Software Testing News: Testing and Tech News 2nd – 16th September 2017

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It is the latest publication of the Huddle Testing and QA news, we look at some of the testing and tech stories that have dominated headlines in the past fortnight.  This week we feature stories on Automation at Toyota, bugs in Struts, the growth of Testlio and more.


How They Automate At Toyota

Machines are good for repetitive things but they can’t improve their own efficiency or the quality of their work. Only people can.

An examination of how Toyota automate their assembly line process has resonance for those involved in automation in software testing.  Read More here


Testlio going From Strength to Strengthtestilo

The more I got into testing, the more I realised that there was a huge variety in the way that companies do testing.  “Some were thorough but many did not seem to do it properly or didn’t know how to do it.

In an interview with ZDNet, Testlio founder and CEO Kristel Kruustük explains why the conpany’s focus is on software testing and the methodology the company has implemented that has meant it has secured $6.25 million in funding in its latest round of recruiting investors. Read More on Testlio here




Test IO Announce New Plugin For Atlassian JiraTestIO

The service then locates available testers who have the expertise and equipment the developer requires

TestIO CEO Philip Soffer explains the concept of TestIO as the company announce a new plugin for Atlassian Jira. The tool will allow developers to start a workflow that recruits a tester for Atlassian Jira straight away. Read More on TestIO here


API Testing Market Valued at $1 Billion by 2022

North America is expected to hold the largest market share in the API Testing Market during the forecast period

A report by MarketsandMarkets(TM) has estimated that the API Testing Market will triple in value in the next five years. It is estimated that it will be worth over $1 Billion by 2022 with North America accounting for most of the growth. Read More on API Testing Market here


QASymphony 8th Fastest Growing Software Company in AmericaQASymphony

Several years ago we observed the market shifting away from legacy software like HP ALM to modern solutions like JIRA

Dave Keil, CEO of QASymphony explains the reasons for the growth of QASymphony and how it has become the 8th fastest growing company in America. Read More on QASymphony here



Software Bug Affects Apple Developer Site

The underlying code-level bug was quickly resolved and your address information now shows correctly

Apple have claimed a bug caused developers to see wrong addressees associated with accounts. The bug made it appear as though the Developer site was hacked though Apple claim this was not the case. Read More here


Critical Flaw in REST and Apache Struts

I can’t stress enough how incredibly easy this is to exploit

A critical flaw in Apache Struts has meant that many major companies data is at risk after it was found all a hacker needed was a web browser to hack the servers of major companies. The flaw was published last week and is expected to be patched quite soon. Read More here


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