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Apr 24, 2018 - 6 minute read - REST API Java For Testers

Migrating from JAXB XML processing to XStream

TLDR: refactored to isolate XML processing, configured XStream in code, removed all annotations, added XML header, wrote less code

I have a small REST API application which uses Spark and GSON and JAXB. I haven’t released this to Github yet but I did release some of the example externally executed []integration verification code](https://github.com/eviltester/rest-listicator-automating-examples) for it.

When trying to package this for Java 1.9 I encountered the, now standard, missing JAXB, libraries. So I thought I’d investigate another XML library.

Mar 31, 2018 - 4 minute read - In The News

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Mar 29, 2018 - 2 minute read - Evil Tester Testing REST API Testing

How to install cURL on Windows

TLDR; cURL requires an install on Windows, but it isn’t always easy unless you use a one-click installer or Chocolatey.

I remember cURL being easier to install than it currently seems to be. I’ve had a few questions from people working through my book “Automating and Testing a REST API” on who were experiencing difficulties installing cURL on Windows. I documented a few different approaches.

Mar 20, 2018 - 3 minute read - In The News

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