javascript

Philly ETE 2019 – Jennifer Voss – Tales from the QA Crypt

Abstract An anthology of QA horror stories, and how to avoid such situations with automated testing and Docker. When tests are built in from the beginning and not tacked on after features are released, fewer defects are created and development moves faster. JavaScript has all the tools required to cover your automated testing needs, and … Read More

Testing and Debugging Happily with WebStorm, Jest and Create-React-App

Those of us who have worked with JavaScript testing APIs on various platforms shudder every time we think about configuration issues. Whether it’s the test runner, the proper testing API, picking the appropriate mock/spy/stubbing strategy, dealing with async code, it’s always a tad complicated. However, some of my latest frustrations (self-inflicted, of course) center around … Read More

Single Page Application Day – The JavaScript Landscape in 2019 – Ken Rimple

This talk was given at Chariot Solutions’ 2018 event, Single Page Application Day. View Presentation View the code from Single Page Application Day on GitHub Abstract From client-side apps to development tools like Webpack and servers written with NodeJS, to AWS lambdas and more, JavaScript is everywhere. Ken will make the case for becoming a … Read More

Philly ETE 2017 #42 – Avoiding React Performance Pitfalls – Alex Grigoryan

When @WalmartLabs built Electrode, the React/Node.js application platform that powers the Walmart.com customer experience, performance was one of our primary concerns. React’s use of a virtual DOM and support for server-side rendering have earned it a reputation for speed, but in building our platform we encountered several unexpected performance bottlenecks. In this talk, we’ll discuss … Read More