Zero Interest Bug Arrives

So, base rates are now down to 1.0%, and the Zero Interest Bug is not just conjecture. From The Times: "About 1,500 customers who took out a tracker mortgages pegged at 1.01 points below the base rate

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Never underestimate the stupidity of users. Or the benefits of a little field validation. One of the web-based systems I've been developing allows users to enter the customer's fax number and automatically fax confirmation details (using Zetafax). It's been working

Tracking Bugs the Microsoft Way

Yet another awesome post from Scott Guthrie offering insights into the development practices within Microsoft. This time he's talking about their bug-tracking methodologies: http://weblogs.asp.net/scottgu/archive/2004/11/03/251930.aspx

Testing ASP.NET 2.0

Scott Guthrie (Product Unit Manager has just posted this fascinating article about the testing of ASP.NET 2.0.  Well worth a read for anyone involved in software development and testing.

NUnit 2.2

Robert 'Scobleizer' Scoble handily points out that NUnit 2.2 was released at the weekend, and is available for download at SourceForge. I'm currently reading (and thoroughly enjoying) Test-Driven Development in .NET, which is a really good introduction to the