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Sunday, August 18, 2013 by adam goucher

A Smattering of Selenium #157

Trying to find every excuse not to cut the grass … including apparently closing some browser tabs. Interoperability – Standardized Test Information Interchange has me so full of ‘meh’ as to be hilarious. Commercially driven standards rarely are and/or I am just too much of an open source person to accept this model for standards development Licensing in a Post Copyright World – important How to Make Async Requests in PHP is php specific in its solution, but has some interesting bits about socket establishment that applies to other ones as well Adding Comments to JSON feels like a hack.
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Monday, August 12, 2013 by adam goucher

A Smattering of Selenium #156

Brain fried from PyCon Canada 2013 and ‘some’ browser tab is misbehaving which means its time to start closing some of these. Patchwork seems like an awesome idea, but at the same time, I’ve had to work in heavily monkey-patched RoR apps before… Evolving syntax is PHP specific in its examples, but the ideas transfer Roslyn + Selenium: Scripty C# Powering Browser Automation – some C# voodoo? It’s like 10000 knives when all you need is a Spoon – or specifically, this particular spoon which is yet-another-android-automation-tool.
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Sunday, July 28, 2013 by adam goucher

A Smattering of Selenium #155

A ‘should be scripting, but brain stuck in neutral so closing some tabs’ edition of the Smattering. The slippery slope isn’t automation related, but if your employer does these things I’d suggest logging a bug and then finding an ethical job Why Package Signing is not the Holy Grail – crypto / security is hard. Also, I have a signed package for you to install… PHP and Async requests with file based sessions could be a way to speed up a PHP site.
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