At Appian, we use Mattermost for our internal worksplace messaging. It’s like Slack, but open-source and IT-friendly. The project recently released a new feature called Interactive Message Buttons which allow developers to add, as the name implies, interactive buttons to messages. See Mattermost’s example below. Cool right?
The Firebase Cloud Functions Unit Testing documentation and quickstart samples only show how to write unit tests for Firebase Cloud Functions using Mocha with Sinon and Chai. And the quickstarts don't even do a thorough job of demonstrating how to write unit tests.
I prefer to use Jest for unit tests. For others who feel the same, and for those who want to see more examples of how to unit test Firebase Cloud Functions, I wanted to help. I’ve created a Github repo that demonstrates how to replace the existing Mocha tests with Jest tests and how to write new Jest tests for the quickstarts that didn't have tests.
Check it out: https://github.com/jedfonner/firebase-functions-jest and let me know what you think.Read More
I recently re-installed my operating system. Re-installing most of my applications was a matter of downloading, unpacking and clicking.
This blog runs on Github Pages. In order to test posts before comming them to Github, I need to have something called Jekyll and a bunch of other development tools installed on my machine. Installing all of that was not so easy.Read More