Tag Archives: TDD

Robolectric, Ivy, Maven repo drama


For those of you who know me (which would include most people reading this post) you’ll note that I am a huge proponent of TDD and proper project hygiene. I describe project hygiene as the things you do to ensure a successful project with easy maintenance. I have recently been working to prototype such a …

Continue reading

How Many Emcees Must Get Dissed…?


So you’re a programmer? Yes, yes, yes, yes, yes… I code very deeply… In about 4 seconds, a teacher will begin to speak I code very deeply… Hi, I’m Cliff. You’re here because you wish to know the answer to the age old question, a question that has been asked by many different people over …

Continue reading

TDD- Is it worth it?


It’s been a long time, I shouldn’t have left you… without some strong code to step to. Step to, step too… step to… (Cliff re-quoting Timbaland re-quoting Rakim…) I’ve been attending a Srcum certification course led by none other than James Coplien. This guy is fantastic and I’ve already learned a great deal about the …

Continue reading

TDD and the warm-fuzzy Un-learning curve…


I’ve been interacting with many more developers in my current company than I ever had in other companies over my career. One pattern I’m noticing is the warm/fuzzy philosophy. That is when somebody gets really comfortable with a certain way of doing things then you show them a new thing. Eventually they will find a …

Continue reading

If you try to fail, and succeed, which have you done?


From T.D.D. training two weeks ago I learned that failing is just as important as passing. More specifically certain tests are expected to fail and you need to verify that they do. It’s a little counter intuitive but think about it. The first kind of failing test that deserves our attention is the initial test. …

Continue reading

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 251 other followers