Compendium Developments is 'me', Alan Richardson. I help people test better; through mentoring, training, consultancy, and working on projects. Learn more

If you need help with Selenium WebDriver Automation, Agile Testing, Test Strategy and Approach; or even if you aren't sure what you need, you just know you need an experienced Software Professional, then contact me.

This site is my portfolio. Please browse, and learn what I can do for you.

Take advantage of the free information resources. I release Tutorial videos and webinars, free tools, and all of my conference material.

Learn At Your Own Pace with these Online Training Courses

You can train with me online rather than waiting for a public training course or conference. The courses have received amazing reviews and you can start learning immediately and continue at your own speed. I deal with any technical queries in the discussion forums of the course.

Read these Books to improve your Automation Skills

If you would rather learn from reading a book then you're in luck. I have distilled my experience into several books, packed with exercises and examples to help you improve your automation skills and increase your technical flexibility.

"Selenium Simplified"
Automated Testing with Selenium RC and Java.
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Learn Java for Testers.
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Experience that spans multiple industries

I have worked with companies across many different sectors. I specialise in testing, not in a specific industry domain.

Amido
ASOS
Bug Buster
C3 Global
Camelot
Capita
Channel 4
EF Education First
Klarna
LMAX Exchange

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