Introducing Post Test Server V2

Screenshot of the PTSV2 Homepage

This post is such a big deal for me. After about 10 years of lamenting the limitations of Post Test Server, I’ve finally released a new version, Post Test Server V2. I talk more about it on the site, but the high level story is that the old version had a lot of drawbacks. People couldn’t delete their content, it wasn’t flexible enough, and it did not checking before saving the dumps so once botnets found it the cost to run the service became untenable. This new version has been rewritten in Go and is hosted on Google App Engine. Check it out:

Over the years a lot of people asked me for the source for Post Test Server. I didn’t share it because I was embarrassed that I wrote something in PHP (even if it was 15 years ago) and it was literally just dumping the values of some post variables so it didn’t seem worthwhile. But, now that I have a real replacement service I feel less bad sharing this:

2 thoughts on “Introducing Post Test Server V2

    1. No idea. This is > 10 years old and hasn’t been touched since so something fairly old I’m presuming. I also don’t believe it is using any real features of the language so I don’t think language version will cause any troubles.


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