The Building Blocks of the Internet - Mark Winteringham

About This Course

Welcome to the Building Blocks of the Internet, a six-part course that looks at the fundamental technologies that make up websites and web pages. This course gives those who are new to web technologies an introduction to the following:

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript
  • Network protocols focussed on HTTP
  • Network protocol security

You will learn what these technologies are, how they work and how to test them. So you can:

  • Work with these technologies to build your own testing project.
  • Quickly analyse web pages and test individual parts of a site.
  • Understand the underlying principles of the web that are used not just for web pages but in popular automation tools such as Selenium WebDriver.

Resources you'll use throughout this course:

  • Atom: a text editing tool.
  • JS Bin: A live pastebin for HTML, CSS & JavaScript and a range of processors.
  • WC3 Validator: This validator checks the markup validity of web documents.

The course is 45 minutes long and packed with 3-4 hours worth of exercises for you to try out!

What You'll Learn:

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Work with these technologies to build your own testing project.
  • Quickly analyse web pages and test individual parts of a site.
  • Understand the underlying principles of the web that are used not just for web pages but in popular automation tools such as Selenium WebDriver.

Who's This Course For:

This course is designed for people looking to learn more about Web user interfaces and how they are built for use in UI automation or Web testing.

Prerequisites:

None

Meet the Instructor

Mark Winteringham

Mark Winteringham

DojoBoss

Mark Winteringham is a tester, toolsmith and the Ministry of Testing DojoBoss with over 10 years experience providing testing expertise on award-winning projects across a wide range of technology sectors including BBC, Barclays, UK Government and Thomson Reuters.

He is an advocate for modern risk-based testing practices and trains teams in Automation in Testing, Behaviour Driven Development and Exploratory testing techniques. He is also the co-founder of Ministry of Testing Essentials a community raising awareness of careers in testing and improving testing education.

You can find him on Twitter @2bittester or at mwtestconsultancy.co.uk / automationintesting.com

Course At A Glance

Level - Beginner
Duration - about 1 hour
Lessons - 6
Type - Self-Paced
Topics - Ui Automation, Technical Testing, System Architecture, Domain
First Published - October 2017
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