TestFlix 2023 - Rahul Parwal

'TestFlix 2023' - Esteemed Speaker

Rahul Parwal

Senior Software Engineer at ifm engineering

Atomic Talk Title: Open Source Contribution Ideas for Testers

The conference talk on “Open Source Contribution Ideas for Testers” aims to highlight the importance of testers actively participating in open-source projects and will present a comprehensive list of contribution ideas.

Currently, only 1% of engineers contribute to open-source projects, despite the fact that 99% of testers utilize open-source tools. This talk emphasizes the ease of contributing and encourages testers to join the 1% club. By actively participating in these projects, testers can demonstrate their skills, enhance their professional portfolio, and contribute to the open-source world.

By attending this conference talk, participants will gain valuable insights into the numerous opportunities available for testers to contribute to open-source projects. I will also share my personal strategies for getting involved and making a difference.

Talk Takeaways

  • Testers have a unique opportunity to showcase their skills and expertise by actively contributing to open-source projects.
  • Joining the 1% of engineers who contribute to open-source projects can be easily achieved by engaging in various activities such as bug reporting, documentation fixes, and feature requests.
  • Contributing to open-source projects not only enhances the tester’s professional portfolio but also helps improve the quality of open-source tools for everyone.
  • Building an open source testing portfolio is easy and simple.

Speaker Bio


Rahul Parwal is an Expert Software Tester. He is a recipient of the prestigious Jerry Weinberg Testing Excellence Award.

Rahul is an avid reader, blogger, and conference speaker who likes to share his thoughts on various social media platforms. Recently, he has also been inducted as a LambdaTest Spartan, & a Browserstack Champion for his work in the field of software testing. Presently, he works as a Senior Software Engineer with ifm engineering in India.

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