Tag: unit-testing

28 Apr 2014 · by Kunal Parmar
Proper handling of Unicode is too often forgotten until a user reports a bug. When we developed Sync 4, the latest version of our desktop application, we wanted to make certain that it would work from the start with our user base around the world, and proper handling of Unicode was critical to that...
09 Apr 2014 · by Peter Potrebic
Testing and testability are a big part of Sync 4, Box's new desktop sync'ing application. We committed to the company and ourselves to always maintain excellent engineering practices. In that light we spent a lot of time thinking about testing and testability. We wanted (and continue to want)...
09 Apr 2014 · by Jeffrey Meadows
Have you ever been tempted to do this? We've all had tests that fail; worse, we've had tests that fail only occasionally. Often, the solution is to fix the test, but sometimes the sporadic failures originate from a component that can't be fixed.  Now you've got a flaky test -...