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Overview

The Sakai 12 QA Hub is the home page for the Sakai 12 QA effort.

We are testing new fixes on Master (next release version 19), to be merged back to the 12.x Maintenance Branch to prepare for our next maintenance release (12.3).

We are testing on the community server "Trunk (master) on MySql" . Master is the next version of Sakai (19) and where the process of applying all fixes to Sakai begins.

For questions please contact sakai-qa@apereo.org .


 

 

What To Test This Week for QA

For QA this week, we continue to focus our testing efforts on new fixes on Master to be merged back to the 12.x maintenance branch.  The goal is to have the first release candidate for 12.3 ready by July 20 and to have the 12.3 release available by July 27.  Our target for the first release candidate for 12.3 is this Friday.  Once the branch is cut for that version, we will test on the 12.3 RC01 server on nightly.

How to test:

  1. Look at the Jiras that need testing:
    Accessibility Jiras - https://jira.sakaiproject.org/issues/?filter=16677 
    DEV QA Needed Jiras - https:/jira.sakaiproject.org/issues/?filter=16678 
    Full list of JIRAs to test -   https:/jira.sakaiproject.org/issues/?filter=16657  
  2. Select a JIRA you feel comfortable testing, assign it to you, and test it using the Test Plan in the Jira.
  3. Once your Jira is tested and the fixed is confirmed, change the JIRA status field to VERIFIED.
  4. You're done. Thanks for testing!

Here is a short video showing how the reporting works (select here) https://www.screencast.com/t/aG9MUQzCebYq

Server to use for testing:

We are testing on the community server "Trunk (master) on MySql" . Master is the next version of Sakai (19) and where the process of applying all fixes to Sakai begins.

Meetings

Weekly QA Planning Calls

The QA Planning Group meets every  Tuesday from 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm, Eastern time . This group guides the overall direction of the Sakai QA effort, creates testing materials and processes, and participates in testing. Meetings agendas and notes can be found in our Sakai 12 QA Running Meeting Notes google doc  . All are welcome! We meet in the QA Room in BigBlueButton:

http://apereo.blindsidenetworks.net/apereo/ 
QA Room
password: apereo

Weekly Test Fests

Join our QA “Test Fests” every Thursday from 10am to 11 am, Eastern time! This is an opportunity to jump into testing Sakai with the support of the QA Team and other community members. You do not need to be an functional expert to get involved! Test Fest agendas and notes can be found in our Sakai QA Running Meeting Notes google doc  . We begin our Test Fests in the QA Room in BigBlueButton (see above). Throughout the course of the Test Fest, we communicate using our new SakaiQA channel in Apereo’s Slack instance described below. The QA team will be available 30 minutes before Test Fest, at 9:30 am (EST), to help onboard those new to QA testing.

Communication Channels

Sakai QA list

Join the Sakai QA list (sakai-qa@ apereo.org) to keep up to date on all things QA in Sakai. Anyone can join the group here: 

https://groups.google.com/a/apereo.org/forum/#!forum/sakai-qa

Sakai QA Slack Channel

We have a very active Sakai QA channel in Apereo’s Slack instance. We use this for communicating during Test Fests and asking QA questions to the group or to individuals anytime. If someone at your institution has already joined, then you can self join at:

   https://apereo.slack.com/signup

Otherwise send an email to  sakai-qa-planners@apereo.org  to have your institution's domain added for self signup. For a quick overview of Slack (along with some helpful tips n’ tricks), see the following video:

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