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Adventures in AutomationT.J. Maher

Angie Jones

Chris Kenst

DevelopsenseMichael Bolton

Evil TesterAlan Richardson

Friendly TesterRichard Bradshaw

Gojko Adzic

Joe Colantonio

KBP MediaKent McDonald

Responsible AutomationPaul Grizzafi

Satisfice, Inc.James Bach

TESTHEADMichael Larsen

The Testing Planet

Testing feeds – The Ministry of Testing maintains an RSS feed of 750+ software testing blogs, the largest such collection you’ll find anywhere.

Tooth of the WeaselAlan Page


Black Box Software Testing (BBST) from Association for Software Testing

IIBA Certification (includes CBAP, etc.)

Project Management Institute (includes CAPM, PMP, PMI-ACP, etc.)

Scrum Certifications from Scrum Alliance (includes CSM, CSPO, etc.)

Software Certifications from QAI Global Institute (includes CSTE, CSQA, etc.)

Software Testing Certifications from IIST (includes CSTP, CTM, etc.)


Greater Des Moines Conferences




Iowa Code Camp


World IA Day

Software Testing Conferences

Check out this open source list of software testing conferences, compiled by Chris Kenst.


Agile Iowa

AWS Des Moines

CIJUG – Central Iowa Java User Group

CILUG – Central Iowa Linux User Group

CIRUG – Central Iowa R User Group


DAQAA – Des Moines Area Quality Assurance Association

Des Moines Data & Analytics

Des Moines Web Collective, an open source list of local meetups and events

Des Moines Web Geeks


Docker Des Moines

DSM AUG – Des Moines Atlassian User Group

dsmJS – Des Moines JavaScript User Group

DSM TUG – Des Moines Tableau User Group

experiencing UX

IIBA-CIC – IIBA Central Iowa Chapter

IADNUG – Iowa .NET User Group

Iowa Ruby Brigade

IASSUG – Iowa SQL Server Users Group

ISSA Des Moines Chapter

PMI-CIC – PMI Central Iowa Chapter

ProductTank Des Moines / Ames

Pyowa – The Iowa Python Users Group


WPDSM – WordPress Des Moines


AB Testing hosted by Alan Page and Brent Jensen

TestTalks hosted by Joe Colantonio

The Good, the Bad, and the Buggy hosted by Bria Grangard and Alex McPeak

The Testing Show hosted by Michael Larsen

Testing Podcast, a curated list of testing podcasts


Base64 Encode

Code Beautifiers

Code Playgrounds

Developer Tools



HTTP response status codes

Loren Ipsum

Mind Mapping

Should It Be a Meeting?

Test Data

Websites for Testing


SQA Webinars, a curated list of SQA webinars



Beaufort Fairmont

IIST – International Institute for Software Testing

QAI – Quality Assurance Institute




Software Test Professionals

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