16: Danielle Louise Warman: QA engineer at ASOS with a passion for fashion and technology

Danielle Louise Warman a passion for fashion and technology.

Danielle is a QA engineer with a passion for fashion and technology. She works at ASOS, one of the largest global online fashion retailers in the world. She shares her testing secrets with us, and tells us what’s it like to be a female engineer in a male-dominated field.

Her insight should inspire any young (or not so young) girls who are thinking about starting a career in technology, and encourage anyone listening that women can rock testing just as well as any dude.


About Danielle Louise Warman

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Danielle is a QA engineer based in London. She works at ASOS one of the biggest global online fashion retailers on the world. Danielle also blogs about technology and fashion on her blog at nabbdit.com .

Quotes & Insights from this Test Talk

  • Most common problem between QA and developers is communication
  • Having QA co-located with developers and on the same team has massive positive impact on team
  • Printing out BDD test and taking them to meetings can help non technical people to be able read them and understand what you are testing
  • Make sure that most tests are unit tested first
  • You should have mix of GUI, integration and unit tests
  • Try not to automate everything
  • Starting early, getting girls involved in programming probably the best way to boost number of women in technology careers

Resources

Tools

  • Specflow a behavior driven development tool for .NET

Connect with Danielle Warman

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Danielle - August 18, 2014

Thanks for having me on the show, I’ll be listening to future episodes!

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    Joe Colantonio - August 22, 2014

    Thanks for a great interview – it’s well on its way to being the most popular TestTalks episode ever!

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Fashionotes - Fashion & Technology Today - August 18, 2014

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Daniel Fosher - September 10, 2014

Great interview Joe. I was nice hearing about testing from a female perspective.

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    Joe Colantonio - September 20, 2014

    Thanks Dan!

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