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Lead Article - Programming

TechTip: Node.js Unit Testing

You made a change. Did it break anything else? Not sure, unless you have automated testing.

Written by Aaron Bartell

Have you ever fixed one thing in your software only to find that you broke something else in the process? No? Me neither. So this article is for those "other people." OK, if I'm completely honest, I have bugs and I don't do a good job of automating my integration tests.

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Feature Article - Analytics & Cognitive

TechTip: Using the DB2 Programming Language (PL), Part 1

Everybody’s talking about data-centric programming. Well, I mean you won’t hear people talking about it in a bar or anywhere fun, but whatever. But this isn’t a bar, is it? No, more’s the pity. So, since there’s nothing else to do, let’s talk.

Written by David Shirey  

A few months ago, I wrote an article about data-centric programming. And it was very nice and all, but I want to get specific and cover a fair amount of detail about how to actually go about it.