Posts Tagged: QA

Test Driven Development

Writing code is hard. Sometimes we need to move fast but also scale. Other times, it’s wondering where to start when turning an idea into an app. And then there’s diving into rabbit holes and squashing bugs. It’s at moments like these that we turn to test-driven development. TDD, as it’s called, asks you to… Read more »

Testing responsive websites

Both Safari and Chrome have the ability to “spoof” the browser and emulate different devices. In Safari you must turn on developer tools in preferences and then you can select Develop Menu >Enter Responsive Design Mode. Google’s has also cleaned up their interface. To test mobile you go to developer tools (buried in the hamburg menu on… Read more »

Testing websites with BrowserStack

BrowserStack is an easy way to test your website on all key browsers (IE8, Android, iPad, Windows 10, whatever). You actually work on your own virtual machines, which has pros and cons. The advantage is you’re working on an actual machine so if you see an error, it’s probably there. The disadvantage is that you’re screen-sharing… Read more »

Tips for Programming Mobile-Friendly Sites

I’ve been a HUGE fan of Adobe Edge Inspect. Here’s how it works: You install a plugin for Chrome You install the app on your mobile device (iPhone, Android, whatever) You pair up your computer to your phone(s) Now whenever you go to a page in Chrome, your phone goes to the same page. It’s… Read more »