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User-Interface Tests mit Selenium

17.09.2013

Automatisierte Tests sowie deren Durchführung im Rahmen einer Continuous Integration stellt einen wesentlichen Faktor zur Sicherstellung einer hohen Qualität in Softwareprojekten dar. Die Entwicklung und Automation von Tests nimmt daher in den…

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The holy grail of modern and fast web application development

03.09.2013
Daniel Meisen

Finding an optimal strategy for implementing modern and fast web applications has been likened to searching the elusive Holy Grail: all of the current ways to implement such a type of applications come with their own set of drawbacks.

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Edge Cases of Updates in RESTful JSON APIs

22.08.2013
Andreas Profous

When dealing with RESTful JSON APIs, it is common that you want to give the user the ability to CRUD (create, read, update, delete) resources. In such cases, the question frequently arises how to handle edge cases of update requests when dealing…

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Die Top 5 der (falschen) Gründe, warum Sie keine Tester haben!

02.08.2013

Vor ein paar Jahren traf ich den CTO einer bekannten Spielefirma. Wir kamen ins Gespräch und er vertraute mir an, dass er ein totaler Gegner vom Testen sei. Nach einem entsetzen Aufschrei meinerseits machte er schnell deutlich weshalb: Sein Trauma…

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Making a fast website even faster: Lazy Loading of Images

30.07.2013

Web is fast, and we struggle to make it faster and faster every day. User surf from shiny and pricey devices, and do not want to wait for pages to load: they want it now, or they just run away.

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Tearing apart our biggest Javascript application: Morgenpost's Flugrouten Radar - Part 1

24.07.2013

If you are working as a web developer at some point you will find yourself dealing with a project bigger than you are. It's just a matter of time: ambitious goals, short deadlines, new technologies, uncertain outcomes. Despite being demanding, those…

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kreuzwerker joins cloudControl’s Solution Provider Program

19.07.2013
Tilmann Eing

We are happy to announce that we joined cloudControl as a cloudControl Solution Provider. Our team provides services that cover all phases of IT development and begin with your product strategy. All our projects have one thing in common:…

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Scrum Planning Poker Tool - Sneak Preview

28.06.2013
Jan Nabbefeld

Do you remember the cliffhanger from my last post? It was about an online Scrum Planning Poker tool providing the functionality to commit the estimations directly to JIRA. Maybe this sounds like overstepping the mark, but it would make our life much…

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Scrum in a distributed setup - that's how we do it

19.06.2013
Jan Nabbefeld

Handling Scrum-based software development in distributed teams isn't easy. In fact, no matter what kind of distributed team, some of the mandatory Scrum ceremonies can be difficult to handle if you are not sharing the same office. To give you an…

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Packaging Varnish VMODs

12.06.2013
Joern Barthel

VMODs are typically distributed as source code on github.com and require a compile against the same version of source code the varnishd binary was build from. After a successful make the build files have to be copied into the lib/varnish/vmod…

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