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#41

How Much Testing Is Enough?⚖️

7 MIN READ | JUNE 17 2021

Welcome to the 41st edition of Coding Jag, brought to you by LambdaTest. As software developers, we want to take pride in the work we do and feel confident that our applications are free of defects. But where do we draw the line? How much testing is enough? Let’s find out!

#40

What’s New in Python 3.10? 🐍

7 MIN READ | JUNE 10 2021

In this edition, we have hand-picked news and updates, creating a buzz in the testing space, which accounts for some of the week’s exciting stories. From the release of Python 3.10 to the upcoming webinar on SpecFlow, we have something to keep everyone hooked on to software testing.

#39

Avoiding Technical Debt💸: The Kiss of Death💀

7 MIN READ | JUNE 03 2021

Welcome to the 39th edition of Coding Jag, brought to you by LambdaTest. We have talked a lot about automation practices in our previous issues but it is also essential to learn from past development efforts. It will help you build a solid foundation for future integration efforts and avoid what they call ‘technical debt’. Find out more inside!

#38

🏆Leadership In Test: Risk-based Testing

7 MIN READ | MAY 27 2021

Welcome to the 38th edition of Coding Jag brought to you by LambdaTest!. This edition will see a list of interesting reads, especially curated based on your interests! 1. 5 Ways to Speed up Your End-to-End Tests 2. The Shape of Testing...

#37

When Software Bugs Are Literally Fatal💀

7 MIN READ | MAY 20 2021

Welcome to the 37th edition of Coding Jag brought to you by LambdaTest! We will be talking about how software bugs can be fatal and what is a silver bullet to that problem. Along with that, we move on to more interesting reads, podcasts and videos!

#36

How Google Tests Software

7 MIN READ | MAY 13 2021

Welcome to the 36th edition of Coding Jag, brought to you by LambdaTest. In this edition, we share with you a diverse set of topics - Automation Testing, DevOps, Performance Testing, and more. Do not miss out on reading about the secret sauce of Google’s success - Innovative Testing Strategies! It’s time to wear your learning hat :)

#35

The Bright Side of Being a Test Automation Engineer

7 MIN READ | MAY 06 2021

Welcome to the 35th edition of Coding Jag, brought to you by LambdaTest. In this edition, we celebrate the bright side of test automation engineers. This time we cover something that will make you feel better every time you check your mailbox.

#34

Never Trust A Test That Doesn't Fail

7 MIN READ | APR 29 2021

Welcome to the 34th edition of Coding Jag brought to you by LambdaTest. In this edition, we will talk about something that is far worse than flaky tests- a test that never fails. Let’s find out which tests to steer clear of.

#33

Why JavaScript Is Not Suitable For Web Test Automation?

7 MIN READ | APR 22 2021

Welcome to the 33rd edition of Coding Jag, brought to you by LambdaTest. In this issue, we will explain why JavaScript is an unsuitable language for web test automation and why Ruby is a better choice. Furthermore, we introduce you to some new tools, latest updates & the best videos/podcasts from the testing universe.

#32

One Team, One Dream or Another Day, Another Dollar?

7 MIN READ | APR 15 2021

Welcome to the 32nd edition of Coding Jag, brought to you by LambdaTest. This edition talks about how leading a ‘dream team’ requires a certain level of leadership skills. Get your team to perform 10 times better with continuous testing. And there’s more inside to enhance your team’s productivity!

#31

Keeping Up With The New Normal Of QA

7 MIN READ | APR 08 2021

Welcome to the 31st edition of Coding Jag brought to you by LambdaTest! We will be talking about the QA trends that you need to keep even when you go back to the new normal. Then we move on to more interesting reads, podcasts and videos!

#30

Dependency Injection – Vaccinate Your Tests From Messy Code

7 MIN READ | APR 01 2021

Welcome to the 30th edition of Coding Jag brought to you by LambdaTest!. This edition will see a list of interesting reads, especially curated based on your interests! 1. Changing the Culture of a Failed Test 2. The Importance of Testing for Cloud-Based Software Is Heavily Underestimated.

#29

Top Skills for Software Quality Engineering in 2021

7 MIN READ | MAR 25 2021

Welcome to the 29th edition of Coding Jag brought to you by LambdaTest! In this issue, we talk about the importance of quality engineering and the need to upskill yourself with the latest software quality engineering skills. There are many more interesting reads to step up your testing game.

#28

Intuitive Mobile UX Reduced Customer Churn

7 MIN READ | MAR 18 2021

Welcome to the 28th edition of Coding Jag brought to you by LambdaTest!. This edition will see a list of interesting reads, especially curated based on your interests! 1. Alternatives to "Manual Testing''​? 2. 5 reasons why I love coding on Linux, and more.

