The Resplendent Developer

Software Development and Software Quality Assurance

June 11, 2015
by Russell Sinclair
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Cookies between Rest-Assured and Selenium

In my current job, I often have to leverage both Selenium and Rest-Assured in the same code. Selenium will execute all of the requisite browser automation, but occasionally, I will need to make a simple HTTP call. I could spin … Continue reading

February 10, 2014
by Russell Sinclair
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Reading the Cassandra Database with Java

The company I currently work at is predominantly a Linux shop working with Java/Mysql/php/Cassandra. As I become more fluent in these technologies, having come from a strictly Windows/.Net world, I find myself tripping over a number of things that people … Continue reading

October 19, 2013
by Russell Sinclair
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Aaaaand, we’re back!

At the beginning of 2013, I started a new job which actually took me out of the Windows/.Net/SQL Server world into the Unix/Open Source/MySQL/Cassandra world. It has been extremely exciting and a great deal of fun. However, what this means … Continue reading

April 13, 2013
by Russell Sinclair
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Configuring a new Windows 8 Machine

This is another general “tech geek” post, but I think there are some useful bits in it! My wife has recently gone back to graduate school. I had originally given her my old Compaq laptop (circa 2005) to start with. … Continue reading

March 3, 2013
by Russell Sinclair
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Upgrading to a Solid-State Drive

This is less programmer/QA and more in the “Tech Geek” realm, but I figured it was worth writing about. For my birthday this year, I decided that I could do a bit of a hardware upgrade on my main system: … Continue reading

November 11, 2012
by Russell Sinclair
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Your first automated web test!

This is the second post in a series started here. Now that all the software from this post has been installed it is time to WRITE YOUR FIRST PIECE OF AUTOMATION! I’m going to work under the assumption that you … Continue reading

October 18, 2012
by Russell Sinclair
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Automated Software Testing and YOU!

I listen to a lot of podcasts. Recently, “Yet Another Podcast“, Episode 70, Jim Holmes pointed out, that there is no good book on getting started with test automation. That podcast played while I planned and constructed this site and … Continue reading