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Tag: HTTP 3 posts

Using Fiddler with an iPhone/iPad

By Paul Ballard on January 18, 2013

If you have ever user Fiddler to debug a web application, you know what a invaluable tool it can be. If you have also tried to debug that application from an iPhone or iPad, you also know how difficult it can be to figure our what’s going wrong from the web server logs. Below I [...]


Video: Composing an HTTP Masterpiece with Fiddler

By Paul Ballard on July 9, 2012

Did you know that you can modify the contents of an HTTP request in Fiddler?  In this video excerpt from Robert Boedigheimer’s new course Fiddler you’ll see how to use the Composer feature to modify the contents of a request to change the user agents, language, and compression as well as perform security testing.  In [...]


Shake Hands With A Shark!

By Paul Ballard on March 2, 2012

Learn to use WireShark to explore the TCP Handshake process in this video excerpt from Scott Allen’s course “HTTP Fundamentals“.  In the full course you’ll find vital information about HTTP resources, message structure, security, and architecture. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qevSDkiW9z8] Scott has worked on everything from 8-bit embedded devices to large scale web sites during his 15+ [...]