I recently had an opportunity to attend Scrum master training and wanted to share a few valuable concepts that I came across that are especially relevant to team-oriented client-servicing web development. (more…)
Over the past few months, I’ve experienced the horror of fixing bugs or implementing enhancements only to come back later and find that another section of the application broke. I wanted to minimize these bugs, so I decided to start getting into unit testing.
I’ve found that there are two types of testing that can be useful for my web development: unit testing and functional testing. In unit testing, you test the code to see that the code is working properly and performing the tasks correctly. In functional testing, you test the application to check if it’s using and calling the code correctly. That is, unit tests are used from a developer’s perspective and functional tests are used from a user’s perspective. It’s a subtle but very important difference. (more…)
Let’s face it – the world of technology is vast, and the world of websites and iOS development seems even vaster. Not only are there many ways to build a website or app, there are also many different components to a website or app. And to top it all off we need to make it look pretty AND functional for both the client and the customer. But how is this all actually done? Before starting at Pixafy I genuinely had no clue! (more…)