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Monthly Archives: April 2012

Switch from Prototype to jQuery – from scratch?

XING used to use the famous but outdated JavaScript library Prototype, but in June 2011 we decided that it was time to change to jQuery because of its faster development, larger community and support. We weren’t able to start right away as a number of things needed to be prepared and resources freed. The starting   Continue Reading…


Risk-based management: High-speed QA

What would you do if your team were to tell you that you’re the bottleneck? Normally someone who works in QA (quality assurance) just smiles if they hear something like that. Why? Well, the answer’s simple. People who work in QA can’t start testing a product until the developers have finished their work. So if   Continue Reading…