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Mutation testing is a way of evaluating your software tests. It does this by modifyingyour code in small ways. The idea is that a test suite that does not detect and rejectthe mutated code is considered defective. The main goal of mutation testing...

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Links I've found enlightening this week await...

  • Squash is an open source bug tracking tool, akin to hoptoad, but it looks nicer and you host it yourself. I've not used it yet but it looks great.
  • Kelson is a fantastic-looking free font.
  • RubyJS is "A...
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The Mechanics underlying the Specification

Automatic semicolon insertion (ASI for short) is with us in ES5 and it will continue accompanying us in ES6, so an understanding of how this mechanism operates is beneficial. This article maps out the...

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I recently had the opportunity to work on a project that I decided to design in the browser and wanted to share what I believe are 3 steps that will help you get started with in-browser design.

  1. Know your stuff
  2. Right tool for the job
  3. Don't skimp on...
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On a recent project, we'd been using jQuery DataTables (jQDT) rather extensively to handle super easy table data manipulation. A business requirement arose thatrequested we apply similar filtering, sorting, and paging to a NON-tabular view....

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This blog post will cover how to write JavaScriptthat is easier to maintain inside of a Ruby on Railsapplication. The following technique is what I usewhenever writing JavaScript for a Rails applicationnow. It uses JavaScript Objects to provide...

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Linkdump! To the knowledge:

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So I haven't done a linkdump in a really long time. I got sick and then I got lazy. I've overcome the laziness for today. Hurray.

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