Amy Kapernick covers four types of testing that front-end devs could and should be doing:
- Accessibility Testing (Amy recommends pa11y, and we’ve covered Axe.)
- Visual Regression Testing (Amy recommends Backstop, and we’ve covered Percy.)
- End to End Testing (There’s Cypress and stuff like jest-puppeteer.)
Amy published something similar over on 24 ways, listing out 12 different testing tools.
I’ve liked what Harry Roberts has said lately about performance budgets. They don’t need to be fancy; they just need to prevent you from bad screwups.
[…] most organisations aren’t ready for challenges, they’re in need of safety nets. Performance budgets should not be things to work toward, they should be things that stop us slipping past a certain point. They shouldn’t be aspirational, they should be preventative.