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Welcome the 83rd 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.
The native testing engine of Node.js has finally reached the stage of stable functionality, and in this new version, it already comes with a fancy reporter in the terminal.
It still has a long way to go but if you could use just Node.js for most of your automation needs, Why use that ___ fancy new framework to automate your end to end testing?
In this week’s newsletter issue, We explore,
- A step by step guide to create E2E tests in Node.js with no frameworks.
- Habits and Mental skills to help you become better tester.
- Mobile App Testing with WebdriverIO and Appium
- Getting started with Serverless testing and much more…
So, without further ado, Lets jump into this week’s curated links. Let me know what your favorite is!
Testing is a ever learning job, In order to grow and become a better tester, you will have to keep on learning and improving. Elvira Riianova shares 5 habits that will take your QA skills to the next level.
A very thoughtful article by Vincent Ferreira to deepen your understanding of Heuristics, biases, autosuggestion of software testing and how these mechanisms can help you to become a better tester.
➜ Read all curated stuff on Software Testing here.
Learn how to get started with WebdriverIO and Appium for mobile app testing with this article by Wavda A.
ServeRest is a free REST API that simulates a virtual store.
Who knew working with Robot framework would be that easy. Take a look at this great tutorial by Tiago Castro Barbosa demonstrating api automation using Robot Framework and Requests Library.
If you are working on serverless testing., then this is an excellent article for you to read. Daniele Frasca discusses his serverless testing strategy, approach including unit, component and end-to-end testing.
➜ Read all curated stuff on Software Testing Automation.
Frontend vs. backend: How to plan your performance testing strategy by Nicole (Mendoza) van der Hoeven
Very insightful article on doing performance testing of frontend and backend. Nicole (Mendoza) van der Hoeven shares high-level overview of frontend performance testing and backend performance testing, including pros and cons of each one and why you should care about both. The article also has a video attached on the same.
➜ Read all curated stuff on Performance Testing.
Here is the complete API Penetration Testing checklist you ever need. Follow the points and start designing your API security testing strategy.
You might be familiar with SQL Injections but have you ever needed to work with NoSQL? Learn What, Why and Wow of performing NoSQL Injection with this article.
BTW, it’s good to see Ady Stokes getting back to writing again. I already have a hard enough time curating good content on Accessibility😅.
➜ Read all curated stuff on Accessibility Testing.
🛠️ Resources & Tools
Gut — A user-friendly Git CLI for Windows, Mac, and Linux that has intuitive commands and streamlined workflows, to simplify the process of using Git's complex system, allowing you to focus on your code.
Socket CLI — A CLI tool for Socket.dev, the service for securing your app's dependencies and checking the health of npm packages.
Cross Platform Action — A GitHub action for running GitHub Actions workflows on multiple platforms, including platforms that GitHub Actions doesn't currently natively support.
📝 List of Software Testers
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🎁 Bonus Content
📌 OTHER INTERESTING STUFF
- HN: How are you using GPT to be productive?
- The Science of Getting Started: Activation Energy and Why We Need It
- Chronotypes: Is it better to be a night owl or an early bird?
⭐ LAST WEEK'S MOST READ
- 7 most used util and helper methods in test automation project
- Useful books on testing, automation and engineering
- 51 Stories To Learn About Bugs
😂 And Finally,
Keep Smiling and have a fun week.
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