Issue #32 : Software Testing Notes
🚶 How to start your career in software testing
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Welcome the 32nd edition of Software Testing Notes, a weekly newsletter featuring must-read content on Software Testing. I hope this week has been good for you so far. I have lots of nice reads for you this week, let me know what your favorite is!
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📚 On Testing
Beth Marshall shares her learning in to three takeaways from the recent Stat of the API report by Postman.
So, you want to become a software tester but you are not currently working in the IT industry? Nicola Lindgren shares few tips to get you started.
Callum Akehurst-Ryan lays out the difference between Ad-hoc testing and exploratory testing.
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I have shared few links in the recent issues(Issue #29,Issue #31) about selecting a automation tools. This week, 20 questions set by Paulo Oliveira is a perfect fit for better understanding of you project and automation needs before you start doing anything.
Thinking about using Playwright for your next automation project and wondering how it compares to the cypress ? Alister B Scott has written a comparison post on the same. Hopefully it will give you some insights and help you to make better decision.
In this blog post, you'll learn about why you should be testing IaC, the best platforms to get started with, and an introduction to one of the most popular IaC tools out there today.
What should be the test coverage for the negative scenarios ? few or all ?. Gregory Paciga does a excellent job in getting deeper into the automation of negative scenarios.
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How many users should be applied in our performance tests ? Mohamed Tarek shares some scenarios and how we might be able to calculate number of users for the performance testing.
In this post, Carlos Schults walks through the basics of memory leaks in .NET: what they are, how they occur, and why they matter and show us how it’s possible to use techniques and tools already at your disposal.
Step by step guide to create test script using Apache JMeter and perform load testing on the MySQL server.
Learn about basics of using Benchmark.js in this article by Adrian Lowdon.
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Get your self familiar to the sqlmap and few important commands to start running an SQL injection attack and Password cracking.
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Stay updated with all thing Accessibility in this monthly edition by Ady Stokes.
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🛠️ Resources & Tools
EarlGrey by Google — EarlGrey is a native iOS UI automation test framework that enables you to write clear, concise tests.
checkov — Prevent cloud misconfigurations during build-time for Terraform, Cloudformation, Kubernetes, Serverless framework and other infrastructure-as-code-languages with Checkov by Bridgecrew.
TestKube — an open-source test execution framework for Kubernetes. TestKube currently supports the execution of Postman collections, Cypress tests and Curl commands for basic health/functional testing.
ct.css — A diagnostic CSS snippet that exposes potential performance issues in your page’s `head` element.
Peeky — A testing framework that's built for optimal performance, includes sane defaults with no configuration required, and a GUI for running and monitoring test.
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