A Collection of Thoughts on
Programming by Jennifer Lyn Parsons
This site has a threefold purpose: To serve my resume to those interested in hiring me. To record my thoughts on the world of technology. To share a few special projects of personal and professional significance.
I hope that together we can build tools that are useful, engaging, and leave the world a little bit better than when we found it. Thank you for stopping by.
I’ve been learning Jest and applying it to a side project built in React. As I run across various challenges I’ve cobbled together some things that I thought might be helpful for others new to testing. A few bits of information here were a challenge to locate. I came by them via my network and some asking around and trial and error. This post is my way of paying that forward.
There was an xkcd comic going around a couple weeks ago. It was funny in a disturbingly “it’s funny because it’s true” way. Further driving the point home was this article on writing software tests I read this morning, where Process Engineering practices used in industrial planning is compared with Software Engineering practices for building applications.