Testing Stories is an ebook of stories about testing written by testing professionals from around the globe.

Speakers

  • Louise Woodhams
  • Andrea Jensen
  • John McGee
  • Mike Harris

Agenda

17:00 - Introductions

17:05 - Louise Woodhams Why An API Story?

In this testing story, Louise explains how Swaggers helped her to understand REST APIs, the joys of being an "HTTP code geek", and led her to appreciate Postman and Beeceptor.

17:15 - Andrea Jensen “Tester Relationship Status - (x) It is complicated.”

Having a relationship can be a complicated thing in human interaction. Either in private life or in professional life. This is also what happened to Andrea when she started having a relationship as a tester after being solo for a long time.

17:25 - John McGee - The Black Square and Testing

In this take John, will talk about the first example of abstract art - The Black Square and how it can be related to software testing; we’ll also look at another painting and do a cut-down version of an exercise to improve observational, thinking and descriptive skills that are in use by various medical, intelligence and law enforcement agencies and schools around the world.

17:35 - Mike Harris “ A Test Lead in an agile transformation.”

Mike will talk about when he was a Test Lead in an agile transformation and used his role to improve quality and create roles for testers that developed their skills.

17:45 - Questions

18:00 - Close

Synopsis

Testing Stories is an ebook of stories about testing written by testing professionals from around the globe. It has raised over $1000 for a mental health charity. Four of the contributors to the book will tell their stories during this webinar

You can get your copy of the book from: https://leanpub.com/testing_stories

The proceeds for purchasing the e-book will go towards the Open Sourcing Mental Illness organisation.

Our events are for adults aged 16 years and over.

This event is brought to you by: BCS Software Testing specialist group

Webinar: Testing stories
Date and time
Tuesday 12 October, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Location
Webinar
Price
Free