CDOT Activities Update

Admittedly, I've been slacking on getting these posts up. Not much I can say to justify why, other than we've been pushing really hard lately on our Butter/Popcorn Maker releases. Blog time is hard to set aside when you've got a huge amount of work to complete, but I…

Automating UI Testing for Butter.js

For the past 3 weeks I have been working on designing an automated user interface testing system for Butter.js. In this post, adapted from a recent email I sent, I will describe all the components of the system and how one can go forwards with creating tests. The system…

Working with the Bay Area Video Coalition

Hello Internet!! It's been some time since I have blogged, but I can explain why. It all began roughly 2 months ago, when myself and several others started a re-write of Butterapp. It is a tool created to make it easier for non programmers to create web pages driven by…

Butter & Popcorn-Maker

Hey everybody! I just wanted to take a bit of time to write about how things have been progressing recently here at CDOT. Bobby Richter wrote a Communications Module for Butter that is so full of epic win it can't be done justice here.  The module basically facilitates communication between…

Popcorn 0.7 AND Butter: Redefined!

After many hours of hard work, Popcorn 0.7 is finally ready!  This is one of the largest released yet, with 66 tickets included in the release.  We have several new features and a couple of new plug-ins for you to enjoy. One such feature is the  Event Effects framework.…

Butter in the Classroom!

What an exciting week this has turned out to be!  On Monday morning's Scrum, we heard that a gifted grade 6 class in the Toronto area was interested in using Butter for a school project... We though "oh that's really cool!" and then continued hacking away on Popcorn…