It’s hard to attend and run a conference

Turns out it’s hard to attend and run a conference at the same time. Go. Figure. I had a great idea to let other people decide what talks I should attend at CAST 2019 and then I’d do a writeup of each one. While I love the idea and will definitely try …

Five for Friday – September 20, 2019

Your head’s for having ideas, not for holding them. — David Allen I’m fairly certain I like writing because it clears my mind and gives me calm (aka I have ideas and then get too distracted when I hold them). Welcome to Friday, here are five poin…

Getting Paid to Learn

Picking up experience on the job can be great (for example learning about SEO, application monitoring or observability) but all things being equal, it shouldn’t come at the expense of the many other ways we learn. Without the support to continuou…

Late-August updates

August has been crazy busy with a mixture of travel, AST elections, my day job and the annual CAST conference. Some recent updates: Learning Joined my first TestAutomationU course on WebDriverIO. I already use WebDriverIO v4 but figured since it was us…

Help me choose my CAST 2019 schedule

I’ll be attending CAST in Cocoa Beach, FL next week and I can’t quite decide what sessions and workshops I want to attend on during the conference days (Wednesday and Thursday). I will definitely live tweet but I’d also like to do som…