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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

216: TestCafe to Automate Hard To Test Web Controls with Julian Bucknall

8/19/2018
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In this episode we’ll be Test Talking with Julian Bucknall, the CTO at Developer Express about their open-source Web browser automation tool, TestCafe. Discover why TestCafe was created as well as how it can potentially help you and your teams with your test automation efforts.

Duration:00:31:17

215: Ruby Testing Culture with Jason Swett

8/12/2018
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I always hear about how most Ruby developers have embraced testing. So today we’re going to test talk about the Ruby Testing Culture from a developers perspective with Jason Sweet from codewithJason.com. Jason has a bunch of courses and articles on his blog about ruby testing, and he shares his testing knowledge on a whole bunch of topics with us today in this episode. Check it out.

Duration:00:29:28

214: API Fortress Testing and Monitoring with Patrick Poulin

8/5/2018
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Enterprise software needs to innovate quickly to stay competitive. Manual testing of APIs is inefficient. But many teams struggle to understand how to programmatically tests APIs. There are many tools out there but which one is right for you? Today we’ll be Test Talking with Patrick Poulin one of the founders of API Fortress a powerful API testing platform to help eliminate testing bottlenecks. In this episode, you’ll discover why you should add API Fortress to your list of API testing...

Duration:00:33:20

213: Automation in Testing Superfriends with Richard Bradshaw & Mark Winteringham

7/29/2018
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How do you educate the other members of your team about your automation? How do you talk to management about automation? We sometimes focus so heavily on the tooling that we lose sight of what it is we’re trying to test. In this episode, we’ll Test Talk with Richard Bradshaw and Mark Winteringham about their new, imitative website, automationintesting.com. Discover how to be truly successful with your testing efforts by leveraging the right tools to help you test the right things.

Duration:00:31:11

212: Value Stream Integration with Matt Angerer & Jeff Downs

7/22/2018
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With more and more companies moving away from centralization or standardization of their tools to conduct delivery of software it even harder to establish traceability for one artifact to the next across the entire organization That’s where the power of value stream integration comes in. In this episode, we’ll be Test Talking all about Value Stream Integration with Jeff Downs and Matt Angerer from Tasktop Technologies. Get ready to discover how you can dramatically improve the efficiency...

Duration:00:35:59

211: Lowering Performance Testing Barriers Using k6 with Robin Gustafsson

7/15/2018
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Want to lower the performance testing barriers to help get your developers involved in testing? K6 is an open source, modern load testing tool that provides a clean, approachable scripting API, local and cloud execution, with command and control through CLI or a REST API using JavaScript. In this episode, you’ll discover developer-friendly performance tips as well as how k6 was developed to make the performance testing barrier to entry as smooth as possible for your developers.

Duration:00:33:42

210: Selenium WebDriver Past, Present & Future with Simon Stewart

7/8/2018
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In this episode, we test talk with the creator of Selenium Simon Stewart. Simon shares his view on the past, present, and future of the Selenium project. So get ready to discover how and why Selenium was created, AI, W3C, Simon’s approach to automation and more. Simon also reveals his top actionable advice around succeeding with automation.

Duration:00:35:04

209: API Functional Testing with Klaus Neuhold & Dave Karow

7/1/2018
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Want a way to create quicker, more reliable functional tests without the overhead of a full-blown UI test? Do you want to develop functional tests that can also be used as performance tests later in the software development lifecycle? If so, this episode is for you. We’ll be Test Talking with Klaus and Dave from Blaze Meter about API functional testing and the benefits you’ll get by using this approach to software testing.

Duration:00:27:13

208: Dynamic Selenium Grid using Zalenium with Diego Molina

6/24/2018
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Are you looking for a way to quickly create a disposable, flexible, container-based Selenium Grid infrastructure that has features like video recording, live preview, basic auth & online/offline dashboards? If so than this episode is for you. Diego Molina, one of the Selenium core committers, official maintainer of the Docker-Selenium project and the creator of Zalenium, shares his automation knowledge.

Duration:00:28:34

207: Test Leadership in Agile with Anna Royzman

6/17/2018
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In this fast-paced world of Agile and continuous testing, the need for test leaders has never been higher. So if you are responsible for creating a testing practice for your company or team--and managing the process and people--this episode is for you. Anna Royzman, founder of A Quality Leadership Institute and creator of the Test Leadership Congress and ConTest, will share some of the critical test leadership skills you’ll need to help lead your team with testing. You’ll discover how to...

