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datoji - remote JSON storage server

A FREE RESTful HTTP based JSON API. It lets you create, read, update, delete and search JSON data over HTTP APIs. Ideal for small hobbies projects, MVP or just for fun, where you don’t need to create your personal data storage. [more inside]

Taming Legacy Code With Characterization Tests

Developers make fun of legacy systems because we’re scared of them. We’re afraid that the tiniest change will cause the app to break in unexpected ways. We’re afraid we won’t realize it until a customer complains. One way to combat this fear is through testing. In this article, José Manuel shows us how to retrofit legacy systems with acceptance test suites so we can maintain them with less fear and more confidence.

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