Examples of using browser developer tools and knowledge of API in functional and security testing

I am relatively new to API testing so I have very little experience using API testing in real projects. However, I’d like to share some interesting findings and show how API testing skills can aid everyday testing activities. This is also a good example of how MoT and testing courses help me grow as a tester. MoT’s 30 Days of API Testing challege inspired me to write this post. "Edit

30 Days of API Testing MoT

Some thoughts, interesting links and mindmaps related to 30 Days of API Testing challenge. Links Latest 30 Days of Testing topics – The Club Latest 30-days-of-testing topics in Archive – The Club 30 Days Of testing MoT 30 Days Of testing is a series of discussions (ongoing) that you can find on Ministry of Testing Website Latest 30 Days of Testing topics – The Club. I found them very helpful.

Rapid Software Testing Explored online course hosted by Michael Bolton, August 2021

This is a short overview of the 4-day online course that I took in August 2021. If you are considering taking this course, you will find some details about the course and its structure as well as my feedback about the course. Why RST If you read about software testing and/or are a member of an online community for testers (such as MoT or slack groups for testers) you probably


Knowledge management in testing

Knowledge Management In Testing   You can find some screenshots and installation instructions in GitHub repository obsidian-km-testing-kit.  This is an ObsidianMD starter kit (vault) for testers and QA enthusiasts. The main 2 goals are: Share my templates, findings and settings for ObsidianMD with other testers who also use that tool in their work. To have a handy template in the cloud for myself. When I need to start a new

sleep smarter book

Sleep Smarter by Shawn Stevenson

Habits  that I incorporated after reading the book: no gadgets in bedroom after 8 pm, no reading in bed, go to bed before 10.30 pm. Things I learned from the book: Key factors that affect sleep negatively:  unbalanced diet (macro and micronutrients), hormone balance, lack of exposure to sunlight, not being active physically, low magnesium level, high stress level, exposure to ‘blue’ light from gadgets 1-2 hours before bedtime.   


My Testing Journey So Far: One and a Half Years

This is a short post where I simply list key milestones in my testing journey so far. I was planning to publish at least one blog post every month. Unfortunately due to some health issues, I skipped a couple of months. That’s why I decided it is much better to publish at least a very short article rather than delay next post for a few more months. month 0 (01/2019)

Tavern Rest API Testing Examples

Tavern API Testing Examples

Tavern API Testing Examples “Tavern is a pytest plugin, command-line tool and Python library for automated testing of APIs, with a simple, concise and flexible YAML-based syntax” (https://taverntesting.github.io/) I created GitHub repo containing 30+ simple Tavern test examples and decided  to share it on my website.  I think it can helpful for someone like me who has just started to learn Tavern  or looking for a  tool to automate API

Testing Internship Update,  API Testing, Plans for the Next Month

Reflecting  on what I learned about test automation, how much testing I did in  May 2020 and my further plans.  Testing Internship Update and Thoughts on My Progress April-May 2020 turned out to be quite different from previous months. Lockdowns, social distancing and other many  things have became a new reality as we saw Covid-19 cases growing. Kids no longer attend schools, nobody knows, people around us loosing jobs, nobody

Selenium Python Tests, EC2 instance and Jenkins

Testing Internship Update,  Selenium Python Tests, EC2 instance and Jenkins, API Testing, Plans for the Next 3 Months

Reflecting  on what I learned about test automation, how much testing I did in  March 2020 and my further plans.  Testing Internship Update and Thoughts on My Progress It’s been a while since I wrote my last blog post in January 2020. It’s been extremely difficult to find time for writing. I tried to spend as much time as possible practising Python and learning new TAU tools. I also must


Create “Unique” PDF Files: Test data generation for Python Selenium End-to-End Test Automation

GitHub repository: pdfhandy This is the first article where I finally got courage to share some code from my  first Test Automation Project. I started to learn Python and Selenium in November 2019. Since then I managed to write  a few test, but most importantly, think I’ve built some kind of foundation for scaling and improving my tests.   Probably most satisfying was seeing  a steady growth of short snippets which