Testing Testers: How to hire quality

Testing Testers: How to hire quality

Recruiting for a new hire, or finding a new job of your own, has never been easy. It becomes even more difficult when your profession is poorly known and often ill considered.

If you read blogs or magazines dedicated to software testing then you have probably encountered some of the common misconceptions about testing: that testing is mostly a repetitive and boring task, that testers are solely responsible for errors on production servers, that everything can be automated and therefore the job of the tester will disappear, that testers are unskilled developers, etc.

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Hacking your tests with Charles Proxy

Hacking your tests with Charles Proxy

Today, let’s talk about Man in the Middle method that allows anyone to track any traffic sent and received by a smartphone or a browser on your computer. Sometimes, you cannot put the data you want in your application, but if you can modify content received by a browser or an application just before sending it to the smartphone, then you have a very convenient way to test with on-demand data.

This is what I will explain in this article with a practical example.

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Our reading recommendations of the week #48 – 2018

Our reading recommendations of the week #48 – 2018

Maybe you noticed that our blog was down during more than a week. It was “hacked and then stopped by ourself. Someone malicious decided to use it in order to redirect any incoming request to a website that is probably earning money depending on traffic.

So welcome back to lyontesting.fr and let’s not lose good habits by sharing with you a few reading recommendations.

  • A False Dichotomy of Modern Testing by Jeff Nyman
  • Continuous Security with Find-Sec-Bugs by Sławomir Radzymiński
  • The mobile release train by Daniel Knott

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