A brief update

Things have been pretty exciting at CDOT over the past several months. I have fell far behind in keeping my blog up to date. I'm going to take some time today to summarize the major events that have come to pass since my last post. I'll talk about my trip…

Popcorn.js v1.3

We've just released Popcorn.js 1.3! It's been over 4 months since 1.2 and we've resolved many tickets over that time period. One of the reasons it's taken so long is that much of the team and community has been focused on our development of Butter & Popcorn…

Upgrading Popcorn's Build Tool

Last night I made something really cool using Node.js. Node.js is a development platform for building applications using JavaScript. I've never built something before using it, but I decided to give it a shot. At first I had no idea what to create, but I eventually realized I…

Popcorn and Butter Testing Update - 2

Today was a good day. I've managed to get my scripts to easily handle job requests for Butter and Popcorn! This means that one try command script can be used for both botio installations for each project. When a user types "/botio try", botio will post to a…

Testing Update

Last week I detailed my plans for setting automated unit testing in butter. Here's a short update on my work. I was able to get bot.io to initiate test runs on my test swarm installation( Popcorn.js unit tests ). It took some experimentation to get working, and there's still…

Time to Automate Butter Unit Testing

For the past 5 weeks, the Popcorn team has been churning out hundreds upon hundreds of tickets in preparation for last weekends' Popcorn Story Camp. While ultimately satisfying that we achieved our goal, every team member was absolutely drained of all energy by the end of last week. It's something…