Browser extensions for testing

Here are some interesting browser extensions/add-ons that might be helpful:

Test IE -  Test websites in real Internet Explorer (IE6, IE7, IE8, IE9, IE10 and IE11) straight from Chrome browser, through BrowserStack.

Browserling - Cross-browser testing - Browserling is a live interactive cross-browser testing service that provides effortless cross-browser testing for web developers and web designers.

aXe - Accessibility testing in Chrome Developer ToolsAutomated tool to find Accessibility defects on your web site by using the aXe Chrome extension. Drop the aXe on your accessibility defects!

JaSON - JSON and XML test utility.A simple, easy to use utility for testing and debugging JSON and XML web services. Send requests over HTTP or HTTPS and see formatted, syntax highlighted responses. Also supports sending of form encoded request parameters. Supports the following HTTP operations: - GET - POST - PUT - DELETE - HEAD

Wizdler - Parses the WSDL files and generates SOAP messages for you.

YSlow - YSlow analyzes web pages and suggests ways to improve their performance based on a set of rules for high performance web pages. YSlow grades web page based on one of three predefined ruleset or a user-defined ruleset. It offers suggestions for improving the page's performance, summarizes the page's components, displays statistics about the page.

Firebug Lite - Firebug Lite provides the rich visual representation we are used to see in Firebug when it comes to HTML elements, DOM elements, and Box Model shading. It provides also some cool features like inspecting HTML elemements with your mouse, and live editing CSS properties.

Web Developer Checklist - Analyses any web page for violations of best practices

Postman - Postman helps you build, test, and document APIs faster. Postman features include: - History of sent requests - Create requests quickly - Replay and organize - Switch context quickly - Built-in authentication helpers - Customize with scripts - Robust testing framework - Automate collections

Advanced REST client - The web developers helper program to create and test custom HTTP request

Proxy SwitchySharp - Manage and switch between multiple proxies quickly & easily. Based on "Proxy Switchy!" & "SwitchyPlus"

Bug Magnet - Right-click context menu to help with exploratory testingExploratory testing assistant for Chrome. Adds common problematic values and edge cases to the context menu (right-click) for editable elements, so you can keep them handy and access them easily during exploratory testing sessions.

Yet Another Lorem Ipsum Generator - Inserts - paragraphs of variable length - titles - specific or random dates - mail addresses - internet addresses All functionality is also accessible from the context menu.

Exploratory Testing Chrome Extension - Exploratory testing session using ChromeA Chrome extension designed for making web exploratory testing easier Features: - Report bugs, ideas, notes and questions easily - Take screenshots during the session. Keep focused - URL will be tracked automatically - See session results in a report - Export session to CSV or HTML


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