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My Testing Journey So Far: One and a Half Years

This is a short post where I simply list key milestones in my testing journey so far. I was planning to publish at least one blog post every month. Unfortunately due to some health issues, I skipped a couple of months. That’s why I decided it is much better to publish at least a very short article rather than delay next post for a few more months. month 0 (01/2019)

Testing Internship Update,  API Testing, Plans for the Next Month

Reflecting  on what I learned about test automation, how much testing I did in  May 2020 and my further plans.  Testing Internship Update and Thoughts on My Progress April-May 2020 turned out to be quite different from previous months. Lockdowns, social distancing and other many  things have became a new reality as we saw Covid-19 cases growing. Kids no longer attend schools, nobody knows, people around us loosing jobs, nobody

Selenium Python Tests, EC2 instance and Jenkins

Testing Internship Update,  Selenium Python Tests, EC2 instance and Jenkins, API Testing, Plans for the Next 3 Months

Reflecting  on what I learned about test automation, how much testing I did in  March 2020 and my further plans.  Testing Internship Update and Thoughts on My Progress It’s been a while since I wrote my last blog post in January 2020. It’s been extremely difficult to find time for writing. I tried to spend as much time as possible practising Python and learning new TAU tools. I also must

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Create “Unique” PDF Files: Test data generation for Python Selenium End-to-End Test Automation

GitHub repository: pdfhandy This is the first article where I finally got courage to share some code from my  first Test Automation Project. I started to learn Python and Selenium in November 2019. Since then I managed to write  a few test, but most importantly, think I’ve built some kind of foundation for scaling and improving my tests.   Probably most satisfying was seeing  a steady growth of short snippets which

Testing Internship Update,  Learning Python , Courses, 100 Days of Testing  Challenge

Another short update on what I have been up to: end of December 2019 – mid January of 2020. Testing Internship Update and Thoughts on My Progress Well, I have mixed feelings on the progress of my internship. On the one hand, since the start in July 2019, I’ve been working consistently and genuinely tried to help make Aerofiler’s software product better. Every week, I dedicate one full day to

Reflecting 2019

This post is mostly for me to process my thoughts and reflect on major milestones from 2019. My journey continues. A journey from no experience in testing and automation to first meaningful projects, achievements and, hopefully, first rewarding job in automation.  Milestones in 2019 Let’s have a look at my key milestones in the past year   found a mentor to help me learn testing and automation got ISTQB certification completed

Testing Internship,  GitHub Course, Unix for Mac OS X Users Course, Learning Python, Hundred Days of Testing and Automation Challenge

Another short update on what I have been up to in the second half  of October – mid November  2019.   Testing Internship In the end of  of October 2019 I had another  zoom meeting with creators of the software product I have been testing as an intern for the previous 2 months. Guess what, it turned to a payed internship . It is not a full-time  job, I know, 

Another Project Finished, Javasript Practice, Plans for Next Three Months, Tools, Random Links, Courses

Another short update on what I have been up to in the second half  of September – beginning of October  2019.   Another Project Finished Today I had zoom meeting with creators of the software product I have been testing as a volunteer for the last 2 months. It was a great opportunity to learn and practice testing. Of course, there is always more work to do, but  I decided

Digital Accessibility Testing Meetup, Selenium IDE and Applitools Eyes Tests, 100 plus Test Casess

Another short update on what I have been up to in the first half – mid  September 2019.   Digital Accessibility Testing Meetup    This time Sydney Testers  teamed up with Sydney Web Accessibility and Inclusive Design Meetup. The most valuable part for me was to see lots of real examples of  accessibility issues (thanks Gian Wild for great presentation). I also learned about WCAG 2 (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines)

James Bach Meetup, First Test in Selenium IDE and Jenkins

Here is short update on what have been up to in end of August – first half of September 2019.   James Bach Meetup in Sydney   This time Sydney Testers meetup brought James Bach, one of the authors of “Lessons Learned in Software Testing”, tester, consultant, coach, speaker , creator of “Rapid Software Testing” methodology. James talked  about critical thinking in why it is so important for testers.