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We had too much fun and a half at the Circuits in Play Dough session at That Conference. Here are resources from the workshop.
We have the neediest coffee maker. It’s great having free, freshly ground espresso at the office, but that machine is constantly yalping for one thing or another. Waiting for your espresso to brew gives you time to think about usability. … Continue reading
tl:dr: I’ve created a node library that creates test data with Mongoose. You can check it out here: https://github.com/jcteague/mongoose-fixtures Integration Tests FTW! Because nodejs+mongodb applications are so fast to start up, most of my tests are integration tests. I test … Continue reading
My pharmacy upgraded their computer system. I can tell by the label on my most recent medicine bottle: the QR code is in a different spot, and the prescription identifier now sports a leading zero. (Only programmers think numbers can … Continue reading
There’s a brand new meetup in the ATX. The Austin F# Meetup is having their first meeting on Tuesday, May 6th. Check it out!
We are in a position where we needed to create a new back-end server for an application. The current application is on a MEAN stack (Mongodb, Expressjs, Angularjs, Node.js), but a new client wants the backend to be deployed onto … Continue reading
You may (or may not) have noticed that I haven’t posted here in a few weeks. There’s a reason for that… an era is coming to an end. It’s time for me to move on from LosTechies – a community … Continue reading
It was a perfect moment. I’m at last year’s That Conference, sitting in the big dining hall, while people step up to a microphone at the other end of the room and announce the Open Spaces session they will convene … Continue reading
The Fixie test framework has no built-in assertion library, since assertions are an orthogonal concern to the nuts and bolts of test discovery and test execution. Although I stand by the decision to avoid including a built-in assertion library, there … Continue reading