Trending in Testing Weekly Newsletter #36

    We’re back with the 36th edition of Trending in Testing Weekly Newsletter!

    Trending Software Testing News for this week:

    Automated Software Testing Platform Code Intelligence Raises $12 Million in Series A Funding

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    Code Intelligence, the automated security testing platform, recently announced that they have raised $12 million in Series A funding led by Tola Capital. This brings the all-time amount raised by the platform to $15.7 million.

    Cypress 10 released with Component Testing Beta

    Cypress 10 released

    Cypress recently announced the release of Cypress 10 which is the platform’s most exciting release to date. Cypress version 10 introduces several significant new features, including new component testing functionality and an entirely updated user interface.

    LinkedIn Bug Bounty Program goes public with rewards of up to $15k

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    LinkedIn announced the launch of a public bug bounty program to replace the invite-only program that had been in place since 2014. The HackerOne – hosted program enables hackers to test the primary web domain,, as well as the LinkedIn API and Android and iOS mobile applications.

    Trending Software Testing Content shared by some amazing writers:


    The ins and outs of low-code application testing by Matt Heusser

    When teams use low-code for application development, it can save time and money. But they shouldn’t neglect testing for potential issues just to deploy the app sooner. In this article, Matt has written about low-code application testing.

    A quick look at cross-browser testing by Team Merlin

    Cross-browser development and testing aren’t easy tasks. In this article, the author has written about the basics of cross-browser testing, from choosing your target browser to test automation.

    A Brief Introduction to Exploratory Testing by Marie Drake

    Exploratory Testing is simultaneously learning about the system while designing and executing tests, using feedback from the last test to inform the next. In this article, Marie has given an overview of Exploratory Testing.

    Talk About Your Test Strategy by Elizabeth Zagroba

    In this article, Elizabeth has shared two stories from her personal experiences to demonstrate how important it is to have a test strategy written down. She has also written about how it can be done.


    17 Core Benefits Of Automation Testing For A Successful Release by Smriti Arya

    With the increasing pace of technology, it becomes challenging for organizations to manage the quality of their web applications. In this article, discover 17 important advantages of automated testing that will help you determine if it’s the best decision for your SDLC.

    Delivering quality automated test suites is not the terminus, it is an expedition to uphold! by Trisha Chetani

    Maintenance of test automation is a complex task from the aspects of the resource-time-cost-effort, but it has become a pivotal task. In this article, Trisha has written about how can users can maintain Test Automation well.

    Monitoring E2E Test Automation: what, why, and how by Avraham Khanukaev and Dor Eitan

    In this article, the authors have shared the aspects of their automation project and how they monitor it to keep it in shape for needs and standards. They have also written about the E2E test automation metrics that matter to them.


    Cybersecurity Bible: The 5 rules for every beginner by Ravaan

    In this article, Ravaan who has come a long way in Cybersecurity has written about the problems that exist in a Cybersecurity career and has also written about how to mitigate/solve them.

    What is Ethical Hacking? Working, Techniques and Jobs by Cyphere

    In recent times, ‘Ethical Hacking’ has emerged and opened many different avenues for IT and cyber security professionals. In this article, the author has given an overview of Ethical Hacking and has also demonstrated what a career in Ethical Hacking looks like.


    API Testing vs Monitoring: What’s The Difference? by Stephen Watts

    The use cases for testing and monitoring are different because the objectives are different. In this article, Stephen has written about the differences between API Testing and API Monitoring.

    Why do you need to think about API automation seriously? by TheExpressWire

    API acts as an intermediary between your application and the external application to support data integration between the both. In this article, the author has written about why it is important to take API automation seriously.

    So you want to learn about API testing? by Beth Marshall

    In this article, Beth has listed great resources such as talks, books, podcasts, and certifications that might be helpful to start learning API testing.


    Performance Testing Tools: Which solution is best? by IDG Connect

    Performance testing has taken on greater importance to businesses as their IT environments become more complex and ambitious. In this article, the author has listed the key performance testing tools currently active in the market.

    Evaluate Proprietary VS Open-source testing tools by Michael Levan

    QA professionals have a lot of options when choosing an automated testing tool. To start, testers have to consider two categories of tools: proprietary and open source. In this article, the author has written about the benefits and drawbacks of both.

    Software Bugs

    Catch bugs early with database integration tests by Edrick Leong

    In this article, Edrick has written about Why mistakes happen when writing database integration code, What database integration tests are, and How to set up database integration tests.

    The Pesticide Paradox by Natalia Puzikova

    The pesticide paradox says that if the same tests are repeated over and over again, eventually these tests no longer find any new defects. In this article, Natalia has listed certain points that can help people in finding more bugs.

    Software Bugs

    QA Engineering Best Practices by Thejus Krishna

    Most of the time, manual QA engineers get blindsided by the release and tend to test only whether or not the product works. In this article, read about the advantages of performing quality assurance with the help of some essential tools.

    When is a Tester not a Tester? by Ben Dowen

    There are many competing thoughts on Software Testing – How much is too much, If Testing is an activity, and Quality is a whole team’s responsibility, who are the Testers, and more. Ben has written how the role of a software tester may change depending on the methodology.

    The Quality Engineering Way To Non-Functional Requirements by Antoine Craske

    Non-functional requirements directly impact digital businesses. In this article, Antoine has written about how to work your way through non-functional requirements to correctly identify and prioritize them.

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