Entries from May 2009

Yet Another JavaScript Testing Framework

May 22nd, 2009 · 34 Comments

by Miško Hevery & Jeremie Lenfant-engelmann Did you notice that there are a lot of JavaScript testing frameworks out there? Why has the JavaScript community not consolidated on a single JavaScript framework the way Java has on JUnit. My feeling is that all of these frameworks are good at something but none solve the complete package. Here [...]

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How do you convince your boss to TDD

May 16th, 2009 · 11 Comments

A reader asks: My boss knows about TDD but won’t allow us to use it because he thinks that it is just a passing hype that everyone talks about but no serious, big projects actually use it on daily basis. How could I convince him that it is not so? This is an excellent question [...]

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Configure your IDE to run your tests automatically

May 7th, 2009 · 19 Comments

When I develop code I write test first and always run my tests. But it can get rather tedious to run the tests manually every so often. Here is a common scenario. Your tests are green and you start doing whole bunch of refactorings which you think are trivial and safe. When you are done [...]

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The Problem With Active Record

May 5th, 2009 · 21 Comments

By John Januszczak The Active Record pattern has gained a lot of attention lately, particularly because of it’s use in the wildly popular Ruby On Rails (“RoR’) framework. Other frameworks which employ the Active Record pattern include the Castle Project, which aims to simplify the creation of enterprise and web applications for .NET developers. If you are new to [...]

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