- using the asp.net lego blocks to create a synchronized Kanban board.
- Tip to become a successful software engineer.
- ASP.Net Web Config Transform Console Utility released on nuget
- Are your unit tests still hard to read ? – Should Assertion Library
- Using sql compact for integration tests with entity framework.
- using MVC Navigation Routes in Twitter.Bootstrap.MVC4
Category Archives: TDD
Todays theory is most tests and specs should be very short (2-3 lines), have at most a setup for context establishment, avoid the majority of test framework features as they should be used as an exception and not as a … Continue reading
What do I mean by “Hero Mode Refactoring”? We’ve all worked with code that wasn’t easily made testable. Most of the time we see a big ball of mud and have no idea where to begin. Sometimes however we have … Continue reading
I first want to thank JetBrains for being pretty awesome. I have complained a lot about how they are constantly chaining their APIs to Resharper and as a result it makes keeping plugins very hard to maintain but they … Continue reading
Reading over the latest MSDN magazine issue, I’m always encouraged when I see something that I consider important on the cover, Test-Driven Design. It covers one of the more difficult technical aspects of TDD, which is mock objects. It took … Continue reading
So TypeMock can now mock DateTime.Now. Replacing the functionality of DateTime.Now, which is an external dependency, was one of the first issues that taught me the value of TDD. With TypeMock replacing DateTime.Now, I get all the benefits of unit … Continue reading
Introducing DI and “poor man’s DI” Introduction Greenfield Development happens when you start a brand new project, as in, clean slate development. No legacy code lying around, no old development to maintain. You’re starting afresh, from scratch, from a blank … Continue reading
One of the more disappointing things I found reading the xUnit Test Patterns book was how much one tool could shape my views on a concept. NUnit, as great and simple tool as it is, doesn’t quite match the other … Continue reading
In an attempt to further understand BDD, I chose to revise the code from my previous post after receiving some amazing advice from two people I regard highly (Scott & JP). I should state that this is my interpretation of … Continue reading
In the last couple of weeks I had a chance to sprinkle some of JP’s syntactic sugar, all over my projects. It’s amazing how much more concise my units test have become. I’ve had a couple of issues where I … Continue reading
When I set about integrating Selenium into my test suites, I found all the information I needed to do that with but had to hunt and peck through my google searches to find it. So, as a point of reference, … Continue reading