Niko Heikkilä

Niko Heikkilä

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The Essentials of Simple Design

#design#xp#tdd

27.06.2022 ☕️ 2 minutes read

Passes the tests, reveals intention, has no duplication, and contains the fewest elements.

How do you ensure your team receives feedback as fast as possible?

#codereview#design#management#feedback

08.05.2022 ☕️ 2 minutes read

It happened once upon a time, during the code review...

New Computer — Who Dis?

#nodejs#zx#opensource#automation

07.05.2022 ☕️ 2 minutes read

When I'm too lazy to set up a computer manually.

Sanctity of the Slow Web

#mentoring#reading#links

18.04.2022 ☕️ 2 minutes read

During a mentoring session, I was recently asked for tips on how to keep up with the tech world.

Effortless End-To-End Testing with Microsoft Playwright

#testing#automation#frontend#productivity

17.04.2022 ☕️☕️ 10 minutes read

How can we improve the developer experience in writing tedious browser-based tests?

Five Best Talks from DevTernity 2021

#conferences

12.03.2022 ☕️☕️ 8 minutes read

No agile bullshit bingo nor marketing talks.

Growing Software Guided by the Living Dead

#tdd#testing#patterns#refactoring

13.02.2022 ☕️ 5 minutes read

A gentle introduction to the ZOMBIES development pattern

Uncertainty-Driven Project Development

#agile#estimating#project management#planning

12.02.2022 ☕️ 4 minutes read

Embrace the known unknowns

New Release: Publicator

#python#opensource#tools

30.01.2022 ☕️ 2 minutes read

A better experience for publishing Python packages.