What is VodQA shots?

Conducted by ThoughtWorks Hyderabad, vodQA shots is a bi-monthly event aimed to offer a platform for the testing community of Hyderabad to come together to explore changing realms of software testing and QA practices. In its original avatar, VodQA shots used to be held on the premises of ThoughtWorks every alternate month.

However the unprecedented event of Covid-19 has catapulted the software professionals to work remotely from the safety of their homes. Now distance is no more a constraint to join any learning event happening anywhere. That's why VodQA shots has elevated itself to a webinar format so that it can connect with QA professionals across India.

Upcoming Event

Appium 1.X End of Life - What's next?

Thursday, 07th July 2022 (05:30 PM - 07:00 PM)



Appium 1.X End of Life - What's next?

Appium released its first major version almost 7 years ago. Since then, Appium has rolled out a lot of new features and its automation backend architecture has evolved quite a lot.

Appium 2.0, the next major release, has been in talks for a couple of years now. The AppiumDevs team have been brainstorming and implementing new features.

Join us this VodQA, to better understand about all the new features and architectural changes in Appium.


Welcome Speaker Intros (05:30 PM - 05:35 PM)
Appium 1.X End of Life - What's next?
(By Sai Krishna Vijaya Kumar and Srinivasan Sekar )
Why do we need Appium 2.x (05:35 PM - 06:40 PM)
Q&A Q & A Session (06:40 PM - 06:55 PM)
Closing Ceremony Feedback (06:55 PM - 07:00 PM)


Sai Krishna Vijaya Kumar
Sai Krishna is a Lead Consultant at ThoughtWorks with 12 years of experience. Over the course of his career, he has worked extensively on testing different Mobile applications and building automation frameworks. He is an active contributor to Appium and also Member of Appium org. He loves to contribute to OpenSource technologies and is passionate about creating value by introducing new ways of thinking.


Srinivasan Sekar
Srinivasan Sekar is a Lead Consultant at ThoughtWorks with almost 11 years of experience. He loves contributing to Open Source. He is an Appium Member and Selenium Contributor as well. He worked extensively on testing various Mobile and Web Applications. He specialises in building automation frameworks. He has also spoken at various conferences including SeleniumConf and FOSDEM.


Past editions



  1. Do I have to pay for attending the webinar?

    Absolutely NO. It's a free QA community event.

  2. Is vodqa going to be online-only event in future?

    We are running vodqa online due to Covid-19 and may revert to on-premise format once the normalcy is restored. We may also have an online avatar of vodqa depending on the response from community.

  3. I'm not from QA background, can I attend?

    Yes please. We are sure there will be definitely good takeaway for you from these sessions.

  4. Do I need any resource to attend the event?

    As long as you have a decent internet connectivity, you can watch the webinar using your computer or smartphone.

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