Postman Tests

Postman Tests

Postman is a tool we use to test our APIs while building them. Its UI helps make this stage in development quick and easy. But a lot of the work we do in Postman is often single-use. We write the tests, but why can’t we keep them? Actually, we can keep them....
CouchDB Views

CouchDB Views

CouchDB is a pretty amazing technology, but it is a little unique. With many data stores, you just query data. You can do that with CouchDB’s Mango queries, but CouchDB’s primary way to query data is by using views. Views are pre-created, much like...
Caddy

Caddy

A lot of the software we build involves hosting some part of it on a web server. Today, most of what we host is hosted in the cloud PaaS (Platform as a Service). This means we don’t have to look into some more classic hosting options such as Apache or IIS; the...
Dysfunctional Teams

Dysfunctional Teams

Teams is clearly an attempt by Microsoft to eat the space created by Slack, the product we used before Teams. We, like many people, switched to Teams because it was already included in our Office 365 subscription. Effectively using Teams instead of Slack saved us...
Using Postman

Using Postman

Postman is a tool most web application developers are familiar with. A lot of what we use Postman for we could write ourselves or use the Unix curl command. But Postman makes interacting with APIs easier for developers. Plus, its ability to save requests and...

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