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Soumyajit is a QA/DevOps engineer by profession and a technology enthusiast by passion. He loves communicating about technology and is an author at his own blog platform as well as in Dzone and Web Code Geeks.

Working of the measurement protocol

What is ‘Measurement Protocol’? Measurement protocol is a set of rules which the application must follow in order to send raw hit data directly to GA server. What is a ‘Measurement Protocol Request‘? In order to make an HTTP request to the GA server (for sending in the raw hit data directly), the HTTP request needs to be formatted according ...

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Fixtures in PyTest

1. Introduction PyTest is used for developing automation tests using python. It is a very powerful framework that can be utilized to write effective test automation scenarios in python. PyTest framework makes it easy to write small tests, yet scalable, to support complex applications and libraries. 2. PyTest fixtures The purpose of test fixtures is to provide an inbuilt baseline ...

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“Cook” it and “Pre Hook” it

“Cook” it and “Hook” it, wow !! that is a nice line :). Well jokes apart, hello bloggers and blog seekers, it’s been a long while I have set hands on my site writing again. Well, I was having a group training session in my organization where my fellow colleague Bony Roopchandani who explained us the concepts of “Hook” and the ...

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Demystifying the concepts of ‘Asynchronous JavaScript’

Javascript has been one of the vital constituents for application development nowadays in the world of information technology. Every application that is developed now is web-based, and when it comes to accessing the application through the web browser, you got to depend on javascript. So, this blog is basically about breaking down the concepts of asynchronous requests in javascript which ...

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Fixing npm (Node Package Manager) permissions

In our day to day life, we come across javascript libraries that we require as project dependencies. So to get the required dependencies for javascript we require a package manager which is well known as npm or Node Package Manager. But, sometimes we do face problems with the permissions of npm. The most common of them being the EACCESS error, ...

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Capturing HTTP requests using BrowserMobProxy

1. BrowserMob Proxy Browsermob proxy is a developers utility that helps to monitor network traffic of a web application. It is a technology that is developed under the Selenium open source project. It is originally called andBrowser Mob is now a part of Neustar. A proxy is an (Apache 2.0 license) utility that can be used with Selenium or otherwise ...

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Understanding Fixtures in PyTest

1. Introduction PyTest is used for developing automation tests using python. It is a very powerful framework that can be utilized to write effective test automation scenarios in python. PyTest framework makes it easy to write small tests, yet scalable, to support complex applications and libraries. 2. PyTest fixtures The purpose of test fixtures is to provide an inbuilt baseline ...

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Behavioural Driven Development using Python Behave

1. Introduction Behave is Behavioural Driven Development that uses Python as its back end language. Behave uses tests written in natural language format, backed up by python code. 2. Installation The installation of Behave can be done in two ways: You can install Behave using pip. All you have to do is just type in pip install behave. The other way ...

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