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Test Talks is a weekly podcast hosted by Joe Colantonio, which geeks out on all things software test automation. TestTalks covers news found in the testing space, reviews books about automation and speaks with some of the thought leaders in the test automation field. We’ll aim to interview some of today’s most successful and inspiring software engineers and test automation thought leaders.

Test Talks is a weekly podcast hosted by Joe Colantonio, which geeks out on all things software test automation. TestTalks covers news found in the testing space, reviews books about automation and speaks with some of the thought leaders in the test automation field. We’ll aim to interview some of today’s most successful and inspiring software engineers and test automation thought leaders.
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Test Talks is a weekly podcast hosted by Joe Colantonio, which geeks out on all things software test automation. TestTalks covers news found in the testing space, reviews books about automation and speaks with some of the thought leaders in the test automation field. We’ll aim to interview some of today’s most successful and inspiring software engineers and test automation thought leaders.

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Episodes

261: WebDriverIO and Extended Debugging with Christian Bromann

7/14/2019
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Listen in on this episode to get an inside look into the life of Christian Bromann, the maintainer of WebDriverIo. Christian will share the pros and cons of WebDriverIo, some extended debugging features he’s currently working on for the DevTools team at SauceLabs, plus a whole lot more. Check it out!

Duration:00:28:25

260: Python Test Automation with Andrew Knight

7/7/2019
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Today we’ll be discussing Python test automation with the Automation Panda himself, Andrew Knight. Andrew will share the reason why he loves Python, as well as tips on how you can get started using it for all your test automation efforts.

Duration:00:33:01

259: New Way To Learn Test Automation with Angie Jones

6/30/2019
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Are you trying to find a way to learn test automation? Or maybe you want to refresh or enhance what you already know. Today we’ll be TestTalking with Angie Jones all about ways to learn more about automation. So listen up and discover a must know resource for the automation testing community.

Duration:00:33:56

258: Boozang A New Approach to UI Testing with Mats Ljunggren

6/23/2019
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In this episode will be speaking with Mats Ljunggren about Boozang, an AI-based web automation tool that is written in Javascript. It leverages HTML-snippet technology to allow it to run in any browser without extension or local installation. So listen up and discover some unique features that just might help your team with its UI testing.

Duration:00:29:30

257: Oxygen Appium Selenium Made Simple with Nachum Dimer

6/16/2019
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Do you like Cypress.io, but feel it’s too developer-centric for your testing team? Do you still want to use Selenium and Appium, but in a more straightforward way? If so, this episode is for you as we test talk about the automation framework Oxygen with the co-founder of Cloudbeat, Nachum Dimer. Listen up to learn about another open- source tool that might be the perfect fit for your automation efforts.

Duration:00:35:12

256: Cypress.io Hot Seat Questions with Gleb Bahmutov

6/9/2019
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In this episode, we’ll place Gleb Bahmutov on the hot seat to handle all of the Automation Guild’s questions around Cyress.io. Learn when you should consider using Cypress vs. Selenium and when you shouldn’t. Also, hear common questions and answers about what Cypress.io supports, plus much, much more. Listen up!

Duration:00:24:33

255: Mainframe DevOps Testing with Rosalind Radcliffe

6/2/2019
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Everyone is always looking at the latest, shiny testing tools that only support Web technologies, but what about automating mainframe apps? Rosalind Radcliffe, Distinguished Engineer at IBM, explains why mainframes still matter and how they fit into modern practices like DevOps. Listen up and discover tools and techniques to help you with your mainframe testing practices.

Duration:00:32:18

254: Making Load Testing with Real Browsers a Reality with Tim Koopmans

5/26/2019
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Have you ever wished there was an easier way to performance test your application without worrying about how to automate it from the protocol layer? If so, you’ll want to listen in to today’s episode with the founder of Flood.io, Tim Koopmans. Tim will share why he thinks browser-level performance testing using Element can help with your performance testing efforts.

Duration:00:24:00

254: Building A Winning Automation Team with Greg Sypolt

5/19/2019
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Want to know how to succeed when running automation at scale? In this episode. Greg Sypolt shares his story at USA Today about how he helped change their testing approach from manual to automated testing and grew it from zero to 4000 builds per week. So listen to discover tips on how to put into place a culture that ignites your automation at scale.

Duration:00:30:52

253: The Life of a Solo Automation Engineer with Chris Kenst

5/12/2019
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In this episode discover what it takes to become an automation engineer in a startup with Chris Kenst. Chris also shares tips on how to improve your automation skills leveraging education and conferences. You’ll also discover an awesome resource to make sure you never miss another can’t miss testing event.

