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Throughout the year, QA and software testing conferences provide several opportunities to exchange, improve, and network with other industry-leading specialists. Here is a list of some of the most amazing QA & Software Testing conferences you might want to attend in 2022.
ACCELQ, the leading AI-powered continuous test automation platform, recently announced 100% growth in annual revenue in 2021 compared to the previous year, as hundreds of clients used the company’s modern, cloud-native platform to automate over 1.1 million business processes and conduct over eight million tests.
Applitools announced on 21st January 2022 that it was named “Best Testing Service/Tool” at the 2021 DevOps Dozen Awards program. The DevOps Dozen Awards, honor innovative people and companies who make significant contributions to the DevOps community.
Prancer Enterprise, a provider of shift-left cloud security techniques announced the release of Penetration Testing as Code Framework (PAC). Penetration Testing as Code Framework, which promotes shift-left security methods in cloud environments is now the main offensive security tool by the company.
80% of satisfied software quality professionals participate in tool-based code review: Survey by Smartbear
The results of SmartBear’s 8th annual State of Software Quality | Code Review survey have been released. SmartBear is a major provider of software development and quality tools. With nearly 800 responses, code review is still the most influential factor in increasing code quality, followed by unit testing.
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There are a lot of types of functional testing and it’s difficult to learn about everything. In this article, the author has explained different types of functional testing in 2022.
In this article, Matt has written about a form of testing that is decades in the making but is only now finding its sweet spot – The form of testing we’re talking about is Integration Testing.
During a penetration test, you might find yourself manually looking for interesting files like configuration files, database files, source code files, etc. Alexis has written about ffind, which is a tool that makes looking for these types of files much quicker.
Cyberattacks like hacks, malware attacks, and virus invasions are becoming common among tech users. Here is a list of Top Cybersecurity Interships users can apply for in January 2022.
In this article, Ankit has provided an overview of what penetration testing is, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) framework, and how to perform penetration tests using this framework.
The shift Left approach helps in finding maximum bugs in the earliest possible stage, thus saving tonnes of time & money for the business. In this article, Suparna has written about why to Shift Left Automation for mobile apps.
In this article, the author has written about what do SDET/ QA Automation Engineers do, how to get an SDET/ QA Automation Engineers job, and much more.
In this article, the author has written about What is Test Automation, Why Do Businesses Need Test Automation, How to Create a Test Automation Framework, and much more.
In-sprint automation is critical in modern digital application development lifecycles as it enables QA teams to achieve scale with fewer risks and a greater pace. In this article, Geosley has written about 7 best practices for In-Sprint Automation.
The main goal of the API gateway is to route traffic securely while providing scalability and stability. In this article, Sneha has written about how they created a load test suite for continuous integration and regression testing using Locust.
APIs are the core of modern application architecture and provide access to an organization’s data and resources. In this article, Michael has written about how security testing can detect API vulnerabilities and weaknesses before attackers can take advantage of them.
Selenium is a software testing tool that is used in the process of software development to automate testing tasks. In this article, the author has written about how users can use selenium optimally for automating applications.
Postman is a fantabulous tool when trying to play around with APIs. It offers a handy user interface to test API’s functionality. In this article, Jency has given an overview of ‘Postman’ and ‘Newman’ frameworks.
Each team is different, and one tool might not be appropriate for all. In this article, Matt Jason has evaluated the pros and cons of the 10 latest quality assurance tools.
In every pentesting scenario, there are several hidden and obvious places that might be vulnerable. In this article, the author has listed a checklist that people can use to confirm that they have searched vulnerabilities in all the possible places.
While reading blogs and articles is not sufficient to gain mastery of a new skill, some light reading is a great way to get introduced to new concepts, ideas, opinions, etc. In this article, Blake has listed some reading materials that can testers and QAs in their careers.
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