Security Testing

Effective Python Penetration Testing

Rejah Rehim

This eBook extract from 'Effective Python Penetration Testing' will concentrate on Chapter 1: Python Scripting Essentials It will begin by providing you with an overview of Python scripting and penetration…
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Technological revolutions bring real challenges for software development, testing and operations teams. These influences include: the Internet of Things, Software as a Service, and modern delivery practices such as DevOps.…
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Test Automation

The Selenium Guidebook

Dave Haeffner

The book  ‘The Selenium Guidebook‘ is not a full and comprehensive treatise that outlines every possible permutation of Selenium (the open-source software test automation tool for web applications). There are other books that already…
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Technological revolutions bring real challenges for software development, testing and operations teams. These influences include: the Internet of Things, Software as a Service, and modern delivery practices such as DevOps.…
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Mobile Testing

Mobile Testing Tips: Experiences & Realities

Barış Sarıalioğlu

Some testers believe that mobile testing requires a completely distinct approach deployed by distinct techniques, methodologies and tools; while some others believe that it is nothing but a contextually different…
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Test Management

Wish and Collaborate

Markus Gärtner

This eBook contains chapter 4: ‘Wish and Collaborate‘ from the testing book ‘ATDD by Example’ by Markus Gärtner. Here Markus will walk you step by step through deriving the right systems from…
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In Stephen Vance’s book ‘Quality Code: Software Testing Principles, Practices, and Patterns’ he discusses how the software testing industry largely considers the titles of ‘software developer’, ‘computer programmer’, ‘code-slinger’ and ‘software engineer’ to be synonymous.…
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Mobile Testing

Challenges in Mobile Testing

Daniel Knott

This eBook contains chapter 3 ‘Challenges in Mobile Testing‘ from the mobile testing book ‘Hands-on Mobile App Testing‘ by Daniel Knott. It looks at how today, mobile apps must meet…
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People / Skills

Your Testing is a Joke

James Thomas

Edward de Bono, in his Lateral Thinking books, makes a strong connection between humour and creativity. Creativity is key to testing, but jokes? Well, the punchline for a joke could…
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Non-Functional Testing

Application Security – What Testers Can Do!

Declan O’Riordan

Application security is the poorly understood and neglected relative of both security and testing disciplines. If budget holders and big decision makers can’t grasp the necessary principles, should you stand…
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Agile Testing

Roles and Competencies

Lisa Crispin & Janet Gregory

This eBook contains chapter 3, ‘Roles and Competencies’, from the testing book ‘More Agile Testing: Learning Journeys for the Whole Team’. Here the authors describe how teams that succeed in creating high-quality…
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People / Skills

The Assertive Tester

Declan O’Riordan

Passive behaviour is a factor leading to defects, inefficiency, and security vulnerabilities in IT systems. As modern humans we mainly rely on three coping behaviours, two from our primitive past…
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Test Management

How to Assess your Test Manager

Peter Morgan, Fabián Scarano

Test Managers often assess the competence of testers. In this eBook, we turn the tables, to allow testers to assess Test Managers. As a building block along the way, we…
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Test Management

Keeping your Cucumbers Sweet

Seb Rose, Matt Wynne, Aslak Hellesøy

This extract from The Cucumber for Java Book distils many years of experience gained by the Cucumber team. In it they describe the challenges that they've seen their customers struggle with when…
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Test Automation

7 Quick Ideas To Improve Your Testing

Gojko Adzic, David Evans & Tom Roden

This eBook contains an extract from  'FiftyQuick Ideas To Improve Your Tests' by Gojko Adzic, David Evans & Tom Roden. The book  is part of the series of '50 Quick Ideas' publications which…
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Test Management

Testing as a Service models

Jonathon Wright

The Testing landscape is changing forever, the traditional approach to providing business value through testing is constantly being challenged. So businesses need to constantly re-examine the real value of testing…
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Practices & Attitudes in Software Testing (PAST) is an independent study of how software testing professionals in Europe undertake their testing practices, examining how they currently approach testing and how…
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