Tool SlimerJS testing ImageMagick Ruby PhantomJS responsive design regression CSS Responsive CSS Testing Made Simple with the BBC’s Wraith

Responsive CSS Testing Made Simple with the BBC's Wraith

Last November, the BBC News team created a front-end regression tool that collects and diffs screenshots to automatically highlight discrepancies produced (intentionally or otherwise) by CSS changes. Last week, the team open-sourced Wraith. We spoke with David Blooman, who developed the tool last fall and worked with Simon Thulbourn to prepare it for public release.

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Under the Hood of the Open Gender Tracker

Open Gender Tracker is an open source deployable content analysis service funded by a Knight Foundation Prototype grant. We spoke with its creators about the project’s origins, technical specifications, and possible future in and near newsrooms.

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Fast Hacks: GameDay Live

The Daily Emerald’s Ivar Vong breaks down a homepage takeover experiment.