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Angular end-to-end testing

Angular end-to-end testing tips (Part 1)

We all love to write end-to-end specs, don’t we? The reason is that these scenarios act as watch dogs, making refactoring safer and sometimes being the one and only feature documentation existing in the codebase. The only downside is that sometimes it takes ages to have a proper data setup, …

iOS acceptance testing with Calabash and Rspec

While investigating existing automated tools for mobile TDD, we have run into a well-documented and supported library by Xamarin. It’s called calabash, comes with iOS and Android support and has a wide scope of supported user actions, gestures and expectations. The only drawback we found significant is lack of native …

Use New Relic like a Pro

Introduction New Relic has become an industry standard for web applications performance measurement in Rails community. Simply adding and configuring newrelic_rpm gem for your Rails application gives you a great overview of its performance with an adequate level of details. There are still a few improvements you can do to …