previous events

The Future of Testing Winter 2020

Dedicated to excellence in software quality, Applitools has been organizing virtual events, which focus on testing as a way to achieve competitive advantage and improve ROI.

For our upcoming Future of Testing - Winter 2020 event, taking place Nov. 18, we gathered leading quality engineers from top brands, who will give captivating talks, and take part in the live discussion and Q&A in a virtual environment.

Open Quality Conference: Cypress

One of the trends that I've been seeing lately is the rise of developer friendly testing tools. Nowadays, as we move to a DevOps way of working, the roles between developers and testers are becoming blurry in some areas and testing tools such as Cypress helps teams in distributing the responsibility of who writes the automated tests. In this session, I'll talk about what Cypress can offer, the types of testing activities it can cover and how it's bridging the gap between developers and testers.

QA Teams During & Post-Covid, A BCS / QA in London Event

QA Teams During & Post-Covid

As software testers, we have had to navigate through unprecedented times. Covid-19 has not only affected individuals and families, but has caused huge uncertainty within the economy.

Companies are now facing decisions on how projects goals can still be achieved. Maintaining and increasing quality is now front and centre. We are also in a unique time as people seize opportunities to change ways of working.

Join us for a BCS / QA in London event as we discuss what effect this has had for teams involved in software testing during lockdown and what it means for us and the market going forward.

TestGuild Podcast: Cypress and QA Strategy

In this podcast hosted by Joe Colantonio, I talked about my reasons for selecting Cypress as one of our main testing tools as well as talking about our QA strategy for selecting and using tools for UI Automation, Visual Validation, Accessibility testing, and more.

Modern Web Testing with Cypress

The web has evolved. Finally, testing has too. This is what you see when you visit Cypress' landing page. In this talk, I would like to share what Cypress is, what its different features are and how it's bridging the gap between developers and testers.

Open Quality Conference: Web Accessibility Workshop

Have you ever thought about how people with disabilities use the web? How about the website that you are testing? Are you testing for accessibility? As we are now in the digital era where lots of information can be accessed via the web, we need to make sure that the websites we use are inclusive especially for people with disabilities. In this workshop, we'll discuss what is accessibility and why do we need to test for accessibility. We'll also look at some of the accessibility testing types you can perform and also look at what testing tools are out there to support our testing. This workshop will be jam packed with activities that will help you get started with accessibility testing and will include some live coding too as we try to get hands on with using Cypress and Cypress-Axe to catch basic accessibility issues.

Testing Ask Me Anything: Automation

As we move towards DevOps ways of working, a key aspect to make it work is to have a solid test automation practice in place. There are so many models out there which can help us define what tests we need to automate on which level. However, if you are new to automation, you might get overwhelmed with the abundance of testing tools out there to choose from. In this session, I will share my experience with test automation and answer any burning questions you might have!

What is Quality and who cares about it?

A round table discussion to talk about what is Quality.

Test.bash('Online') Ask Me Anything

Ministry of Testing is hosting their first ever Test.bash() online! Test.bash() is an event dedicated to automation where members of the community will share their experience reports from doing automation challenges. I will also be part of an Ask Me Anything session hosted by BossBoss Richard Bradshaw!

Applitools Future of Testing 2020

More Speed, More Coverage, More Quality: How Modern Cross Browser Testing Gives You More of Everything You Need.

Guest speaker together with James Lamberti, CMO of Applitools

Best of Breed: Successful Test Automation Practices from Innovative Brands

In this special 90-minute live session, industry thought-leader Angie Jones will share the research on how top brands & global companies are approaching test automation, how they are successfully implementing it, and what are their building blocks for their top-notch quality teams.

Roadmap to Testing a Design System

Design systems are one of the most popular new ways to create and document the UI building blocks that make up a product.

When it comes to a design system, your components will be used by multiple teams on different platforms.

So how do you ensure that you help deliver a high-quality product?

In this talk, I shared our experiences at News UK, and how we came up with a testing strategy for our newest offering (NewsKit Design System).

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