Blogs

This newsletter headline: - The testing conferences in November. - 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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Selenium Conference, London, UK, November 14-15 2016 – Software Testing Magazine

The Selenium Conference is an event for software testing professionals discussing the Selenium open source testing tool. It brings together Selenium developers and enthusiasts from around the world to share ideas, socialize and work together on advancing the present and future of Selenium.

Open Source Database Testing Tools – Software Testing Magazine

Database testing is one of the areas that might have the smaller number of open source tools. This article provides a list of open source tools that can be used to perform unit, load and security testing on several relational and NoSQL databases.

Released Testting Whiz Version 5.1 – Testing Whiz

The new version comes with several enhancements and updates that complement the previous version 5.0 – Jupiter which was released in March 2016. There are many additions to the features to make test automation easier and effective which includes Recorder for Window 10, IOS Mobile Native and Web execution, JavaScript Editor, and other parties upgrade.

Cloud-Based ALM Integration Available for SpiraTest – Software Testing Magazine

Inflectra has announced the release of a new cloud-based data synchronization service that lets you easily hook up SpiraTest to your choice of cloud-based project management and issue management systems including Jira.

Testing Best Practices

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Transitioning from Waterfall to Agile Testing – Testing Excellence

When a company decides to transition from Waterfall to Agile testing, what are the most important areas to concentrate on for effective Agile Testing? How does Testing in Agile compare to that of Waterfall model? What set of activities are important for testers to know and do?

Cucumber Framework with selenium – uTest

Cucumber is a tool based on Behavior Driven Development (BDD) framework which is used to write acceptance tests for web application. It allows automation of functional validation in easily readable and understandable format (like plain English) to Business Analysts, Developers, Testers and other roles in Software Development Cycle.

How to Perform Post-Release Testing Effectively and Minimize Impact of the Release to Live Clients – Software Testing Help

Post production release verification is the last line of defense for any software company. If we do not catch the issues, our customers will and this can be devastating to the reputation of any Software company. In order to maintain the reliability of the product, it is essential that we verify the changes deployed to production immediately after deployment.

REST API Testing – uTest

API testing utilizes programming to send calls to the API and get the yield. It testing regards the segment under test as a black box. The objective of API testing is to confirm right execution and blunder treatment of the part preceding its coordination into an application.

How to Prepare and Deliver an Outstanding QA Testing Presentation to the Team – Software Testing Help

Presenting your knowledge, experience or simply sharing useful information is neither an art nor magic. It is a skill developed through practice and lots of exposure to a real-time audience. It is not the slides or the data that you present, but your idea has to reach through to the audience. It should not just help them understand, it must compel them to implement the process or idea and see its value. 

Responsive Website Testing – uTest

Responsive Websites were designed to allow desktop webpages to be viewed in response to the size of the device you are on. Most companies have adopted this as they could significantly cut costs by just creating 1 site and not multiple to support the www.m. Check out this article to figure out how responsive design to be tested on all different devices.