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Syringe, pills, and a mask Immunizing Your Software against a Defect Pandemic

When your released software is infected with problems, there is the possibility of a pandemic defect, when a wide geographic area and an exceptionally high proportion of the end-user population is affected. Just like with the coronavirus, following proper guidelines and taking mitigation steps can reduce the spread.

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Richard Estra
Layers of an onion slice The Layers in the Test Automation Journey

Test automation is not just a bunch of automated scripts to be written and handed off. The scripting process, though important, is just an inner layer embedded deep within the whole. There are several more layers that are important in showcasing the true value of the automated scripts. You need to understand all layers.

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Rajini Padmanaban
Candle burning in the dark Testing in the Dark

Requirements only go so far in identifying areas to test. Sometimes testers are given no information at all, leaving it up to them to determine what to test. Don’t accept the need to indiscriminately test with no clear understanding. Your testing should be targeted, and these techniques will help focus your test effort.

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Richard Estra
Group of game pieces with one left behind Leave No Tester Behind

Creating comprehensive automated tests within a sprint can be a challenge. If the testers don't finish the automation and the rest of the team moves on, testers get left behind and can't catch up. You need some techniques to keep everyone together and ensure that all essential work is accomplished—including test automation.

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Hans Buwalda
Laptop with icons for multiple web browsers Comparing 4 Top Cross-Browser Testing Frameworks

The market is flooded with cross-browser testing frameworks, with more options than ever before. How should you decide which option is best to test your application for compatibility with different web browsers? Let’s take a look at four of the top open source solutions today and compare their benefits and drawbacks.

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Eran Kinsbruner
Computer screen showing emergency alert about the coronavirus Lessons the Software Community Must Take from the Pandemic

Due to COVID-19, organizations of all types have had to implement continuity plans within an unreasonably short amount of time. These live experiments in agility have shaken up our industry, but it's also taught us a lot of invaluable lessons about digital transformation, cybersecurity, performance engineering, and more.

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Mukesh Sharma
Adam Sandman The Evolution of Modern Testing: A Slack Takeover with Adam Sandman

Thought leaders from the software community are taking over the TechWell Hub to answer questions and engage in conversations. Adam Sandman, director of technology at Inflectra, hosted this Slack takeover and discussed the main challenges testers face today, what modern users expect, and how to approach test automation.

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Owen Gotimer
Chess king left standing with other fallen pieces around it Choosing the Right Threat Modeling Methodology

Threat modeling‍ has transitioned from a theoretical concept into an IT security best practice. Choosing the right methodology is a combination of finding what works for your SDLC maturity and ensuring it results in the desired outputs. Let’s look at four different methodologies and assess their strengths and weaknesses.

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Alan Crouch