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  • Software Testing in the World of Next-Gen Technologies

    The introduction of next-gen technologies like AI, Big Data, Robotics and IoT have quickly redefined the way the world looks at software technology. Some of the biggest impacts of these changing trends can be seen in the software testing industry. This article discusses how these emerging technologies need some new approaches, and changes to existing approaches to software testing.

  • Testing Microservices: an Overview of 12 Useful Techniques - Part 1

    When building a microservice system, you will need to manage inter-dependent components in order to test in a cost and time effective way. You can use test doubles in your microservice tests that pretend to be real dependencies for the purpose of the test. However, there are many options for implementing this. This article provides an overview and tradeoffs of 12 techniques.

  • Test Automation in the World of AI & ML

    An in-depth look at the criteria & requirements for Functional Test Automation in the agile world, and the capabilities you should build in your custom framework, or should exist the tools you choose. Anand Bagmar explores aspects like readability, reuse, debugging / rca, CI, Test Data, Parallel Execution, integration with other tools & libraries, free Vs open-source and support.

  • How Contract Tests Improve the Quality of Your Distributed Systems

    Catching bugs at the end of a development cycle is costly, but how do you incrementally test complex distributed systems? In this article, Marcin Grzejszczak looks at an integration testing approach for communication between components. He reviews contract testing, and Spring Cloud Contract, as one solution.

  • Developing Quality Software: Differentiating Factors

    The level of software quality attainable is a reflection of an organizational business decision. There are many factors that influence this decision, including development, build and testing environments effectiveness, resources and their associated skillset, integrity, motivations and experience levels, commercial agreements, and adopted processes and productivity tools.

  • Developing Test Automation Scripts and Automation Frameworks

    In the article Alexander responds to the questions about the difference between test frameworks and test scripts and discusses an approach for how test a automation solution could be implemented.

  • Interview and Book Review: How Google Tests Software

    "How Google Tests Software" by James Whittaker, Jason Arbon and Jeff Carollo is a book that details exactly what is described on the cover. It is an informative and interesting look beneath the covers of how a large technical organization like Google deals with the complexity of software testing.

  • Design for Testability – The True Story

    Testing is a major activity in any development lifecycle - a large part of a project budget is spent on it. If we want to effectively use it, the ease of testing should be addressed from the early stages of building the system.

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