docker
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I love containers. I've said before that I think they're the future. Just as hardly anyone installs on tin any more since we're so comfortable with Virtualization, I think that in a few years time hardly anyone will deploy VMs - we'll all be on containers. However, container orchestration is still a challenge. Do you choose Kubernetes or Swarm or DCOS? (For my money I think Kubernetes is the way ...
Testing
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There are several different types of test – unit tests, functional test, load tests and so on. Generally, unit tests are the easiest to implement and have a high return on investment. Conversely, UI automation tests tend to be incredibly fragile, hard to maintain and don’t always deliver a huge amount of value. However, if you carefully design a good UI automation framework (especially for web ...
development
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In my previous post I walked through how to change Aurelia to load modules via Require.js so that you can set breakpoints and debug from VS when you run your Aurelia project. In this post I want to share some tips about unit testing your Aurelia view-models. Unit Testing Javascript If you aren’t yet convinced of the value of unit testing, please read my post about why you absolutely should be. ...
Testing
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I am often asked if there is a way to see a “traceability matrix” in TFS. Different people define a “traceability matrix” in different ways. If you want to see how many tests there are for a set of requirements, then you can use SmartExcel4TFS. However, this doesn’t tell you what state the current tests are in – so you can’t see how many tests are passing / failing etc. Test Points Of course this ...