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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
STARCANADA 2019 Conscious Curiosity: The Key To Innovation[presentation]
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Jessie Shternshus shares her innate and learned curiosity, and how it fueled her exploration of the subject. She walks you through how she has learned to ask more inquisitive questions, looks for new and different ways to connect people, and connects the dots between ideas.

Jessie Shternshus
STARCANADA 2019 The Lazy Student’s Guide to Test Automation[presentation]
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Do you loathe regression? Do you tire of the repetitive tasks that are part of your product's lifecycle? If you do, then you might be lazy like Chris Loder. Since his Grade 4 teacher wrote “Chris is lazy” on his report card, it has become his way of life.

Chris Loder
STARCANADA 2019 A Framework for the Whole Team to Own Quality[presentation]
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In this practical and inspiring talk, Jess Ingrassellino will share how she developed collaborative test charters when she started working as the first exploratory tester at Salesforce.org.

Dr. Jess Ingrassellino
Integration overview path Who Should Set Up Continuous Integration for Automated Tests?[article]

If you want to trigger long-running, end-to-end automated tests, you must integrate the test execution system with the continuous integration system. But this job falls in a fuzzy area that meets at the nexus of feature development, test automation development, quality assurance, and build and release engineering. Here's how to decide who should be responsible for the setup.

Ajeet Dhaliwal's picture Ajeet Dhaliwal

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