Tag: npm

Fixing the Jasmine “No Specs Found” Error

There are a number of steps in setting up Jasmine for unit testing Javascript code. Skipping one simple step in this process can result in a puzzling “No specs found” error when trying to run tests in a newly created project.

yarn + unpkg for Quick Prototyping of Front End Applications

If I were working on a serious project right now, I’d init a project with yarn and start installing packages like webpack for it. But today I don’t want to do that, I just want to create a simple local project to mess around with ReactJS and some other javascript packages. I know I could

Unit Testing Javascript with Jasmine

Jasmine is a framework for unit testing Javascript code. It has an easy syntax that allows fast creation of human readable, spec-like test code to verify the correct behavior of Java application code. When creating a new npm project that will use jasmine for testing, specify “jasmine” as the test script

Using Bookmarklets for Simple Browser Tasks

Bookmarklets provide a way to add small customized tools to your browser. They look like regular bookmarks, but instead of having a “http:” address to a page on the web, they contain Javascript code that runs whenever the bookmarklet is clicked. Here’s the obligatory “Hello World” demonstration of a bookmarklet: create a new bookmark in