How to use Chrome Developer Tools to get tickets to Taylor Swift’s next concert
For her upcoming concert, Taylor Swift partnered with Ticketmaster to ensure that only legitimate fans can buy tickets. I’d like to say that I’m a true fan who will do the honest work to get a ticket… but I am also a woman with a computer and I like a challenge.
I ended up having a lot of fun exploring Chrome Developer Tools and I wanted to share what I learned. Here’s what we’ll cover in this post:
- How to send code through the Console tab
- How to use the Network tab to find relevant activity
- XHR breakpoints
- Putting this all together to create fake user activity