Duration:00:31:16

252: Security Testing in 2019 with SecureGuild

5/5/2019
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Has the software you’ve tested ever been hacked? How do you know? I just read an article on TechCrunch that hackers went undetected in Citrix internal network for six months! Scary stuff. So in this episode, we’ll take a sneak peek at some of the sessions at SecureGuild an online conference dedicated to security testing taking place May 20-21. Listen up and discover ways to avoid security exploits like the Citrix hack.

Duration:00:21:46

251: People Practices in Digital Transformations with Gurushyam Mony

4/28/2019
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DevOps and Agility are only successful if your team continues to practice them every day, every hour, every minute. But how do you achieve this type of whole-team approach? In this episode, Gurushyam Mony shares some of his top practices for helping companies with their digital transformations and explains that people are as vital an aspect of this as tools are. So listen up and discover some real-world tips on how to make your people the key to your company’s digital transformation success...

Duration:00:33:39

250: Pushing Security Testing Left, Like a Boss with Tanya Janca

4/21/2019
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Today we’ll be test talking with security testing expert Tanya Janca about application security and more. Tanya is passionate about application security and evangelizing software security and will share why you should be, too. Listen up to hear how Tanya can make even a topic like security fun.

Duration:00:37:35

249: Next Generation Agile Automation with Guljeet Nagpaul

4/14/2019
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Two of the hottest new topics in our industry are continuous testing and AI/machine learning. Today we’ll be test talking with Guljeet Nagpaul about next generation Agile automation. We’ll cover codeless test automation, improving Agile quality management and more. Guljeet worked for Mercury as head of their ALM practices back in the day, so he knows his stuff. Discover what has changed since that time, and what you need to know in today’s rapidly changing automation testing landscape.

Duration:00:31:36

248: What is Programming with Edaqa Mortoray

4/7/2019
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Have you ever wondered what is programming really is, at a deeper level than the obvious answer? That’s what we’ll be test talking about today with Edaqa Mortoray, author of the new book What is programming? A Harmony of People, Code that runs the world, and the Individual behind the Keyboard. If you’ll remember from a previous TestTalks episode, Edaqa is the inventor of the Leaf programming language, so he knows a thing or two about programming. Don’t miss it

Duration:00:32:37

247: Discover The Personality of Your Application with Greg Paskal

3/31/2019
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One of the most common challenges for quality engineers is making the mental shift from merely pursuing pass or fail test results to understanding the characteristics and trends of tests. That’s what we’ll be test talking about today with Greg Paskal. Greg will share how to discover the personality of your application using dashboards created with ELK Stack. Listen up to discover how to create tests that are accurate and actionable.

Duration:00:35:34

246: Chaos Engineering with Tammy Butow

3/24/2019
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Do you want to build more resilient software systems? Do you like to break things on purpose? If so, this episode is for you. We’ll be Test Talking about Chaos Engineering with Tammy Butow, a principal site reliability engineer at Gremlin. Tammy will explain how to test the ways in which your system responds to stress so you can identify and fix failures before they impact your customers—saving you and your company the embarrassment of software downtime, bad publicity and lost revenue....

Duration:00:30:06

245: Performance Testing in 2019 with PerfGuild

3/17/2019
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Unfortunately, not many software engineering organizations are familiar with the needs of performance testing or even have the expertise to do so. One major roadblock that prevents teams from successfully executing performance testing is a lack of training. Sometimes, just knowing where to start can be a challenge. One place to start is PerfGuild so in this episode, we’ll be talking all about the online conference dedicated 100% to helping you succeed with performance testing. Listen up.

Duration:00:34:42

244: Fast Forward Your Entire Development Cycle with Israel Rogoza and Avishai Moshka

3/10/2019
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In today’s episode, we’ll be Test Talking with Israel Rogoza and Avishai Moshka from IncrediBuild about how you can fast-forward your entire development cycle. Discover how to reduce your builds, tests and other tasks leveraging grid computing. So if you’re looking for ways to accelerate your software development efforts without reducing the quality, listen up.

Duration:00:37:31

243: Creating Klassi Frameworks with Larry Goddard

3/3/2019
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In this episode, we’ll be Test Talking with Larry Goddard about how to create a “Klassi” automation framework. Larry will discuss some JavaScript-related test tools that have helped him create tests for UI, APIs and visual validations, as well as generate reports and run tests in CI. So listen up and discover how to improve your JavaScript-based automated testing efforts.

Duration:00:28:54