Duration:00:29:30

206: Shift-left Your Teams QA Efforts with the Testing Guild

6/10/2018
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Facing Software Quality Issues? Announcing an Online Conference for Testers by Testers. 20 + Experts Reveal Their Top Software Testing & QA Secrets. Join the first-ever Testing Guild an online conference and community dedicated 100% to helping YOU with your Testing & QA efforts https://testingguild.com

Duration:00:27:05

205: .Net and Integration Testing Pitfalls with James Penning

6/3/2018
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Integration Testing is often one of the toughest parts of the software development lifecycle--so in this episode we’ll test talk with James Penning of Get-Testy.com about the Top 5 Pitfalls when Writing Integration Tests, some tips for .NET testers, and more testing awesomeness.

Duration:00:31:40

204: Discover Katalon Studio for Test Automation with Raghav Pal

5/27/2018
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Finding the right testing tool from all the available automation testing tools is tough. I’ve interviewed over 200 testers and developers on my TestTalks and based on this treasure trove of test automation awesomeness; I created an Ultimate Testing Tools list. Since Publishing it, I’ve gotten a bunch of comments asking why Katalon Studio was not on the list. So I decided to create an episode all around Katalon Studio with automation testing expert Raghav Pal.

Duration:00:35:22

203: Performance Advisory Council with Henrik Rexed

5/20/2018
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In this episode, Henrik Rexed from Neotys joins us to test talk about how he’s helping to spread the gospel of performance testing earlier on the development lifecycle. Discover what the Performance Advisory Council is all about as well as how to join the online PAC events to learn more about the latest in performance testing.

Duration:00:32:02

202: AI for User Flow Verification with Jason Arbon

5/13/2018
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The most significant challenge for an app team in today’s Agile, Continuous Integration (CI), and DevOps-driven world is just making sure the app still works like it did yesterday. There isn’t enough time to manually test each build, let alone craft test automation. Even when teams do try to test, it adds days of delay and thousands of dollars of cost, and yet the team is still not happy with the results. In this episode, Jason Arbon explains how Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine...

Duration:00:33:23

201: Intelligent Process Automation with Jonathon Wright

5/6/2018
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In the digital economy of today, every business is a software business, and how we create software is forever changing. So if you’re looking to learn where software development and testing is heading, listen up. In this episode Jonathon Wright (The Automation Cyborg) shares his vision of Intelligent Process Automation and how it has already helped numerous companies begin to make the shift towards the future he foresees.

Duration:00:42:46

200: Two Hundred Episodes Powered by Sauce Labs with Lubos Parobek

4/29/2018
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Welcome to the 200th episode of TestTalks. Thanks for your listening awesomeness! Rather than make this milestone episode all about me -- I wanted to talk more about Sauce Labs and all the innovation you’ve been up to. And remind folks that Sauce Labs’ sponsorship is what enables me to continue doing this week after week. So listen up and discover why I’m proud to have Sauce as my exclusive sponsor.

Duration:00:29:30

199: Automating iOS Apps In the Apple Bubble with Shashikant Jagtap

4/22/2018
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Apple introduced it's UI Testing framework (XCUITest) at WWDC 2015. The XCUITest framework enabled UI Tests to be written in Swift, Apple's own programming language, which can be understood by both QA and Developers to bridge the technology gap. In this episode, Shashikant goes over why he thinks native automation for iOS apps might be a better option than Appium or Calabash. He also goes over other tips on automating in Apple’s iOS ecosystem.

Duration:00:30:13

198: Testing and Planning For The Unknown with Kinga Witko

4/15/2018
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Developing software always involves dealing with unknowns. Unanticipated issues and changes always tend to creep in during development. But how do you deal with the unknown when planning your sprints? How do you handle unforeseen bugs? In this episode, we’ll Test Talk with Kinga Witko, who’ll offer some tips for dealing with the unknowns, accessibility testing and more.

Duration:00:29:56

197: Discovery Explore Behavior Using Examples with Gaspar Nagy

4/8/2018
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Is your team doing behavior-driven development but having issues realizing the full potential of this approach? In this episode Gaspar Nagy, creator of Specflow and co-author of the book Discovery: Explore Behavior Using Examples, discusses why BDD exists in the first place and shares proven techniques and tips for getting the most out of your BDD collaboration between the business and your delivery team members.

Duration:00:34:20