Why I'm happy to have ponied up for NCrunch, an automated concurrent testing tool for Visual Studio.
This dumb mistake just cost me an hour spelunking around in the debugger: var status = source.Substring(source.LastIndexOf("/" + 1)); (where source is e.g. "http://foo.com/status/all-is-good") Fortunately the ramifications were picked up in the acceptance tests,
When I first started writing automated unit tests for my code, I remember getting carried away writing lots of tiny little tests, each with a single Assert. It felt good initially to see all those green ticks, but rapidly became
I’ve been asked “How do you test LINQ queries?” a couple of times in the past few months, so I thought I’d blog my answer for the benefit of all you lovely people. Firstly I should explain how
If you’re in the Leeds area next Wednesday, why not come along to this Agile Yorkshire session? 10th June - Gojko Adzic: Slim, The Future Of FitNesse Details This talk will introduce Slim, the most important upgrade to FitNesse
If I can get a pass out from helping to look after the burgeoning Nelson family for an evening, I’ll be going along to this Agile Yorkshire session next Wednesday. May 13th - Ralph Williams: Exploratory TestingDetails In this
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
I started my career in professional software development a decade or so ago by testing and fixing banking code that had fallen victim to the millennium bug. Could the prospect of zero percent interest rates create a similar boom in