- Working hard and enjoying every minute of it.
- 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.
Category Archives: TDD
Files/FoldersOne thing that can be troublesome when moving to a BDD style approach is how to organize your files and folders, so far I’ve tried two approaches: One class in each file – So if you have When_associating_an_order_with_a_customer and When_associating_an_order_with_a_preferred_customer then … Continue reading
As Derick Bailey pointed out in my last post, one of the annoyances with ReSharper is the NotImplementedException it puts in when you generate a method. Going from the TDD side, this is exactly what we don’t want when we’re … Continue reading
In previous versions of Rhino Mocks, the Record/Replay model was the only way to create and verify mocks. You would have an area that set up expectations in a record mode, then the replay mode would verify your expectations. What … Continue reading
I completely left out one very important tip in my top 10 tips to get a return on your TDD investment: Take advantage of pair-programming. Pair programming is a great teaching device, as it lets two people go back and … Continue reading
Paul Cowen presented an interesting personal observation of using TDD on the ALT.NET mailing list, under the title “TDD + effort != return“. The implication being that doing TDD requires extra work during development, extra work in training, extra work … Continue reading
Roy Osherove has suggested a new name for mocks, fakes, stubs or any test double: Isolation. True, the myriad of test double names can muddy the language, and Meszaros’ suggested name of “test double” still confuses people that don’t get … Continue reading
Tony Rasa recently talked about design trade-offs when doing TDD: When “doing TDD,” we consciously make design trade-offs to favor testability. … we end up with a lot of single-implementation interfaces because of testability concerns and from weaknesses with our … Continue reading
Los Techies(.com), its president, Pablo El Burro, and our sponsors are pleased to announce "Pablo’s Days of TDD" (PDoTDD). PDoTDD is a day-and-a-half event of workshops, discussion, practice, and training around automated unit testing, specifically the practice of Test-Driven Development … Continue reading
It’s an age-old question: should our team’s goal be 100% coverage? A valid question, but one I’ve never much cared about in practice. The idea is that the team, all practicing TDD, should dutifully measure and add unit tests until … Continue reading