In this Episode: How to Test Software and Engage in Testers Outside of the Contributing Community
Anne provides a ton of great insight into the current state of web development and full site editing, how it affects her approach as a tester, and what we, as developers, should be thinking about.
One of the most important points Anne makes is to not be attached to your work. Encourage critiquing and don’t take it personally. Remember, you want to make the best thing possible, so constructive criticism should always be welcomed.
Then the conversation pivots to getting more people to test for you by doing by doing intentional outreach to untapped communities, clearly documenting the process, running group sessions, creating different types of testing opportunities to involve different folks, offering rewards, recognition, and scaling the efforts by working with others to do some of the above.