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Welcome to the 96th 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.
Due to some urgent personal commitments, I wasn’t able to curate new links this week. So, I’m presenting you with most popular links that I have curated so far in 2023.
We have total of 62 articles across various categories that were loved by the community. So, I invite you to take a look back at the past six months and enjoy this most popular links on 2023 so far.
- Writing The Perfect Tests for your Application by Neciu Dan
- Key Differences Between Top-Down and Bottom-Up Integration Testing by Ritika
- Exploratory Testing Principles 1.0 by Sergio Freire
- Is "Agile" just smoke and mirrors? by Michael Küsters
- It is never too late to reassess how you define quality by Mike Harris
- Exploring, Bug Chaining and Causal Models by Jeff Nyman
- Revolutionizing Test Engineering with ChatGPT: Exploring the Possibilities of AI in Testing by Slawomir Radzyminski
- Keeping tests valuable: Are the code coverage metrics reliable? by Rafael M.
- Mastering T-Shaped Skills: A Comprehensive Guide for Software Engineers in Test by Slawomir Radzyminski
- Testing an application you're unfamiliar with - where to begin? by Mirza Sisic
- Common Software Errors – Checklist by Rahul Parwal
- Testing GPT-Based Apps by Jason Arbon
- Learning from Little Bugs by Michael Bolton
- Master the Art of Writing Effective Test Cases by Muhammad Haris
- Why is BDD confused with testing? by Dennis de Booij
- Ultimate UI Testing Checklist by Rahul Parwal
- How Testers can add value in an Agile Team by Bart Vanherck
- Preparing for a Technical QA Engineer Job Interview by Lewis Prescott
- Useful books on testing, automation and engineering by Oleksandr Romanov
- 51 Stories To Learn About Bugs
- Become a QA Superstar: 5 Habits That Will Take Your Skills to the Next Level by Elvira Riianova
- OG Testers Mental Tricks: Heuristics, Biases and Autosuggestion by Vincent Ferreira
- Testers should adopt the pirate mindset by Bart Vanherck
- Introduction to Shift Left Testing by Anshita Bhasin
- My five favorite testing questions by Joep Schuurkes
- All you need to know about Fuzzing / Fuzz Testing? by Karlos G. Ray
- A Picture is Worth a Thousand Bugs: How Visual Testing Can Improve Software Quality by Neil Matillano
- Tester Imposter Syndrome by Callum Akehurst-Ryan
- How can you improve the testability of your product? by Mike Harris
- Testers are Gate-Crashers by James Thomas
- Dear ISTQB. Please update your syllabi. It is 2023 already. by Daniel Delimata
- Efficient Visual Layout Testing with Chrome DevTools by Natalia Demianenko
- Testing vs Checking – Why is this still so contentious? by Ben Britton
- The Spectrum of AI Testing: Case Study by Jeff Nyman
- Don’t Overthink Test Cases by Jesper Ottosen
- Shift-Left Testing: Catching Defects Early by Denis Peganov
- Getting Started With Property-Based Testing in Python With Hypothesis and Pytest by Rodrigo Girão Serrão and Dan Ackerson
- Why Test Automation Projects Fail (and How We Might Succeed) by Michael Bolton
- Test Creation Only Account for ~10% of Web Test Automation Efforts by Zhimin Zhan
- How to create integration tests for an API server with 90% Code Coverage in 1 hour without writing any code by Zvonimir Sabljic
- Two Simple Reasons that ChatGPT (AI) Won’t Work in End-to-End Test Automation by Zhimin Zhan
- 7 Test Automation Mistakes and Solutions with Examples by Elvira Riianova
- 10 changes that improved our tests by Tom Perry
- When you should not automate your tests by Oscar Cepeda
- Full Code Coverage For Free byGleb Bahmutov
- 7 most used util and helper methods in test automation project by Millan Kaul
- How to create E2E tests in Node.js with no frameworks - step by step! by Erick Wendel
- Why duplication is more acceptable in tests by Jason Swett
- Maestro – The New Kid On The Mobile Automation Block by Daniel Knott
- The Zen of Page Objects: Find Inner Peace and Clean Code by Yana Lunts
- How to mock HTTP APIs with MockServer
- Proactively detect and fix flaky tests in your test suite by Chun Fei ⭕️ Lung
- Enhancing Test Reliability: Exploring Playwright's Retry APIs for Robust Testing by Luc Gagan
- Where Does Trace-Based Testing Fit in the Testing Pyramid? by Ken Hamric
- Top 17 Automated Testing Best Practices (Supported By Data) by Nikolay Advolodkin
- How to prepare realistic test data via OpenAI API in Postman by Natalia Demianenko
- Debugging Playwright Tests by Mustafa Mašetić
- 5 Common Mistakes in Performance Testing by Shailesh Gohel
- A Practical Approach to Automated Accessibility by Mark Steadman
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