Becoming a successful freelance web developer is not always an easy path: it requires a lot of hard work, focus, and above all, patience. Still, the perks of being your own boss, setting your own schedule, and choosing your own clients can make it worth weathering the storm. Today, we’ll go over the basics of what it takes to be a great freelance web developer. If you’re thinking about taking the…

Test Driven Development and Testomato

Testing can be a pain. It’s also one of the first things we skip when deadlines are looming or when the temptation to cut a few corners gets the better of us. Unfortunately, not testing has its consequences and this could mean many a late night chugging coffee and cursing yourself. We’re all about making testing easier and more effective, which is why our post today will give you a brief…

A Real Test: Testomato and a DDoS

On Monday, hackers attacked some of the most prominent online Czech news websites, including: iDNES.cz, iHNED.cz, and Novinky.cz. The websites were flooded with thousands of digital requests, which overloaded their servers, causing their homepages to slow or completely crash. “News servers have been facing a massive DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack since 8:30am (0730 GMT),” iDNES announced on its Facebook profile. By noon (1100 GMT), both iDNES and iHNED were…

Software testing is an important part of producing a sound product in any development cycle. Regardless of what industry or field, products need to be tested on performance and functionality, in order to ensure they live up to the expected requirements. The main goal of software testing is to identify performance problems, find bugs, and work out issues of functionality throughout the development process. Testing is a vital part of improving…