Five Blogs – 6 June 2019

The (best) five blogs I read today. Check them out.

People-Pleasers: The Good, The Bad, and The Fixable
Written by: Zach Morgan

Handling Authentication Requests with Selenium – Part 2: Using a Web Proxy for Basic Authentication
Written by: Jim Evans

The New Role of Test Assurance Officer and Test Coach
Written by: Jan Jaap Cannegieter and Han Niessing

A test tool secret
Written by: Matt Heusser

I am Tester, I am Developer
Written by: Duncan Nisbet

Quote of the day:
“Soon I will sleep, and my brain will begin to delete everything. Tomorrow I will go through it all again.” -S. J. Watson

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Five Blogs – 8 May 2019

The (best) five blogs I read today. Check them out.

Compassion is needed in the workplace and this is what it looks like
Written by: Mary Jo Asmus

Collaboration requires TIME
Written by: Thomas Cagley

To Be a Good Tester, Just Do What No One Else Can
Written by: Matthew Heusser

How to Stop Worrying About What Other People Think of You
Written by: Michael Gervais

Will You Choose Alive Time or Dead Time?
Written by: Ryan Holiday

Quote of the day:
“The earth has never stopped moving, growing, evolving for anyone and neither should you.” -Nikita Gill

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Five Blogs – 18 January 2019

The (best) five blogs I read today. Check them out.

Testing in production: Yes, you can (and should)
Written by: Charity Majors

Making the Case for Usability Testing in Agile Projects
Written by: Nishi Grover Garg

Keep Big Things Small
Written by: Jon Mertz

The Task at Hand vs The Time on Hand
Written by: Mike Vardy

3L’s of Self-Directed Learning: Insights from My TEDx Talk
Written by: Tanmay Vora

Quote of the day:
“Don’t talk about what you don’t know” -Alton Brown

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Five Blogs – 17 December 2018

The (best) five blogs I read today. Check them out.

Revisiting User Story Maps
Written by: Thomas Cagley

90% of coaching is self-coaching
Written by: Seth Godin

Using Ansible to Orchestrate an Ephemeral Performance Testing Environment
Written by: Bob Reselman

Using Decision Tables for Clear, Well-Designed Testing
Written by: Josh Giller

Seven Microservices Anti-patterns
Written by: Vijay Alagarasan

Quote of the day:
“The whole point of getting things done is knowing what to leave undone” -Oswald Chambers

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Five Blogs – 30 August 2018

The (best) five blogs I read today. Check them out.

Teaching Acceptance Test-Driven Development
Written by: Matthew Heusser

Mobile Testing Part III: Seven Automated Mobile Testing Tips (and Five Great Tools)
Written by: Kristin Jackvony

7 Zen Principles (And How To Apply Them To Modern Life)
Written by: Brianna Wiest

Why Great Success Can Bring Out the Worst Parts of Our Personalities
Written by: Darko Lovric and Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic

How to Choose a Test Automation Tool
Written by: Alex McPeak

Quote of the day:
“Sometimes the most important life lessons are the ones you learn the hard way” -Unknown

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Five Blogs – 26 July 2018

The (best) five blogs I read today. Check them out.

Why You Should Let Employees Personalize Their Job Descriptions
Written by: Vivek Bapat

Software Testing Anti-patterns
Written by: Kostis Kapelonis

Courage: 5 Ways to Show Up Stronger (Even When You’re Scared)
Written by: Selvia

Productivity Tips to Steal From Google Employees
Written by: Kayla Matthews

Cynefin for Everyone!
Written by: Liz Keogh

Quote of the day:
“I’m out on my own, making my way. Trying to be someone that I can be proud of one day.” -Jack Savoretti

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Five Blogs – 27 June 2018

The (best) five blogs I read today. Check them out.

Good and Bad UI Test Automation explained – Inspired by Richard Bradshaw’s Tweets
Written by: Chris Kenst

Limits of a Self-Organizing Team
Written by: Dave Nicolette

Not looking for recipes of winning in a game but stopping the game
Written by: Maaret Pyhäjärvi

The 10 commandments of navigating code reviews
Written by: Angie Jones

Hindsight lessons about automation: The triple A principle
Written by: Viktor Slavchev

Quote of the day:
“Do something for yourself already. Start being a little selfish and give a shit about your life.” -Alden Tan

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