Roses are Red, Bombs Explode; How I Failed to Test My Own Code

After my RbCAW-related tasks are (mostly) done on the last sprint, my current responsibility as a back-back-end developer is to implement caching so hopefully our homepage will load in less than half a minutecrosses finger. Unfortunately, testing the caching mechanism is a pain in the back.

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Our Own Playground

Phabricator

Our group’s project, “Phrogress”, collects projects data from Phabricator and summarize it into visual statistics like graphs and charts. This demands an automated method of fetching Phabricator’s data, which made feasible by Phabricator’s HTTP API, Conduit. Simple HTTP POST request to one of Conduit’s endpoints is all we need to fetch information in reasonable JSON format. Continue reading “Our Own Playground”