Web Testing Tutorial Using DalekJS

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Have you ever wondered how to easily test the web pages you were creating? Or just want to test some issues multiple times between development phases? I have tried some testing tools including the widely used Selenium. These tools tend to be quite heavy and hard to start doing the actual testing.

Now there is a new guy in the room which in my opinion offers a quite new experience. Dalek.js provides simple and very fast way to do automated web testing which scales from very small projects to large ones. It supports all the major browsers and can script them, take screenshots and create reports about the tests. Continue reading Web Testing Tutorial Using DalekJS

JavaEE and Tomcat Basic Tutorial in Ubuntu 12.04

If you are interested in developing JavaEE with Linux and don’t want to use any IDE, or you are just looking around how JavaEE and Tomcat works with Ubuntu 12.04, well here is a fast and simple tutorial for you. Our object is to create a weight index calculator!
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Developing for Android: PhoneGap versus Native

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Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google, which originally was used mostly with mobile phones, but it has been developed afterwards to support also tablets. Application development to Android can be made in two different ways. The first and the most used way of these two is to produce applications with native development style, where the application’s source code is written in operating system’s default programming languages and style. The second approach is to use application development framework, where the application’s source code is written by the rules and programming languages needed for the application development framework. Continue reading Developing for Android: PhoneGap versus Native

Automate Your Transmission Torrent Clients with Puppet

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Last week I reviewed command-line torrent clients and found that Transmission was the most suitable for my needs.

This week I have made Puppet module for automating the distribution of .torrent files with the usage of Transmission-Daemon.

If you have multiple Torrent Clients running the same Torrents then here is an example how you could control all of them.
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Puppet Templates and Parameterized Classes and Defined Types

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This post continues our Puppet example series. On this post I will show you example for Templates, Parameterized Classes and Defined Types. All examples were made on Ubuntu 12.04 and you can find all the rest of the example articles from the archive section of this website.
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Richard Stallman Visited Our School

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Yesterday famous Free Software movement launcher Richard Stallman visited our school HAAGA-HELIA University of Applied Sciences and gave two speeches about Trends in Programming.

Stallman started the development of GNU operating system in 1984 which lead to the release of most used operating system on server side technology nowadays most often referred as Linux. Despite the fact that mr. Stallman in his speech made sure everybody now knows who really did all the hard work and why the operating system should be known as GNU/Linux or GNU+Linux.
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