Posted by Jeroen Pluimers on 2014/09/10
Yesterday I posted this question on StackOverflow and G+: Is there a url or site like example.org which always produces a 404 error?
Soon after that, I found out three links that produce predictable HTTP status codes:
They also work for https:
On StackOverflow very few people even noticed the question, probably wondering “why?”.
I’m using these links for positive and negative testing of some http / https handling code that needs to be good at coping with positive and negative responses.
In my testing life, I’ve learned the hard way that both negative and positive tests are core part of your suite, hence the question.
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Posted by Jeroen Pluimers on 2013/09/13
I wish I had kept an eye on it after it was announced (which was 3.5 years ago, but not very stable): The Youtube HTML5 viewer trial.
It has come a long way since then. Full screen it is still not as good as the official one, but the main attraction introduced since is: configurable playback speed!
Yes, you can choose playback at 25%, 50%, 100%, 150% or 200% of the original speed. Ideal for lectures or watching replays of conference sessions.
Quote from the life hacker post LifeHacker on this:
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Posted by Jeroen Pluimers on 2013/02/21
Got a nice error message from Google Chrome today and wonder what the “true” means (:
The text is this:
Are you sure you want to leave this page?
[Leave this Page] [Stay on this page]
You can use Ctrl-C to copy, then you get the text below:
trueAre you sure you want to leave this page
That means it is not a standard Windows MessageBox, as pressing Ctrl-C there would copy the title and buttons as well.
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