Md. Masud Parvez, Senior Quality Assurance Engineer has taken a session on ‘Selenium IDE Basics’ on 06/21/2012, Thursday in the conference room at level-3, Jaxara. All the newly joined QA team members were present in the session. It was an hour long session. Topics were presented on several project specific test cases. Various questions were answered and tips were shared on this interactive session. An assignment was given including a video preparation to the participants to practice Selenium. Topics of the sessions were as follows-
- Installation and Overview
- Record and play
- Insert Command
- Insert Comment
- Important Plug-ins
- Condition Flow
Mr. A. Z. M. Abdul Quayum has recently become a part of Jaxara team as a Quality Assurance Engineer with a motto of dedication and loyalty. He is working in SQA field for a year.
With achievement in Core PHP, Core Asp.net, Drupal, Ektron and ColdFusion based projects, Jaxara started exploring Business Intelligence (BI) platform with Microsoft tools – SSIS, SSAS, SSRS and SharePoint. As a part of Proof-of-Concept, Jaxara successfully delivered a pilot solution in the BI platform for the health industry at the end of May. Learning, exploring and working are just fun in Jaxara. Existing .net developers were excited to learn these new technologies and implementing them in the pilot phase of the project. Our BI Team in Bangladesh was lucky to receive guidance from both USA and Bangladeshi experts in the field.
Client is excited with the pilot delivery and there will be atleast four iterations of this project starting from this month. It will continue till the middle of the next year.
Two consecutive sessions on Apache Solr are conducted by Mr. Ashiqul Islam, Software Engineer on March 7th, 2012, Wednesday, and May 17th, Thursday. Both sessions are one hour long. All the developers and QAEs from PHP team were present in the session. Participates also did conduct Question & Answer sessions on their various issues related to Apache Solr as well. Following topics were discussed in the sessions-
Session 1 (Basic) on March 7th, 2012:
Meet apache solr
Drupal Search Vs Apache solr
Lucene index format
Apache solr search integration in Drupal
Session 2 (Advanced use) on May 17th, 2012:
- Workflow with Drupal
Hooks & theme
On 5th April, 2012, Thursday our UX Engineer Ashek –E-Elahi took a session on CSS. It was a one hour session where all the Developers and QAEs from PHP and .NET team were present. On 19th April, Thursday, 2012 he took another session on CSS3.
Both the sessions were taken to make all the developers and QAEs- a bit more oriented with CSS and CSS3 so that their advantages, scope, limitations may come across all the team members. All employees actively participated in Question and Answer sessions regarding CSS and CSS3. All of the questioners got their satisfactory answers from the sessions. Following topics were discussed in the two sessions
CSS - what it is and what not
CSS selectors and rule definition
Optimizations and best practice
Basic knowledge on CSS3
CSS3 specifications i.e. Transforms & Transitions , Linear & radial gradients, CSS3 selectors
Right reason for CSS3 i.e. web fonts, less images
CSS3 features i.e. opacity, RGBA color, background-size
Mr. Shafiul Alam has recently joined Jaxara as BI analyst. He has nearly 6 years of experience as a Data warehouse developer.
- Champion: Mr. Kamruzzaman Titu
- Runner Up: Mr. Debashish Bhowmick