This newsletter headline: - The testing conferences in July. - 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


ChinaTest, Beijing, China, July 17-20 2016 – Software Testing Magazine

ChinaTest is a four-day conference about software testing that will take place in Beijing. It is part of the TiD Conference that integrates resources and forces of SPIChina, ChinaTest and AgileChina.

International Symposium on Software Testing and Analysis, Saarbrücken, Germany, July 18–20 2016 – Software Testing Magazine

ISSTA is an international research symposium on software testing and analysis. This conference brings together academics, industrial researchers and practitioners to exchange new ideas, problems, and experience on how to analyze and test software systems.

SOASTA Launches CloudTest on Microsoft Azure – Software Testing Magazine

SOASTA has announced its expansion of Microsoft support with the availability of its test platform for cloud and DevOps solutions, SOASTA CloudTest, on the Microsoft Azure Marketplace and the Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) Marketplace.

Amazing Automation Tool for Mobile Apps – uTest

Mobile applications work on multiple platforms, and over all main mobile operating systems. Testing these mobile applications to work flawlessly on multiple device, operating systems, and versions of each requires mobile test automation. A mobile automation testing tool enables the DevOps team who built the app to test it faster, while covering a larger test coverage area in the process.

SmartBear Collaborator 10 Enables Collaboration across Extended Development Team – Software Development Tools

SmartBear Software has released a major revision of Collaborator, the leading dev collaboration tool that helps development, testing and management teams work together to produce high quality code, applications and services. Collaborator 10.0 introduces Community, Team and Enterprise editions to better serve software development teams of all sizes.

Testing Best Practices


Finding XPATH of dynamically changing Element – uTest

If we determine xpath statically and later on the web page design or the feature requirement leads to change in web page,then we are supposed to manually modify the old xpath.This is not feasible in large–scale development.Hence it is always better to mention the xpath dynamically whenever possible.

Automated Testing Playbook – Software Testing Magazine

In this presentation you will discover seven of the most common themes/best practices taken from my guests as well as my own automation experiences. Find out what it takes to succeed with automation awesomeness with actionable advice you can apply right away to your own test automation projects.

8 Important Segments Of Testing eCommerce Websites – Software Testing Help

A good E-commerce/Retail site is key to its success. The better the site, the better the business. Since so much lays on the application, it is critical that it undergoes thorough testing.

Selecting the Best Open-Source Test Automation Tool for You – uTest

As with many free and open-source software markets however, a plethora of tools complicates the selection process. How do you know what to spend time learning, integrating and deploying in your own environment? This post aims to help you choose which open-source test automation framework to use based on a number of critical considerations.

How to Manage Test Cases Easily with Test Case Lab Tool – Software Testing Help

Today we are going to review the new case management tool – TestCaseLab in action. This tool allows you to handle your test cases, test plans, and test runs in web application and then report cases (if required) to a bug-tracking system.