Day: September 23, 2016

Which techniques help us be more productive?

A couple of years ago I was asked by a junior developer if I had any suggestions for techniques they could learn about to improve their productivity. It was a great question, one which I’m really glad I was asked as it showed interest and also got me seriously thinking about how you can improve

Testing for exceptions with Jasmine

I just made a PR to the KaTeX library to help fix some cryptic error messages. To do this I had a few places raise exceptions early instead of propagating deeply into the code before breaking in strange places with cryptic error messages. The library can only deal with expressions that are strings so I