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Django Unit Testing with Mocks

Unit tests shouldn’t be treated like lesser code. It should be as clean as possible and don’t ever hesitate when it comes to refactoring the unit test code. It can save you a lot of trouble in the long run.

Jasmine Testing Cheat Sheet

While the documentation for jasmine is great, sometimes all you need a cheat sheet to reference for the API. I found this jasmine testing cheat sheet to be very useful after doing lots of Python unit testing which doesn’t use the same API as jasmine at all. The cheat sheetRead More

AngularJS: testing services that use $resource

when you’re writing services that interact with the backend, you may need to break your service into two services to avoid mock objects. And this is okay!

Why Proper Terminology in the Software/Web Dev Industry Matters

Terminology and jargon are part of any field and industry. They enable us to communicate with a common vocabulary which makes it quicker for us to get to the matter at hand. The nice thing about our industry is that people without computer science degrees, such as myself, can getRead More

End to end tests posing as unit tests

I’ve been reading the excellent book The Art of Agile Development, I started to think more about why Test Driven Development is important and how it affects how you write code. Using some of the 20%/practice group time we have at work, I started to review my own code to see if I’mRead More