Five Blogs – 14 April 2021

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Catch 22 and The Kobayashi Maru
Written by: Steve Keating

Pipelines as code… not text
Written by: Beastmode

Achieve More with Less: Pareto’s Principle in Software Testing
Written by: Prashant Hedge

The thrill of testing
Written by: Paul Seaman

Is Critical Thinking Dead?
Written by: Randy Gage

Quote of the day:
“The present changes the past. Looking back you do not find what you left behind.” -Kiran Desai

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Five Blogs – 12 April 2021

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Breaking down barriers
Written by: Beastmode

Assertions In Automation Scripts – I Assert That They’re Optional
Written by: Paul Grizzaffi

Return to work, but not return to normal
Written by: James daSilva

The 4 Benefits of Tests
Written by: Llewellyn Falco and Jacqueline Bilston

HTTP Standards
Written by: Kristin Jackvony

Quote of the day:
“Every day has the potential to be the greatest day of your life” -Lin-Manuel Miranda

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Five Blogs – 8 April 2021

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Role of Test Automation in DevOps
Written by: TestingWhiz

How eBay Leverages Kubernetes, Helm Charts and Jenkins Pipelines to Deliver High-Quality Software
Written by: Ramit Bedi, Rocky Shang and Zhong Shen

How The Best Leaders Avoid Doing Everyone Else’s Job
Written by: Lolly Daskal

Working as a Freelancer in the Pandemic: Opportunities and Challenges
Written by: Lena Linetti

Leadership Tip #1: Always Tell the Truth, Even When You’re Embarrassed
Written by: Johanna Rothman

Quote of the day:
“Do what makes you uncomfortable and scary and hard, but it will pay off in the long run” -Charlie Day

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Five Blogs – 6 April 2021

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Automating Chaos Just Gives You Faster Chaos
Written by: Prashant Kumar

So you want to become a Test Automation Engineer?
Written by: Andrejs Doronins

Looking for Problems
Written by: Steve Keating

Leaders Should Make It Safe to Speak Up
Written by: Amy C. Edmondson Ph.D.

Modern Application Development
Written by: Ricardo Duncan Jr.

Quote of the day:
“This is what you do. You make a future for yourself out of the raw material at hand.” -Michael Cunningham

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Five Blogs – 5 April 2021

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Exercises from my courses – Keeping your tests simple
Written by: Bas Dijkstra

Set-Like Objects – TDD Patterns
Written by: Bill Wake

True North and Life: An Allegory
Written by: Peter Varhol

The Conflated Exploratory Testing
Written by: Maaret Pyhäjärvi

An Overabundance of Planning
Written by: Bob Marshall

Quote of the day:
“Creativity thrives on constraints” -Jake Parker

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Five Blogs – 31 March 2021

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Test Automation Pipelines for Modern CI Flows
Written by: Mark Kardashov

How To Know When You’ve Found The Perfect Mentor
Written by: Larae Quy

Exploratory Tooling
Written by: James Thomas

Stimulus, response, check: The core of test automation
Written by: Paul Grizzaffi

7 Reasons Why Software Developers Are Prone to Bugs
Written by: Fabio Veronese

Quote of the day:
“Read good books to improve yourself” -Lailah Gifty Akita

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Five Blogs – 30 March 2021

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Weak Leaders – Part Four
Written by: Steve Keating

Understanding Design Patterns in Test Automation: Factory Method Pattern
Written by: Biswajit Pattanayak

Quantifying the cost of fixing vs. preventing bugs
Written by: Lynda Gaines

Will We Have to File a Flight Plan?
Written by: Peter Varhol

Test Flakiness – One of the main challenges of automated testing (Part II)
Written by: George Pirocanac

Quote of the day:
“The only way to avoid being left behind was to start moving” -Jojo Moyes

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Five Blogs – 29 March 2021

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API vs. Microservices: A Microservice Is More Than Just an API
Written by: Erik Dietrich

Test Flakiness – One of the main challenges of automated testing
Written by: George Pirocanac

4 Components to Ensure Leaders Communicate, and Do It Well
Written by: David Grossman

Testing and the Path to Quality
Written by: Alan Page

The Importance of Testing for Cloud-Based Software Is Heavily Underestimated
Written by: René Ceelen

Quote of the day:
“You can’t cling to the past. Because no matter how tightly you hold on, it’s already gone.” -Ted Mosby

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Five Blogs – 24 March 2021

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Encourage Lateral and Vertical Movement in an Agile a Career Ladder, Part 3
Written by: Johanna Rothman

Continuous testing: What every DevOps team needs to know
Written by: Justin Rohrman

10 Common Git Commands Everyone Should Know
Written by: Andreea Draniceanu

Guide to Conducting Test Automation Code Reviews
Written by: Angie Jones

Top Skills for Software Quality Engineering in 2021
Written by: Bridget Hughes

Quote of the day:
“Wear the old coat and buy the new book” -Austin Phelps

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Five Blogs – 19 March 2021

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Weak Leaders – Part One
Written by: Steve Keating

Errors and Exceptions – TDD Patterns
Written by: Bill Wake

How To Avoid Employee Paranoia In The Workplace
Written by: Tanveer Naseer

4 Ways To Shift Your Leadership from Control Freak to Growth Freak
Written by: Scott Cochrane

TDD vs. BDD – Difference and Similarities
Written by: Harish Rajora

Quote of the day:
“A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business” -Henry Ford

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