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    Trending in Testing Weekly Newsletter #28

    We’re back with the 28th edition of Trending in Testing Weekly Newsletter!

    Trending News for this week:

    Hiring Wednesday – An Open Forum for Software Testing Job Seekers and Recruiters

    Hiring Wednesday by The Test Tribe Community, Trending in Testing Software Testing News, Photo from https://www.linkedin.com/posts/thetesttribe_hiring-jobseekers-recruiters-activity-6904018106671280128-yd95

    Hiring Wednesday is The Test Tribe Community’s Job Portal where every Wednesday at 8 PM IST, an open pitching event for hiring managers/HRs and Job Seekers takes place. It is an open forum with recruiters in it and job seekers can pitch themselves to get done with the screening part right there.

    Testsigma raises $4.6 million in seed funding led by Accel, STRIVE

    Testsigma raises $4.6 Million in seed funding, Trending in Testing, Photo from https://testsigma.com/

    Test automation platform Testsigma has raised $4.6 million in seed funding headed by Accel and STRIVE. The funds will be used to expand Testsigma’s core engineering and product teams, as well as to grow with and for a global community of testers, test automation engineers, and developers.

    Test automation platform Tricentis acquires Tx3 Services

    Tricentis acquires Tx3 Services, Trending in Testing Software Testing News, Photo from https://www.tricentis.com/

    Tricentis, a premier platform for modern cloud and business apps is acquiring companies at a rapid pace. It has added Tx3 Services to its portfolio. Tx3’s specialist capabilities will be used to boost the company’s position in the life sciences industry.

    Fresh flaws in Facebook Canvas earn bug bounty hunter a second payday

    Flaws in Facebook Canvas, Trending in Testing Software Testing News, Photo from https://unsplash.com/@ds01

    Youssef Sammouda, a security researcher, revealed the second set of defects in Facebook Canvas, which, like their predecessors, offer a risk of account takeover. Last year, he received $126,000 in bug bounties for uncovering three issues in Facebook’s Canvas technology.

    Trending Content shared by some amazing writers:

    TESTING

    What is the Dynamic Testing by Emre Ozudogru

    In dynamic testing, the software code is executed to demonstrate the result of running the test. Dynamic testing can be divided into two titles namely Functional Test and Non-Functional Test. In this article, the author focuses on functional testing.

    We Test Software, But How by Numanhan Duran

    In this article, the author has written about we what is software testing, what we should pay attention to, and what these important points are.

    How to do White Box Testing? 6 Popular White Box Testing Types by Sri Priya

    White Box Testing is the stage where we check if the software meets our requirements. In this article, the author has given an overview of various types of White Box Testing.

    How do the big name companies test? by Gary Parker

    In this article, Gary has given a run-through of some of the top companies in the industry and has listed some core values and concepts that help drive their quality processes.

    SECURITY

    Which Application Security Testing Type to Deploy First? by Indusface

    Over 50% of all data breaches originated from vulnerabilities in the application layer over the past several years. This can be avoided with application security testing and a proactive, updated security strategy. Check out this article to find out which AppSec Testing Type to Deploy First.

    AUTOMATION

    How to start a Rest Assured Project by Sebile Tezcan

    The most crucial factor in a test automation project is to set a good structure. In this article, Sebile has written about how users can start a rest assured project.

    Algorithm based test automation by Gary Parker

    AI/ML is a hot topic in the test automation field at the moment. In this article, Gary has given an overview of Algorithm based test automation and has also explained why this approach is beneficial.

    New technologies for test automation to watch in 2022 by Yasin Bulgan

    In this article, the author has described some test automation tools that are worth experimenting with within the year 2022.

    API

    Best Practices for Rest API by Aarav Gotra

    API stands for Application Programming Interface. It provides communication between provider and client. In this article, Aarav has given an overview of REST API and has also listed some best Practices for Rest API.

    Three reasons why your API security is failing by Michael Isbitski

    In this article, Michael has identified and listed three reasons why organizations are still failing at API security.

    TOOLS

    JUnit 5 vs. TestNG: Choosing The Right Framework For Selenium Automation Testing by Shalini Baskaran

    A framework is a backbone for testing or development activities. In this blog on JUnit 5 vs. TestNG comparison, Shalini has written about the differences between the JUnit 5 and TestNG from the perspective of Selenium WebDriver.

    How to Write Test Scripts in Selenium by Shalini Baskaran

    Selenium is one of the best automation frameworks and is being widely used by automation testers. In this article, Shalini has written about the basic configuration of setting up Selenium in your system and then has also explained how to write test scripts in Selenium.

    Cypress vs Appium: A newbie’s view by Tomasz Wasikowski

    The two most popular frameworks for doing automation testing are Cypress and Appium. In this article, Tomasz has shared his experience with both frameworks.

    SOFTWARE BUGS

    How I hacked thousand of subdomains by MoSec

    Subdomain takeover is low-hanging fruit but finding that vulnerable subdomain is hard. In this article, the author has explained how he hacked several subdomains and was able to earn rewards of 5K.

    How I earned $9000 with Privilege escalations by Junaid Khan

    Privilege escalations mean breaking the logic of the application and getting illicit access to raised freedoms, or honors. In this article, the author has written about how he was able to find Privilege escalations.

    MISCELLANEOUS

    Who doesn’t love testing by Pricilla Bilavendran

    In this post, Pricilla has shared her experience in the field of Software Testing and has written a letter for all the Software Testers around the world.

    My 10 Fav Books on Software Testing by Rahul Parwal

    There are a lot of interesting Software Testing books available. In this article, Rahul has listed top 10 testing books from his collection.

    How to perform well and become an exceptional Quality Assurance Engineer! by Dilinisdasanayake

    “How to perform well and become an exceptional Quality Assurance Engineer than just being a test executor?” is a common question asked by many. In this article, the author has answered this question while giving some advice.


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