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    Trending in Testing Weekly Newsletter #9

     

    We’re back with the 9th edition of Trending in Testing Weekly Newsletter!

    While Cigniti Technologies announced Cignithon Global Virtual Testing Hackathon which is a two-day testing Hackathon powered by The Test Tribe and Postman announced that it has raised $225 million in Series D at a valuation of $5.6 billion. StackHawk has also announced native dynamic application and API security testing for GitHub. Check out the trending news of this week in the 9th edition of Trending in Testing Weekly Newsletter.

    Trending News for this week:

    1. Cignithon – A Global Virtual Testing Hackathon by Cigniti

    Cignithon - A Global virtual testing Hackathon by Cigniti, Software Testing news Software Testing Trends, Photo from https://www.cigniti.com/events/

    Cignithon Global Virtual Testing Hackathon by Cigniti Technologies is a two-day testing Hackathon powered by The Test Tribe Community. It is a 36 hours hackathon with prizes worth INR 2,00,000 and many other rewards. This hackathon will provide the participants with an opportunity to compete with 100s of other testers from all over the world.

    2. Postman API platform has raised $225 million in Series D at a valuation of $5.6 billion

    Postman API platform - Software Testing Latest News, Software Testing news Software Testing Trends, Photo from https://www.postman.com/

    Postman recently raised $225 million in a Series D round at a valuation of $5.6 billion. The platform in total has raised over $430 million in four rounds. Postman plans to use the funding to grow its sales, marketing, product, and technical teams.

    3. StackHawk announces native dynamic application and API security testing for GitHub

    StackHawk Integrates Dynamic API Security Testing and Application Security Testing in GitHub, Trending in Testing Software Testing news Software Testing Trends, Photo from https://www.stackhawk.com/

    StackHawk announced that Dynamic Application and API Security Testing has been integrated into GitHub Code Scanning. StackHawk maintains its position as a pioneer in developer-centric security technology by becoming the first and only Dynamic Application and API Security Testing tool in GitHub.


    Trending Content shared by some amazing writers:

    Here is a list of some featured software testing blogs that were were published recently by some amazing writers. Thanks to all for sharing their content and knowledge with others in the Testing Community.

    1. How does poor quality software impact a startup engineer’s life? In this article, Pradeep Soundararajan has written about the people who are responsible for creating DNA of Quality in an organization and why some startup founders fail to build the culture of quality.

    2. ‘Websocket Hijacking’ to steal Session_ID of victim users In this article, Sunil Yedla has written about one of his findings in a gaming website and also explains what a Websocket is.

    3. How to be on top of your Web Automation game! – In this article, Komal Jain has written down her thoughts on why she believes ACCELQ’s Web Automate can be of great use in Web Automation Space.

    4. How To Describe a Defect So Everyone Could Understand (+ Bonus Tips) – In this article, Yuliaa Kuprii has written about how QA’s can improve their bug reports so that their reports are not declined.

    5. What should the ratio of automated to exploratory testing be? – In this article, Gregory Paciga has shared his views on what percentage of the tests can organizations automate and what should be the ratio.

    6. What’s new in JMeter 5.5? – In this blog post, NaveenKumar Namachivayam has written about what’s new in JMeter 5.5 which was recently released with various bug fixes.

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