Dockerizing Drupal for Project Development and Testing

By | January 28th, 2015|Categories: Development, Drupal 8, Testing|Tags: |

Docker has quickly become the favorite virtualization tool for many people, and at CivicActions we created a basic docker framework to facilitate our development processes.

Running Multiple Versions of Firefox on Mac OS X

By | March 29th, 2011|Categories: How-To, Testing|

Cross-browser testing requires using as wide range of browsers as possible. It’s most effective when you have all those browsers on one machine. We've have written in the past about installing multiple IE browsers but what about Firefox? I recently downloaded Firefox 4 to see what the fuss was about, but [...]

Multiple IEs, including IE8!

By | May 18th, 2009|Categories: Testing|

For a long time now, I've been using Tredosoft's Multiple IEs. It's a great little package that allows you to run multiple versions of IE on the same machine, from IE 6.0 all the way back to IE 3.0! Okay, now no one is running IE 3.0 any more (I [...]

Web Apps as Desktop Apps; Prism, Web-Runner & Fluid.app

By | August 31st, 2008|Categories: Development, Testing|

With applications moving to the web, the desktop web browser is becoming more and more the center of users' attention. Consider for a moment what percentage of time you spend in Firefox or other web browsers compared to other programs or applications that run in your desktop – or use [...]

Comparison of Virtual Machines for Mac OS X; VMware, VirtualBox, Parallels, Q

By | August 31st, 2008|Categories: Development, Testing|

This article describes briefly what Virtual Machines are, why they are useful, and compares some VM software for Mac OS X: As web developers, it is often our responsibility to ensure that the websites we build are accessible by users of any common web browser and operating system. Since some [...]