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Created so much content online this month, seeing it all listed on one page makes me think I might b...

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I just added a recording of my Agile Testers Conference 2018 talk to "Evil Tester Talks" - a Bundle ...

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I released the slides for my Agile Testers Conference 2018 talk to slideshare. This was an online co...

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My name is Alan Richardson. I'm a Software Development and Test consultant.

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My Patreon content keeps growing. 147 Patreon Only Posts, 22 Public Posts, 6 Webinar Recordings, 3 M...

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Unlike opportunity, temptation appears when you're not looking for it. When you get distracted. When...

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Latest blog post and video shows how to take screenshots within browsers - Edge, Safari, Firefox and...

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I experimented in visme and created an infographic. I was surprised, when collating the numbers to s...

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I learned a bit of SCSS today using scout-app.io SASS tool and that helped me refresh my website a l...

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Blogged: Problem Solving as Software Development (Bonus Video inside) http://blog.eviltester.com/201...

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A career in Software Testing is not an ‘easy’ ride, if you are not careful then you can get stuc...

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An excerpt from my Agil Tour London talk https://www.compendiumdev.co.uk/page/agiletour2017 I have a...

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Now Available: the slides for my Rabobank "How to Test With Agility" keynote https://www.compendiumd...

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Rebranding Evil Tester Talks online course while listening to Dio and Crazy World of Arthur Brown -...

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I do not promote this as much as I should. It is my online 'course' where I bundle webinars and conf...

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A consultant can help short cut your learning, i.e. you learn from their experience rather than your...

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No-one said Software Development and Testing was going to be easy. http://eviltester.com/agile "Wil...

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Released episode 3 of The Evil Tester Show podcast http://eviltester.com/show I have always been fa...

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Blogged on linkedin, do you audition or do you interview? - Tips for recruiting people who can actua...

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New video released to YouTube, What is Agile Testing? https://youtu.be/6Jnw1jMjSY4

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Like John Southall, author of "A Treatise of Buggs" - I have been studying and gaining practioner an...

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Converted my "Evil Tester's Guide To Agile" brochure into a SlideShare for easier distribution http:...

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Bug prevention is as important as bug detection.⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ As a Software Development consultant, ...

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Blogged (on LinkedIn) Does your job description help or hinder? - we need to recruit people rather t...

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StickerMule special on round stickers 100 for $29 https://buff.ly/2zk8njR (ends 10th Nov) &1st timer...

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The 9 most common questions I am asked about Agile Testing - answered in this free brochure http://e...

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Sneak peek of what you are going to see, or hear, in The Evil Tester Show 001 - Halloween special. ...

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Announcing The Evil Tester Show - Podcast⠀ ⠀ We are in the Uncertainty Business.⠀ ⠀ We find ...

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Uploaded a blog post to expand on my "What is Regression Testing?" Youtube video and added a FREE sl...

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Sometimes you want to work with a jar file that isn't hosted in maven central.⠀ ⠀ It might be a ...

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I was busy refactoring code in RestMud this morning because I want to try and open source the basic ...

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This could easily have been a conference talk but I wanted to make it more widely available as a vid...

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I presented a workshop at the Sigist on 14th September 2017 on Public Speaking. I found it very usef...

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For a Keynote practice, I load the slides up on the machine I'm going to use. Make sure my clicker w...

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I'm doing a workshop on public speaking at the London Sigist next week, and this is a short excerpt ...

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I have had to change the images on my online courses because they were being used by so many people ...

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"Automating and Testing a REST API" is now available as a paperback on [Amazon]⠀ ⠀ It has been o...

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"Automating and Testing a REST API" is now available on ebook and paperback. You can order the physi...

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I've released a longer version of this video on Youtube, so if you need more details you can head of...

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Slidedeck for Java FAQ - why does my code throw a null pointer exception? ⠀ ⠀ https://buff.ly/2...

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FAQ - why does my code throw a null pointer exception - common reason Redeclaration⠀ ⠀ - Using ...

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I found a postit note on my desk. I can't remember when I drew it but it seems to have been an attem...

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In this video I explain the strategy and tactics I use to create presentations, workshops, documents...

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My prep for a REST API Tutorial that I'm presenting next month led to some 'example' API testing cod...

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I use Insomnia REST client and Postman when exploratory testing REST and HTTP APIs, in this video I ...

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I like to use .httpstatuses.com to learn about HTTP status codes.⠀ ⠀ Mark Winteringham mentioned...

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Negotiation in Software Testing to avoid Mutual Disadvantage - Let's Talk https://buff.ly/2vVmzOL⠀...

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I can't tell you whether you Should or Should Not learn how to program or automate or be involved in...

