To make the web better and safer for users, in each and every latest version of Firefox browser,Firefox tries to come with new features and lot more facilities.So before release an updated version, Firefox browser goes through various process to ensure that the latest version will be bug free and new features will be accepted by users.
To increase the skill of QA contributors in this sector, Firefox@AIUB organized an event named Introduction to Feature Testing – AIUB . This event was held on 11th February, 2016 in American International University – Bangladesh.It was a consequence of the successful event “Intro to QA – AIUB”.
The whole session of the event was mentored by Khalid Syfullah Zaman. He divided the event in 3 parts.Preparatory,Main and Final.
Khalid Syfullah Zaman selected a lab from Aiub to give experience about how a contributor test features of Firefox browser. As the event was held on a lab, with the help of some contributors he gave some files and checked Internet connectivity on every desktop to ensure that participants don’t face any technical problem during event.
The event was started at 10.30 am.At the beginning of the event Khalid Syfullah Zaman gave introduction about QA and told how one can contribute in QA pathway.
After that he represented about some features of Firefox browser.He gave a link so that participant can know more about those features.
Main feature of Firefox browser: http://mzl.la/1xKrT2F
Then he told about Firefox release channels.He showed the way to identify various release channels and way to download various version of Firefox browser.
Link of the archive: archive.mozilla.org
He then instructed to open a spreadsheet where a sample was given to test some feature of Firefox browser.At first he completed some tasks from that spreadsheet so that, participants don’t face difficulty during their test.
There was also a fun session in the event so that participants can know each other and help themselves during the event.
After the break,participants started to test one by one task from that spreadsheet.Whenever a participants faced any problems volunteers and he was there to help them.
During doing task some participants started getting some bugs.So, at the ending part of the event Khalid Syfullah Zaman shared his experience and gave little introduction about how to file a bug. He also assured that in next event there will be a detailed session about this.
In Final part some experienced contributor of Firefox@AIUB club Khalid Syfullah Zaman, MD. Anisur Rahman ,Asif Raihan, Salman Rahman Desh and Mahbub Alam Papun shared their experience about QA.They also gave participants some link for further help.
Here’s are those links:
At last a group photo session was arranged –
Hashtag of the event : #fxaiubqa
Event link : Introduction to Feature Testing – AIUB.
My Mozilla Profile link: Tanvir Rahman