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Poor Man’s Caching in JavaScript

[TL;DR version: use cookies to store the results of async calls; render the results of past async calls immediately and then validate them after page-load.]

I’ve been working on SharePoint intranet site for a client that features, among other things, a stylized secondary navigation whose menu options are managed via a regular old custom list.  The […]

How to: Configure Unit Test and Test Coverage with QUnit.js and Blanket.js For an Office 365 SharePoint App

Intro

I’ve been exploring unit testing and test coverage for JavaScript as I work on a new SharePoint app for SharePoint online in the Office 365 suite.  The obvious research paths led me to Qunit.js and right after that, to Blanket.js.

QUnit let me set up unit tests and group them into modules.  A module is just […]