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Sep 11, 2021 - 3 minute read - Monthly Summaries

August 2021 Content Summary

August 2021 EvilTester.com and Patreon Content Summary.

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Blog Posts For August 2021

How to use the Mirror Mode to learn API Tooling.


How to use the Simulation Mode to learn API Tooling.


Patreon Posts For August 2021

Variable scoping with multi-threaded JavaScript


Should I write ‘Hello World’, or should I write something that does something useful?


Expectations vs biases, how roles impact expectations and how to compensate.


Learning is hard. Keep going.


Basic level concepts I use when automating.


Naming is enormously important.


code that was very hard to understand is often easier to read simply because of a renaming


I’m moving away from static creation methods.


Adding value also means not adding waste or filler or noise.


Summary For July 2021


PDFs for the July content collation attached to this post.


The approaches I used for learning Lambdas in Java.


My tooling framework for learning javascript ‘properly’


Refactoring to interfaces also allows me to create factories to use different implementations.


I found a bunch of misc google tools.


One thing I keep trying to do is simplify my code, and my use of libraries as much as possible.


This video is a walkthrough of the simulation using Insomnia.


This video is a walkthrough of the simulation using Postman.


The API Challenges have a simulation mode which uses hard coded responses to help you get used to using API tooling and making requests.


The API Challenges have a Mirror Mode which allows you to quickly see the details of the requests that you send through.


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