Quality Engineering and the OPEN Road

Synapse QA Webinar(virtual) [Dec , 2021]

Quality Engineering has evolved over the years but still not the first choice as a career option in technology. I want to emphasise that Quality is everyone’s responsibility and not just limited to people with the word quality in their job title. Here are a couple of aspects that I would like to focus on…

Selenium Conf 2020 (virtual)

I attended Selenium Conference on Sep 11-12, 2020 and had a chance to connect with the Selenium community virtually. I didn’t have any plans to make it to the conference until I got a surprise email in my inbox on Sep 10 (Thursday) night that my lightening talk has been accepted and with that I also got the pass to attend the conference. Woohoo!

At my talk

DevConf.CZ, Brno 2020

The title for my session was ‘API Testing 101’s: Quick and Easy’. It mainly covered introduction to REST API, how to go about testing REST API, introduction to an interesting test framework in python named ‘lemoncheesecake’ and how this framework let’s you generate some awesome test reports. You can find the slide-deck here.

DevConf.US, Boston 2018

After a successful event in India, DevConf was all set for it’s first chapter in US and that was conducted on Aug 17-19, 2018 in Boston. The venue for the conference was decided as Boston University and it was an appropriate venue for such a conference where we could also some student attendance. Given that it was the first ever DevConf in US, the attendee turnout was somewhere between 350 to 400. Journey: The way my journey started is worth…

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DevConf.IN, Bangalore 2018

DevConf is an annual Developers’ Conference and it was organised at such a big scale in India for the first time. It was conducted on 4-5 Aug, 2018 at Christ University, Bangalore. There were over 1100 attendees and 110 speakers at the conference, the conference was indeed a success! Day 0: I was travelling to Bangalore after four years, the last time I was around was at PyCon India, 2014 and now again for DevConf.IN, 2018. I landed at the Bangalore…

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DevConf.cz, Brno 2018

DevConf.cz is an annual conference that happens every year around February (usually when it snows) in Brno, Czech Republic. The conference was conducted at Faculty of Information Technology, Brno(been the same venue for a couple of years) from Jan 25-27, 2018. The three day conference had multiple talks well distributed over 12 different tracks covering topics related to Agile, Cloud, CI/CD, Containers, DevOps, Fedora, Testing, Storage, Virtualisation and many more. You can find the entire schedule here. Journey: For the journey…

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