Monthly Archives: February 2008

Using Context as an example group in rSpec

If you try to do the following in rSpec you will receive a (nil:NilClass) error on the inner context in the ‘before’ statement when it tries to use @user. describe User do before(:each) do @user = User.new end context “(adding … Continue reading 

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We have recently updated our main feed to feedburner.  Everyone please update your RSS readers to point too. http://feeds.feedburner.com/lostechies Thank you, you may now continue with your regularly scheduled reading. Post Footer automatically generated by Add Post Footer Plugin for … Continue reading 

Posted in Lostechies | 3 Comments

Updates to NBehave

What happened to NSpec? I am not sure if all of you know but the NBehave project consolidated with the NSpec project a while back, since then we have been pretty silent about what we are doing because we wanted … Continue reading 

Posted in BDD (Behavior Driven Development) | 18 Comments

LosTechies welcomes Eric Hexter!!!!

What more could be said about the MVCContrib coordinator extraordinaire, Eric Hexter! How is that for a build up?  Many welcomes to Eric Hexter for joining us here at LosTechies. We are pleased to have him on board and know … Continue reading 

Posted in Lostechies | 5 Comments

Found a new APM Tool

Out browsing some mailing list today and came across this really nice Agile Project Management tool, Acunote. What is Acunote… Acunote is an Agile project management tool. It is built on the innovative lightweight Scrum process and is focused on … Continue reading 

Posted in Agile Teams, Tools | 5 Comments

Consultant Frustration Coefficient

Talking to Joey B this evening about creating a tool that would measure how frustrated you may become with wanting to mentor a team on Agile development practices. I am calling this the Consultant Frustration Coefficient. What you would do … Continue reading 

Posted in Humor | 6 Comments