Video of the Week: The State of Front-​End Testing — Alicia Sedlock

Alicia SedlockContinuing this week’s broad theme of maintaining your code and making sure it does what it’s supposed to do — preferably neither more nor less, our Video of the Week also comes from Code 16.

Alicia Sedlock took us into the world of code testing: unit testing, acceptance testing, code linting, visual regression testing — the kind of work we know we should do but perhaps shy away from or skip over lightly sometimes, because it all seems too hard.

The State of Front-​End Testing pretty much dispels that myth, covering the breadth of testing strategies available and having the singular distinction of featuring a guest appearance from Alicia’s hedgehog, Mabel — perhaps the cutest guest at a Web Directions talk ever.
 

 

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