Testing of uploading files can be tricky, but with the right tools and the knowledge of a few tricks, the process can be more efficient and a lot less difficult. This article goes over creating an endpoint to upload a CSV file of users and testing that users in the CSV are displayed in the JSON response, as well as adding validation to ensure CSV files are the types of files being dealt with.
Progressive web apps is a new concept that bridges the gap between websites and mobile apps. They promise offline capabilities as well as improved speed and performance. In this article, Mark Pedersen reviews the benefits of progressive web apps and how your company can benefit from this emerging technology.
Modern User Experience requires an architecture that is able to continuously “react” to its broader environment. Implementing the SAM pattern has taught us much about how to design such a system.
In this article, Brent Chen explains the history of the MVC architecture and its different forms in modern applications, both on the client and on the server.
One of the most challenging situations for app developers is whether to develop a native mobile app or go for cross-platform. This article discussed the pros and cons of cross-platform development. 7
The HTTP-RPC open-source Java framework returns results in JSON by default, but can use the CTemplate system to respond with custom markup.
Mobile app development adopted an iterative, rapid development process. Prototypes have a role to play in this agile approach, enabling developers to build, test, iterate rapidly and at lower cost.
Knysa is a PhantomJS library that uses async-await style programming to get rid of callback hell. Creator Bo Zou shows how to create your own tests with knysa. 1
HTTP-RPC is an open-source framework for creating and accessing cross-platform polyglot RESTful web services using a convenient, RPC-like metaphor, while preserving fundamental REST principles. 3
The InfoQ Podcast: Courtney Hemphill on VR, Augmented Reality, and the Importance of Animation in UX
Barry Bird talks to Courtney Hemphill. With over ten years of experience in software development, Hemphill has done full stack development for both startup and enterprise companies.