Welcome to Testing References News. This website is your one stop shop for the latest news from the software testing community. It provides an overview of the latest articles from the weblogs about software testing. Currently the articles from 363 weblogs are included.
Good quality software enables new medical treatments, favors education, expands communication possibilities, improves financial systems, and extends horizons in the most diverse ways. Roger Abelenda, CTO of Abstracta and leader of the company's latest innovation (JMeter DSL), explained it this way: "It is critical to minimize the tasks that are tedious or that we know we can do better, to focus as humans on challenges that allow us to get more out of our qualities, such as creativity and inventiveness.
by Abstracta Software Testing Services
Monday 15 August
Reading time: medium
Then refresh the setup with the version under test and then execute workflow steps and in parallel compare the API responses at milestones. If this is an expected change, the saved response is updated in the repo, and if the difference is unexpected then a bug is logged for fixing the issue.
by Sticky Minds - Articles
Monday 15 August
Reading time: medium
My first job in tech was writing and maintaining GUI test automation scripts for a Windows desktop application using SilkTest. It is possible this application was in a more exciting product space than the project management app I worked on, but I do not have the evidence to support this claim.
by Simply The Test
Monday 15 August
Reading time: short
Nowadays, he leads a team of passionate engineers helping companies succeed with their test automation. Additionally, he consults companies and leads automated testing trainings, writes books, and gives conference talks.
by Automate The Planet
Monday 15 August
Reading time: short
Test your product's ability to process many simultaneous requests quickly enough so that users get a good experience from it--and ensure that you can scale up as needed through shading or other techniques. Make sure that your product's UI is clear and concise when describing each feature or function available on the platform: think about whether your users will know exactly what each button does without having to read an instruction manual first!
by Testuff
Monday 15 August
Reading time: medium
Load testing is used to help determine if: - The response time returned from critical actions in your application is acceptable compared to specification, user requirements, or KPI. Advantages - It's fast - Small footprint (3Mb docker image, minimal dependencies) - Reusable - Embeddable go library - Can record latency histograms and other valuable stats.
by Test Guild
Monday 15 August
Reading time: long
Build models that help describe the behaviour of the system you are testing, and capture the information in a way you can easily share and review with others. It's very important you take good notes as you explore, so you can discuss your findings with your team and use the outcome of that conversation to update your model.
by Ben Dowen
Monday 15 August
Reading time: medium
I picked up a year and half experience almost exclusively writing test automation, again in a team with devs, this time they paired with me, I leaned a lot but I wasn't able to influence meaningful change. I'm also thrilled to be able to learn from an amazing group of fellow Quality Engineers at Ada, their joint level of experience is exceptional and they share knowledge gladly.
by Ben Dowen
Sunday 14 August
Reading time: medium
Working as a software tester on a cable set-top box right out of school, I was supposed to test some things like the ability to change channels and that websites were shrunk down to fit on a TV. We also connected debug cables to the serial ports to make grabbing crash info super easy and catch the bugs in the act.
by jason arbon
Saturday 13 August
Reading time: medium
Thanks to a wide footprint of use and extensive community support, the Selenium open source project continues to be a formidable presence in the browser automation space. Due in part to its young age, it supports fewer browsers/languages than Selenium, but by the same token it also includes newer features and capabilities that are more aligned with the modern web.
by Applitools
Friday 12 August
Reading time: medium
These failures leave room for analysis while involving QA expertise often increases the chances of being competitive and delivering higher-quality applications. NLP combines the power of linguistics and computer science to study the rules and structure of language and create intelligent systems (run on machine learning and NLP algorithms) capable of understanding, analyzing, and extracting meaning from text and apply to specific tasks like test automation scripts.
by The Test Tribe
Friday 12 August
Reading time: medium
- Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Test Environment Setup You need to have the unittest framework, Selenium, and the different browser drivers on our machine. Every project is unique, and you must optimize your application for any configuration to provide a smooth and consistent user experience on all devices, browsers, and operating systems.
by LambdaTest
Friday 12 August
Reading time: long
Backed by Facebook, React has had its dominance in the web development space for over nine years and has several notable customers (ranging from startups to Fortune 500 companies). Without styling, your website would appear like a pale, dull B&W movie that none of us would enjoy watching in today's times A good design can make your business/product look professional and can transform interactions into relationships.
by LambdaTest
Friday 12 August
Reading time: long
If you're tired of trying to upskill into test automation via endless online tutorials that leave you more confused than confident, you should consider the benefits of in-person training: - No technical difficulties (you don't have to let load shedding hold you back!) You never know when you might need expert advice in future and a personal connection with someone like our trainers Bas Dijkstra and Louise Gilbert might be just the key!
