Thursday, 29 March 2018

How to install cURL on Windows

TLDR; cURL requires an install on Windows, but it isn’t always easy unless you use a one-click installer or Chocolatey.

I remember cURL being easier to install than it currently seems to be. I’ve had a few questions from people working through my book “Automating and Testing a REST API” on who were experiencing difficulties installing cURL on Windows. I documented a few different approaches.

Friday, 23 March 2018

Using the Turnkey Linux VM for Tracks Testing

TLDR; Turnkey linux VM for testing Tracks using network settings Bridged, or Host Only.

I normally use VM Ware, but I create a video showing Turnkey Linux and Virtual Box to help people with the network settings.

Tuesday, 20 March 2018

Automated Execution for Acceptance Testing - Java JUnit FizzBuzz

TLDR; The Tester in me was not satisfied by the TDD of FizzBuzz so I expanded the coverage with some simple acceptance testing modeled by automated @Test methods.

Previously on “Testers TDD” I created a version of FizzBuzz using TDD we now move on to the Acceptance Testing of FizzBuzz, but do we need to?

Sunday, 4 March 2018

TDD - Test Driven Development - Java JUnit FizzBuzz

TLDR; Four JUnit @Test methods to create a FizzBuzz solution using Test Driven Development (TDD) with Java Junit.

TDD Exercise - FizzBuzz

As part of a Sunday Morning practice session I used FizzBuzz as my coding exercise.

I’ve heard that this is used in programming interviews and I so I thought I’d try it.

Friday, 2 March 2018

A practice exploratory testing session - javascript button game

TLDR; Do you practice your testing? One way involves picking a random game and exploiting it.

I decided to record, with commentary, one of my testing practice sessions.

If this proves useful to people then I’ll record more.