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    Trending in Testing Weekly Newsletter #19

    We’re back with the 19th edition of Trending in Testing Weekly Newsletter!

    Trending News for this week:

    ZenQuest Global Virtual Testing Hackathon powered by The Test Tribe

    ZenQuest Global Virtual Testing Hackathon powered by The Test Tribe

    ZenQuest Global Virtual Testing Hackathon powered by The Test Tribe is a 2-Day Virtual Testing Hackathon where the participants will get the opportunity to solve interesting testing challenges. The ZenQuest Global Virtual Testing Hackathon will feature 150+ testers competing with each other to grab prizes worth $4000.

    Cypress 9.0.0 released with breaking changes and new features

    Cypress 9.0.0, Trending in Testing Software Testing news Software Testing Trends, Photo from https://www.cypress.io/

    Cypress came out with their 3rd major release this year when they released Cypress version 9.0.0 on 10th November. The new version didn’t bring many radical changes but laid the ground for upcoming features.

    Trending Content shared by some amazing writers:

    TESTING

    Common Misconceptions About Exploratory Testing by Mirza Sisic

    In this article, the author has shared personal experience-based observations and common best practices to dispel some misconceptions about exploratory testing.

    Major Types of Software Testing by Niket Sahu

    In this article, Niket has written about the different types of software testing methods and why these testing methods should be used.

    AUTOMATION

    What Tests Should I Automate? by Michael Bolton

    In this article, Michael has suggested testers to ask more pointed questions, he has also given examples of such questions along with their answers.

    Benefits of using Automation Testing Frameworks in QA by Bally Rezed

    In this article, the author has written about the role of test automation frameworks in software testing and has also listed different types of test automation frameworks.

    API

    A guide to the OWASP API top ten by Vickie Li

    In this article, the author has written about the current OWASP API top ten vulnerabilities that threaten web applications, how they happen, how to identify them, and how to prevent them.

    API Architecture — Performance Best Practices for REST APIs by Abdul Wahab

    In this article, Abdul has explained what is API Performance, why it is important, and he has also listed some tips to help users enhance the performance.

    TOOLS

    TestProject.io – Codeless Test Automation | Ep 01 by Sithira Pathirana

    In this article, Sithira has given an overview of TestProject.io, he has also shared why it is different from other tools and how users can setup TestProject agents.

    Top 5 new features in Selenium 4 by Sujith Sukumaran

    A new stable version of Selenium came out on October 13, 2021. In this article, Sujith has compiled a list of what’s new or has changed in Selenium 4.

    SOFTWARE BUGS

    Bypassed the subscription and got the certification by Ramalingasamy

    In this article, Ramalingasamy has shared the story of how he bypassed the subscription of a learning platform by response manipulation and was able to get the certification.

    MISCELLANEOUS

    Is the Test Automation role challenging? by Sajitha Pathirana

    In this article, Sajitha has written about why the test automation role is challenging and what users need to master as a Test Automation Engineer.

    Why We Need Separate Development, Testing, and Staging Environments by Roselyne Makena

    In this article, Roselyne explains why it is necessary to have separate Development, Testing, and Staging Environments and has also listed common types of testing environments.


    We at “Trending in Testing” have started an initiative ‘Global Tester Series’. As a part of this initiative, we have interviewed some amazing Software Testers and we will be sharing their responses with our community.

    Interview with Rahul Parwal

    Global Tester Series - Interview with Rahul Parwal, Software Testing

    This is an interview with Mr. Rahul. Read the interview to find out how he paved his way into the industry, what are the upcoming trends in the testing industry according to him, and much more.


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