by Inspired Testing
Thursday 11 August
Reading time: short
Read Bas's insight into hiring high-quality test automation professionals and make sure you align with his advice to land a job in an environment that will value your skills. Bas joins Jos Akesson and Martin Mazur on a live stream for 1337 Tech, asking the question: "Do we really need a test automation engineer?"
by Inspired Testing
Thursday 11 August
Reading time: short
It's being edited by Lee Hawkins who is posing questions on Twitter, LinkedIn, Slack, and the AST mailing list and then collating the replies, focusing on practice over theory.I've decided to contribute by answering briefly, and without a lot of editing or crafting, by imagining that I'm speaking to someone in software development who's acting in good faith, cares about their work and mine, but doesn't have much visibility of what testing can be. To the extent that I am producing things, I'm not making widgets identical to some tolerance margin at a predetermined rate on a production line.
by Hiccupps
Thursday 11 August
Reading time: short
Bun, like Deno, supports TypeScript out of the box and offers developer-friendly features such as top-level awaits and built-in Web APIs. While Bun is inspired by Node and Deno, it is also clearly attempting to improve development experience and productivity by providing a batteries-included toolset.
by Semaphore
Thursday 11 August
Reading time: long
Online event on September 13-15, 2022: Get insights from industry experts on the latest in Software Quality, Software Integration Testing, Continuous Integration, and Static Analysis. Event host: Vector North America Language: English Participation: Free online event When: September 13-15, 2022 in three time zones - Sept. 13, Americas, Time zone New York (EST) - Sept. 14, Europe and Africas, Time zone Berlin (CEST) - Sept. 15, Asia and Oceania, Time zone Tokyo (JST) Topics of the Testing Symposium 2022 Speakers from Visteon, Aptiv, Nippon Seiki, Vector and others will be presenting the following topics: - A Strategy for Static Analysis | How to Effectively Use Static Analysis to Ensure Coding Standard Compliance - Best Practices for Embedded Software Coding - Implementing Squore | Software Quality Metrics in SAFe Framework - Improving Test Efficiency - ISO 26262/ASPICE Audits | Key Testing Capabilities - System Testing - Aptiv's Journey to CI | Integration with a Cloud-Based CI Infrastructure - The Many Flavors of Software Integration Testing | Definition and Delimitation of Different Testing Levels - Visteon's Journey to Repeatable Testing | Unit Verification Test Methodologies
by Coders Kitchen
Thursday 11 August
Reading time: short
However, if you closely observe any large organized dinner then you will see some people having certain complaints about any specific dish while others do not have any issues with it at all. This requires systems thinking where teams should holistically look beyond these symptoms for the patterns, behaviors, other dependent factors, etc.
by Testing Titbits
Wednesday 10 August
Reading time: short
When I started, I didn't have the same domain and product knowledge as the rest of the team, so I pushed for clearer acceptance criteria in the user stories. Wrapping Up To all of the naysayers and interview rejections, I got this job on merit, my amazing talent and the recognition from this entire company that I am good at what I do and can and do make an impact here.
by Heather Reid's Blog
Wednesday 10 August
Reading time: medium
Because of the nature of the beforeEach method, it's great for doing initial setups such as generating mock data or configurations before each test, for example. In this example, we'll write a test suite and simply log a message to the console to show that our beforeEach method executes.
by Testim.io
Wednesday 10 August
Reading time: medium
To understand why a lack of automation causes failure, we first need to know that the main focus of all agile teams is to successfully deliver real value to the customer, which can be translated into providing working software at the end of the sprint (in other words, short releases in a fast-changing environment). Now, suppose the team fails to invest their time in building a solid automated suite of tests at all application levels (unit, component, integration, and system) to act as a safety net.
by LambdaTest
Wednesday 10 August
Reading time: medium
Collaborative testing establishes shared goals and processes for quality in DevOps. With mabl's intuitive, unified SaaS platform, your entire team will easily author, review and report on automated functional and non-functional tests across browsers, devices, APIs and more.
by mabl
Wednesday 10 August
Reading time: short
Nowadays, he leads a team of passionate engineers helping companies succeed with their test automation. Additionally, he consults companies and leads automated testing trainings, writes books, and gives conference talks.
by Automate The Planet
Wednesday 10 August
Reading time: medium
Acceptance testing includes everything from simple typos and grammatical errors to serious flaws that could result in a critical issue in the program. - The tester can find any systemic flaws as soon as possible, saving time and money later on, by adopting a constant vigilance and checking viewpoint in all your projects and by using a systemised approach to testing.
by EuroSTAR Huddle
Wednesday 10 August
Reading time: medium