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Hello everyone! 👋
I’m Pritesh and this is the 26th 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!
Happy Testing and have a great rest of the week! 🙏
Marie Drake shares some tips that she have found useful when implementing visual testing on various projects.
Jesper Ottosen provides a very thoughtful way to create situational aware test plans inspired by Wardley Mapping.
Lee Hawkins explores hoe deep work can help reducing distractions and freeing up your capacity for software testing.
A very creative hack by Johanna South on using slack as a way to manage test devices.
When it comes to system level testing, virtual environments offer several strong benefits for you. In this blog post, Marcus Eggenberger highlights some of the most important ones.
There is no such thing as perfection. not in life and certainly not in software. Ben Hosking explains beautifully in this post.
Maaret Pyhäjärvi writes about couple of ways to talk about exploratory testing and provides insights into them.
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Naveenkumar lists out ten things we should learn before learning about performance testing and its tools and he also highlights the essential and fundamental concepts we may need to go through for your performance testing trip.
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An in depth guide to web application firewall penetrating testing by Jitender Narula.
Anton Chuvakin has compiled a periodic list of posts on security. List includes top posts of all time, of medium, top Cloud Security Podcast by Google on Security operations / detection & response, Data security, Cloud security
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Your 100% static dynamic backend. DeepfakeHTTP is a web server that uses HTTP dumps as a source for responses.
Testcontainers is a Java library that supports JUnit tests, providing lightweight, throwaway instances of common databases, Selenium web browsers, or anything else that can run in a Docker container.
A non-biased, community-driven, fact-based information sheet aimed at educating customers on web-accessibility overlays.
An annual accessibility analysis of the top 1,000,000 home pages.
Litmus is an open source Chaos Engineering platform that enables teams to identify weaknesses & potential outages in infrastructures by inducing chaos tests in a controlled way.
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Pritesh- Software Testing Notes
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