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Jun 6, 2021 - 5 minute read - Monthly Summaries

May 2021 Content Summary

TLDR; May content contains links to courses, webinars and videos. With new content on Patreon, and new testing challenges.

The content on Patreon is accessible for only $1 a month at patreon.com/eviltester. And for $5 a month the Patreon supporters gain access to downloadable PDFs of the content and micro courses e.g. How I Test - Web App, Test Ability Audit and more

Twitter May 2021

Useful stuff found and shared via Twitter.

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.


Perfectionism


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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