Wraith – A responsive screenshot comparison tool

This content is quite old. You might want to check out this modern way of visual diffing, using Puppeteer instead Wraith uses either PhantomJS, CasperJS or SlimerJS to create screen-shots of webpages on different environments and then creates a diff of the two images, the affected areas are highlighted in blue By the folks over […]

DummyJS – Smart Functional Testing extension for PhantomJS

open http://my.test.site type :text John click “Say hi!” assertText .greeting Hi, John! $ dummyjs mytest.dummy ✓ open http://my.test.site ✓ type :text John ✓ click “Say hi!” ✓ assertText .greeting Hi, John! PASS: Executed 4 actions in 1s. DummyJS makes writing and running automated functional tests for websites and webapps incredibly easy. Tests can be run […]

Debugging Chrome using the Firefox Debugger

Developing across multiple browsers and devices is the main issue developers have when building applications. Wouldn’t it be great to debug your app across desktop, Android, and iOS with one tool? We believe the Web is powerful enough to offer a Mobile Web development solution that meets these needs. Enter an experimental Firefox add-on called […]

Google Chrome DevTools Device Mode

Click the icon marked with the pink-ish circle to open Device Mode. Click the icon marked with the red circle to activate the Media Query Inspector. One can quickly choose a device and also throttle the network using the blue and orange dropdowns at the top. You might have to enable Devtools Experiments in Canary […]

Myth

Myth lets you write pure CSS while still giving you the benefits of tools like LESS and Sass. You can still use variables and math functions, just like you do in preprocessors. It’s like a polyfill for future versions of the spec. Dubbed a CSS postprocessor Myth – CSS the way it was imagined →

The relentless pace of change

Extract from a breathtaking 24ways-piece by Christopher Murphy: On 21 May 2013, I woke in a hospital bed feeling exhausted, disorientated and ashamed. The day before, I had tried to kill myself. We work in a fast-paced industry: few others, if any, confront the daily challenges we face. The landscape we work within is characterised […]