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    Trending in Testing Weekly Newsletter #34

    We’re back with the 34th edition of Trending in Testing Weekly Newsletter!

    Trending Software Testing News for this week:

    StackHawk Raises $20.7 Million in Series B Funding

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    StackHawk, an application security testing software, secured $20.7 million in a Series B funding round which was led by Sapphire and Costanoa Ventures and saw participation from Foundry Group and other investors.

    GitHub exec Maneesh Sharma joins LambdaTest as Chief Operating Officer

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    LambdaTest, a prominent test orchestration, and execution platform recently announced that Maneesh Sharma, the former GitHub General Manager for India, has joined the company as its Chief Operating Officer.

    Worksoft Acquires AI-Powered SaaS Test Automation Platform eureQa

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    Worksoft, a prominent provider of end-to-end intelligent process automation announced that it has acquired eureQa, an AI-powered SaaS test automation platform designed specifically for digital application testing.

    Trending Software Testing Content shared by some amazing writers:

    TESTING

    What is best for Software Testing? Production Data or Synthetic Data by Noor

    Production Data VS Synthetic Data for Software Testing is one of the common debates among QA Managers. In this article, Noor has written about 6 factors that play a significant role in choosing between the utilization of Synthetic and Production Test data.

    My experience with ‘Shift Left Testing’ by Achini Jayasena

    The software industry practice a number of testing types and methodologies throughout the software development life cycle. In this article, Achini has written about her experience with Shift Left Testing.

    What is System Testing? Different Types and Focus Areas by Geosley Andrades

    In this article, Geosley has written about What is System Testing, the Types of tests conducted under system tests, and What are System testing best practices.

    All About Testing A Fintech Application by Deeksha Agarwal

    Software testing has become an important entity across every domain for the benefits it offers. In this article, Deeksha has written about certain testing challenges specific to Fintech domain applications.

    Open Testing: Opening Tests like Opening Source by Andrew Knight

    In this article, Andrew has written about a new idea in the testing industry that he has presented at a few conferences. The idea is “What if we open our tests like we open our source?”

    Keyboard Testing: The A11y Enhancement to Your Definition of Done by Mark Steadman

    Automated Accessibility Testing only catches the lower third of accessibility issues. In this article, Mark has written about why Keyboard Testing is necessary, how it can be achieved, and what benefits it provides.

    AUTOMATION

    Why Recording Videos for Automated Test Execution in Test Scripts is Wrong? by Zhimin Zhan

    In Automated End-to-End Testing, many so-called ‘cool’ features are unnecessary. In this article, the author has written about why people should avoid capturing automated E2E test execution into video, as it is a waste of time.

    5 New Metrics For Quality at Speed Test Automation by Cerberus Testing

    Test automation is about accelerating the delivery of valuable software, bringing confidence to the team to deliver their changes. In this article, the author has written about 5 Quality Engineering metrics users can use for test automation.

    Inspecting elements of an app using Appium Inspector and BrowserStack by Mohammad Faisal Khatri

    Appium is widely used for automating android and iOS apps. In this article, the author has written about inspecting the elements of the app using Appium Inspector and BrowserStack.

    A Productive Cycle: Testing Low-Code Apps with Low-Code Testing Tools by Joel Hans

    Testing makes the end product better, accelerates the development lifecycle, and reduces technical debt (both in time and cost) over time. In this article, Joel has written about why the answer to an abundance of low-code applications is low-code testing platforms.

    SECURITY

    Tips to Train Your Employees on Cybersecurity by Andin Bicknell

    The advent of online shopping platforms and social media has raised the potential for cyber-attacks. In this article, the author has listed certain tips that employers can use to train their employees on Cybersecurity.

    3 Recommendations to Ensure Your API Security Solution can Drive Data Visibility and Quality by Bruce Lynch

    Today at least 90% of developers are using APIs in cloud-native web application development. In this article, Bruce has written about 3 such API security recommendations from Forrester.

    API

    The Rise of APIs and Risks of API Security by Matt Graves

     API—an application programming interface is the backbone of our newly interconnected world. In this article, Matt has written about the rise of APIs and the risks of API security that follow.

    TOOLS

    7 Best Mobile App Testing Tools in 2022 by Muhammad Ali Naeem Bajwa

    Automation can be seen everywhere in the twenty-first century, and mobile application testing is also a part of it. In this article, the author has listed seven of the best tools for mobile application testing.

    MISCELLANEOUS

    Why Software Testing engineers should be more technical? by Ani Hakobyan

    Many people have a perception that Software Testing is a non-technical profession. In this article, Ani has written about why the job of a Software Testing engineer is equally technical as that of a developer.

    5 Techniques I Use To Design Smarter Test Cases by Laval Magan

    A lot of testers fail to create holistic test scenarios/cases for the given business requirements. In this article, Laval has written about 5 techniques that he uses to Design Smarter test cases.


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