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Embracing Shift Left Approach

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Welcome to the Feb Mid,2024 edition of Software Testing Digest!

This issue is our 16th🎖️edition which showcases the latest in software testing, including industry trends, tools, techniques, and expert insights to keep you ahead in the game. Let's dive right in!


Highlights if you are in a hurry 🏃 

Why should we test in the design phase? How should we go about it?

Testing in the design phase is critical for early issue detection and cost prevention.

Challenging the Page Object Model

This article challenges traditional Page Object Model practices in test automation, exploring modifications for enhanced maintainability and scalability.

Automated GraphQL Testing: Ensuring Stability and Reliability

Focused on the significance of automated testing for GraphQL APIs, this article provides insights into strategies and tools to ensure application stability and reliability.

How to migrate from Appium 1.x.x to Appium 2.0.

A practical guide on migrating to Appium 2.0, covering reasons for migration, challenges, and a step-by-step approach for a seamless transition.

5 Key Reasons to Choose Private Cloud for Mobile App Testing

Exploring the benefits of using a private cloud for mobile app testing, this article highlights factors like enhanced security, scalability, and resource control for informed decision-making.


Testing in the design phase is crucial for identifying and rectifying potential issues early in the development lifecycle. It helps in preventing costly errors downstream and ensures that the software aligns with the intended design. To execute testing effectively in the design phase, consider incorporating tools for early validation, collaborating closely with designers, and establishing a comprehensive testing strategy that encompasses design specifications...……..

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This article explores the challenges associated with the Page Object Model (POM) in test automation. It discusses alternative approaches or modifications to traditional POM practices to enhance maintainability, scalability, and flexibility in automated testing frameworks..……..

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Focusing on the GraphQL testing landscape, this article is expected to delve into the significance of automated testing for GraphQL APIs. It likely discusses strategies and tools to ensure the stability and reliability of applications utilizing GraphQL, providing insights into best practices and potential challenges..…….

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This article is a practical guide on migrating from Appium version 1.x.x to the latest version, Appium 2.0. It might cover the reasons for migration, potential challenges, and a step-by-step approach to ensure a smooth transition, highlighting new features and improvements in Appium 2.0...……..

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Exploring the advantages of using a private cloud for mobile app testing, this article may discuss factors such as enhanced security, scalability, and control over resources. It provides valuable insights for organizations considering a private cloud environment for their mobile app testing needs, helping them make informed decisions..……..

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Tweeting the Latest in Test - Our Newsletter Roundup of Top Tech Tweet 😀 

Here is a interesting thread for you trending on twitter for #testing on Snapshots of different kinds of Testing

Testing Takes LinkedIn by Storm: The Latest Posts and Insights from Top Testing Professionals 🤪 

Here is a link to interesting LinkedIn Post on Engineering Blogs to Improve System Design post #testing #sdet #testautomation #automation #career…

GitHub Gems: Curated Collection of Cool Repos for Testers and Tech Enthusiasts 📚️ 

Here is a curated list of GitHub repos which you might be interested to have a look on :

  1. Automation API Generator: -This project has created to relieve work load as SDET or Automation Test Engineer. In moderation, automation API code able to write with only run the script and generate from Postman collection. You just export the collection, and run the Generator to write the automation code.- Link

  2. CynkyAutomation: - powered by Selenium, Specflow and ML.Net with detailed HTML Reporting, Machine Learning Analysis, Automatic Waiting & Logging capabilities - CynkyAutomation framework can handle any website that is built using AJAX, React, AngularJS, Vue.js, Single Page Applications, Salesforce, Dynamics 365 CRM and many more.  - Link



  • Oxygen : The creators of Oxygen felt there must be a better way to create a framework that, on one side, is simple enough for someone from a non-programmer background yet powerful enough for more advanced testers. - Link

  • Boozang : Boozang is a codeless solution that allows you to quickly and easily build end-to-end workflow tests using only your web browser. - Link

Job Radar 🧑‍💼 

Testing Opportunities Galore!

Testing Academy's Latest Insights! 🎙️ 

  • In the ever-evolving world of technology and innovation, the landscape of employment can be unpredictable. Join us in this video as we delve into the concerning topic of tech layoffs in the year 2024.- Link

  • Don't miss this opportunity to take your Selenium skills to the next level. Watch this video and start working on these 5 important projects to become a proficient Selenium tester. - Link

That's it for this week's edition of software weekly digest. We hope you found these articles and insights helpful in your software testing journey.

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Happy testing, and see you next week!

Best regards,

Yashwanth Baratam 🙋‍♂️ 

Author - Content team

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