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Doing volunteer work brings me joy and fulfilment. My first event as a volunteer was in 2015 and I’ve been doing it ever since (if possible, multiples times a year). I only wish I started it sooner. One day I’ll write about it.

Today I want to tell you about one type of volunteer work: mentoring.


Lean contract testing with Chakram

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🏆 This post was featured in Software Testing Weekly #142 and CodingJab #111

During my career, every time my team has to rely on a 3rd-party API, there comes the day where that API fails. Maybe it is down but usually they released a breaking change that breaks the previous contract. Our team does not notice it, but the client/user does and then we look bad.


Artistic puzzle games

The witness screenshot

Even if you don’t like puzzles, you should give these two games at least a try


T-shaped people in relationships

And H stands for Happy!

The best couples complement each other


Happiness-oriented Testing (HoT)

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There are many metrics. Some are mainstream, some are measurable, some are imposed. Most can be gamed.

But there’s one that neatly aligns with quality — happiness.

🏆 This post was featured in Software Testing Weekly #118 and Testing Notes #52