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 - 3 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 - 7 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.


How to download a file with RestAssured

Jan 25, 2019 - 4 minute read - Java For Testers RestAssured API Testing WebDriver

TLDR; Downloading a file with RestAssured is as simple as taking the body of a request as a byte array and writing it to a file.

When automating I often have to download files. One very common FAQ for WebDriver is “How do I download a file with WebDriver?”.


What is Boundary Value Analysis? Software Testing Technique explained with real world examples.

Jan 24, 2019 - 3 minute read - Software Testing Testing Testing Techniques Evil Tester

TLDR; Boundary Value Analysis is a simple technique and with additional exploration can add value in the real world.

Boundary Value Analysis (BVA) is one of the most basic test techniques that we learn.

Often taught at the same time as Equivalence Partitioning.

In this post I explain the technique and use it it find a bug in Chrome and Firefox.


How to convert SVN Subversion to Git on Windows

Jan 22, 2019 - 2 minute read - Java For Testers Git Subversion

TLDR; Using Visual SVN, svnserve and local SVN repositories I was able to easily convert SVN to Git on Windows.

I hit every error possible when converting SVN to GIT. I eventually figured out the simplest way to avoid errors during the conversion process.