Performance gains don't always mean refactoring
Over here at Members 1st FCU we have been focusing on improving overall performance of our application so we reply to user requests faster. Over the past few weeks we have been refactoring, hacking, and slashing our code base and saw some great gains. Today I remembered that performance doesn't always mean refactoring code it can also . . .
Group all the things!
Today I learned something new about New Relic today that helps with separating applications in APM.
- First click on show labels
- Under your application you will see a icon that will allow you to add an existing Category/Label or create a new one in the format of Category:Label
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In the first post we showed how we can easily get setup with protractor and an angularjs application. Next up we want to continue our journey and use protractor to find an element on a page and assert that the text is a given value. To get this started we need to tweak our original application slightly.
First . . .
End to end tests for AngularJs
Building up a Unity Container with multiple config files
Inside of our Online Banking application we utilize Unity as our container of choice for inversion of control. We also got into the practice of placing some of our configuration for our services into the
app/web.config of our applications. This worked out for quite a few months having this configuration duplicated into these separate
*.config . . .
Running Windows 10 in a Parallels
I always love to install new operating systems and always update my software to the latest and greatest version. I do do this a bit cavalier at times but have been lucky (so far). Since I am a strict mac user doing this was super easy as I was able to spin up a new VM in parallels without any trouble at all.
Since I love guides and . . .
A technology themed scavenger hunt!
Earlier this year I learned of Programmers Day and I figured this would be the perfect opportunity to get the development team together and have some fun and dare I even mention it.... "Team Building" (gasps!) The first thing we needed to figure out is what on earth could we do that would be fun that incorporates some sort of . . .