Posts we tagged 'webdev'

The Five Types of Web Testing

Testing can be fundamental to providing a reliable experience to your users. Everyone can take part in the web testing process. It doesn't have to take deep technical knowledge to provide feedback on something that's not behaving correctly or as expected. Unit testing, for example, requires technical knowledge of the codebase, compared to accessibility testing which doesn't. Both of these and more, are described in this blog by our Lead Developer James Coleman...

How do you migrate from Backbone/ERB to React?

BugHerd has survived for nine years as a successful SaaS product built using Backbone, jQuery and Rails. Over that time, it's been relatively easy to ignore new technology in favour of stability (and there was a period of inactive development)...

Why you should run a Bug Bash program

It may seem that bug testing is the sole responsibility of developers. But more and more, teams are finding that additional value can be extracted by involving the entire company. If the first real user of your product is a paying customer, you may have missed an opportunity to uncover issues in your software before it gets in their hands. That's where a company-wide Bug Bash can help.

Designing for people

Designing for people, not computers Interacting with clients in any field of work is often viewed as a negative experience. People care very much about the way their coffee tastes, people care that their children are getting the education they...

The Top 5 Web Dev Trends Of 2015

Responsive Design (again) This may seem a bit “last year”, but the challenges we face with responsive design have not gotten any easier. Not only do we have to deal with desktops, laptops and tablets and screen readers, but the...

CSS: Change is good, even if the outcome isn’t

I spoke at SYDCSS in October on why Change is Good, Even if the Outcome Isn’t, where I had a blast. With the talk seeming to resonate with a larger-than-expected percentage of the audience, I’d like to go into more...

Porting a Web app to Mobile.

In some downtime, we decided it might be worth the time to dust off Gitr (the result of a little hackathon we had just before Christmas) and turn it into a proper, installable mobile app. Unfortunately, this post won’t be ending with...

Use BugHerd to get visual feedback on wireframes

One of the most requested BugHerd features we get is the ability to receive customer feedback on wireframes, not just web feedback. Wireframes are really the first point in the design process where you have something tangible to show a...

Featured Client – twenty4

We’ve noticed that we have an incredible community of BugHerders that are always eager to offer each other support with technical questions, general product info and sharing the love. So we’ve decided to create a space for our clients to...

Crowdsourcing QA with Suite101

BugHerd is useful for anyone designing a website, from startups to web agencies to Facebook applications. We recently caught up with Rafe Hatfield, the head developer from Suite101, a growing content network that’s been using BugHerd to crowd source and...