A day in the life of a mobile app tester
If you're wondering what day-to-day responsibilities of a mobile tester look like, here's a cool overview by Sam Connelly.
How to build your reputation as a software tester
There's no denying that working on your personal brand is crucial for having a successful software tester's career. Here you'll find some solid tips from Kevin Tuck on how to build one.
How To Switch from a Developer to a Testing Role?
I found this Reddit thread interesting because most of the time you see testers willing to move to development. So it's a refreshing change to see someone interested in moving in the opposite direction.
Lessons learned about Software Quality (or delivery?)
Nothing can describe this great article better than Ali Haydar's own words:
The goal of this post is to share an approach or a combination of approaches I learned in my career to deliver software products faster and with higher quality.
Performance Testing Certifications
If you're looking for certified courses on performance testing, NaveenKumar Namachivayam did a great job of putting together this detailed repository.
The role of a Cruise Director in Software Development
Have you ever heard of the Cruise Director role? I haven't until I read this article by Danny Lieberman and it's interesting to see how it can fit in the Dev & QA process.
API "approval" testing using Jest
Alister Scott presents an interesting use of Jest snapshot testing functionality to test serialized API responses.
How to Implement BDD Test Automation Framework: Cucumber, RestAssured, Selenium and ExtentReports
In this 7-part series, Artur Mishustin presents how to set up a BDD test automation framework in Java that's suitable for both API and UI tests.
Making Android UI testing enjoyable
Rafa Vázquez shared a great guide on improving Espresso UI tests, including a lot of code examples.
Also, here's a related article that I found interesting: Mutation tests on Android. Are they worth it? by Phellipe Silva.
Testing on the Toilet: Testing UI Logic? Follow the User!
This is a short but valuable story from Carlos Israel Ortiz García — an ex-employee of Google — on how they missed a bug in test automation and what they learned from that.
Writing Contract test for API endpoint using Pact
Getting started with contract testing? This easy-to-follow guide by Rahul Bhave shows how to set up and write your first test using Pact in Python.
The most useful accessibility testing tools and techniques
Artem Sapegin shared a detailed overview of some great tools that can help you in accessibility testing. Kudos!
Top 8 Python Testing Frameworks
There are plenty of Python testing tools out there so it's always good to see a fair comparison that takes into account all pros and cons. By Sapir Lyubinsky.
Welcome to the 43rd issue!
As promised last week, I'm continuing to feature more gems that some of you submitted.
So today I'd like to highlight TestingTV.
It's a collection of hundreds of videos from software testing conferences, webinars, courses and others that have been regularly stored on that site since 2008.
Although the new videos are added at a once-per-month rate, it's still a great source of knowledge, especially thanks to its search functionality.
Happy watching!Dawid Dylowicz