May 14, 2009

Being Pixel Perfect - Part 5 (How to test?)

In this post, lets address these questions, "How should we test?" and "Who should test?"...

Can we use a utility like Pixel Perfect so that designers and developers can test conformance to UI spec and claim being "done".

Pixel Perfect is a free Firefox* plugin (http://pixelperfectplugin.com)




* to test for pixel perfection in other browsers, we can use SmileDesignerSmile - a simple JavaScript (JQuery) implementation mimicking PixelPerfect

UI developer can use it to code & test as per the UI spec and UI designers can use it to verify compliance to UI spec.

It can test the entire page (if needed) or portions of the page and become the success criteria for UI development.

Thoughts?

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