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Author Archives: Emil Galen

My name is Emil van Galen, I work for JDriven. I'm passionate about software development and continuously seeking for ways to improve code, learn new technologies, improving software design and keeping things fresh.

ngImprovedTesting: mock testing for AngularJS made easy


Being able to easily test your application is one of the most powerful features that AngularJS offers. All the services, controllers, filters even directives you develop can be fully (unit) tested. However the learning curve for writing (proper) unit tests tends to be quite steep. This is mainly because AngularJS doesn’t really offer any high level API’s to ease the ...

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Joy of Coding… and mutation testing in Java


For many years now it has been good practice to write unit tests for your source-code. And also to use test coverage reporting to see how much of your code is covered by tests. Although line + branch coverage reporting is quite useful, it doesn’t tell you how good your unit tests actually are. Hence it’s even possibly to achieve 100% ...

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