QA Financial Forum London 2019

QAFFL is nothing to do with Harry Potter, despite the name and possible Quidditch connection. In fact, it is a one day conference focusing on QA in Finance: a series of talks ...Read More

Caplin at Silicon Milkroundabout

Last Sunday, Caplin attended the Silicon Milkroundabout in the Old Truman Brewery, near Brick Lane. Mike, John, Pat and Jana presented Caplin's technology and spoke with a lot of IT professionals about the exciting opportunities available at Caplin. For ...Read More

Jenkins Output Navigator – Hackday Project

The theme for the hackday VII was "Simplify and Scale".My colleague Daniel Owen and I decided to produce something to simplify our lives as QAs at Caplin. Andy Berry was also on hand and kind enough to ...Read More

JAX London

I attended this years  JAX London conference from the 13th to the 14th October in the Business Design Centre, Islington, which is a nice building within the surrounding area of buzzing Angel. JAX London is a 2 day conference ...Read More

Incremental UX

The Agile approach has in many organisations become the expected way of working. There have been many articles and books around the challenges of designing in an agile environment. When building a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) there are ...Read More

Find bugs automatically with Git and BladeRunnerJS

Fixing bugs is often a long and frustrating process. Especially if a bug sneaked into the code base some time ago, it's not really obvious and has only now been discovered by accident. Sometimes developers will just fix a bug and ...Read More

Testbash 3

There were two days of workshops ahead of the conference day, and a 'Meetup' on the Thursday evening, which meant attendance at the 6.30am run by the pier was limited to 10 of the several hundred QAs and testers in attendance. The conference day ...Read More

Agile Testing and BDD Exchange 2013

We had been to this one-day conference a couple of years ago, and were keen to go again. Especially as Chris Matts was on the speaker list. It was his work as a BA working with Dan ...Read More

How do you test in an agile environment? Part II

Part I of this article addressed how to capture business requirements both with examples to enable everyone in the team to have a shared understanding of requirements, and details to help with designing code and tests. This part of the article will concentrate ...Read More

Code Coverage – What is it good for?

Absolutely nothing! Say it again! That is certainly the response I got when I asked an architect about code coverage. And it also seemed to be the conclusion from a long email thread/discussion we had here last year. And it was the response ...Read More