[QA] Updating QA community training and outreach

Ritu Swain swain.ritu at gmail.com
Sat Aug 2 00:09:43 UTC 2014

Very exciting!, thank you for sharing this.

On Fri, Aug 1, 2014 at 4:17 PM, Chris McMahon <cmcmahon at wikimedia.org>

> Ċ½eljko and the rest of the QA/Release Engineering team were talking this
> over this week, and we are considering stopping the "Pair Programming for
> Fun and Profit" sessions.
> Instead we are considering renewing our practice of creating publicly
> available presentations and workshops that will have a greater audience,
> and that will be permanently available into the future. We did a number of
> these in conjunction with the WMF Engineering Community team in the past
> and they were successful both for teaching participants in real time and
> also for later reference.
> Of course we will still do pair programming as part of our regular work,
> it is part of our culture. However, basic information about the systems we
> use: the page-object gem; Cucumber; RSpec;Selenium and watir-webdriver, are
> widely available, and we encourage people to find them, read them and use
> them.
> This will be a topic of discussion among us at Wikimania, and of course
> discussion is always welcome on this mail list.
> -Chris
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