Missions & Challenges
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Testing involves exploration, questioning, experimenting, and even comparing similar products.When was the last time you compared your application to a similar product? Solve the challenge by @Prashant Hegde, showcase your skills and win a gift box.Keep your friends close but your competitors closer.Testers usually overlook competitor analysis because they feel it falls outside their scope of work.Investigating competing products is an effective way to generate testing ideas. Working on the same product for a long time may make you lose sight of some risks/problems since you have become too familiar with it. When you evaluate multiple competitors, you will discover valuable insights. Competitor analysis allows you to put yourself in your customer’s shoes and understand the market from their perspective. Furthermore, helps you to advocate for building missing features, capabilities, or experiences in your app that your target audience finds useful/ appealing.So here is the challenge: Le
Attention ShiftSync community! We are excited to announce a brand new testing challenge prepared exclusively for you by the renowned expert, James Bach. The purpose of this challenge is to provide you with a way to showcase your analytical testing skills for other people to review and evaluate. You will get a winner badge and a certificate of achievement. Voting goes by likes. Like answers, which in your opinion provide the best solution to the challenge. The replies with the greatest number of likes will get winner badges.Voting will be closed on 24.07.2023. However, even after the deadline, you may submit your solution in the comments and receive points. Chapter Here is a parking cost calculator for an airport:https://developsense.com/parkcalc/index.php (This was copied from a real airport website, some years ago.) There is a rumor that, because of poor input validation, you can make this calculator show huge parking costs (into the billions of dollars). Try to reproduce
ShiftSync is foremost a cool space where we come to have fun. Missions are an entertaining way and the fastest way to earn extra points on the way. Completing missions allows you to get to the top of the leaderboard, earn points , and get badges for mission accomplishment. There are three types of missions: the onboarding mission, monthly mission, and evergreen mission. Try a new monthly mission each month! The evergreen mission will not change. For completing each task in a mission, you can earn +200 points. Step right up, maybe we will see you on the leaderboard next month.
How to Elevate Testing Excellence with AI Challenge Description:Tell us about a problem you face while performing testing (manual or automation), and give us information on how you fixed it. Think about whether using smart technology like Artificial Intelligence (AI) could make your solution even better.Key Tasks:Identify a Testing Challenge: Choose a notable challenge faced in your functional or automation testing projects. This could include issues related to test maintenance, test data management, test automation or dynamic application changes . Propose a Solution: Outline a solution to address the identified challenge. Clearly articulate the problem statement, and provide a solution that could enhance testing efficiency, accuracy, or overall effectiveness.[No need to share code, just the approach would be enough] Consider AI Integration: Evaluate whether incorporating AI techniques can further optimise the proposed solution. If applicable, specify how AI could enhance the solutio
We are excited to present this month challenge created by the Scott Moore @loadtester, a professional with over 30 years of IT experience across diverse platforms and technologies. Scott is not only an active writer, speaker, and influencer. His expertise spans software engineering, performance, digital experience, Observability, DevSecOps, and AIOps.Challenge Overview:1.👉🏻Choose Your Web Application:Select a web application for which you have permission and security access to automate a business process and monitor the backend infrastructure (web server, database server, etc.).2.💻Create an Automated Business Process:Craft an automated business process, ranging from simple to complex. The process should include at least three business transaction timings.3.✍🏻Record Two Identical Scripts:Script 1: Utilize the RealBrowser protocol.Script 2: Leverage the traditional HTTP/Web protocol.4.📃Execute a Load Test:Run a small load test with fewer than 10 virtual users, spanning up to 15 min
Welcome, ShiftSyncers! Are you ready to flex your mental muscles and embark on an exciting crossword puzzle adventure? Time to test your skills.What's the Challenge? We've crafted a unique crossword puzzle just for you. The topics we have included are test automation, mobile testing, DevOps, and other topics. It's the perfect opportunity to sharpen your test automation vocab and improve your problem-solving skills. Important dates: Date of crossword puzzle: Oct. 17 Duration: 1 week Assessment duration (for internal ShiftSync members): 3 days Winner announcement: Oct. 31 How to Participate? Participating in our crossword puzzle challenge is as easy as 1-2-3. We request you all to please submit your answers via email – email@example.com. Post submitting the email, drop in a message in the blog comment stating “email sent/answer submitted” to ensure we don’t miss out on anyone. Download attatched crossword below. If you have an editable version, please edit the pdf and
🚀 Welcome to the 10 Days of DevOps Challenge! Are you ready to embark on a thrilling journey through the world of DevOps? Whether you're a seasoned pro or just getting started, this challenge is designed to enhance your DevOps skills, one day at a time. Here's how it works: Every day for the next 10 days, we will post a new question or task related to DevOps in the ShiftSync forum. Each task will allow you to explore different aspects of DevOps. And that's just the beginning! We have some thrilling incentives lined up for you: 🏆 Win Prizes: At the end of the challenge, we will select two winners who have successfully completed each day's topic. These winners will receive special gifts as a token of appreciation. The winners will be announced on Oct.16.🌟 Earn Points: Additionally, all participants who finish the challenge will be rewarded with +200 points. Get ready to learn, grow, and level up your DevOps skills! Each day's task will bring you closer to becoming a DevOps champion.
