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Optimize CI Using a Strong Testing Suite with Ruby on Rails

When it comes to testing suites, it’s imperative to have a strong suite with all the tools to make your teams life easier. Once your team has a strong testing suite, automating the suite with continuous integration (CI) will bring less defects in your production environments. Currently, the industry has some best practices for testing: BDD, TDD, etc. – although ...

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Differences Between Testing Web And Mobile Apps

Functional testing of a system application, for example, a company’s network is different from testing a mobile application with thousands, if not millions, of users. Testing mobile applications involve testing many configurations and therefore taking several steps. It is vital to test your mobile app before launching it in the market. This can determine the success or failure of app ...

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Top 5 Python Frameworks For Test Automation In 2019

After being voted as the best programming language in the year 2018, Python still continues rising up the charts and currently ranks as the 3rd best programming language just after Java and C, as per the index published by Tiobe. With the increasing use of this language, the popularity of test automation frameworks based on Python is increasing as well. ...

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Are Your HTML5 Input Fields Cross Browser Compatible?

Forms are integral part of your online business. Being the primary source of data collection for your visitors, their appearance on the internet matters more than you can think of! Keep in mind though, that even if you do design them neat and catchy, they may end up looking absurd when accessed through different browsers and browser versions. In this ...

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19 Best Practices For Automation testing With Node.js

Node js has become one of the most popular frameworks in JavaScript today. Used by millions of developers, to develop thousands of project, node js is being extensively used. The more you develop, the better the testing you require to have a smooth, seamless application. This article shares the best practices for the testing node.in 2019, to deliver a robust ...

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7 Ways to Improve Your Test Suite with Docker

I try to be disciplined in writing tests, but it’s usually not long before something gets in the way. Integration-testing interdependent APIs, verifying unusual server configurations, and seeding complex data make testing large applications tough. While plenty of solutions exist, I have found myself leaning on Docker more and more in the past year. Why Docker for Testing? If you ...

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Rails Frontend Testing with JavaScript Insights

One of the newer things that Rails 5+ provides is system tests. This gives us a full frontend testing experience with Capybara, which runs each of our tests through a real browser window to perfectly provide what a normal web user would experience. Having this baked in to Rails makes for an elegant way to get started and hit the ...

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Test-Driven Development For JavaScript

JavaScript is handsdown the strangest language I’ve ever had to test. Its also one of the most popular ones out there right now. The influx of JavaScript developers tells us that a lot of modern-day web development is starting to focus more and more on the frontend. This trend is interesting because it represents a shift in development that we’ve ...

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AngularJS Unit Testing With Karma and Jasmine

One of the benefits of using AngularJS is that it is designed with testability in mind. Having integrated unit testing can help prevent bugs as projects grow in complexity and the number of developers. It also provides new devs with documentation on how to use existing code. In my last article, I explained how to use Test-Driven Development (TDD) to ...

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