Category: Software Development

Managing Code Components with Bit

As the world moves to software architecture based on microservices and multiple repositories, the ecosystem struggles to keep code bases maintainable. From monoliths to publishing hundreds of micro-packages, solutions try to battle growing code duplications across repositories. Bit is a new OSS distributed code compon...

Front-End Tooling Trends for 2017

Do you have more than two years’ development experience? Are your advanced CSS skills aided with Sass and Autoprefixer? Is your JavaScript knowledge reasonable and you’re happy using Gulp, npm, and jQuery? If so, you’re a typical developer, according to Ashley Nolan’s Front-End Tooling Survey. ...

JavaScript Testing: Unit vs Functional vs Integration Tests

Unit tests, integration tests, and functional tests are all types of automated tests which form essential cornerstones of continuous delivery, a development methodology that allows you to safely ship changes to production in days or hours rather than months or years. Automated tests enhance software stability by catchi...

Technical Debt: Rescuing Legacy Code through Refactoring

How can you get a legacy codebase under control and bring it to a new level of maturity? In this post, Jeroen summarizes the lessons learned from years of working on a large legacy web application. This article was originally published by intracto. Legacy Code Can Be Saved by Refactoring I have good news for you! Squi...