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Maaret Pyhäjärvi

Senior Manager, Windows Endpoint Development at F-Secure Oyj


How would you test a text field?
Friday 15:40 - 16:25
Exploratory Testing

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This session digs into a popular interview question, illuminating the importance of asking questions before jumping in to test something. We look at how you would test a text field with real text fields leading us to different approaches to testing them. This session is about insightful testing fun and going deeper than the question itself on surface level leads you. Given all the tools we have these days, how would you really test a text field?

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Maaret Pyhäjärvi is feedback fairy with a day job at F-Secure, where they call her a Lead Quality Engineer. She identifies as empirical technologist, tester and programmer, catalyst for improvement, author and speaker, and community facilitator and conference organizer. Her day job is working with a software product development team as a hands-on testing specialist with focus on exploratory testing. She was awarded as Most Influential Agile Testing Professional Person 2016. She blogs regularly at and is author of two LeanPub books.