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Among aqua customers are giant German banks, huge insurance companies, government organisations, factories and the biggest tech enterprises.
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Agile Testing: How can metrics help?
Fahim Sachedina explains how to do Agile testing right and lists out metrics that can help you measure the effectiveness of your tests.
Additionally, James Lyndsay came up with plenty of Questions about Metrics that may come in handy when evaluating them.
Become A Software Testing Detective
Here are a few points from Prashant Hegde on how practising mindfulness and working on your mental models can bring out the best of you as a tester.
In relation to that, Pricilla Bilavendran wrote a nice article on How To Be An Open-Minded Tester?.
On Untestable Software
Blake Norrish emphasises why software testability is such an important thing, describes how it relates to testing, and advises on what we can do better.
Properly Dealing with Software Bugs
Bugs are part of the software. Steven Bui shares useful tips on how to investigate, prioritize and fix their root cause.
What benefits can testers bring to startups, besides testing?
Working at a startup as a tester is different from working at a big company. Eugene Ponomarenko explains what other roles and responsibilities the tester may need to take on there.
Additionally, Ani Hakobyan raises a question: Why Software Testing engineers should be more technical?
Why The World Doesn’t Need QA Engineers (But still requires quality assurance)
Enrique Decoss describes the trend of shifting from QA-based testing to developer-based testing and explains what it means for testers.
End-to-End testing using Selenium WebDriver and Java
Mohammad Faisal Khatri wrote a very detailed, step-by-step guide on how to do test automation in Java using the Selenium WebDriver. There are tons of code examples.
Furthermore, Arvind Choudhary wrote a handy article about Why you should use Loggers if your Java testing framework.
How we run all our browser tests in parallel AWS Lambdas
This is a great overview of how Dan Iosif built a custom, scalable solution to parallelise TestCafe browser tests using the AWS serverless features. The result? The test suite now runs 2x faster.
Importance of API Automation Testing
Manish Saini gives a good overview of API automation testing and its importance in the automation pyramid.
Is there any site where I can see API Testing bugs?
Learning API testing and want to practice? Someone asked about that and people shared a few helpful sites. For more ideas, I also suggest checking out the second thread.
Fused Testing Methodology: Smarter Ways to Combine Manual and Automated Testing
Introducing automation? Not sure which test cases should be tested manually or with automation? mabl and Testlio are teaming up to share strategies to help you find balance in your testing methods. Register for a free webinar.
10 Best Test Case Management Software in 2022
Are you looking for the best test case management tool? Vinci Lam describes what good tools should have and gives an overview of many popular solutions.
Cypress 9.6.0: Easily test multi-domain workflows with cy.origin
A long-awaited feature is finally coming to Cypress — they finally added support for handling multiple domains in one test!
How Selenium Actually Works
Selenium is one of the most popular test automation tools. But do you know how it actually works? Steve Pryde prepared a great overview, including differences between Selenium 3 and 4.
How to Choose the Right Bug Tracking Tool
Marija Dimoska describes what you can expect from a good tool for tracking bugs and shares a handy comparison table that may help you decide on choosing one.
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Welcome to the 121st issue!
This week I'm happy to share with you a little success of mine.
I had the honour to write my opinion on the testing part of The State of Frontend 2022 report.
I was positively surprised by the results and found a lot of insights about developers' mindest, tools and trends.
If you test frontend applications, I highly recommend going through that report.
Happy testing! 🙂Dawid Dylowicz