A 5 posts collection

Modern static site generation

In this post, I will talk about static site generators. How they have evolved and why I switched from a Ghost powered site to Gatsby.js , a modern static site generator. Static site generators as we know them Jekyll , Hexo , Hugo . They do one… » is my latest weekend project

It all started when Adonis told me that he was looking to contribute to some open source projects. He had a list of projects that he actively uses but he didn't want to always be checking their issues list for new issues that he could get his hands… »

Database Migrations with Nodejs

A database is a vital part of every complex application. Databases change very often and contain data that can even disintegrate our whole application if they get out of sync. Changing a live database, whether it's related to schema or data, can be… »

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… »

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… »

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.