Nearly all apps need to talk other apps via API. In many cases we end up writing those API libraries on our own, which means we need to come up with a reliable way to test that code. In this article we explore techniques and advice that make it easier to test and maintain API client libraries written in Go.
Test driven development is thought of as a practice every developer should adhere to, yet many of us privately struggle to be productive using TDD. In this article we explore some of the reasons why TDD isn't always a great choice and can hinder your productivity
Everyone keeps saying you should be testing, but are they right? In this article we discuss the downsides to trying to learn testing too early and how it can negatively affect your ability to learn to code.
In this post Jon covers what a test is, along with how to write everything from a basic test to a more complicated test that requires custom setup/teardown.
Jon Calhoun is a full stack web developer who also teaches about Go, web development, algorithms, and anything programming related. He also consults for other companies who have development needs. (If you need some development work done, get in touch!)
Jon is a co-founder of EasyPost, a shipping API that many fortune 500 companies use to power their shipping infrastructure, and prior to founding EasyPost he worked at google as a software engineer.
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