When I first started doing this kind of thing, there were like two Tory Lawsons on the internet, one of whom was I think actually a Victoria. Now there are lots of us, and I am sorry if you were looking for one of the other ones. We have an annual retreat in Santa Fe, so if you want to get a hold of one of the others, let me know.
I suspect you have some small scraps of time during your workday in order to try to learn a subject that seems insurmountably large. The first suggestion I would make is to adopt a time management process, particularly the Pomodoro Technique, which allows you to break up large tasks into small ones and make the most of small, discrete chunks of time.
Second, you need to know what you will tackle in those small chunks of time. I’m sure there are other ways of breaking it up, but I might break learning test automation into these broad parts...Continue reading →
When looking for and evaluating candidates, I do not really care much about specific frameworks or technologies. These come and go, and their relative worth is generally due to either current fashion or their prevalence at whatever company happens to be offering the job. What I much prefer to see are skills and knowledge that are independent of the tools used.Continue reading →