Test Automation: Shifting Testing Throughout the Software Lifecycle - Nalin Parbhu

Episode 139 · December 4th, 2020 · 36 mins 53 secs

About this Episode

Talking with Nalin Parbhu about the software evolution towards more test automation and the creation of Infuse and useMango.

We talk a software development and "shift left" where automated tests and quality checks have moved earlier into the software lifecycle.

  • Software approaches and where quality fits in
  • Shift left
  • Test automation
  • Roles of software developers, SDETs (software development engineer in test), testers, QA, etc.
  • Developers doing testing and devops
  • Automated testing vs manual testing
  • Regression testing, UI testing, black bock testing
  • Unit testing, white box, API, end to end testing
  • User acceptance testing (UAT)
  • Mullet Methodology (Agile at the front, Waterfall at the back)
  • Waterwheel Methodology (Requirements -> iterative development -> QA)
  • What's an agile team?
  • Developer resistance to testing
  • Manifesto for agile software development
  • Iterative development
  • Adapting to change
  • Agility: being able to change course quickly