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Dave Jackson

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ATDD: Using Cucumber/Gherkin for API, SPA, and Mobile

Dave Jackson Technology Snapshot, Testing Leave a Comment

I’m a big proponent of Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD). The most successful projects on which I have worked have utilized some variant of Scrum. And, one particular family of ATDD frameworks fits nicely within the Scrum User Story paradigm: Cucumber and Gherkin, its business-friendly Domain Specific Language (DSL). In this blog I will provide an introduction to three effective tools for …

Using PouchDB for Offline/Data Sync

Dave Jackson Databases, JavaScript, Technology Snapshot 3 Comments

Recently the term “Mobile First” received additional notoriety as the new CEO of Microsoft proclaimed the company’s shift in focus. As I’ve been researching mobile frameworks lately, I’ve run across another term – “Offline First.” As much as you may be online with your mobile phone or tablet, inevitably there will be times when you’re not connected, but still need …