Isolated Unit Tests with Sinonjs

Units in Unit Testing is the smallest unit of code. But how small? Small enough to be tested. For that matter, Unit Tests need to be isolated and for that you need stubs. Here I will use a small function and the Sinonjs to try to test it. My... »

Go canonical import paths & Github forks

I started playing with Golang(or just Go) this week for the first time. Go is a compiled, statically typed language and I thought it would be a great fit for situations where Node.js, my primary go-to stack, won't be a great candidate for the job... »

MongoDB Aggregation: $lookup for JOINs

As of MongoDB 3.2, a new feature has been added that introduces a left outer join for the first time. is part of the MongoDB aggregation pipeline. It's a separate stage and the syntax is really simple: The above command will fetch every document... »

Automated GUI Testing Solutions

I gave a talk entitled TDD with Node.js in the latest SKGNode.js meetup . I explained the concept of TDD and described my tools of choice for integrating the TDD flow with Node.js. It was great. I didn't got into GUI testing and I saw a major... »

28 things I’d do differently next time around

Loved that article. So many insights. We all could gain a lot from each other's experiences. I truly believe that and that's why I started this blog in the first place. https:[email protected]/28-things-i-d-do-differently-next-time-around... »

I'm Kostas Bariotis, a web developer, a proud wanderer and a passionate doer. My mission is to write clean and efficient code, to solve problems on the Web and to learn something more. Read more about me or get in touch.