Tips & Tricks
When Web Testing Becomes a Breeze
Web testing becomes more and more convenient with the advent of new frameworks that make our lives easier. Modern frameworks abstract us from a lot of configuration and boilerplate and let us concentrate on our business objectives instead. Selenium lets us interact with web elements through a convenient API. Selenide makes it handier by adding convenience methods and spares us from tedious setup.
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Any Comments? Comment Your Code Like a Pro With IntelliJ IDEA
After reading the title of this post, many developers might think that it doesn’t make sense. Professional developers write their code in a way that it is clear and readable not only to them, but to any developers that deal with it in the future – without any comments. While this is true, if we’re completely honest, we know it isn’t always as easy as that in real life. So, let’s take a look at how
Live Stream Recording – HTTP Client – Secret Weapon for Web Service Testing
If you missed our last IntelliJ IDEA live stream, it’s be easy to get up to speed. Just head to our YouTube or Twitch channel and watch the recording. During the stream, Mala Gupta and her guest Yuriy Artamonov showed us the ins and outs of JetBrains’ WebService testing solution. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VMUaOZ6kvJ0&t=8s This informative and hands-on episode gave us a great chan
Profiling Tutorial: Fixing the Parrot Party
We often find ourselves in situations where code is not working properly, and we have no idea where to even begin investigating. Can’t we just stare at the code until the solution eventually comes to us? Sure, but this method probably won’t work without deep knowledge of the project and a lot of mental effort. A smarter approach would be to use the tools you have at hand. They can point you in the
Starting a new line of code – How many keystrokes does it usually take you?
Starting a new line of code is a simple task, not to mention one of the actions you perform most frequently while coding. The number of keystrokes it takes usually depends on the cursor position. When the cursor is at the beginning of a line, you might move it to the end of the line, either letter by letter or word by word, or you might use the end key to jump to the end of the line. Once the c
Recording of Coffee Club, Episode 5
The fifth episode of Coffee Club has been uploaded to our YouTube channel! You can watch it, comment, and forward it to a friend. Dalia Abo Sheasha, Helen Scott, and Trisha Gee have summed up 2021 in numbers, memories, and laughs. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wWhZSV5gWJk Even in the current times, when the majority of the projects are executed remotely and some of the community
One Shortcut to Run Them All
Learn how to run anything faster and more efficiently: from run/debug configurations to build tool commands.
New Live Stream: Testing and Refactoring Legacy Code
Join the IntelliJ IDEA Live Stream on Wednesday, December 15, at 17:00 CET / 16:00 UTC; where our guest Sandro Mancuso will present "Testing and refactoring legacy code". Not every project is a greenfield one, and aging legacy systems can be difficult to work with. Often they are badly documented spaghetti code with poor test coverage and costly to businesses – how to deal with it? Subscribe
Live Stream Recording – IntelliJ IDEA and JUnit: Writing, Finding, and Running Tests
What is the best way to write tests and keep your passion for coding? Check out the recording of our live stream 'IntelliJ IDEA and JUnit: Writing, Finding, and Running Tests' for inspiration! https://www.youtube.com/embed/ZzF5xuw_xW8 Testing is crucial in the development process, as it helps ensure your application will work the way that it should well into the future. The task might
Recording of Coffee Club, Episode 4
The fourth episode of Coffee Club is available on our youtube playlist! This time, it’s the perfect mix of expert discussion and casual conversation focusing on personal growth. Dalia Abo Sheasha, Helen Scott, Angie Jones, and Marco Behler discussed sponsorship and mentorship. Our four speakers offered thoughts and stories about their experiences gaining and sharing knowledge. We learn