Tag - web

Meeting Electron.js

What is Electron.js?

Hi. I’m a junior web-developer and in this article I’ll tell you about my meeting with Electron.js, describe a couple of challenges I struggled with and share my opinion about the future of this technology.

Electron is a platform with an open source code that helps developer to create pseudo-native applications using already known technologies such as JavaScript, HTML, and CSS with Node.js runtime environment as a back-end and Chromium as a front-end. The developer of it is GitHub Inc.

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How to get started with web UI automation

At the development or support stage of a large web application there often arises necessity of the automated testing. This is due to the fact, that automated execution of tests is faster than manual. UI autotests simulate actions of a real user, and they use different browsers for this. We know that, ideally, tests should work not only without human intervention, but also be run at the right time. In this article, we are going to show how to start with web UI automation on a demo project, using IDEA IDE step by step.

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