November #random archives

Powen Shiah Powen Shiah, December 5th In Blog

Besides the standard office photos of food (both delicious treats people brought in and the less-enticing “who left this here? It’s alive now”), the test IO team’s #random Slack channel was eclectic and amusing in the month of November.

Transmitted transfer bug and the transport layer of the OSI model

Aqueelah Aqueelah , December 1st In Blog

In order to understand transmitted transfers you must first become familiar with the Open System Interconnection (OSI) model, one of the most useful things I learned while studying Information Science. Not only is the OSI model important for understanding network… Read more

Email address bug and inline form validation

Aqueelah Aqueelah , November 24th In Blog

I felt a sense of nostalgia writing this, so much that I had to look up the history of webforms. In the early days, web forms were used mainly for search and submission tasks. The interface was very basic, HTML-based… Read more

Meet our new customer success managers: Juli, Stefan, and Susan

Powen Shiah Powen Shiah, November 23rd In Blog

October was a busy month for new team members here at test IO! We had the good fortune to add three new customer success managers to our team: Stefan Krauss in the Berlin office, and Juli Shimodaira and Susan Yi… Read more

Disappearing VAT ID bug and undefined prices

Aqueelah Aqueelah , November 17th In Blog

For an interview early in my career, I created a website showcasing my javascript scrolling marquee skills. Don’t laugh at me. I know now, that it wasn’t the best way to showcase my talents. Even today, Javascript is used to… Read more

Subdomain provisioning bug during premium account creation

Aqueelah Aqueelah , November 10th In Blog

This is the decade of “do it yourself”. With the rise of entrepreneurship and emerging technology everyone wants to create their own website, or expand on it. Expanding on your online presence can include creating a subdomain or getting the… Read more

Meet test IO’s Alex Trapp at Web Summit in Lisbon this week

Powen Shiah Powen Shiah, November 8th In Blog

Web Summit is one of the largest tech conferences in the world with over 70,000 attendees. If you’re in Lisbon for it, you can meet test IO there too! We’ve sent Alex Trapp from test IO’s Berlin office to represent… Read more

Confirm password bugs and the conversion rates that hate them

Aqueelah Aqueelah , November 3rd In Blog

How many times have you registered or signed up on a site with your mobile device? Your big fingers clumsily typing away as you switch your keyboard from text to special characters. Wait, let’s not forget that you also need… Read more

Product sorting bug and data algorithms, a love story

Aqueelah Aqueelah , October 27th In Blog

Dear Computer Science majors, everything you learned in data structures class was for online shopping. Nowadays it’s pretty clear what arrays and sorting can be used for. Data algorithms have taken the Internet by storm for quite sometime now. However,… Read more

Tester Referral Program

Powen Shiah Powen Shiah, October 25th In Blog

We’re always on the lookout for new people who are excited about improving software, quality assurance, and professional testing to become part of our crowdtesting team. You’ve always been able to tell friends about what it’s like to be a… Read more