I constantly read in the news that many Americans aren’t saving enough money for retirement. It’s easy to be overwhelmed by all the options for retirement saving, the jargon, and conflicting information. This post outlines easy steps on how to invest money for a long-term goal, such as retirement
As a software developer, you have one job: write code that other developers can read and use. It sounds simple, but it’s not really that easy.
I’ve been using the Nightwatch testing framework for a few months now. I thought I’d write down some of the gotchas that I’ve run into while writing tests for it. (At the time this post was written, Nightwatch was at v0.9.5.) Gathering Files Is Cumbersome Specifying your test files is strangely convoluted. You have to […]
End-to-end tests are an important part of a testing strategy and continuous integration. Find out how to automate your testing across multiple browsers on your machine and in the cloud.
My wife recently (re)started school at Iowa State University, which is an hour-long drive from where we live. To make the commute more productive, I looked into converting her paper and digital textbooks into audiobooks. Most of the tools I used are run from the command line (Windows, OSX, or Linux), but the process is […]