Automated Unit Testing for JavaScript

In our work towards Continuous Deployment and an improved approach to JavaScript we are missing one very important thing – automated unit testing for JavaScript. Currently we have have some tests written in TestCase that will run in the browser. But we need away to automate this without the need of a browser so we have Continue reading

A first look at JavaScript Frameworks

In our discussion today about Javascript frameworks we finally came to a conclusion, of sort, regarding when to use frameworks. In back office applications we can use whatever framework we want. It is used by a small number of people and we have total control over possible dependencies and namespace collisions, so we do not Continue reading

Enterprise JavaScript Coding

Not many years ago, people would giggle and think of enterprise and JavaScript as an oxymoron. Not so much anymore. If you want to be a serious actor even in (or maybe especially in) the enterprise software market, you have to take JavaScript seriously. Large parts of your product’s business logic might find its way Continue reading

Writing Responsive Code in Javascript

So, in the beginning all the things you’ve done in Javascript runs quick as the rabbit and your application feels very snappy. But after a while as your code is getting more complex and growing in size, you’ll probably experience that the application is not as responsive as you wish. Here’s a technique to help Continue reading