#27

The Joy of Testing

7 MIN READ | MAR 11 2021

Welcome to the 27th edition of Coding Jag brought to you by LambdaTest! We will be talking about the need to find joy in testing to succeed as a QA professional. Let's talk about the joy of exploration, investigation, discovery, and eventual understanding. Then we move on to more interesting reads, podcasts and videos!

#26

AI In Test Automation: Here’s How It Works

7 MIN READ | MAR 04 2021

Welcome to the 26th edition of Coding Jag brought to you by LambdaTest!. This edition will see a list of interesting reads, especially curated based on your interests! 1. Do You Really Need a Test Plan? 2. Did you break your code today?, and more.

#25

Is The Test Automation Pyramid Dead?

7 MIN READ | FEB 25 2021

Welcome to the 25th edition of Coding Jag brought to you by LambdaTest! This edition talks about the concept of test automation pyramids. If you can’t remember the last time tinkering with it, you will enjoy reading this issue. Plus, there’s a lot more!

#24

How I Hacked Into Apple, Microsoft, and Dozens of Other Companies

7 MIN READ | FEB 18 2021

Welcome to the 24th edition of Coding Jag brought to you by LambdaTest!. This edition will see a list of interesting reads, especially curated based on your interests! 1. The Cold Hard Truth About Zero-Defect Software 2. 5 Extremely Useful APIs for Your Next Projects.

#23

How Data Analytics Can Make You A Better Leader

7 MIN READ | FEB 11 2021

Welcome to the 23rd edition of Coding Jag brought to you by LambdaTest!. This edition will see a well-curated list of interesting reads based on your interests! 1.How Data Analytics Can Make You A Better Leader 2. Improving Your Test Strategy Analyzing The Application Architecture Risks.

#22

Cypress vs Selenium vs Playwright vs Puppeteer Speed Comparison

7 MIN READ | FEB 04 2021

Welcome to the 22nd edition of Coding Jag brought to you by LambdaTest!. This edition covers a well-curated list of reads from the testing world. Starting with an interesting comparison between Cypress, Selenium, Playwright & Puppeteer!

#21

Shift-Left and Shift-Right with Automated Continuous Testing

7 MIN READ | JAN 28 2021

Welcome to the 21st edition of Coding Jag brought to you by LambdaTest!. This edition covers a well-curated list of reads from the testing world. 1. CI/CD/CT - Shift-Left and Shift-Right with Automated Continuous Testing 2. Software Testing: The Road to Bugless Reality...

#20

What Happens When You Use Agile For The Wrong Reasons?

7 MIN READ | JAN 21 2021

Welcome to the 20th edition of Coding Jag brought to you by LambdaTest! We will be talking about the need to examine agile implementation strategies and goals. Let’s start by evaluating how it affects your team and how much it costs your company. Then we move on to more interesting reads, podcasts and videos!

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#19

9 Test Automation Predictions for 2021

7 MIN READ | JAN 14 2021

Welcome to the 19th edition of Coding Jag brought to you by LambdaTest!. This edition will see a complete list of reads you might be interested in from the testing world. 1. Javascript Generating a Sitemap with Node.JS and Javascript Automatically 2. Testing And Coding, Not Coding "Then" Testing...

#18

Why Your Team Doesn't Need To Use Pull Requests

7 MIN READ | JAN 07 2021

Welcome to the 18th edition of Coding Jag brought to you by LambdaTest! We will be talking about the need to eliminate pull request practice. Let’s start by evaluating how it affects your team and how much it costs you. Then we move on to more interesting reads and a new year challenge!

#17

How To Upgrade From Selenium 3 To Selenium 4?

7 MIN READ | DEC 31 2020

Welcome to the 17th edition of Coding Jag brought to you by LambdaTest! In this edition, we will introduce you to a bunch of new tools while sharing the best reads of the week. From upgrading to Selenium 4 to the ultimate Git cheat sheet, we've got it all in here!

#16

2020’s Most Popular Programming Languages for UI Test Automation

7 MIN READ | DEC 24 2020

Welcome to the 16th edition of Coding Jag brought to you by LambdaTest!. This edition will see a complete list of reads you might be interested in from the testing world. 1. 2020’s Most Popular Programming Languages for UI Test Automation 2. Test Flakiness...

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#15

Everything I Automated In 2020 To Save Me Hours Of Time

7 MIN READ | DEC 17 2020

Welcome to the 15th edition of Coding Jag brought to you by LambdaTest!. In this edition we will see a whole bunch of good reads; from the rise of TestOps to the future of test automation, we have news that is creating buzz in the testing space.

#14

Whose Quality Is It Anyway?

7 MIN READ | DEC 10 2020

Welcome to the 14th edition of Coding Jag brought to you by LambdaTest! In this edition We will talk about the best GitHub repos, automated testing, API specifications, parameterized tests, Big Data analytics tools and much more!

