code and will help you to run optimized code.<p>You should …

JavaScript

Microsoft's new iPhone app narrates the world for blind people

The app uses AI to recognize people, objects, and scenes<p>Microsoft has released Seeing AI — a smartphone app that uses computer vision to describe the world for the visually impaired. With the app downloaded, the users can point their phone’s camera at a person and it’ll say who they are and how …

Artificial Intelligence

30 Days of Performance Testing

30 Days of Testing is back! The theme is Performance Testing and this challenge has been kindly sponsored by PerfGuild.<p>Below is a list of 30 …

Performance Testing

What is BDD anyway?

In the modern Software Development world, we have various stakeholders each with its own interest. In general, we can divide the stakeholders into 2 …

DevOps

End-to-end encryption back door 'a bad idea'

The former head of GCHQ has said that cooperation between government agencies and private companies is the best solution "to target the people who are abusing encryption systems."<p>Robert Hannigan warned on the Today programme that "building back doors" in encryption systems was "a threat to …

Encryption

Community Stories: Matt Obee & TestNote.io

<i>Community Stories is a collection of spotlight articles on testers and events in the community. Whether it’s a speaker from a TestBash event or a</i> …

Unit Testing

Data glitch sets tech company stock prices at $123.47

Amazon went down 87 percent, and Zynga was up 3,292 percent<p>A stock market data error this evening set an undetermined number of companies listed on the Nasdaq exchange to a share price of $123.47, sending some tech companies’ stock prices crashing and others’ soaring. In a statement obtained by the</i> …

Stocks

Performance Testing Podcast

For the 30 Days of Performance Testing Challenge, which podcast(s) did you find and choose to listen to? An article by PerfBytes recently usefully …

A Software Tester's Guide To Usability

By Claire Reckless<p>A Holistic Look At Usability Testing<p>Usability is an important quality to consider when building software for your users. An …

Usability

A new ransomware attack is hitting airlines, banks and utilities across Europe

A major ransomware attack has brought businesses to a close throughout Europe, in an infection reminiscent of last month’s WannaCry attack. The most severe damage is being reported by Ukrainian businesses, with systems compromised at Ukraine’s central bank, state telecom, municipal metro, and …

Information Security

Tackle the hard problems first

When you’re given the task of creating a new test automation solution (or expanding upon an existing one, for that matter), it might be tempting to …

DevOps

How AI and IoT must work together

As artificial intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) become more commonplace, it is both useful and important to understand how these two important trends work together to benefit specialists and the average person alike.<p>How can AI control and potentially improve the rollout of IoT?<p>For …

Internet of Things

Understanding Apple's Internet-of-Things Story in 10 Slides

The iPhone has been called the first Internet-of-Things device, and Apple aims to make sure it continues to play a leading role in the evolution of …

Internet of Things

Machine Learning Is Creating A Demand For New Skills

, CommunityVoice<p>Last year saw a record number of investments in AI with $5 billion in funding, and the number continues to grow. Investors’ activity indicates the significance of this kind of technology for society — self-driving cars of the future, DNA genome analysis, climate change, cancer …

Machine Learning

20 Inspiring Mobile Login Forms

Share!<p>The following article brings you 20 <i>inspiring mobile login forms</i> that will teach you some new styles and design techniques for designing mobile …

Web Design

3 Ways to Keep Your Employees' Data Safe

New services and applications are interacting with your employees' personal data -- but following these three steps can help keep their information safe<p>In the rapidly-evolving landscape of data privacy and security laws and regulations, organizations need to know how and where their data is being …

IT