April 14, 2020

How to start with cypress – End2End testing

Introduction Sometimes you need to test your application or website to make sure it works as it should. “End-2-End testing is a software testing methodology to test an application flow from start to finish. The purpose of End-2-End testing is to simulate a real user scenario and validate the system and its components for integration […]

Valentin Schüle
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September 4, 2019

Jenkins vs. Gitlab CI

With Gitlab CI going full steem ahead following their proclaimed vision, we want to have a look on it ourselves! Mostly working with the proven and beloved open source CI tool Jenkins, we are wondering, will Gitlab give us some new features and benefits or will it not be able to replace Jenkins as the […]

Janik Horst
Developer at thecodecampus </>

April 3, 2019

Fill Gitlab-CI Postgres Database Service with SQL

We all love the Gitlab-CI and it’s docker support, also the services are a nice feature to get a database into your pipeline task. But recently we had the issue that we need to prefill the given postgres:latest  service with some sql data for testing. For ubuntu based docker images, there is a easy solution: […]

Frederik von Berg
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August 14, 2017

Angular HTTP Testing “SyntaxError: Unexpected token o in JSON at position 1”

tl:dr; Solve this Issue: Add the following line to your imports:

  Full version: A common problem affecting many developers when writing tests for the Angular 4 HTTP service is the following stack trace. It occurs if you assemble an response using a the wrong class. The call of .json()will throw the error.


Can Kattwinkel
Developer at thecodecampus </>

April 12, 2016

Avoid Memory Leaks in AngularJS Unit Tests

Memory Leaks When it comes to unit testing in AngularJS there are many things that, developers like us can and will do wrong. The most crucial one is to create memory leaks in our unit tests, which mostly result either in a crash of the unit test runner (browser crash) or in creating a coherence/dependency between […]

Kai Henzler
Developer at thecodecampus </>

October 15, 2015

Structured End-To-End Tests With Protractor

The Angular team provides a tool set for creating end to end tests (e2e) called protractor http://www.protractortest.org based on WebDriver from Selenium. It’s extended by a deferred element finder and support for the ng-model notation, so it could be the ideal partner for testing AngularJS applications. But if wishes were horses, beggars would ride.

Dragan Zuvic
Developer at thecodecampus </>