What we're about

Software and Technology is all around us, it's the fabric of our society. Inflectra is a local Silver Spring, MD based software company that helps companies around the world build awesome software products and harness technology for the benefit of society.

The purpose of this meetup group is to give back to our local community and help foster the local technology community here in the Washington, DC Metro Area.

We plan on holding events focused on software development, technology entrepreneurship, software testing and how to use technology to transform local industries such as healthcare and Government.

Please join this group if:

• You live in the Washington, DC, Maryland or Northern Virginia

• You have an interest in coding, software development, or testing

• You are looking to start a software business and need ideas or feedback

Upcoming events (4+)

Risk-Based Approach to Software Testing

Online event

Inflectra and Adam Sandman invite you to the live webinar on a hugely popular topic: Applying a Risk-Based Approach to Software Testing. This event will take place on November 4, 2021, and will feature Inflectra's Process Management Platform - SpiraPlan.

Sign up here!: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/1538224882183229708

WEBINAR AGENDA:
During the webinar, the speaker will explore the following topics:
- Understanding The Types of Risk
- Using Risk in Your Test Plan
- Prioritization Techniques
- Use Cases and Examples
- Some Tips and Tools
- SpiraPlan risk management functionality roadmap
The session will be followed by the Q&A.

WEBINAR DATE AND TIMES:
Thursday, November 4, 2021, at 10 am (EDT)

WEBINAR PRESENTER:
Adam Sandman has been working in the IT industry for the past 25+ years. His areas of expertise span from software architecture to agile development, software testing, test automation, and project management. Currently, Adam is a Director of Technology at Inflectra, where he is interested in technology, business, and enabling people to follow their passions. At Inflectra, Adam is responsible for researching the tools, technologies, and processes in the software testing and quality assurance space. Adam is a prolific speaker, whose speaking engagements range from StarEast, Eurostar to STPcons, DevGeekWeek, Swiss Testing Day, to NDIA, STARCanada, TestingMind, Agile DevOps West, StarWest, testCon, JFTL, and many more.

Testing OracleForms Applications with Rapise

Online event

Inflectra and Alexey Grinevich invite you to a live webinar on Testing OracleForms Applications with Rapise on November 11, 2021.

Sign up today!: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/3972739339149061132

WEBINAR AGENDA:
During the webinar the participants will learn:
- Preparing for testing. Installing testing agent.
- Using with IE.
- Using with JNLP.
- Special Cases: LOVs and Notification Messages.
- Working with Tables.
The session will be followed by the Q&A.

WEBINAR DATE AND TIMES:
Thursday, November 11, 2021, at 10 am (EDT)

WEBINAR PRESENTER:
Alexey Grinevich is a Software Developer at Inflectra Corporation. He is one of the creators of the Rapise test automation tool. He holds a master’s degree in computer science and a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics and has been working in the IT industry for the past 20 years in areas such as compilers, computer languages, runtime debuggers. For the last ten years, the major interest is software for automated testing. At Inflectra, Alexey has been responsible for researching the tools, technologies, and processes in the software testing and quality assurance space for the past five years. His special interest is legacy APIs and desktop system testing.

TestBowl Xmas 2021 Edition - Inflectra's Software Testing Challenge

Mark Your Calendars!

You are invited to #TestBowl Christmas 2021 Edition - our virtual Software Testing Challenge for teams.

So good we had to do it again, #TestBowl will be held virtually, and the pairs of software testers, QA gurus, and software enthusiasts will compete for the holiday title of The Best Testing Duo of 2021. The event will take place on December 9, 2021, at 4 pm (ET).

Register HERE!: https://inflectracorp.activehosted.com/f/54

Things To Know About Inflectra’s #TestBowl:
- The Software Testing Bowl - #TestBowl is a free virtual software testing competition for teams of testers.
-In #TestBowl, teams are defined as having 2 members. You can bring your own teammate, or you can get paired up during the event.
- During the competition, the teams compete for approx. 2 hours and try to find and report as many bugs in the software as possible. The exact rules of the contest will be announced closer to the start of the competition.
- #TestBowl has the best prizes (Ipads, Airpods, Apple TV, etc. has been given away in previous #TestBowl competitions).

See for more information: https://www.inflectra.com/Company/Event/testbowl-xmas-2021-inflectras-software-testing-cha-1246.aspx

InflectraCon 2022

Kellogg Conference Hotel

INFLECTRACON™ 2022 - INFLECTRA’S ANNUAL AGILE TESTING & DEVOPS EVENT!

About this event

InflectraCon™ 2022 is a two-day conference celebrating all things Software Development, Testing, Agile, Cyber, and DevOps. InflectraCon™ 2022 will have multiple conference tracks and feature a robust training and certification component for the users of our award-winning platforms: Spira* and Rapise. This year, InflectraCon will focus on understanding the “New Normal” in Agile & DevOps. The event will be hosted live in Washington, DC on May 5-6, 2022!

Why attend InflectraCon 2022?

Join us for an in person conference that is packed with:
-talks by industry thought leaders
- 2-days of Inflectra platform training
- lightning talks by your fellow testers, Devs, and agile practitioners
- in-person networking to make real connections with folks just like you
- team-building opportunities as you learn new ideas as a team
- games and prize giveaways at every break
- evening reception to celebrate Inflectra's sweet 16! open to all your techie friends and colleagues!

Tickets Are Available Now!: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/inflectracon-2022-tickets-162663375535

Let's mark our collective emergence from the pandemic, spruce up our Spira and Rapise skills, and have an insightful conversation about what shape this “New Normal” in tech will take.

Come and bring your friends - this is the biggest game in town during the spring of 2022!

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