26th edition

sep 26









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Digital VodQA

10:10 AM

Visual testing toolbox

There is more to visual testing than regression testing using baseline images. In this talk, Martin will cover three open-source tools which can be easily integrated with Selenium and Appium to cover simple visual testing needs like template matching, layout testing and OCR.

By: Martin(Carousell)

10:55 AM

Mutation testing using Pitest

Mutation testing is extensively used in software testing studies . It is used to design new software tests and evaluate the quality of existing software tests.

By: Devyani Gaikwadm & Bawya P (ThoughtWorks)

11:30 AM

Contract Testing using PACT

Contract tests focus on the messages that flow between a consumer and provider. It would ensure that the consumer and provider had a shared and accurate understanding of the request and response required to create an order.

By: Shweta Varma & Akhil Ghatiki (ThoughtWorks)


Martin Schneider
Senior Software Engineer

Martin is a Senior Software Engineer and Test Manager at Carousell in Singapore. Before that, he has been working as a Software Engineer for Porsche Informatik in Austria. He is also the maintainer of the JustTestLah! framework and co-founder of the TAQELAH testing community in Singapore.

Quality Analyst

Shweta is a very passionate QA and interested to explore new technology which simplifies testing.

Akhil Ghatiki

Akhil is a self-motivated developer, who specializes in enterprise applications and systems

Quality Analyst

Devyani has gained experience in working on functional & Nonfunctional testing for Web, Windows & Mobile Applications


Bawya is a developer working with Thoughtworks.


Is it an Online event?

Yes. This is a Webinar session.

How Can I join the Webinar?

People can join webinar with the zoom app. Zoom id will be shared in the meetup page one week prior to the event.

Who can participate?

Anyone willing to learn new things in QA/Testing world can participate as an attendee. Those willing to share learnings related to QA/Testing concepts can register to present.

This event is NOT restricted to Chennai residents. If you can manage your own travel and stay, you are most welcome to participate as an attendee or speaker.

Why free?

Well, we have been active evangelists of testing practices. It is great to see increasing interest and awareness of testing concepts across companies and locations.

Our intent is to provide a platform for testing enthusiasts to share their opinions, experiences and learnings with wider testing community.