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Testing Paradise

By Giridhar Rajkumar
Welcome to Testing Paradise Podcast Channel! In this channel, you will be able to find podcast interviews with successful leaders, impressive products and of course about different strategies of QA. There will be a fortnightly release of podcasts and stay tuned for more updates... Image Credits: Logos & icons are designed and referred from
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#10. SpecFlow & BDD with Gáspár Nagy, the creator of SpecFlow
This is our channel's 10 episode and thanks to everyone for supporting us. In this talk, Gáspár is sharing his view about Behaviour Driven Development as a BDD Coach. He also shares his knowledge of SpecFlow and its ecosystem. He also shared the importance of living documentation as well towards the end. About Gáspár Nagy: Gáspár is the creator of SpecFlow, regular conference speaker, blogger (, editor of the BDD Addict monthly newsletter (, and co-author of the books "Discovery: Explore behaviour using examples" and "Formulation: Express examples using Given/When/Then" ( He works as an independent coach, trainer and test automation expert focusing on helping teams implementing BDD and SpecFlow. He has more than 20 years of experience in enterprise software development as he worked as an architect and agile developer coach. He has been a training provider of the Agile Testing Fellowship since 2018. Among others, Gaspar has been developing a synchronization tool called SpecSync that integrates Gherkin-based scenarios to Azure DevOps (TFS.) Another tool he has been working on is a new open-source Visual Studio extension for SpecFlow called Deveroom ( You can contact Gaspar via his own company homepage ( or you can follow him on Twitter (@gasparnagy) and on LinkedIn as well (Gáspár Nagy). Signup today to receive BDD Addict Newsletter -
October 26, 2020
#9. Functionize with Elise Carmichael, VP of Product Management - Women in Tech
Inspirational Stories Series In this episode, we have interviewed Elise Carmichael, the Vice President of Product Management. We discussed about Functionize, an intelligent software testing platform and its amazing features. Elise was so kind enough to share her personal experiences to us on how she succeeded in her life and professional career to motivate women in tech. Timeline (slide through): 7:28 - Elise was trying to remember the word, RPA (Robotic Process Automation) 12:33 - Motivational Talks
October 20, 2020
#8. BDD - The Right Way with Andy Knight
**THERE IS SOME EDITING ISSUE IN THE BEGINNING. APOLOGIES FOR THAT!** In this episode, Andy Knight, a.k.a "Automation Panda", shares his experiences with Behaviour Driven Development. He also share good tips and tricks in case if you are planning to adopt BDD in your team/organisation. About Andy Knight: Andy Knight is the “Automation Panda” - an engineer, consultant, and international speaker who loves all things about software. His main passion is building solutions for software testing problems. He has designed and built robust test automation solutions for operating systems, service APIs, and Web apps with thousands of tests running continuously. He also mentors others in good development, testing, and BDD practices. Andy currently works full-time as the Lead Software Engineer in Test at PrecisionLender, a Q2 company. You can read his tech blog at, and follow him on Twitter at @AutomationPanda.
September 28, 2020
#7. WebDriverIO for Modern Apps with Julia
In this episode, we have Julia Pottinger who is explaining to us about the WebDriverIO framework. She is giving tips & tricks on how we can use this framework for modern apps and harvest effective ROI. About Julia Pottinger:  Julia Pottinger is a Lead QA Consultant at QualityWorks with expertise in manual, automated and API testing and training which has helped companies enhance the quality of their software through improved test coverage, faster time to market, increased process efficiency and optimized use of resources. Julia is passionate about sharing her knowledge and experience and contributes to the testing community through writing articles, and delivering testing content on Test Automation University as well as her Youtube Channel and blog. She also conducts testing bootcamps for persons interested in entering the field of QA.
September 21, 2020
#6. BrowserStack with Praveen
In this talk, Praveen Umanath will help us understand about BrowserStack. He is covering right from the mission of the product, how secure it is to use, licensing, Cypress integration and many more. About Praveen: Praveen Umanath is the Director of Product Management and Product Marketing at BrowserStack. He is helping organisations across the globe to adopt one of the best cloud based cross browser testing platform. He pursued his MBA from the Indian Schools of Business (ISB).
September 02, 2020
#5. Test Automation with Rex Jones II, Consultant, YouTuber and Trainer
In this talk, we are going to talk about test automation strategies with Rex Jones II where he gives us insights about various test automation strategies we need to consider for building an automation framework. About Rex: Rex Jones II has a passion for sharing knowledge about leadership and testing software. His background is development but enjoys testing applications. Rex is an author, trainer, consultant, and former Board of Director for User Group: Dallas / Fort Worth Mercury User Group (DFWMUG) and member of User Group: Dallas / Fort Worth Quality Assurance Association (DFWQAA). In addition, he is a Certified Software Tester Engineer (CSTE) and has a Test Management Approach (TMap) certification. Rex created a social network that demonstrates Programming and Test Automation videos. In addition to the social network, he has written 6 Programming / Automation books covering VBScript the programming language for QTP/UFT, Java, Selenium WebDriver, and TestNG.
July 05, 2020
#4. Women in Tech with Marie Drake - Principal Test Automation Engineer
In this talk, Marie Drake is sharing her personal journey till now in her test automation career. Also, she shares a few tips for tech women to come out of their comfort zone and shine like stars. About Marie: Marie Drake is a Principal Test Automation Engineer at News UK, who is responsible for setting up the overall QA strategy and ensuring that the company delivers a high-quality product to its end users. Just before joining News UK, Marie was a Test Automation Consultant, working with different customers from various industries, and helping them to increase test cycles. Marie is also a speaker, talking at software conferences and meetups and she is also an official Cypress Ambassador.
July 05, 2020
#3. SeleniumBox with Michael Palotas, CEO - Element34
In this talk, Michael Palotas, the CEO of Element34, explains to us about the importance of Selenium Grid and how SeleniumBox as an enterprise solution gives us a trust to run our tests on-prem. Michael is co-founder and Managing Director of Element34. Prior to that, Michael was the Head of Quality Engineering at eBay for more than 10 years. He shaped software and test engineering at eBay and led the transformation from a waterfall to a highly agile organization worldwide. Michael was instrumental in the design, development and open-sourcing of Selenium Grid, Selendroid and ios-driver. Before joining eBay, Michael held leadership roles in companies like Ericsson, Nortel Networks, Intel. Links:  Michal Palotas - LinkedIn: SeleniumBox:
June 16, 2020
#2. TestProject with Kevin Dunne, General Manager, TestProject
In this talk, Kevin Dunne, the General Manager of TestProject, explains to us about the features of TetProject tool and to kick start with it. TestProject is a first of its kind community-powered test automation platform designed for agile teams! It is built on top of leading open source tools (Selenium & Appium), supports all major operating systems, and enables every software team to test Web, Android and iOS apps, effortlessly. Links: TestProject Site: Get Free TestProject Account: Official Documentation: Active Forum: State of Open Source Testing Webinar (May 27 & Free):
May 20, 2020
#1. ChroPath with Sanjay Kumar
This is the first episode of Testing Paradise Podcast which is part of "The Testers Hub". In this talk, Sanjay Kumar, the Inventor and Creator of ChroPath, takes us through the ChroPath Studio on the usage and the benefits we get as testers for Test Automation.
May 07, 2020