Simple JavaScript Testing with QUnit

August 28, 2013 0

In an exploration of the best tools to perform unit testing on JavaScript code, Matthew Setter explores how QUnit can perform this task. QUnit is an open source JavaScript unit testing framework that is used by the jQuery, jQuery UI and jQuery Mobile projects and is capable of testing any generic JavaScript code.

Unit Testing for the .NET Micro Framework

August 26, 2013 0

The .NET Micro Framework (NETMF) is an open source .NET platform for resource-constrained devices. It supports development in C#, Visual Basic .NET, and debugging (in an emulator or on hardware) using Microsoft Visual Studio. In this blog post, Mark Nichols explains how to perform unit testing for the .NET Micro Framework.

Using Mocks and Stubs in PHPUnit

August 19, 2013 2

In my previous column PHP Unit Testing with PHPUnit,I showed how to set up PHPUnit and how to run a few simple tests. You should be able to test any function or method now that doesn’t rely on making calls out to other methods or functions – which is of course very few, as most applications are a complex combination of methods and, in PHP’s case, functions.

T-Shaped Software Testers

August 6, 2013 0

Many organizations are currently using an Agile approach to software development. In this context, small teams are recommended with an emphasis on collaboration between team members and cross-functional people. In this blog post, Rob Lambert discusses the actual skills of software testers and how they go beyond software testing, producing what is call a “t-shaped tester”.