Plugin development: How many plugin and WordPress version combinations to support?

I’m developing a plugin (my first plugin), and I wonder how to think about [supporting and testing various plugin version and WordPress version combinations]. For example, if I develop a plugin, and release versions 1.0 and 1.1 and 2.0. Meanwhile, WordPress releases versions 3.2, 3.3 and 3.4. Now, at the one extreme: Should I assume … Read more

How do I get my Maven Integration tests to run

I have a maven2 multi-module project and in each of my child modules I have JUnit tests that are named and for unit tests and integration tests respectively. When I execute: mvn test all of the JUnit tests * within the child modules are executed. When I execute mvn test -Dtest=**/*Integration none of … Read more

How to test code dependent on environment variables using JUnit?

I have a piece of Java code which uses an environment variable and the behaviour of the code depends on the value of this variable. I would like to test this code with different values of the environment variable. How can I do this in JUnit? I’ve seen some ways to set environment variables in … Read more

Is there a way to activate different theme for specified users? [closed]

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ReferenceError: describe is not defined NodeJs

I am trying to define some endpoints and do a test using nodejs. In server.js I have: var express = require(‘express’); var func1 = require(‘./func1.js’); var port = 8080; var server = express(); server.configure(function(){ server.use(express.bodyParser()); });‘/testend/’, func1.testend); and in func1.js: var testend = function(req, res) { serialPort.write(“1”, function(err, results) { serialPort.write(“2” + “\n”, function(err, … Read more

Can I check plugins and themes for PHP 5.6 ahead of global PHP server Update

My server is updating to PHP 5.6 next week. I manage about 30 WordPress websites. I looked for a plugin that would check if any of the code throughout the other plugins and theme would break with the update. I tried using the log deprecated notices plugin but it didn’t seem very conclusive as to … Read more

Disadvantages of Test Driven Development? [closed]

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Best way to notify WordPress plugin users of new release candidates for beta testing?

Over the years I have developed a few WordPress plugins for my own use and shared some via the plugins directory. I have recently made some changes to one of my shared plugins and would like to share the updates but I don’t want to risk breaking a website that uses it. I believe … Read more

Deploy WordPress From Local Docker to Hosting Provider

I’ve seen articles that teach how to migrate WordPress into Docker containers (see also here). I want to do the opposite. I am already running WordPress locally via Docker on my Windows 10 laptop. I want to migrate my local (containerized) WordPress instance into a hosted provider (e.g. WP Engine, GoDaddy, Bluehost, etc.). I don’t … Read more