This newsletter headline: - The testing conferences in October. - The latest news and headlines of software testing industry during the last week. - Software testing knowledge and best practices shared by the industry experts.

Industry News


SoCraTes France, Rochegude, October 27-30 2016 – Software Testing Magazine

The SoCraTes France conference is a four-day non-commercial and community-driven Open-Space conference that discusses the Software Craftmanship approach to software development. This approach encourages writing quality code and software testing practices.

SmartBear Brings Ready! API Testing Power to Visual Studio Developers – Software Development Tools

SmartBear Software is bringing the power of its Ready! API testing framework to API developers using the most popular coding languages in the world. Now developers using Visual Studio to build software leveraging the open source .NET Framework can ensure API quality directly from within their primary workspace. 

Inflectra Has Released SpiraTest 5.0 – Software Testing Magazine

Inflectra is pleased to announce the release of SpiraTeam 5.0, the latest version of its award winning application lifecycle management (ALM) suite. SpiraTeam includes SpiraTest, also available separately.

Security and Performance Testing for App-Aware Solutions – Spirent

As the world’s highest performing L4-7 testing solution, CyberFlood emulates realistic application traffic while validating your security coverage from enterprise to carrier-grade network capacity. TestCloud, a core component of CyberFlood, has a library of tens of thousands of realistic applications and attack vectors and is regularly updated to ensure load and functional testing with unparalleled scalability, thus providing you with elevated security assurance.

Testing Best Practices


Getting Started with Web Application Penetration Testing – Software Testing Help

Web Application Penetration Testing is done by simulating unauthorized attacks internally or externally to get access to sensitive data.A web penetration helps end user find out the possibility for a hacker to access the data from the internet, find about the security of their email servers and also get to know how secure the web hosting site and server are.

Common Functional Issues For Mobile Testing – uTest

There is a wide range of functional criteria that should be followed while testing mobile applications, and without which the checklist will be incomplete. Below mentioned are few areas that should always be covered while performing a functional test.

What To Do When There Isn’t Enough Time To Test? – Software Testing Help

Part way through your test cycle, do you often realize you do not have enough time to test? You had it all under control, to begin with, but soon you are reaching the contingency plan’s “What to do when there isn’t enough time to test?” section.

9 Ways to Deal with 9 Causes of Bugs in the Software – uTest

Bugs are unsolicited parts of every software release cycle. While identifying bugs in itself is frustrating for testers, it also costs companies as they freely move to the production and hamper the functioning of the software. Check this article to figure out how to manage different causes of bug.

How To Test Retail Banking System – Software Testing Help

Retail banking is also known as Consumer banking. It provides different banking services like savings account, current account, check transactions, credit cards, online banking, and loans to fulfil individual customer requirements. This article lists out some MUST HAVE to start banking systems.

HTML Reporting using Extent Reporting – uTest

Extent Report is a HTML reporting library for Selenium WebDriver for Java which is to a great degree simple to use and makes excellent execution reports. We can use this tool within our TestNG automation framework. As an automation tester its obligation to catch great reporting and present to administration group.

6 Basic Skills That Every Tester (Mainly Fresher) Should Have – Software Testing Help

The most important skill that a tester needs is the ability to find bugs.  And, if you are the sort of person who loves finding bugs, then you are going to love and grow in this field. Having said that, there are few more skills that can help you find bugs and work with QA processes better.