TLDR; May content contains links to courses, webinars and videos. With new content on Patreon, and new testing challenges.
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Twitter May 2021
Useful stuff found and shared via Twitter.
- I’ve been using StackBlitz and Plunker quite a lot recently. Both offer IDEs in the browser with an easy way to deploy to live without any hosting costs. StackBlitz has very good integration with GitHub and now offers Node.js in the browser. https://twitter.com/stackblitz/status/1395409316270772224
- Google has a free course on CSS, very useful for learning CSS Locators. https://twitter.com/eviltester/status/1395459504083324930
- NY Times article on Cybernetics https://twitter.com/paulpangaro/status/1395356450675900420
- My Github profile was featured in CoderRank’s “Github Profile of The Week” https://twitter.com/eviltester/status/1395150104944857090
- An interactive visualization and explanation of DOM events https://twitter.com/alexandereardon/status/1394419456974147584
- Another App for Practicing Testing on, this time from Kristin Jackvony https://twitter.com/KristinJackvony/status/1391045296524775430
- An Interesting Documentary about Humberto Maturana (Cybernetics) https://twitter.com/LorenaABarba/status/1391048954356379651
- Http Web Scraping https://twitter.com/eviltester/status/1390773562965995521
- A Security Testing Podcast on how to get started https://twitter.com/eviltester/status/1390714216659701762
- Useful IntelliJ QuickStart and Tips https://twitter.com/HelenJoScott/status/1390285069735112705
- My SauceCon Talk Slides and Summary https://twitter.com/eviltester/status/1390294038281076736
- How to build a successful bootstrapped Software Company https://twitter.com/eviltester/status/1390284393856520199
- If you have senses you can be fooled Webinar https://twitter.com/Sci_Magic_Assoc/status/1390013652426764293
Blog Posts For May 2021
Content created and collated for EvilTester.com, Patreon and Social for March 2021
Content created and collated for EvilTester.com, Patreon and Social for April 2021
How to solve API challenge GET todos json 200 to accept the todos in json format.
How to solve API challenge GET todos any 200 to accept the todos in default format.
How to solve API challenge GET todos XML 200 to accept the todos in XML format as preferred format.
How to solve API challenge GET todos No Accept 200 to GET the todos with no accept header present.
Patreon Posts For May 2021
How to complete the challenge
GET /todos No Accept (200) to successfully GET all the todos but ensure we do not pass in an accept header.
how to complete the challenge
GET /todos XML (200) to successfully GET all the todos in XML format as first preference.
This post and video shows how to complete the challenge
GET /todos ANY (200) to successfully GET all the todos in default format.
Learn stuff fast by using it in ways that add value.
Measurement requires a baseline
Some lnks and notes on Quality Control.
Why does testing have more ‘it depends’ answers, than ‘here are your options’ answers?
Some notes from Obvious Adams
Some notes on avoiding self-imposed constraints, unconsciously embedded inefficiencies and pluralistic ignorance.
Some thoughts on results (what makes a difference) and output.
Some considerations on testing and automating external code.
Do Testers perform QA? What do you say? I say nay.
A sample answer to Challenge 05 for the e-primer. Remember you will gain more from this if you do the exercise first.
An exploratory testing challenge around the ‘functional implementation’… what does that mean?
When things compound we can experience behaviour that is hard to identify, but adding tooling on top can support us in our investigations.
I was swayed by an experience report.
Everyone thinks differently.
Testing Festival Tomorrow
Notes from The New Inquisition
ow to complete the challenge
GET /todos JSON (200) to successfully GET all the todos in JSON format.
If we adopt a state triggered by an emotion such that it leads us to change our behaviour when testing, how can we still test well?
Can we use emotions to help us come up with test ideas? If so… how?
Sample answer for the challenge ‘Does the functionality meet the user need for the domain? Does it do what a user might want it to?’
Challenge 04 - Does it do what a user might want it to do?
Some notes on a bug based on changing data structure rather than content and how leads to syntax style test data generation.
Workarounds for page loading issues
Summary For April 2021
April 2021 Monthly Summary PDFs
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