Blogs

This newsletter highlights: • The testing conferences in March. • 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

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Software Testing Training Week— Boston, MA – Professional Tester

One popular option for maximizing your skills training is to attend a Testing Training Week. Attendees get the opportunity to build their own curriculum, network and learn from peers all around the country, and get one-on-one interaction with expert instructors with years of real-world experience. Combine courses in the same location to create a customized week and maximize your training.

Advanced Tester Certification- San Francisco, CA – Professional Tester

Delivered by top experts in the testing industry, the SQE Training accredited certification training program prepares you for the ISTQB® certification exams. This program is the only internationally accepted certification for software testing, accredited by the ISTQB® through its network of National Boards.

Pareon Verify Released – Software Testing Magazine

Vector Fabrics has announced the full release of Pareon Verify, a dynamic analyzer that detects hard-to-find errors that appear only in the execution of an application. Due to their sensitivity to changes in timing and environment, run-time errors tend to be missed by traditional testing and have a greater likelihood of not being found until they cause problems in the field.

Sahi Pro v6.2.0 Released – Software Testing Magazine

Sahi Pro v6.2.0 has just been released. Sahi Pro is a tool for cross-browser/multi-browser testing of complex web 2.0 applications with AJAX and dynamic content. Sahi Controller helps easily identify and experiment with elements on any browser, so the same script works on all browsers.

Software Testing State and Trends 2015-2016 – Software Testing Magazine

Some organizations have published recently reports on the status and the trend of the software testing domain. We have aggregated the main results of these reports in this article to give you an overview of the current software testing issues and practices.

Percona Server for MySQL 5.7 Released – Software Development Tools

Percona, the company that delivers enterprise-class MySQL® and MongoDB® solutions and services, today announced Percona Server for MySQL 5.7, the latest version of the company's free, enhanced, drop-in replacement for MySQL. The new version offers all the improvements found in Oracle's MySQL 5.7 Community Edition.

EarlGrey – Open Source Test Automation Tool for iOS – Testing Excellence

Google has released a new open source test automation tool for iOS called EarlGrey. EarlGrey is a native iOS UI automation test framework that enables you to write clear, concise tests. It integrates with Xcode’s Test Navigator so you can run tests directly from Xcode or the command line.

Testing Best Practices

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Web Testing Checklist – uTest

Most of the time you join a team and you are meant to test without having any specs or requirement for the project. It is always best to have a big picture of the project. This allows you to identify what stage the project is in. Each stage has its own standards or success measures. The checklist should contain activities you believe any testing session should incorporate.

Quick and easy Android logs with SDK – uTest

In this article you will find how to use the SDK on your computer (Windows), write commands in a command prompt  and extract logs from the awesome crash you just found and need to report an issue of. Remember to do this right after the crash or else it won't be visible in the logs!

Web Application Security Using Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner – Software Testing Help

Web applications and websites are core components of any business these days. As the number of websites increases, attackers are also more active for hacking websites and stealing important business data. With this threat, it is becoming important to have Website vulnerability scanning as a part of compete test cycle.

Localization and Internationalization Testing – Software Testing Help

It is very common to find websites that are now available in multiple languages. Global brands have now recognized that the only way to connect and create value is by introducing their business to locals in the language that is truly local. What is localization testing and How to perform this testing are discussed comprehensively in this article.