Episode 014 - How to Recruit Testers - The Evil Tester Show

Aug 17, 2020 - 2 minute read - recruitment

In this podcast I discuss How to recruit testers: the job spec, and the audition process.


Unit Testing FAQs and Lessons Learned

Aug 7, 2020 - 15 minute read - Java Unit Testing JUnit

TLDR; Unit Testing and Code Coverage can lead to emotive discussions. These are personal lessons learned around Unit Testing and TDD. Keep things simple. Keep refactoring. View Test and Main as symbiotic.


July 2020 EvilTester.com and Patreon Content Summary

Aug 3, 2020 - 8 minute read - Monthly Summaries

TLDR; July content contains links new practice applications, code and a new course.


API Testing Challenge - Debrief - POST challenger 201

Jul 31, 2020 - 3 minute read - API Testing API Challenges Evil Tester

This post and video discusses what we can learn from the challenge POST /challenger 201.


API Testing Challenge - How To - POST challenger 201

Jul 31, 2020 - 1 minute read - API Testing API Challenges Evil Tester

This post and video shows how to complete the challenge POST /challenger 201 using Insomnia.


API Testing Challenge Activities - a gamified playground to practice API Testing

Jul 28, 2020 - 2 minute read - API Testing API Challenges Evil Tester

Use Challenges to Practice API Testing

How can you learn and practice API Testing? With a set of challenges designed to guide you through the basic technologies and principles, built into our online gamification learning environment.


BrowserStack - Breakpoint 2020 - Talk

Jul 23, 2020 - 8 minute read

I spoke at the Online BrowserStack Breakpoint conference.

Much of the automating we do to support testing involves detecting change. Once our tests pass, they fail when the system changes and the automated execution alerts us to the change. There are other ways that automating can help us.


Automating To Detect Change

Jul 17, 2020 - 8 minute read - Test Automation

Much of “Test Automation” falls into the set of “Automated Execution to Detect Change”, in this post I will explain what that means and provide some examples.


Ordering Headers In HTTP Requests with RestAssured and UniRest

Jul 6, 2020 - 3 minute read - Test Automation RestAssured UniRest Tips

TLDR; RestAssured does not support ordering headers in HTTP Requests. But UniRest does.


RestAssured Tips for Proxies and Logging

Jul 6, 2020 - 2 minute read - Test Automation RestAssured Tips

TLDR; Some tips for seeing traffic when using RestAssured.