According to Our Readers: Threat Stack’s Top 10 Blog Posts for 2016 (and More)

One of our goals at Threat Stack is sharing information that will help you learn about the current cloud security threat landscape in order to effectively and more easily manage your organization’s security issues — and confidently get on with running your business.

To this end, the Threat Stack blog is a terrific repository of articles that cover a range of security topics. If you’re not a regular reader, we encourage you to start exploring — and in the meantime, have a look at the ten most-read posts of 2016. Read more “According to Our Readers: Threat Stack’s Top 10 Blog Posts for 2016 (and More)”

Unit Testing With Webpack & Mocha

After moving our build infrastructure to webpack, one of the hurdles we had to overcome was finding a good way to run unit tests. Quite a few tutorials and how-tos are available for using mocha with webpack, but none of them gave us all the things we wanted from our test setup.

Therefore, as described below, we defined our requirements for the testing infrastructure and created a setup that enables us to build a test bundle from any number of spec files in a directory, incrementally rebuild on each spec change, and rerun the test suite via mocha on every change. Read more “Unit Testing With Webpack & Mocha”

Using webpack Build System in Existing Codebases

There are many tutorials, blog posts, and articles in the internets that deal with using cool and shiny new tools in cool and shiny new projects. As any developer knows, useful codebases that are anything more than “Hello World” don’t stay in that hipster-happy state for too long. Even in the most disciplined teams, the tech debt grows and consumes the code; once active and well-maintained libraries gradually become forgotten and slowly await death in dusty corners of GitHub. Unfortunately, adding shiny new tools to older projects is not always well covered.

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