Quick Start: End-to-End Testing With Protractor

Todd Horn Angular, JavaScript, Technology Snapshot, Testing, Tutorial 1 Comment

As AngularJS applications become more complex, manual testing becomes unreliable and repetitive. Unit Testing is a great start for testing the code, but eventually End-to-End testing is needed for better coverage.

A great tool to use for this is Protractor, an end-to-end test framework for AngularJS applications. In this blog, we’ll briefly introduce the benefits of Protractor and give you the steps needed to get started with the tool.

Getting Started With JHipster, Part 3

Matt McCandless Angular, Java, JavaScript, Spring, Spring Boot, Tutorial 1 Comment

Welcome back to this JHipster tutorial series! In part one we covered creating a monolithic application. In part two, we walked through creating a microservice application (which was a bit more complicated).

For those of you out there working to get things going with JHipster, there are some setup things and “gotchas” that I’d like to highlight. So this little blog is more of a helper for those of you who have decided to try JHipster out and play around with it. That’s what we’ll be discussing in this blog post with the hope that I can help you minimize the getting-up-to-speed curve…

Getting Started With JHipster, Part 2

Matt McCandless Angular, Java, JavaScript, Microservices, Spring Boot, Technology Snapshot Leave a Comment

In part two of this series, we create a microservice architecture using JHipster’s available options for doing so. There is quite a bit more work to do with this approach as compared with the monolithic approach. But, in the end, it pays off. You will see the benefits and flexibility in decoupling our different layers of our architecture. Each layer will not be dependent upon another to run. Let’s get started…

Getting Started With JHipster, Part 1

Matt McCandless Angular, Java, JavaScript, Spring, Spring Boot, Technology Snapshot Leave a Comment

So, you want to stay on the leading edge of technology, but feel overwhelmed by all the moving parts. You’re in luck! jHipster aims to make setting-up an app fairly painless.

In this jHipster series we are going to take you through, first, creating a monolithic application. Secondly, we will make an app in the microservices style. Last, we’ll give you some tips and tricks for jHipster best practices. Let’s first begin with Part One…

St. Louis, Detroit & Lincoln Events Scheduled: Angular 2 In Action!

Lauren Fournier Angular, Community, Educational Event, JavaScript Leave a Comment

We are excited to announce the next Keyhole Software educational event: Angular 2 In Action! This is a live-coding learning opportunity open to the public. This free presentation will be held in St. Louis at the Courtyard Marriott in Creve Coeur, Missouri on Sept 1, 2016 from 8-10 a.m. / in Detroit, MI at Detroit Labs on Sept 22 from 6-8 p.m./ in Lincoln, NE at the Lincoln.Code() User Group meeting on Sept 28 from 6-8 p.m. Space is limited, so register for your free ticket today.