Be careful when using loops in Jasmine specs

Your test automation code is an important tool to evaluate your application.  You must ensure your test code is working/testing as you want it to be. the automated tests give confidence for the developer that the application behaves as expected and things are not broken after they change the code. Recently, at our QA phase, the …

Go Programming Language: An Introductory Tutorial

What’s the Go Programming Language? Go is a recent language which sits neatly in the middle of the landscape, providing lots of good features and deliberately omitting many bad ones. It compiles fast, runs fast-ish, includes a runtime and garbage collection, has a simple static type system and dynamic interfaces, and an excellent standard library. …

Trying out Ansible on local mode

So you might be interested running ansible to configure your local machine. In this article, I’m going to show you the minimum steps that need to install Vim  using Ansible on an Ubuntu host machine. 1. Install latest Ansible version from apt $ sudo apt-get install software-properties-common $ sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ansible/ansible $ sudo apt-get update …

Trailing whitespaces: what you gonna do about it?

What is a trailing whitespace? Trailing whitespace is any spaces or tabs after the last non-whitespace character on the line until the newline. Background Few months ago, it was raised that PR submitted code tend to have trailing whitespace changes in code diff along with other “real” code changes. This whitespace change is a diff …

Having a newline character at end of file

Background/problem/question: When you create a newfile, and push it to Github, in code diff view, it will say no newline at end of file. Sometimes text editors would also add an EOF newline, if they noticed that the file being edited does not end in a newline, when they are saved (usually it is configured …

Use different conditions to test methods

Let’s say that you have a function that takes an HTML <ul> structure and check items. For simplicity, our method would check if each item in the list has a link pointing to type of resource (A). So here can write a test that takes a list with items containing resource A links. Here we expect …

Don’t commit the first thing that works

I was working on a bug fix on our application with another fellow programmer. First we understood the root cause of the bug and what makes it to happen. All that was good. Then we thought of a solution and applied the first fix that I thought. Code works and bug is fixed, happy days. …

Getting BrowserStack to work with local machine URLs

By default BrowserStack does not have functionality to work with your local machine code. To get this working you have to install BrowserStack local extension.Therefore follow below steps to get it working. Step-by-step guide Make sure you have an account or BrowserStack access. Login to site. When you access, you will see install additional features …

Jasmine Best Practices

The file name should be Matching for the top level test suite name. There should be one top level test suite per file. Give a meaningful name or title for the test suite. Either use var or this to define variables that needs to use across tests. var variables should be placed just below the …