Learn Test Automation By Taking Short Practical Steps

Feb 26, 2021 - 5 minute read - Java Test Automation Careers

TLDR; If you are lucky enough to already be working in testing, and want to learn to automate, then I recommend gradually automating to add value in your existing work. Focus on a few tools and approaches that add value to you. Then build on that.


Can we use JUnit and TDD for Testing?

Feb 20, 2021 - 5 minute read - Java Test Automation

TLDR; JUnit is an execution framework. The principles of TDD are about writing code, seeing it fail, writing code to make it pass, seeing it pass and making it better. All applies when writing automated execution code for Testing


Poetry and Software Testing

Feb 13, 2021 - 9 minute read - Books Poems

TLDR; Do you test with individuality? Do you release work that reveals and harnesses your creativity? You can. Take heart from people like Stafford Beer, Charles Dodgson, Buckminster Fuller, William Blake and more. “I will not Reason & Compare: my business is to Create”


API Testing Challenge - How To - POST todos 400

Jan 30, 2021 - 2 minute read - API Testing API Challenges Evil Tester

This post and video shows how to complete the challenge POST /todos (400) to fail to create a todo item in the application due to not passing validation - using Insomnia.


API Testing Challenge - How To - GET todos 200 filter

Jan 30, 2021 - 3 minute read - API Testing API Challenges Evil Tester

This post and video shows how to complete the challenge GET /todos (200) ? filter to create a todo item in the application using Insomnia.


A Trail of Code - 001 Find Dupes and Delete

Jan 27, 2021 - 7 minute read - Java A Trail Of Code

TLDR; People seem to be nervous about releasing code to Github in case it isn’t good enough, or it reflects badly on them. I release code that I created that I found useful. Over time it leaves a trail of code that builds into a portfolio. If I judged it, I would leave no trail. Release. Build a portfolio.


API Testing Challenge - How To - POST todos 201

Jan 24, 2021 - 2 minute read - API Testing API Challenges Evil Tester

This post and video shows how to complete the challenge POST /todos (201) to create a todo item in the application using Insomnia.


API Testing Challenge - How To - HEAD todos 200

Jan 24, 2021 - 2 minute read - API Testing API Challenges Evil Tester

This post and video shows how to complete the challenge HEAD /todos (200) using Insomnia.


Test JS Summit Day One LiveStream

Jan 23, 2021 - 2 minute read - JavaScript Test Automation Evil Tester

TLDR; Lesson learned, live streams do not start automatically when scheduled. Always go into studio and click start.


API Testing Challenge - How To - GET todos id 404

Dec 15, 2020 - 2 minute read - API Testing API Challenges Evil Tester

This post and video shows how to complete the challenge GET /todos/id 404 using Insomnia.