Issue #39 : Software Testing Notes
Why Should Software Testers Understand Unit Testing?
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Bugs are universal and as they say “There is no such thing as 100% free bug software”. But they still cost, some more then others. Read this 10 biggest software bugs and tech fails of 2021 covering data breaches and costly glitches to serious ransomware attacks. Also, take a look on A Toast to the Cybersecurity Incidents of 2021.
With that said, I wish you have Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year! ❤️
📚 On Testing
As a tester when you think about unit testing, you mind automatically goes to the developers. am I right ? Jess Ingrassellino explains why unit testing isn’t only for developers, the importance of unit testing to software testers and quality engineers, and how you can improve your skills by building better unit tests.
How to give constructive feedback to developers and help people accept your feedback positively? by Małgorzata Szwarczyńska
When it comes to communication between testers and developers, we can always learn and improve. Małgorzata describes what constructive feedback, how to differentiate between feedback and criticism.
Distributed systems are almost everywhere in a modern technology world. If you know how such systems can fail - you will be able to prevent a lot of such problems in your products.
Ravisuriya reminds us of importance of the asking questions rather than directly jumping to the writing test cases with a example problem statement shared online “The question was we have to use valid username and password.. and perform a negative testcase".
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Learn with practical example about how to save the full HTML page using the cyclope plugin when a Cypress test fails.
Test doubles are extremely valuable in helping engineers write comprehensive test. Frendy Guo writes about why it's important for engineers to understand the ups and downs of each kind of test double why would need need to make trade-offs regarding which technique to use.
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This article by Madu Mitha Ravi describes a way to use pre-built template for capturing the results and live monitoring the test results from JMeter.
Looking for performance improvements for your Java automation code? I think this tips will help you to write better code and avoid few common mistakes.
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To comply with Apple’s rules regarding MacOS and iOS certificate expiry dates, Charles’ root certificates have much shorter expiry dates. From version 4.6 of Charles onwards, new root certs will have a 1 year expiry, instead of the previous 50 year expiry date.
This blog post talks about the benefits of endpoint protection, discuss how it works and delve into the features of a good endpoint protection solution and more.
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context-note — A note-taking chrome extension: taking notes on the web with their context.
10015 Tools — An all-in-one toolbox of text, image, coding, color, CSS tools, and more, with Chrome and Firefox extensions available to more easily access the tools.
Vitest — A blazing fast unit-test framework powered by Vite ⚡️
SikuliX — Automate what you see on a computer monitor
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