JavaScript Tutorial Creating a CounterString tool in Chrome Browser Dev Tools Snippets

Feb 19, 2019 - 5 minute read - Software Testing Technical Testing Web Testing Evil Tester JavaScript

I often talk about automating tactially and strategically. When we automate tactically we do what it takes to get the job done for us. When we automate strategically we build for the long term.

The same is true for programming tools. We can start small and tactical and scale strategically. In this example I create a Counterstring tool.


What is the best fuzzer (automated software testing tool) to find 0-days? Why? Quora Answer

Feb 13, 2019 - 1 minute read - Quora Technical Web Testing Security Testing

Q: What is the best fuzzer (automated software testing tool) to find 0-days? Why?

A:

0-day is a very broad statement.

I tend to use the payload fuzzers in BurpSuite and OWasp Zap Proxy, but these require me to identify the target that I’m testing, and the appropriate data scope and range to fuzz.


When getting rid of a browser, what are the advantages of using taskkill.exe over close method in Selenium? Quora

Feb 13, 2019 - 2 minute read - Quora WebDriver Test Automation

Q: When getting rid of a browser, what are the advantages of using taskkill.exe over close method in Selenium?

A:

I can’t really think of any advantages to using taskkill.exe over a close or quit method in Selenium.


Firefox is opening and test is running but there are errors in the logs

Feb 13, 2019 - 1 minute read - Stackoverflow Test Automation Selenium WebDriver

The drivers are often noisy, i.e. they write a lot to the logs. At first glance it might look like an error is being reported, it isn’t really.


Hacking JavaScript Games - Accessing private javascript variables at runtime via debugging

Feb 12, 2019 - 2 minute read - Software Testing Technical Testing Web Testing Evil Tester

I like to write little bots from the console to help with with application and game automation. But when the variables and objects I need are created from within anonymous functions I can’t get access. In this post I will explain how to access them.


How to Practice your JavaScript, Software Testing and Test Automation

Feb 7, 2019 - 6 minute read - Software Testing Technical Testing Web Testing Evil Tester

One way I practice my Software Testing, improve my JavaScript programming and practice my automating is by ‘hacking’ JavaScript games.


How to Pretty Print JSON using Browser Dev Tools

Feb 4, 2019 - 2 minute read - Software Testing Technical Testing Web Testing Evil Tester

Quick tips for pretty printing JSON in the Browser.


How to bypass no paste controls on a web form

Feb 3, 2019 - 2 minute read - Software Testing Technical Testing Web Testing Evil Tester

Just because a site says we can’t paste into a field, doesn’t mean we have to believe it.


What does the EvilTester Patreon Contain?

Feb 1, 2019 - 3 minute read - Software Testing Patreon Evil Tester

How do you keep motivated and accountable to improving your testing and technical skills?


Evil Tester Content Summary For January 2019

Feb 1, 2019 - 4 minute read - Software Testing Summaries Evil Tester

TLDR; New patreon bonus - pdf collation of posts monthly and more micro course content.

In case you missed it here is a summary of January 2019, blog posts, some notes and patreon roundup.