#13

Is High Quality Software Worth the Cost?

7 MIN READ | DEC 03 2020

Welcome to the 13th edition of Coding Jag brought to you by LambdaTest! If you aspire to become an automation tester, then in this edition, Shanu Mandot will help you with the programming languages to start with. It’s not just all in this edition. Himanshu Sheth digs deep into Selenium 4 with Python, so check out all exciting reads.

#12

6 Questions to Help You Know When to Stop Testing

7 MIN READ | NOV 26 2020

Welcome to the 12th edition of Coding Jag brought to you by LambdaTest!In this edition, we have hand-picked news and updates, creating a buzz in the testing space, which accounts for some of the week’s exciting stories. From converting your website into an app in 3 easy steps to the challenge of testing data pipelines, we have something to suit everyone’s interest.

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#11

5 Steps to Reinvent Your Testing Practice

7 MIN READ | NOV 19 2020

Welcome to the 11th edition of Coding Jag brought to you by LambdaTest! Riddle us this- Is it better to reinvent the wheel or break the wheel? That’s what we want you to think about in this edition, Before you answer, think about the last time you analysed your testing practices. It’s been long, hasn’t it? We’ve got just what you need. that help you reinvent your practices and make the most of it!

#10

Selenium 4 Frequently Asked Questions

7 MIN READ | NOV 12 2020

Welcome to the 10th edition of Coding Jag brought to you by LambdaTest!This edition talks about what Brat stole away from the developers to the testers who are eagerly waiting for the #Selenium4 to be released. And it’s not just all.

#09

How I Used Python and Selenium To Get a Lifetime Supply of Garlic Pizza Sticks

7 MIN READ | NOV 05 2020

Welcome to the 9th edition of Coding Jag brought to you by LambdaTest! They say curiosity is the hunger of human minds. Or is it the other way around? We tried to unravel this mystery linking our minds to our bellies and somehow we zeroed in on Selenium and Python! As crazy as it sounds, that’s the combination a hungry and curious guy used to fill his belly with a lifetime supply of pizza sticks.

#08

The Complex Relationship Between Software Developers & Test Code

7 MIN READ | OCT 29 2020

Welcome to the 8th edition of Coding Jag by LambdaTest! This edition talks about the complex relationship that exists between software developers & test codes. There couldn’t be a better love-hate relationship that exists in our world. Tal Doron agrees and he even tries to brave out his very own theory. And that’s just the beginning!

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#07

10 Features Every Codeless Test Automation Tool Should Offer

7 MIN READ | OCT 22 2020

Welcome to the 7th edition of Coding Jag by LambdaTest! In this edition the Tech Girl, Angie Jones talks about the very features that Codeless Automation tools must offer, we have also featured an interesting discussion between Sune Engsig and Harshit Paul about overcoming test automation challenges with Codeless Automation.

#06

Parallelizing Test Automation? Read This First.

7 MIN READ | OCT 15 2020

Welcome to the 6th edition of Coding Jag by LambdaTest! This edition will help you take a closer look at parallel testing and the responsible approach you need to consider. Also, there’s a curated list of articles around testing and automation ranging from cicd, code optimization, testingskills, devops, GitOps, and much more.

#05

Automation Will Not Replace Your Testing Skills

7 MIN READ | OCT 08 2020

Welcome to the 5th edition of Coding Jag by LambdaTest! This edition is particularly close to our hearts as it talks about neutralizing the imaginary threat of automation. We’ve also handpicked the choicest pieces to hone your testingskills with blogs ranging from projectmanagement, test failures, DevOps, BDD, cicd & so much more.

#04

Manual Testers In The Age of Devops!

7 MIN READ | SEP 25 2020

What does the ever-increasing automation mean to manual software testers? Well, it doesn't have to be that bad! Kevin Dunne shares some really useful tips on how to adapt and mitigate the risk of becoming redundant.

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#03

Too Many Meeting, A Dev’s Cry For Help: 5 Things Team Leads Can Do

7 MIN READ | SEP 18 2020

Too many meetings" is not a complaint. It's a cry for help. Forget no-meeting Friday. It doesn't work. Dan Lines have some new ideas you can use to increase dev focus time.

#02

Artificial Intelligence in Testing - Are we even close?

7 MIN READ | SEP 11 2020

We've been promised artificial intelligence (AI) as the solution to all problems related to testing, especially by those who have never tested—those who believe that what we do as testers is little more than tapping screens to make comparisons.

#01

Self-Testing by Developers. The Hot Potato To Cool Down

7 MIN READ | SEP 04 2020

Welcome to the very first edition of Coding Jag by LambdaTest. The interesting story for this week is about the relationship between developers and testers! Absolutely loved Sergiu’s perspective on “how developers see testers” and the importance of organizational culture that moulds this interdependence relationship.

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