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Dylan Watson

Just another developer trying to get his tests fast, his features to add value and his bloody code to compile! Lately I've been enjoying writing about the best way to release software!

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Sociable Tests: Integration tests without the pain!

Yep I think they both have their merits. But the trade-off as...

OOP a software development mass psychosis

I really enjoyed reading this article but I can't help feelin...

Benevolent code review

Thanks! I really enjoyed reading this. Whilst I'm not sure I ...

⚠️ Don't try this at home: CSS _as_ the backend - introducing Cascading Server Sheets!

Semantics, Not Syntax; Developer empowerment using functional-first programming

This was a great read! Thanks! Love the idea of ADTs! Just wi...

Improving Angular tests by enabling Angular testing module teardown

Woah! This was huge. I did this on a project with an average ...

Simplifying Angular testbed setup by converting to synchronous test hooks

I haven't given it a go yet.. but if that's true that'll be a...

Deep Copy in Node JS without using any external packages

So.... Why not just use JSON.parse(JSON.stringify(obj)) then?

How to use async/await inside loops in JavaScript

I think in practice, I'd be horrified if someone tried to use...

Frameworks War

Yeah nice. My feeling at the moment is that for simple projec...

Frameworks War

I've used both NestJS and NextJS in prod and have loved them ...

MoSCoW: The Best Code Review Technique You're Not Using

Nice! We've started using "conventional comments" at work but...

Make your Angular tests 1000% better by switching from Karma to Jest

Excellent to hear! Glad it was useful. Did you find any quirk...

Make your Angular tests 1000% better by switching from Karma to Jest

Sorry only just saw this but good to hear it sounds like you'...

Make your Angular tests 1000% better by switching from Karma to Jest

I've never tried but I'd love to hear if you try it! That cou...

Manage the state of your React app with Jotai

Yeah nice write-up! I've been playing with jotai lately and i...

How to manage API calls in React ⚛️

Come on, 1 mistake doesn't negate a great article. Especially...

DevOps Coding Practices

Thanks Steve! Yeah definitely handy to have a word for someth...

From Zero to Hero (▀̿Ĺ̯▀̿ ̿) in Authentication | Part 1

I'm not convinced this is a fair assessment of the two. Ses...

The Enterprise DevOps Mindset

Great to hear. Care to share your journey so far? Or how you ...

A Simple Angular Component

Curious to know the reasoning behind not generating a test fo...

Make your Angular tests 1000% better by switching from Karma to Jest

Nice! Yep you can reference that setup-jest directly. If you ...

Make your Angular tests 1000% better by switching from Karma to Jest

Hmm yep I think thats definitely fair. Due to the fact that J...

Make your Angular tests 1000% better by switching from Karma to Jest

Hmm definitely a fair question. I'd say that the tradeoffs I'...

Make your Angular tests 1000% better by switching from Karma to Jest

You're welcome! Glad it could be of use!

Building a Firebase CRUD Service for Angular

Thanks! This is a great idea! Is there any reason why you m...

Building a Firebase CRUD Service for Angular

What problem are you trying to solve with that? Why not jus...

Make your Angular tests 1000% better by switching from Karma to Jest

Bahaha right you are!

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