We all need toolkit that makes our jobs a little bit easier. As a QE there are several chrome extensions that i use everyday that boosts my productivity and reduces chunk of extra workload Here are all of them.

BlazeMeter | The Continuous Testing Platform

BlazeMeter plugin is easiest way to record your performance script in jmeter

Bug Magnet

This is a handy tool for doing exploratory testing. it’s opensorce and provides you with range of test data to check edge cases of your app.

Check My Links

It’s a link checker that crawls through your webpage and looks for broken links.

Exploratory Testing Chrome Extension

Another must have plugin for Exploratory Testing. you can gp page by page take a screenshot and write bugs, ideas, notes etc..

Note Anywhere

How many time you have browse through a article had some thoughts and forgot after some time. Well no more.

with this extension, you can create notes on any web page and when you open that page again, the notes will get loaded automatically.

Page load time

Quickly need to check the loading time for your webpage ? there is a extension for it.

Screencastify - Screen Video Recorder

I use this plugin to record product workflows, bugs etc…

In Free tire it gives you 50 recordings per month with max 10 min. recording per session. you can download saved videos from Google drive or export it as gifs.

I have been using it for some time and never needed to upgrade to paid plan.

WhatFont

Easiest way to find what kind of font is being used on any portion of webpage without going into the details of devtools.

And of course my all time favourite

Chrome DevTools




Continue reading about various other plug-ins that Software Developers uses everyday. What are some Browser plugins that you can’t live without ?


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About Pritesh Usadadiya

I write on this site and work as a QE Engineer focused on Performance Testing , API and Load Testing , ETL , Automation etc… Learn more about me here, and connect with me on Twitter, Dev.to, and Linkedin.

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