Our Mobile Testing Challenge has reached it's conclusion, and we would like to congratulate everyone who participated and announce our winner @shubhamnarkhede 🎉 for his excellent testing performance with the Testing Daily app. 📱 Shubham's approach to the Mobile Testing Challenge not only involved identifying and specifying bugs from the Usability, Consistency, and Multitask sections of the mobile testing cheat sheet, but also included a category of his own submission: Navigation. He holds a Master's degree in Computer Applications and now works as a Software Tester at IFM Engineering. We would also like to recognize fantastic submissions from @hungoboss , @eduardaloureiro , and @mmario.ffrohlich , who gave thorough and engaging testing reviews in apps of their own. Thank you @danielknott for a fun and entertaining testing challenge! Keep your eyes peeled for more challenges on the ShiftSync platform. We have more events and activities headed your way in the coming weeks, and we're
Hi ShiftSync Community,are you ready for a mobile testing community challenge? Take a look at the video, where @danielknott is describing the things you need to do in order to participate in the challenge and win his book.Here are the hard facts for the challenge:1. Download the mobile testing cheat sheet here.2. Pick 2 sections from the cheat sheet and test your or any other app against the sections.3. Write down your findings in the comments below this post and share your thoughts/ ideas/ findings with the community.4. The most commented/ liked result will win Daniel’s book “Hands-On Mobile App Testing” as e-Book and get a badge and certificate of achievement from ShiftSync. You must watch out for these dates: Submission last date – September 5, 2023 Winner announcement – September 6, 2023 We are really looking forward to seeing all your comments!#HappyTesting
Folks, Finally, the day has arrived! After over 30 days of running the Blogathon contest, we have the final top 3 list with us. We would like to thank each and every one who participated in this contest and made it a success. Believe us, it wasn’t an easy decision to finalize the top 3 as the blogs you have written are top-notch. Looking into your community involvement, taking fair voting into consideration, and the amount of original thought put into the article, we have our top 3 winners. 🥇First Prize @arunkumardutta 🥈Second Prize @sangeetha 🥉Third Prize @hungoboss All of you have done amazingly well and we feel proud to have this wonderful association with you. Let’s have a big virtual round of applause for all the winners as well as our participants. Soon, you will be receiving your prize money, badges, and certificates of achievement. To those who couldn’t be on the top list, don't worry! You will have another chance to win. Soon you will be receiving certificates of partici
We're thrilled to announce our first blogathon , and we warmly invite you to participate and showcase your exceptional technical and writing skills!This is not your average competition, folks. It's a chance to connect with like-minded individuals, flaunt your expertise, give your article the spotlight it deserves, and who knows, you might just snag some prizes along the way!To encourage more people towards blog writing, ShiftSync is launching a one-month Blogathon contest from July 19, 2023, to August 18, 2023. Top 3 winners will get monetary prizes, badges, and certificates of recognition. 🥇First prize – 300 USD + Swag 🥈Second prize – 150 USD + Swag 🥉Third prize – 50 USD + Book of the industry expert In addition, we will have some outstanding entries who will receive certificates of participation and ShiftSync badges (based on your points). If you have any concerns or need assistance, feel free to reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org or message @Kat or @Daria.You must wat
Congratulations on a Well-Deserved Victory!🏆We are absolutely delighted to extend our warmest congratulations to the two outstanding winners of the Testing Challenge by James Bach. Your exceptional performance and unparalleled analytical testing skills have truly made you stand out as champions in this competition.Let's take a moment to celebrate the remarkable achievements of our winners:@mmario.ffrohlich is currently working as a software tester in the AKD d.o.o. He transitioned from teaching to the IT sector around 5-6 years ago, according to Mario, he fell in love with software testing from the minute he started his career. Mario likes working on large and complex solutions related to either government or the fintech sector. @mmario.ffrohlich, your informative report, coupled with the discovery of a value close to the largest parking fee possible, is impressive. @Sebastian Stautz: As a devoted father of two, your dedication to your profession and passion for testing are evident in
To win the mission and get +600 points, you have to:Create your first ever topic in forum and get +200 points. Post your first ever reply in conversation and get +200 points. Introduce yourself to our community in the Introduce Yourself thread and get +200 points.After completing the mission you will receive a badge. 🏆
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