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Fresh Consulting is sponsoring the Seattle JS Monthly Meetup: Azure Search, WebKitGTK application, and VR Development this Thursday, April 13th, 2017. Seattle JS is a community where JavaScript developers can share knowledge and learn about what’s new in JavaScript. And you know how fast things change in the JavaScript world. Why do we sponsor Seattle JS? Because … Continued

What Is It? Testing flows from “end-to-end.” For a website, this might mean from placing an order, to checking out, to returning an item. End-to-end testing is focused on mimicking “real life” use cases. End-to-end testing increases confidence in the stability of the app or product, but it can be difficult to quantify each “end,” … Continued

What Is It? Users (clients) test the software to ensure it can handle the required tasks associated with “real-world” scenarios. User acceptance testing (UAT) is performed to check if the software conforms to the business’s needs and to the product requirements. UAT validates assumptions and quantifies personas, but it can be difficult to structure a … Continued

In development, we often split tasks up into smaller pieces and distribute them among multiple developers. We need to eventually bring this work back together, and this is easier when everyone agrees on what “done” means. The definition of “done” is important in Scrum for calculating velocity – “a measure of the amount of work … Continued

Innovation is critical to survive and thrive in today’s business climate. The ability to competitively differentiate and consistently reinvent can make or break a company. In their landmark Global CEO Study, IBM found that creativity ranks above integrity and global thinking as the most important leadership quality. Creative leaders are more likely to innovate rather … Continued