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What's That Smell? Tidying Up Our Test Code[presentation]
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We are often reminded by those experienced in writing test automation that code is code. The sentiment being conveyed is that test code should be written with the same care and rigor that production code is written with.

Angie Jones
Capturing Testing with 3 Magic Words[presentation]
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Testers tend to be innately curious creatures. Being curious and evaluating risks—that is what the testing job is about. Often it is the statement “I don’t know” that drives our curiosity in testing. Find out not only how to push past the fear of not knowing but how to embrace your curiosity.

Janna Loeffler
Finding Performance Issues Early with JMeter[presentation]
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Nonfunctional tests like performance tests are often left until the end of the delivery cycle because they can be expensive in terms of time, resources, and effort.

Bob Foster
How Infrastructure as Code Can Help Test Organizations Achieve Automation[presentation]
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For many test organizations, the first hurdle to automating the testing of a product is deployment of that product in its test environments.

Kat Rocha
Automating Accessibility Testing with Axe[presentation]
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Accessibility empowers users, increases diversity, and can drive higher adoption and higher growth of your digital services. The axe family of open source technologies has been designed with speed, ease of integration, and zero false positives in mind.

Dylan Barrell
Industrial-Strength Automation: When You Should and How You Can[presentation]
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You wouldn't buy a yacht to navigate your swimming pool, any more than you would paddle a canoe to Finland. The first is overkill and the second is dangerous. But we can't conclude that yachts are always overkill or canoes always dangerous; it depends on the context.

Mike Duskis
You, Inc.: Building Your Life's Development Plan[presentation]
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We all spend enough time thinking about the next feature and its development plan. Days, months, and years go by working on things that are a priority for our team and company. But how much time do we spend on discovering what is crucial for us and our own development?

Aprajita Mathur
Continuous Application Security Testing[presentation]
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Because of its specialized nature, many aspects of application security testing are often assigned to testers from another team or another company, and they may be brought in to perform a point-in-time assessment prior to a release.

Josh Gibbs
Using Design Thinking to Create Better Test Cases[presentation]
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Designing good test cases can be described as an art.

Larissa Rosochansky
From Zero to AI Hero[presentation]
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AI is here. Will it take over your job? Is it possible to make it beneficial, not detrimental to your career? Kevin Pyles and his team jumped right into the AI universe. Untrained and inexperienced, they realized immediately that they knew nothing.

Kevin Pyles
Fuzz Testing for Fun and Profit[presentation]
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A test is no better than the data that drives it. Fuzz testing is a great way to find buggy, exploitable, or otherwise bad code – and if you’re working with a native application that operates on file input, it’s a solved problem. Grab AFL or some other all-in-one suite, hit go, and profit!

Melissa Benua
Conquering the Testing Challenges of Serverless Applications[presentation]
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Serverless cloud applications are becoming mainstream. Teams focus on developing and deploying code on a known technology stack and runtime, with fixed interfaces for application, database, and network, and they offer lower costs, faster development, and elastic growth.

Peter Varhol
Metal gears 6 Steps for Succeeding with Test Automation in Agile[article]

Lots of test automation efforts in agile software development fail, or at least do not maximize their potential. This article looks at two main reasons test automation may not live up to the expectations that testers and other stakeholders in the agile development process have, then outlines six steps to avoid falling into these traps. Here's how to succeed with test automation in an agile environment.

Bas Dijkstra's picture Bas Dijkstra
Man holding a lit light bulb How to Get Value from Measuring Agile Team Health Metrics[article]

One common metric in agile measures team health or team happiness, but creating a way to measure this that is valued by the team is not an easy task. It’s having clarity on the reason you’re measuring these metrics and who benefits from it that gives you real value. Here are some ways you can measure this elusive quality, as well as how to make sure you're gaining useful information.

Vic Bartash's picture Vic Bartash
Person holding a smartphone 5 Ways to Tackle Mobile Development Problems Early with Scrum[article]

Using Scrum for mobile application development can be difficult due to various challenges inherent to building mobile applications. Environmental dependencies, platform limitations, service outages, ownership and access issues, and short sprints can all derail your agile development. Here are some tips for overcoming these five common mobile application development issues early by using Scrum.

Ajeet Singh's picture Ajeet Singh

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