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It takes time.⠀ ⠀ It takes more time than you expect. I learned that in management. Change takes...

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How to successfully submit to a Software Testing Conference - lessons learned the hard way http://bu...

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"Why might we be villainous? First, because we can be... that's a big deal..."⠀ ⠀ Thus spoke Jor...

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Blogged about an Instagram error I experienced in the Web GUI and how I used Browser Dev tools to in...

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I'm going to be talking at Agile Tour London this year, should be good. Full programme for Tour Lon...

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Strategies for improving your software testing skills and working on your own based on Isaac Newton:...

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I'm expanding my 'test' web service, which I'll use for training in REST API testing. And I was aske...

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I've written a new Java For Testers Blog Post entitled "Architecting a Testable Web Service in Spark...

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Four Printouts of new drafts later, copious edits, 50 new pages, new code examples. Time to click pu...

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I thought this was just a final round of grammar checks. And I did find a lot I wanted to change. Bu...

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Blogged how testing skills can help you preorder a SNES mini over on http://blog.eviltester.com ...

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I'm working on videos to support my javalibraries project on github, which has simple introductory c...

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I started talking at conferences because I was sick of listening to people describing a world of wor...

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I have uploaded a playlist to Youtube showing basic videos of how I started creating a Mobile versio...

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Do you want to talk at conferences? But...⠀ ⠀ "No-one would want to hear what I have to say"⠀ ...

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Firefox 54 now has a [Learn More] link in the network tab which you can use to increase your knowled...

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Released a Java Refactoring Blog Post which includes a 15 minute live refactoring video on YouTube (...

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I'm growing up in public with this small phonegap mobile application. I've created an icon - quickly...

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"The Evil Tester Sloganizer" could be making its way to your pocket soon. Experimenting with PhoneGa...

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New video showing refactoring of code that tactically automates parsing code using JSoup to strategi...

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As part of my preparation for Nordic Testing Days (next week!) I'm updating my "Java For Testers" tr...

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"The purpose of abstraction is not to be vague, but to create a new semantic level in which one can ...

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New Youtube video showing how to create and use bookmarklets for amending web pages http://buff.ly/...

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A Lighting talk that I presented at SyncHerts local meetup group in January 2017 recorded on my mobi...

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Blogged: TOTE model revisited because Operate provides feedback http://buff.ly/2pq5ntR

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Released to YouTube a recording of my short talk from Xebia meetup in January 2017 http://buff.ly/2q...

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"Have you read a book by A. Richardson today?"⠀ ⠀ It's never too late to buy and read a book fro...

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Released a YouTube video showing Exploratory REST API testing: wth PostMan and supported by Java Abs...

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Blogged: Notes on Structured Analysis and System Specification by Tom Demarco http://buff.ly/2q2CHb5

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Blogged: Do you know what your framework is doing? And some notes on WebPageTest http://buff.ly/2oJi...

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Blogged: a Quick intro to bookmarklets for testing http://buff.ly/2pHtQhz

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I added a few more games to my buggy games page. These are simple games... Easy to grok from the cod...

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Bookmarklets are a fun way of experimenting with JavaScript - once you have your code working at the...

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The IntelliJ Local History feature is very useful. This video has a quick lo-res demo - if you want ...

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The applications I test don't fit into an `Input -> Process -> Output` model very well, but its very...

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Quick tip for using JSoup - get the newline chars from an element with the `textNodes` or switch off...

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New YouTube Video: a worked example of using for design, programming and testing (Part1) http://buf...

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The quotable "Dear Evil Tester" http://eviltester.com/page/dearEvilTester

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Do you audition staff, or do you interview them?⠀ ⠀ Do you recruit a person, or do you try and f...

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I automatically transcribed some audio where I mentioned "Miyamoto Musashi".⠀ ⠀ My transcription...

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I have just open sourced the first book that i wrote. The first version was not 'professional', I wr...

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A year or so after releasing my unprofessional first published book. I created a 2nd edition because...

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I blogged some thoughts on reading the first paper in the 1972 book "Representation and Meaning" - I...

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Do you practice your wielding of Ambiguity as a weapon? For more hints and tips on how to do this, c...

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Do Testers break software? I ruminated it over a few days on instagram and have collated the results...

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And Friday's YouTube video release is... Using JSoup to Automate Amazon without the API and why you ...

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Nobody expects the Spanish inquisition with their weapons: surprise, fear and ruthless efficiency. W...

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My new book "Automating and Testing a RESTAPI" is live on leanpub. leanpub.com/testrestapi or see l...

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Hack a javascript game for christmas. Watch at https://youtu.be/EFBktnHr_0Q

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Christmas present ideas for the software professionals that you know

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