We all know things can get crazy in the board room. With all the moving parts in a tech-heavy company, test results can take a back-seat to other metrics. In order to help your manager and high-level staff understand how performance testing directly impacts the bottom line, you’ll want to look at things from their perspective: profitability, revenue, and customer retention. That’s why, in this...
Log data provides the most granular view into what is happening across your systems, applications, and end users. Logs can show you where the issues are in real-time, and provide a historical trending view over time. Logs give you the whole picture.
It is a bad idea to put executing statements into class constructors because that leads to side effects and uncontrollable behavior
Representing chain computations in Java that may either result in an exception, or return a successfully computed value.
This article is a continuation of a series of articles about Test-Driven Development (TDD) and Continuous Integration (CI). The primary benefit to using the test-driven development approach is that you can deploy an application with the confidence that it is well tested and will behave as you expect it to. This article introduces Continuous Integration, describes its motivations, and reviews the...
We love lightweight solutions that do away with cargo cult and just work. It turns out that when creating REST microservices Dropwizard is a perfect match for this. In this post we are going to look at how to fuse a Dropwizard application into a secure unikernel image. We will then test it locally on VirtualBox and finally we'll deploy it unchanged to AWS. All this in 3 easy steps.
is the wearables market ready for prime time? This week’s post is about the trials and tribulations of companies who make wearable applications – from fitness trackers like the one I received to the nascent smartwatch market. They have a tough road ahead, and the competition is heating up. And everyone is talking about them.
uniVocity-parsers is an open-source project CSV/TSV/Fixed-width file parser library in Java, providing many capabilities to read/write files with simplified API, and powerful features as shown below. Unlike other libraries out there, uniVocity-parsers built its own architecture for parsing text files, which focuses on maximum performance and flexibility while making it easy to extend and build...
This article is the second in a two-part series on Test-Driven Development (TDD). The first part presented an overview of TDD and its motivations. This reviews the idea of code coverage, how it ties into TDD and the benefits that we, as developers, derive from TDD.
What are some considerations and things to think about if I want to get the most out of testing in my production environment?
Sites don’t perform at their peak without great performance testers, and it takes time and effort to acquire them. You want the best in the business, just like any other department at any other company. But what do they want? What will convince them to join your organization? This post will reveal what great performance testers look for in a company, and will show you a few things that your...
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