A Case for View Specs in Rails

A Case for View Specs in Rails

Like a lot of Rails developers, I rarely write view specs. In almost all the projects I’ve seen and worked with, there have been hardly any view specs that were actively maintained. There are a few reasons for this: they can be brittle, add little perceived...
Component Integration Testing in Ember

Component Integration Testing in Ember

Ember Component Tests: The Pragmatic Middle As an application grows in scope and complexity it can be easy to end up with pages that have many operations they’re responsible for. What started as a set of CRUD screens grows to include search, navigation,...
Performance Testing vs Load Testing

Performance Testing vs Load Testing

A common mistake made in our industry is to conflate performance testing with load testing. While both are important, neither is a substitute for the other. The former helps assess whether a system is performant. Can it accomplish some tasks in a short enough period...