Issue #33 : Software Testing Notes

Top Challenges of Automated End-to-End Testing

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Welcome the 33rd 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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⚙️ Automation

Top Challenges of Automated End-to-End Testing by Dennis Martinez

See which challenges affect most end-to-end testing efforts and learn how to overcome them to help build and maintain high-quality applications.

Autocompleting selectors in Cypress with TypeScript by Filip Hric

Learn about how to create custom command that will autocomplete your selectors, perform a check on your tests, how to grep selectors from your app and how to create warning if there are selectors in your app that you are not using.

Experimenting with Cypress Studio by Marie Drake

Marie Drake gives an overview as to what Cypress Studio is, how to integrate it on your projects, some limitations that you need to be aware of and an in-depth look at its features.

How to cut your Selenium test run time by 70% by Nikolay Advolodkin

Who does’t want faster test execution ? Nikolay Advolodkin shares few example of how to reveal and resolve a 70% inefficiency in test run time. You can apply the lessons learned to your own tests.

Developer Tools secrets that shouldn’t be secrets by Christian Heilmann

There is no doubt that, besides the Elements tool, Console is the most used part of the browser developer tools.


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💨 Performance

Check Internet Speed with Apple Network Responsiveness by NaveenKumar

In macOS Monterey, Apple has released a command line tool called networkQuality. In this blog article NaveenKumar takes a deep dive into networkQuality and its usage.


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🌞 Accessibility

Myths about Web Accessibility by Alvaro Montoro

Alvaro argues that most of the misconceptions surrounding Web Accessibility come from a lack of knowledge or interest.


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🛠️ Resources & Tools

tflint — Linters and its plugins for HashiCorp Terraform (not HashiCorp official organization)

terrascan — Detect compliance and security violations across Infrastructure as Code to mitigate risk before provisioning cloud native infrastructure.

JestTestGenTakes a .js/.ts file as input and generates a Jest unit test file next to it with all imports mocked and test stubs for every class method and function exported.'

Cypress Studio — Cypress Studio provides a visual way to generate tests within the Test Runner, by recording interactions against the application under test.


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