Issue #12 : Software Testing Notes
FailQonf – celebrating our failures 🔥 • Cognitive Bias in Performance Engineering • 10 years of Software Testing and Automation
Pritesh from Software Testing Notes here 👋. Welcome to the 12th issue of Software Testing Notes! 🚀.
I hope you're having a good week so far! Plenty to read in this weeks newsletter as well as lots of resources. Let me know which one is your favorite this week, just reply to this email!
Happy Testing 🙌
📚 Top Reads
What comes to your mind when you hear Test Plan ? What should be included and how would you create it ? Read this amazing article by Jesper Ottosen and find out.
Sometimes you just have to take a step back, relax and forget about the world. It can be really overwhelming to deal with your work and life especially during this COVID times. Elisabeth (Lisi) Hocke has written a note to her future self as she shares her experience dealing with problem faced and also shares some good advice on how to deal with them in this article.
Sam has also created some beautiful Sketch notes on the different talks. Sketch notes are amazing way to present and remembering things. You can learn about the art of creating sketch notes from this this post by Louise Gibbs
Evgeny covers the most popular and widely used types of tests in this article with some particle code examples.
Kent C. Dodds has created created the Testing Trophy which includes 4 types of test: End to End, Integration, Unit and Static. Take a deep dive on these different forms of testing, what it means practically, and what we can be done to optimize for return on investment for the same.
Simple techniques to improve the execution speed of some automated test steps, up to 50X.
Learn easy and fastest way to CSS selectors expression for your automation needs by using this article by Jagriti Sharma
Use Cypress and Husky together to build a pre-commit testing hook for your application
More than often, performance testing does not get as much attention as it should ? now, why is that ? Harinder Seera has answer for you. He shares his experience on the same in this article.
Why code coverage you might ask ? It does give a visual indicator to see which areas of our code has been overly tested and which areas have not been tested at all.
Some of the common tips you'll find around to safeguard React application.
Why color contrast is important in your app? Siva provides some insights and different way and tools to do Testing for Color Contrast.
🛠️ Resources & Tools
Terratest is a Go library that provides patterns and helper functions for testing infrastructure, with 1st-class support for Terraform, Packer, Docker, Kubernetes, AWS, GCP, and more.
sqlmap is an open source penetration testing tool that automates the process of detecting and exploiting SQL injection flaws and taking over of database servers.
TPGi’s free color contrast checker tool that allows you to easily determine the contrast ratio of two colors simply using an eyedrop tool.
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