TLDR; April content contains links to free books and new podcasts.
I presented a Webinar on The Future of Testing, sponsored by Virtuoso. You can watch the full webinar with QA by signing up on the Webinar site. And you’ll be able to watch a short talk from me, and a Q&A with Adil Mohammed from Virtuoso and Joe Colantonio.
The section of the live webinar recording for my talk has already been released to my Patreon site, and I will upload it with additional bonus extras (about an hour of extra content) to my Evil Tester Talks bundle, later this month.
I released a new podcast episode, with tips on How to Present Online.
Upcoming this month, I will be speaking at the free online SauceCon conference.
I will present an online tutorial at Eurostar in November. You can find information about the programme here
The content on Patreon is accessible for only $1 a month at patreon.com/eviltester. And for $5 a month the Patreon supporters gain access to downloadable PDFs of the content and micro courses e.g. How I Test - Web App, Test Ability Audit and more
Blog Posts For April 2020
- Content created and collated for EvilTester.com, Patreon and Social for March 2020
- Coverage requires some sort of model. We can organise code to support review against a mental model, and some models are executable. Other models we compare against the output of execution.
- I have a collection of on-demand conference talks and webinars available for only $10
- In this podcast we share tips on how to present online.
- Tips for Presenting Online at online conferences and webinars
Twitter Summary for April 2020
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I can see I was promoting:
- Patreons already have access to the live recording of my talk, and the exercises.
- I will be adding the talk and at least an hour of extras to Evil Tester Talks this month
Things that caught my eye:
- RT @testingcurator: Check out “#Testing Bits - April 12th - April 18th, 2020” https://t.co/leTyZhomnB (47 posts!) featuring bloggers -
- RT @HypnInfoSec: New blog post: “Hacking Unity Games (PART 2) - Manipulating game state with Frida” -
- RT @kdnuggets: Mathematics for #MachineLearning: The Free eBook - KDnuggets https://t.co/jrOnwRta66 https://t.co/BWB94wcdOy -
- list of online test courses, very useful. -
- This was a fun challenge. I used the approaches I describe in my Test Automation U course to automate it -
- The Cybernetics of Respect for People: “Act always so as to increase the number of choices.” “Respect for people/Humanity” from @harish_josev blog -
- RT @testingcurator: Check out “#Testing Bits - March 29th - April 4th, 2020” (63 posts!) featuring bloggers -
- Some curated bug bounty automation links from @PentesterLand -
- RT @psiinon: I must admit I am puzzled by this whole “@zaproxy OR @Burp_Suite” thing.
- RT @MariiaHutsuk: @11vlr , thanks for this opportunity for new voices like mine to share the thoughts in one #80SoftwareTesters book
- I do try the Intigriti challenges, but I haven’t succeeded yet. The solutions help me understand how far I got into the solution, and educate me for the next time. https://t.co/VytZcuDm33
- RT @saucelabs: Get excited about #SauceCon Online! We’ve got a great lineup of experts speaking, such as @jennydoesthings @eviltester @tech…
- Plenty of posts and videos here to deconstruct and potentially identify new opportunities for your own test approach. https://t.co/06iiQdiUGW
- RT @ministryoftest: We’ve picked out the top Automation talks from all of our #TestBash conferences.
- Resources for beginning bug hunters I’ve just added a watch on this repo and starred it, so I can stay up to date with changes https://t.co/OQ1KFNnAvF
Patreon Posts For April 2020
- Exercises from the extras of the Future of Testing Webinar.
- I hit an interesting set of dependency issues today. And I can see I was only on the 2nd rung of Ackoffs problem treatment hierarchy.
- Apparently there were more questions than we had time to answer on the Webinar. These are my basic answers for the initial set of questions.
- Local recording of my future of testing webinar presentation.
- A short behind the scenes look at how I created the presentation for the ‘Future of Testing’ webinar
- The core of testing means that there will always be a role for testers.
- One of the useful things about unit testing is that it gradually helps move your project from tactical to more strategic.
- Some notes on dependency management risk that bit my site.
- podcast episcoe transcript for presenting online tips
- The adfree early access version of the video of my podcast.
- Some quotes on predicting, and advocating for, the future.
- A recommended video interview with Chris Voss
- Based on the earlier exercise, does taking a different focus on defects change how they are written and raised?
- Integriti latest security testing challenge provided some insights into noise vs data vs information. And ‘when do we stop?’
- Effect of automating a live site, finding a minor data leak.
- The draft BCS Standard For Software Component Testing links
- A testing exercise using one of the pages at testpages.herokuapp.com
- My form of testing may be limited by the functionality open to me, I need to keep understanding the technology and tooling capabilities.
- I implemented some tactical automation to support processing inbound connection requests.
- Reading, watching, making notes… all of that is important for learning. But exercises are where it really kicks in.
- This is a video I will release to YouTube. I’m uploading it here ad-free and with the addition of a transcript.
- I recommend taking steps to isolate yourself from the power of the phrase ‘Test Automation’ as it frees up your mind.
- Content Summary for March 2020
- March 2020 Collated PDFs - all blog and patreon content collated into pdfs
- I created a page to experiment with infrastructure abstractions.
You can gain access to the content on Patreon for only $1 a month at patreon.com/eviltester. And for $5 a month the Patreon supporters gain access to downloadable PDFs of the content and micro courses e.g. How I Test - Web App, Test Ability Audit and more