The Shifting Definition of Front-End Developer

Until the advent of the web, professional software development didn't have a front-end/back-end dichtomy. There were C programmers, Pascal programmers and FORTRAN programmers, but the language they used was a detail rather than a reflection on their background and career path. Then the web came along, triggering the influx…

Speeding up Web App Test Automation Using Shishito

You know the drill. A new release is ready so you get your hands on it and try to break it. If you succeed, you file bugs (no shame in that!). Later on, you verify that they have been fixed and greenlight the release. In a week or two you…