Dennis Martinez
Hi, I'm Dennis Martinez, a full-stack web developer based out of Osaka, Japan.

Projects I've Worked On

Here are a few things I've built in my spare time.

Shinkoku

Shinkoku is a single page app built using React to fetch and display current critical items from the WaniKani API to help identify trouble spots when studying Japanese Kanji using their service.

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WaniKani to Anki

WaniKani to Anki Exporter is a small website that allows you to easily fetch data from a WaniKani account and generate a file that can be imported into an Anki deck.

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Anki Gem

The Anki gem is a small utility to make it easy to convert data inside Ruby applications into a format suitable to import into the Anki SRS application.

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Articles I've Written

I occasionally write articles for Dev Tester, a blog created to help bridge the gap between testers and developers.

Report Bugs Without Causing Developers to Resent You

If you feel like reporting bugs is a painful task due to perceived (or actual) hostility, here are a few tips to ease that friction with your developers.

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The Best Way to Choose a Language for Automation

Coding gives you more control over your test suite. If you've never done any programming, starting is overwhelming. Avoid the overwhelm with a simple tip.

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3 Metrics to Avoid When Measuring Your Test Automation Work

We all need to come up with ways to measure our test automation work, but it's tough to choose what to evaluate. Here are three common metrics that you should avoid, along with better alternatives.

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