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Fighting Fragility With Property-Based Testing


However long you work in software, you always feel late to the party. You encounter some seemingly cutting-edge new tool only to learn it has been around for decades, sometimes inspired by research papers from 1970. Still, you can’t keep up with everything and have a life.

What is session replay? Discover user pain points with session recordings


Dynatrace news. Understanding what your users are experiencing as they interact with your online services can have a profound effect on conversion rates and revenue. Using session recording tools, organizations can replay a user’s session to gain insight into their experiences.


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Improving Core Web Vitals, A Smashing Magazine Case Study

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Improving Core Web Vitals, A Smashing Magazine Case Study. Improving Core Web Vitals, A Smashing Magazine Case Study. Barry Pollard. 2021-12-20T05:30:00+00:00. 2021-12-20T09:34:43+00:00. Why are my Core Web Vitals failing?” Many developers have been asking themselves that question lately.

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Tasktop’s Recharge Day Fills Everyone’s Tanks


Tasktop’s third Recharge Day of 2021 allowed our teams to take time to rest, relax, get active or simply do the things they love outside of work.

Fixing a SOLR Memory Leak


In this blog, we are going to learn about memory leaks occurring in SOLR QueryResultCache, how the RCA was carried out, and the solution given to resolve the issue. In the application under test, SOLR was used as a component to store, search, and retrieve the contents. SOLR 7.5

Log4Shell vulnerability discovery and mitigation require automatic and intelligent observability


Dynatrace news. Since the Log4j vulnerability CVE-2021-44228 —or Log4Shell—emerged in early December, security teams have faced great pressure to identify and remediate it. Log4Shell is a software vulnerability in Apache Log4j 2 , a popular Java library for logging error messages in applications.

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The Perils of Programming Magic

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Photo by Artem Maltsev Abstractions are a necessary part of software development. Not having them would make certain things ridiculous.

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Few Warning Signs Your Company Needs QA Consulting Services


In a software testing world, the competition is too high to handle and when we talk about the significance of QA there is no room for error. The worldwide automation test market is likely to raise from $12.6 back in 2019 to USD28.8

Observability platform vs. observability tools


Dynatrace news. Complex information systems fail in unexpected ways. That’s why IT teams need both observability tools and an observability platform. To understand the distinction between observability tools and an observability platform, let’s start by defining observability.

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Does shadow DOM improve style performance? Nolan Lawson covers how, because of the inherent encapsulation of the shadow DOM, the styling gets applied a bit faster than it would if those styling rules were relevant to the entire page. But as ever, it depends, and it turns out that classes and IDs are actually faster outside of it (?!), so if you just style with those, that’s the way to go. HTML-first, JavaScript last: the secret to web speed!

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Creating A Custom Range Input That Looks Consistent Across All Browsers

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Creating A Custom Range Input That Looks Consistent Across All Browsers. Creating A Custom Range Input That Looks Consistent Across All Browsers. Alyssa Holland. 2021-12-23T11:00:00+00:00. 2021-12-23T14:06:08+00:00.

How to Refactor a Legacy Test Automation Project


Starting a new project can put you in a situation where you have to decide whether to begin again or try to fix what you have. If all the tests work and are written in a simple, SOLID, and understandable manner, you are lucky — you are lucky!

What to gift your software tester friend if you are the secret Santa?


No matter how old we are, we still love gifts!! When Christmas is around the corner, we can only think of secret Santa and the gifts he brings along. And a thought arises: what would you give your software tester friend as a gift, if you were the secret Santa.

2021 in review: It was a big year!

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This is the most important question we ask ourselves regularly here at SpeedCurve: Does this bring happiness? This" can mean anything from design and features to our own internal processes. We apply this litmus test to everything we do, and I believe it's the secret of our success.

Understanding Black Box Testing - Types, Techniques, and Examples


Introduction. What comes to your mind when you hear the term Black box, specifically concerning testing? Well, it is something that is not very common to listen to but remains an essential form of software testing.