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Software Testing Digest: Testing Times Chronicle: Insights from QA - December 2023 Edition

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Software Testing Digest December Edition

Hello Subscriber,

Welcome to the December Mid,2023 edition of Software Testing Digest!

This issue is our Seventh🎖️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 🏃 

Accessibility Testing: Striking the Right Balance Between Automation and Manual Efforts

An insightful piece discussing the equilibrium between automated and manual efforts in accessibility testing, featured on The Green Report Blog.

How I went from a “Manual tester” to the “Director of Engineering-QA”

Deepashree K. Mohan shares her professional journey, transitioning from a manual tester to a Director of Engineering-QA, in a Medium article.

A Feature Map Framework with Playwright for Improved UI Testing Tracking

Explore Playwright Solutions' article discussing an enhanced UI testing approach utilizing a Feature Map Framework for effective tracking.

But which one is of higher perceived quality?

Delve into the analysis of perceived quality in software development, as discussed in an article featured on The Quality Duck's website.

What Does it Take to Become a Real E2E Test Automation Engineer? Part 1-B: Broad Knowledge

Discover the essentials of becoming a genuine End-to-End Test Automation Engineer, focusing on broad knowledge, in a series by Zhimin Zhan on Medium.


Unlocking Accessibility Testing: Find the Perfect Harmony Between Automation and Hands-On Techniques. Dive into this enlightening piece on The Green Report Blog that redefines testing inclusivity! Discover actionable insights on optimizing automated tools while preserving the human touch in ensuring digital accessibility. Join the movement towards a more inclusive digital landscape!………..

Here is the link for the full article

From Tester to Trailblazer: Discover Deepashree K. Mohan's Remarkable Journey to Director of Engineering-QA in this Inspirational Medium Article. Embrace the transformational story! Delve into her challenges, triumphs, and key lessons that propelled her from a manual testing role to a leadership position, inspiring testers and professionals on their career trajectories………..

Here is the link for the full article


Revolutionize UI Testing: Explore PlaywrightSolutions' Feature Map Framework for Enhanced Tracking. Unveil the future of UI testing efficiency in this insightful piece! Discover how a structured feature map approach with Playwright empowers testers to efficiently track UI tests, enhancing clarity, and accelerating testing processes.…………….

Here is the link for the full article

Quality Uncovered: Dive into the Perceived Quality Debate! Discover the nuances of software quality in a thought-provoking article on The Quality Duck's site. Explore the complexities of perceived quality and its impact on user experience and product success. Gain new perspectives on assessing software beyond conventional metrics!.………..

Here is the link for the full article


Elevate Your Testing Career: Zhimin Zhan's Deep Dive into Becoming an E2E Test Automation Engineer. Unearth the foundations of mastery in a series that begins with broad knowledge! Explore the crucial elements vital for aspiring test automation engineers, setting the stage for a comprehensive journey towards expertise in end-to-end testing methodologies……………

Here is the link for the full article

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 CI/CD in Testing

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

Here is a link to interesting LinkedIn Post on Eager vs Lazy Initialization in Singleton-Java

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. Boyka Framework: - A GitHub repository which contains ultimate test automation framework for automating any application on any platform - Link

  2. Manual Testing Resources: - This repository contains the General Test Cases for performing Manual Testing on the Web/Mobile application. It also has Test cases related to API Testing. Templates related to Test Plan and BugBash are also updated. - Link



  • BrowserStack Automate: BrowserStack Automate is a web testing product that helps to run application tests on all desktop browsers and over 3000 real mobile devices. On a cloud-based infrastructure, the teams run the automated Cypress, Puppeteer, Playwright and Selenium tests. - Link

  • Nightwatch.js: Nightwatch.js is an automated software testing framework which is powered by Node.js. It is an open-source tool that performs end-to-end testing on web applications. - Link

Job Radar 🧑‍💼 

Testing Opportunities Galore!

Testing Academy's Latest Insights! 🎙️ 

  • In this video, we introduce Linux for software testers, providing a comprehensive overview of Linux, its importance in software testing, and how you can use it to enhance your testing skills. We understand that Linux can seem intimidating, especially for beginners, and this video aims to simplify it and make it accessible for everyone.- Link

  • In this video, we are going to learn about the ROADMAP to become an Automation Tester. We will discuss 4-5 Month action plan to switch from manual to automation Testing. - Link

  • In this article, we will delve into the fundamentals of XPath and explore the various XPath axes, providing practical examples to demonstrate their usage within Selenium - 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.

Remember to share this newsletter with your colleagues. If you have any feedback or suggestions, please email us at [email protected]

Happy testing, and see you next week!

Best regards,

Yashwanth Baratam 🙋‍♂️ 

Author - Content team

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