Chamal's Blog


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[Travel] Enjoying the Beach and Good Food – Trip To Trincomalee

After having a couple of hectic months in our day to day life,  Finally, we (me and my wify)  were able to spend a couple of days away from our day jobs. Both of us came to an agreement that our destination should be a beach destination (Of course, Wife suggested & I agreed). So it was decided to go … Read More


Why Sri Lanka needs a good talk show ?

The talk show is a popular television programming concept in the modern era. Mainly one who does TV shows discusses various topics, from politics to gossips to sports. It is also a part of a reality TV concept. This concept has gained a major attraction in the western world, in many cases; the shows have made their hosts famous. Ellen … Read More


Colombo Performance Test Meetup – April

It’s Meetup season again and I was privileged to do a session on Performance Testing in Colombo Performance Test meetup organized by the PerfTest Initiative of 99X Technology. It was collaborative session conducted by me and Nipuna Madusanka, a fellow Xian. What we talked… Since we wanted to do something different for the meetup, (Other than the generic topics that … Read More


Updating Lumia 920 to Windows 10

Windows 10 – For mobile has been there for awhile now, but haven’t had a chance to get familiarize with it. Yesterday I thought to update my Lumia 920 (which runs on Windows 8.1). It’s a pretty smooth process, no hassle.Before proceeding to the upgrade, I should tell that below steps that I’ve tried are for a Lumai 920. In … Read More


2016 Goals – As a Tester

One would argue that creating a set of goals or a set of tasks should have done before a new year. But considering other factors around me on this period, I was not able to complete this. So here’s my wish list for 2016 as QA professional. ISTQB Exam – I’ve completed ISTQB foundation level examination in 2013 and I … Read More


QA Dummy – Starting point

This is basically a blogging platform to enable others to contribute. This concept is widely used in global arena but not in Sri Lanka. So this is my take on to implement this in local industry.What I’ve understood from the past couple of years that, Sri Lankan QA professionals are somewhat isolated among others. Especially when comparing with the other … Read More


Why I became a tester ?

What do you want to be when you grow up ? When someone asked me that question,  I always tell  I wanted to be a software tester! No, Absolutely not! In fact, even in university I wasn’t sure what I wanted to be. I had a subject in software quality assurance in my degree, which impressed me immensely at that time. … Read More