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REST Assured and unexpected content types

If you stumbled onto this article, it is safe to assume that you know what REST Assured is. REST Assured is built on top of Apache HTTP library and it adds more perks for those who are specifically interested in interacting with REST services. As such, it provides services, most of which are convenient, but sometimes they are deeply confusing when the things are not working out as REST Assured assumes they should. The probability of things going wrong grows  [ Read More ]


Getting rid of Error 623 on logon in Windows 10

Since I upgraded my Windows 8 to Windows 10, I got a side effect of error 623 (“System could not find the phone book entry for this connection”) popping up on each logon. Search in the Internet for solution did not yield useful results for my condition, so, for a while, I resigned to live with this problem and closing this pesky popup every time I turn on my computer. I would like to share my fix, so maybe if  [ Read More ]


My use-case of Perforce plugin failure

In my blog I am set on a mission to describe cases of severe code or environment dysfunction which wasn’t documented on forums and took me quite a while to figure out. The following case falls into the above category. I am working on integrating Jenkins as our CI environment and we use Perforce as source control. At first I have set up Windows node and utilized P4 plugin to manage the workspace and the update process. This went relatively  [ Read More ]


How to fix BadImageFormatException on x64 platform

I run Windows7 x64 operating system and referencing some of the projects resulted in “BadImageFormatException: could not load file or assembly” error during the run-time. Microsoft has a knowledge base article explaining that the most likely cause for this error is platform incompatibility. This behavior will also occur if your application is compiled targeting the "AnyCPU" platform, and then is run an operating system whose platform differs than the assembly whose type you are trying to instantiate. For example, if  [ Read More ]


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