If you are visiting MWC this year, come by our stand to talk about testing and check out our testing tools (including our testing robot in action). We will be in Hall 8.0, Stand 8.0I1, at the Romanian IT Pavilion. If you would like to schedule a meeting, contact us here. See you at MWC!
This year at CeBIT we presented three testing tools that we’ve developed for some of our projects.
We always look for smart new ways to test and that is why we have built tools specific to our needs. Here are three of the testing tools we’ve used so far successfully on several projects.
Come meet us at CeBIT and see demos of our latest products. You can find us at Pavilion G02 in Hall 6. We have goodies! See you there.
Last week at MWC the buzzwords were mobile app security, IoT, VR and 5G. The event was mainly about meetings for us
Ru showed a demo of our mobile automation tool AltRun at the European Testing Conference 2017.
This year’s Test Lab at the ETC conference in Helsinki is organized by our colleagues Adina and Dolly. This is where testers can do EXperiments
It all started with an e-mail. It was that time of the year and we were anxious for it. What would be the challenge this year? Who will rise from their chairs and demand a place in the team?
The quiet settles and a new email asks shyly, “Who wants to be in the TeamStar competition this year?”. The possible contenders are partially known – Dorel and Dolly. Both of them have been on this path before. Later on, they are joined by Oana and Elena.
We recently had a meetup in Cluj focused on testing tours, with the occasion of Eurostar’s contest Teamstar. As part of their contest entry some of our colleagues decided to create a workshop in which we would practice with tours. They prepared intensely for a few weeks: searched materials on this technique, picked a list of tours, practiced with them, and created an exercise for the meetup.
The first thing I realized from this experience is that there is a lot out there about testing tours. The organizers kindly provided some materials to read before the meetup, from diverse sources. Going through them, I found references to even more materials on tours. (You can find them at the end of the article). So it seems to be quite a known technique.
But why all this focus on testing tours? In what ways are they valuable?
I sat down with James to talk about his approach in teaching the RST course. Some interesting behind-the-scene insight came out, including particular ways that James uses to give feedback to his students.
I felt honored to have been invited to facilitate the Test Lab at STAREAST. Being my first Lab at this particular conference, I was lucky to have Bart Knaack, James Lyndsay and Wade Wachs there to ramp me up. They told me about their experiences with the Lab at STAREAST and gave me valuable insights from their personal kit of lessons learned. Their input helped me change the regular approach I had when running other Labs at EuroSTAR and BTD. Once again, context wins over pre-established “how to”s.