User Testing and Occupation burnout

05 Feb'19

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We start off in 2019 with two speakers and talks that will help anyone who works in WordPress and web tech. David Darke will be teaching us about testing to capture web issues. And Nick Soper will be helping us to avoid burnout in our working lives.

  1. Automated testing for WordPress

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    David Darke

    Learn how to start running automated tests to capture issues before pushing work live. No previous knowledge of testing required.

    Skill level: Beginner, Intermediate

    About David Darke

    Co-founder and Technical Lead at Atomic Smash.

    @david_darke

  2. Occupational Burnout

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    Nick Soper

    The tech industry is full of motivated, passionate people. We are proud of our work and we are prepared to go the extra mile to achieve our goals.

    But life as a driven, dedicated person can have a more insidious side.

    Nick will be talking about his experience of burning out and what is doing to address it.

    Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate

    About Nick Soper

    I’ve been a professional geek since 2005 when I graduated from Exeter University with a degree in Computer Science.

    I started my career as a logistics analyst at the MOD, creating and using analytical tools. I then moved to the Higher education sector and then spent a few years in fintech consultancy with Scott Logic. Now I’m at Rocketmakers, working with innovative startups and honing my cross platform mobile skills.

    @devsoper


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