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Testing in Node.js

By Gabriel Manricks A test driven development cycle simplifies the thought process of writing code, makes it easier, and quicker in the long run. But just writing tests is not enough by itself, knowing the kinds of tests to write and how to structure code to conform to this pattern is what it’s all about. […]

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Acceptance Testing With Codeception

By Andrew Perkins Typically new features for web applications are tested by visiting the appropriate page in a browser, maybe filling out some form data, submitting the form, and then developers or testers hope to see their desired result. This is the natural way most web developers test their apps. We can continue with this […]

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Coding With Koding

By Gabriel Manricks Cloud IDEs have been around for a little while now, and they have been pretty good for things like pair programming, or cases where you want to code consistently no matter where you are. Koding just came out of private beta, and they would like to take this notion a couple steps […]

Working With IndexedDB – Part 3

By Raymond Camden Welcome to the final part of my IndexedDB series. When I began this series my intent was to explain a technology that is not always the most… friendly one to work with. In fact, when I first tried working with IndexedDB, last year, my initial reaction was somewhat negative (“Somewhat negative” much […]

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BDD With Behat

By Andrew Perkins The BDD PHP framework Behat, allows you to test your PHP applications using human-readable sentences to write features and scenarios about how your applications should behave in order to test out its functionality. We can then run these tests to see if our application is behaving as expected. Let’s spend about 15 […]

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Intro to Shadow DOM

By Agraj Mangal Take any modern web page and you will notice that it invariably contains content stitched together from a variety of different sources; it may include the social sharing widgets from Twitter or Facebook or a Youtube video playing widget, it may serve a personalized advertisement from some ad-server or it may include […]