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Software Testing Digest January Edition

Hello Subscriber,

Welcome to the January End,2024 edition of Software Testing Digest!

This issue is our 12th🎖️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!

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Highlights if you are in a hurry 🏃 

Testing Too Difficult? Automate Your Integration Tests

"Testing Too Difficult? Automate Your Integration Tests" discusses the challenges of testing and advocates for the automation of integration tests to improve efficiency and reliability in software development.

Auto-Waiting in Web Test Automation Clarified

"Auto-Waiting in Web Test Automation Clarified" explores the concept of auto-waiting in web test automation, providing clarification and insights into its usage and benefits for more effective testing.

Ruby: “the best” language for general automation

"Ruby: 'the best' language for general automation" makes a case for Ruby as the preferred language for general automation, citing its readability, simplicity, and versatility in handling automation tasks.

JUnit 5 – When to use the External MethodSource

"JUnit 5 – When to use the External MethodSource" focuses on JUnit 5 and provides guidance on when to use the External MethodSource feature, offering insights into optimizing test code organization and execution in Java applications.

Quality Assurance and Testing

"Quality Assurance and Testing" is a blog post that discusses quality assurance and testing, exploring concepts related to the discipline and offering perspectives on how testing contributes to the overall software development process.

FEATURED ARTICLES ⭐️ 

This Article contains insights into the challenges of testing and proposes a solution in 'Testing Too Difficult? Automate Your Integration Tests.' The author advocates for the automation of integration tests to enhance efficiency and reliability in software development.……..

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"This Article, 'Auto-Waiting in Web Test Automation Clarified,' delves into the concept of auto-waiting in web test automation, providing clarification and valuable insights into its usage. The content aims to help testers understand and leverage auto-waiting for more effective testing practices."..……..

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TRENDS & INSIGHTS

"This Article argues the case for Ruby as 'the best' language for general automation in the piece titled 'Ruby: "the best" language for general automation.' The author highlights Ruby's readability, simplicity, and versatility, making a compelling case for its use in various automation tasks.".……….

Here is the link for the full article

"In 'JUnit 5 – When to use the External MethodSource,' this article focuses on JUnit 5, offering guidance on the optimal utilization of the External MethodSource feature. The content provides valuable insights into organizing and executing test code efficiently in Java applications.".……..

Here is the link for the full article

TOOLS & RESOURCES

5. Quality Assurance and Testing

"In the blog post titled 'Quality Assurance and Testing,' this article explores concepts related to quality assurance and testing. It offers perspectives on how testing contributes to the overall software development process, providing valuable insights into the discipline's role and significance.".……..

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 Why is Appium the Best for Mobile App Automation Testing.

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

Here is a link to interesting LinkedIn Post on Notes for API Automation 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. Awesome testing blogs: - An awesome, curated list of various software testing related blogs and similar resources.- Link

  2. AppTestStudio: - AppTestStudio (ATS) is a automated development environment, you can builder, tester, and can automate windows applications and android emmulators. - Link

IMAGE OF THE DAY 🖼️ 

TOOLS ⚙️ 

  • TestResults.io : TestResults.io potentially speeds up your testing process threefold. Its primary allure comes from its reliability, emphasizing eliminating the unpredictable elements. - Link

  • Serenity BDD : Serenity BDD is a test automation library designed to make writing automated acceptance tests easier, and more fun. - Link

Job Radar 🧑‍💼 

Testing Opportunities Galore!

Testing Academy's Latest Insights! 🎙️ 

  • 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

  • Agile is an iterative approach to project management and software development that helps teams deliver value to their customers faster and with fewer headaches. Instead of betting everything on a “big bang” launch, an agile team delivers work in small, but consumable, increments. Learn more about Agile from this free course - 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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