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TEST Huddle Weekly Round-Up (1st – 8th Aug)

  • 09/08/2015
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We have been quite busy this week. We launched a new webinar series and selfie competion and we also have all the TeamSTAR videos for you to watch.


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Join us on September 15th – 18th for a week of insightful testing content with will dive into current and future trends in testing. Each day we will have a webinar which will explore Programming for TestersDevOps, Big Data and the Internet of Things.
Adam Tornhill
During this series you will also get the opportunity do download an eBook, by Adam Tornhill, entitled: Build a Safety Net For Your Architecture which provides novel techniques that let you evaluate and supervise your automated checks on both unit and system level.

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EuroSTAR-eBook-50_Quick_Ideas_To_Improve_Your_Tests_ThumbnailNew eBook] 7 Quick Ideas To Improve Your Tests
by Gojko Adzic, David Evans & Tom Roden

Are you part of a cross functional team working in an iterative environment? This eBook is an extract from the recently published ‘Fifty Quick Ideas to Improve Your Tests’ and offers tips to help your team define and organise testing activities better.

You will learn tips on:

  1. Generating test ideas which are particularly useful for exploratory testing activities.
  2. Defining good checks that can be easily automated.
  3. Improving the reliability of testing systems to make test automation code easier to manage.
  4. Decoupling coverage from purpose for more focused and faster automation.

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[On-Demand Webinar] The Connect between Augmented Reality & Software Testing
with Rajini Padmanaban & Nandan Chhabra (both QA InfoTech, India) 

You will learn:

  • How to test Augmented Reality and look at the technologies used to do so.
  • Testing real world scenarios to enhance end user experience.
  • How to productively leverage Augmented Reality to ease our jobs as tester

View Webinar

[Webinar] Diversity in Testing 
with Fiona Charles (Quality Intelligence, Canada) & Anne-Marie Charrett (Testing Times, Australia) 

Key Points Discussed:

  • Are women under-represented or are the small numbers speaking a simple reflection of the community?
  • If so, Is it a reflection of relative merit?
  • Why don’t more women apply to speak at conferences?
  • Does the gender imbalance really matter? 

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 #OrangeTester Competition – Get Snapping!
Our popular selfie competition is back. This year we want you to post a selfie you yourself wearing something orange and you could be in with a chance of winning a FREE Conference Only ticket (Tue – Thur) to the EuroSTAR Conference in Maastricht this November. – View Competition Details


View the TeamSTAR Videos & Vote for your Favourite 
The entries are in and the standard is excellent!! Now all we need to do is pick a winner. That’s where you come in. Take a five minute coffee break to watch the fun videos and vote for your favourite. – View TeamSTAR Videos


Community Choice Competition 
We need your help to pick one lucky speaker to fill the vacant track session at the EuroSTAR Conference 2015 in Maastricht this November. In return, YOU could win a FREE one-day ticket to the conference! – Vote Here


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What cross browser testing tools do you use? Is it working OK for you? – Join Discussion
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What can be done from a testers perspective to streamline to make this process far more efficient and even fun? – Join discussion
Not testing software
Everyone presumes that testers just test software. but are you one of those testers who doesn’t. – Join discussion

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Daragh Murphy

Daragh is Content Marketing Specialist for EuroSTAR Conferences & Huddle. An avid rugby fan, Daragh loves to watch Munster and Ireland games. If you see him at the EuroSTAR Conference he might have a video camera in his hand - stop him and ask him about his beagler (beagle/king charles cavalier cross) pup Nelson.

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