TL;DR: I wrote a short script that returns a random quote from a list of nice things people have said about me, to combat quarantine pants-ness while working from home. Being an introvert by nature, I'm not suffering too badly in isolation (after an initial period of adjustment and complaining) but there is one big… Continue reading Three lines of Python to brighten your day
I realised that I haven't talked about automation for a while, even though it's a part of the job I enjoy just as much as coercing/tricking people into talking to each other. So I wrote a few small tests to show some of the basics I have learnt, and I'm documenting it so that future… Continue reading Starting with UI tests in Cypress
So if you've been following my blog for a while, you probably know a bit about my first crack at test automation - the Visual Regression Tests. These take screenshots of our products and then run pixel comparisons after a change is deployed to check if code changes have resulted in unwanted visual changes. It… Continue reading VRT: A series of mistakes
I began my journey as a software tester in April 2018, and six months later in October 2018 I decided to make myself a Personal Development Plan since my workplace didn't have one for me. It's been a year since then, so I'm having a look back at the last twelve months to see what… Continue reading Personal Development, One Year of Progress
My mum always, always commented on how I hated change growing up. When I started secondary school I was miserable for six months. Same for college, and for university. For each of my new jobs, I would come home crying that I hated it and everyone hated me and thought me terribly pretentious and aloof… Continue reading Skills for driving change
So I'm a bit of a higgledy piggledy person in general, a messy storm of ideas. Don't get me wrong, I can be Rand Al Thor with his flame in the void, focussing on one task or feeling until it's done. But just like Rand Al Thor, I have a tendency to take on too… Continue reading Concentrate.