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Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve found new joy with writing my Vue.js components within Storybook as a tool to visualise all the possible permutations of a given Component in isolation from the target application.

https://dev.to/kylewelsby/writing-tests-for-vue-js-storybook-1bh9It’s all fair game writing your code, hitting save and seeing the change in the browser and visually observing everything works as expected. That’s not good enough! I want unit-tests to ensure my components functionality is what I expect. ✅

In this guide, I’ll show you how to install Jest to your Storybook project and examples of tests for Vue.js components.

Getting started

If you already have Storybook and Vue.js installed to your project, please skip to Installing Jest. …


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Prelude

I’m working on a side project around my paid client work and weekly Soulection Tracklists publications called TracksPlayed (a spin-off from Soulection Tracklists).

With this new project, I’m exploring new technologies and processes to improve features I wish I had in Soulection Tracklists.

Here is an insight into a process that I think will allow the community to suggest changes to data (I’m also open to suggestions in the comment section if you have other solutions).

For this; will assume you’re using Firebase FireStore (a real-time NoSQL database by Google), but can easily be adapted to work with MongoDB and PostgreSQL projects. …


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A personal project of mine has me open the pandora’s box of all fun and new technology. I usually am not able to use in my daytime job — Firebase Firestore and Cloud Functions (Lambdas for you AWS folk). 🤖

I challenged myself to write a function that takes a payload of data and creates a record in Firebase. Along with this challenge, I wanted to wrap my functionality with unit-tests as a new stretch goal.

The official Firebase Cloud Functions documentation is easy to read and understand for very basic use-cases. …

About

Kyle Welsby

Code Wrangler, Travel & Food Photographer, and Maker of http://soulectiontracklists.com . From Great Britain 🇬🇧

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