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Welcome the 53rd 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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Test coverage is important but it can backfire just as easily if not done properly. Michael Küsters describes the good, bad and ugly of test coverage targets.
Taking notes while testing certainly help to keep track of everything. And if you are looking for any help or template to get started, James Thomas has written a great piece about it.
Getting started with anything can be little hard no matter what and setting up proper Quality engineering methods are no different. This article by Antoine Craske focuses on the methods required to start with Quality at Speed software.
Zhimin Zhan wrote a very detailed article on comparison of four types of automated testing in the Testing Pyramid
Build quality in with shared understanding, using the Holistic Testing model by Janet Gregory and Lisa Crispin
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There are several things that we need to install before we can run tests on our mobile devices. David Tzemach has written a detailed step by step guide to environment preparation for using Appium and also shows us how we can run the test on a virtual device.
Here is article about some of the common problems that you might encounter. Cagri Ataseven shares five problems that you might come across while using WebDriver, and their solutions with ChromeDriver using Java.
In this step-by-step guide, author goes through how to set up pytest with fixtures and also goes into detail of different types of fixtures, with examples.
In this article, Reme L. takes a look at a great utility ‘find.byWidgetPredicate’ provided by Flutter's testing framework which can provide a lot more power when it comes to accurately test widgets.
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This article by Francesco De Liva provides several techniques and procedures for understanding bottlenecks and scaling your architecture to reach your wished application SLA, focusing on performance and latency optimization for Azure Cloud-Native solution.
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Blockchain security is important just as for any technology. Here is a great article describing four primary ways in which blockchain applications come under attack from hackers and also take a look at benefits of Blockchain Technology in Cyber Security.
Getting started with SQL injection and don’t know where to start ? here is a great article describing what is an SQL injection and how we can protect product from SQL injections.
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🛠️ Resources & Tools
Animate SQL — Online tool to see visualizations of SQL queries. Choose an SQL keyword along with an animation duration and then use the "Visualize" button to see what how the selected keyword behaves.
JSON Visio — A simple visualization tool and formatter for your JSON data with no forced structure. Paste your JSON and view it visually using various flow-chart formats.
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It's hard to find good articles, podcasts on Software Testing. Even hard to find people who create them. Are you also looking for amazing software testers to follow or read their content ? check out this page dedicated to software testers.
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- Happiness-oriented Testing (HoT)
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