Barry Frost

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Tagged #testing

Ethereal Email

Ethereal is a fake SMTP service, mostly aimed at Nodemailer users (but not limited to). It’s a completely free anti-transactional email service where messages never get delivered.

Integration testing the invoice page with Cypress

What are the different kinds of Rails tests and when should I use each?

Opinionated guide to testing in Rails


Tap-producing test harness for node and browsers


Visualise app delivery from global locations


Inspired by MailCatcher, easier to install.


Open source framework for web integration testing without Selenium


Fake Online REST API for Testing and Prototyping

bats: Bash Automated Testing System


Test your rendered HTML files to make sure they’re accurate.


SMTP server and web interface for viewing and testing emails during development

Experiment Calculator

Using visits, conversion rate, confidence etc. to decide how long an experiment should take

Why most unit testing is a waste (PDF)

How to Stub External Services in Tests (Ruby)

Nobody told me Minitest was this fun

with comparisons to RSpec

Vaurien, the Chaos TCP Proxy

Vaurien is basically a Chaos Monkey for your TCP connections. Vaurien acts as a proxy between your application and any backend. You can use it in your functional tests or even on a real deployment through the command-line.

Cucumber for beginners: Getting started

Remote Test IE

Log in with a Microsoft account and then remote-desktop to the latest version of IE

A/B testing push notifications with Parse

SSL Server Test

“This free online service performs a deep analysis of the configuration of any SSL web server on the public Internet.”