Example of modelling an application flow as a diagram for Software Testing

Aug 14, 2019 - 7 minute read - Software Testing Exploratory Testing Evil Tester

TLDR; An example of modelling the application flow of a simple functionality. Modelling helps think through coverage and test ideas and think about what next for your testing.

I chose the very simple I Feel Lucky functionality on Google to use as an example application for modelling to support exploratory testing. I recorded the modelling session and explained my thought processes as I went.


July 2019 EvilTester.com and Patreon Content Summary

Aug 11, 2019 - 4 minute read - Software Testing Evil Tester

TLDR; A new course. And some blog posts…


I need a tool... no, you need to work on the system

Jul 17, 2019 - 7 minute read - Linkedin

I was asked a question over email, and I’m paraphrasing the essence as, “given our project issues what tool can we use to automatically pull out all this data and automate the app to let us test it properly?”.

Unfortunately most of the time, when I’m asked this, the answer isn’t what people want to hear.


An Introduction to API Based Documentation Automating

Jul 12, 2019 - 5 minute read - Software Testing Test Automation Evil Tester JavaScript API Testing

TLDR; The formal api documentation specifications ecosystems have tools that can help create documentation more easily and use the documentation to automatically validate e.g. Dredd, Swagger and StopLight

I’m working on an API for The Pulper, and I want to write documentation in a formal spec and use tools to validate it. Sounds Easy.


June 2019 EvilTester.com and Patreon Content Summary

Jul 3, 2019 - 4 minute read - Software Testing Evil Tester

TLDR; Two online events, one workshop, a podcast, and a tonne of Patreon content.


How to write a link checker in the browser with Vanilla JavaScript

Jul 2, 2019 - 7 minute read - Software Testing Test Automation Evil Tester JavaScript

TLDR; A simple link checker running from a snippet or console has some secondary advantages like jumping to the links and showing CSP and CORB errors


Overview of AccelQ Web Automating

Jun 20, 2019 - 4 minute read - Software Testing Test Automation Evil Tester

TLDR; AccelQ tool helps automate web applications and APIs using a DSL rather than programming language


May 2019 EvilTester.com and Patreon Content Summary

Jun 5, 2019 - 4 minute read - Software Testing Evil Tester

TLDR; Another month of lots of patreon content, with a few conferences and links


April 2019 EvilTester.com and Patreon Content Summary

May 3, 2019 - 3 minute read - Software Testing Evil Tester

TLDR; Another month of lots of patreon content, code reviews and a few blog posts and links


What to do if your Chrome Extension is Rejected from Chrome Store

Apr 3, 2019 - 3 minute read - Evil Tester JavaScript Chrome Extension

Writing a Chrome Extension is pretty easy (getting it in the Chrome Store is much harder!). In this post I describe the steps to handling if your extension is rejected.