7 Testing Communities from where I learn new stuff in 2023

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Software testing communities, are the unsung heroes of the testing world, pushing the boundaries of what is possible, and constantly striving for uplifting the testing game. ๐Ÿš€๐Ÿš€

Originally posted as a Twitter thread by me in 2022, Posting it here for later reference as tweets are sometimes hard to track back after a long time ๐Ÿ™‚

Update Log – 2023: Updated my list with some more awesome communities that I have started spending time with. Removed some old ones that I rarely or no longer visit now.

1. The Test Tribe

  • India’s Biggest Software Testing Community
  • Online + Offline Presence
  • Yearly Conferences
  • Meetups
  • Free Events
  • Awesome Discord Group
  • Free to Join

Link to Join: https://bit.ly/tttdiscord

2. RST Slack Group:@jamesmarcusbach & @michaelbolton

  • Community of RST Alumni
  • One of the most influential testing methodology
  • It works! Trust me ๐Ÿงก
  • Channels for various testing sub topics, & focused discussions.
  • YouTube Channel available with some free videos & clips.
  • Vibrant, Responsive, and Active Group
  • Free to Join

Alumni Only Entry (rapid-software-testing.com)

3. Automation Advocates by askUI

  • Discussions around Automation & Testing
  • Online Presence
  • Good Dev & Automation Enthusiasts
  • Monthly Meetups
  • Free Events: Hackathons
  • Growing Discord Group
  • Free to Join

Link to Join: https://discord.gg/6rbY6w9QVj

4. The Test Chat

  • My First Testing Community
  • Passionate Discussions around Testing
  • Online Presence
  • Good Support Group
  • Beginner-Friendly Support Group
  • Free Events: Testathons, Contests, AMA, etc.
  • Growing Telegram
  • Free to Join

Link to Join: https://bit.ly/TTCTelegram

5. Testsigma Open Source Community

  • My First Open Source Community
  • Passionate Discussions around Testing & Tool Specific Topics
  • Online Presence
  • Dedicated Support Members
  • Free Events: Webinars, AMA, etc.
  • Growing Community
  • Free to Join + Free to Try Out

Link to Join: Discord

6. BrowserStack Champions

  • Group for Thought leaders in Software Testing
  • Member Events: Webinars, AMAs, Panel Discussions, Conferences.
  • Rapidly Growing Community
  • Frequent Content Shares by Other Champions
  • Good Initiative to bring a change at a larger level

Link to Apply: Become a BrowserStack Champion | BrowserStack Champions Program

7. LambdaTest Spartans

  • Group for Passionate Testing Innovators & Community Agents
  • Free Events: Webinars, Panel Discussions, Conferences.
  • Community with a vision to improve the Future of Testing
  • Frequent Content Shares by Other Spartans
  • Supports Open Source Grants
  • Good Initiative to bring a change at a larger level

Link to Apply: LambdaTest Spartans Program | LambdaTest

This completes my final list for now. However, I am sure there are a lot of other exciting places to learn about Testing and Tools ๐Ÿ™‚

Do help me with your suggestions, Thanks ๐Ÿ™‚ 

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