Our reading recommendations of the week #22/17

Our reading recommendations of the week #22/17

Welcome back!

I don’t know about where you live, but in Lyon, France, the sun has started to shine a lot and the time of slowing down sports activities has come: it is now time for a relaxing time under the trees at lunch time or in the evening, with a good reading!

Here are our weekly recommendations to welcome your chilling moment:

  • Talking about test data
  • ’99 second introduction’ series: learning testing
  • The testing social network

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Our reading recommendations of the week #19/17

Our reading recommendations of the week #19/17

Here are our reading recommendations of the week #19. We are first suggesting 2 articles around a recurrent subject: automatic checking and how to deal with flaky tests. Then a feedback about how challenging it is to be a software tester in a Continuous Deployment environment. Finally, the last article is an analogy with restaurants that intend to help testers introducing themselves to developers.

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Specialized or mixed conferences?

Specialized or mixed conferences?

I was at the MiXiT conference in Lyon last week to co-host a workshop/game with Ard and François using TestSphere that the community of testers (at least those who follow the Ministry Of Testing news) can not ignore.

The workshop is structured around the card deck which has several categories (techniques, heuristics, feelings, quality aspects and patterns) and each card describes an idea that helps the participants to think about a story they have to tell.

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Easily measure the load time of a web page – Measure around the globe

Easily measure the load time of a web page – Measure around the globe

Introduction

We have seen in a previous post that it was possible to measure the load time of web pages from a web console. The data collection is fast and accurate, but we stay dependent on the network where we are localized. It can be interesting to measure a load time of web page around the globe
Indeed the measures from the web console are correct only for your environment/web connection. What’s the measure in another place of the world?
Is there an impact? I would like to ask “Yes”. Now we will try to prove it.

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