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Automate Testing via Selenium

The Why At first, let us understand WHY do we need to test our application for different network conditions While developing applications, we experience performance based on our home network and we optimize the performance with our network in…

Adding Delay to Network Requests

Table of Contents Approach 1: Network throttling feature of DevTools. Available in Chrome, Firefox and Edge. Steps to use the throttler: Limitations Approach 2: Server Side Delay - Using public APIs to add delay in requests How to use the API…

Introducing Referral Feature

Invite your colleagues on Requestly and Get Requestly Premium for Free What better way to test and debug your application than to do it with a colleague. We have now added a referral feature to Requestly so that everyone can have the best tools to…

Requestly Turns 6!

Requestly has turned 6 and how cool is that? Started as a hobby project, we have come a long way! The last 6 years have been a rollercoaster ride, and we have made it through fabulously. As our company has grown, Requestly has attracted web…

Introducing Modify AJAX Response Rule

We have always thought of building Requestly as a complete web debugging toolkit that enables, the developers, to easily modify the network requests. As the complexity of web applications started increasing, many developers suggested us to add an…

How to add a new common component to all of/multiple views in Requestly

At Requestly, we are using BackboneJs and we have done a lot of customisations on the top of Backbone framework. One such customisation is how to create a common component i.e Backbone component which is accessible on all the views. One such example…

How to run requestly on Firefox for development purposes

Requestly development team use WebExtension APIs to build cross platform browser extension. This article is mainly intended for requestly development team to run the requestly source code on firefox. Install web-ext npm module npm install -g web-ext…

Execute JS hosted on Github

Github is a well known online project hosting service. Users checkin their scripts, styleshets and other file types as part of their project. Sometimes, We need to refer the scripts present on github in any other project. This article explains how…

Self Host Mozilla Add-on

Once you have developed a Mozilla addon, you will try to take the next step to distribute it to wider audience. There are two ways you can distribute your addon. Submitting to AMO (Listed version) Self Hosting addon (Unlisted version) Submitting to…

Deactivate Requestly Feature

You can Activate/Deactivate requestly with your right click on requestly icon present on Chrome toolbar. If you deactivate Requestly, your rules won’t be affected but they won’t be executed anymore. Similarly, When you activate Requestly, your active…

Porting Requestly to Firefox as Web Extension

Introduction Requestly is a beautiful chrome extension for modifying network requests. It has hit the ground hard and announced its presence in market sound and fair. Its usage has grown tremendously over last few months. As of March 2016, Chrome…

Add childViews in Backbone

Requestly uses Backbone as primary UI front end developer framework. This articles demonstrates how to add child components/childViews to your backbone views. Before starting, let’s think about what do we need to create childViews. (Requirements…

Requestly Release Process

This article (including all other articles under Developers category) are meant for Requestly development team only. If you have any suggestions, please feel free to suggest. Steps Before Release Checkout master branch and fetch latest code git…

Rules JSON Spec

Introduction This article covers different rule types’ spec and how each rule is internally stored in storage. This article is mainly intended for Requestly development team but we are open to suggestions from everyone. Please have a look at this and…

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