Month / February 2019

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  • List of programming principles

    This is a nice list of principles you could (or should?) follow in your programming. https://github.com/5minpause/programming-principles Disclaimer: I forked the repository from the original source. I want to preserve it for you…

  • Delete all your tests!

    Sorry for not writing yesterday. My schedule did not allow it. I refrained from posting anything since it wouldn’t have been of sufficient quality for you. On Monday I tried something new.…

  • What is he talking about?

    This list grew quite a bit during the last days. Thank you all for subscribing. If there are questions or you would like to share a point of view with me, please…

  • Testing strategies – conclusion

    Yesterday I wrote about the pros and cons for having separate people/teams do development and testing. I promised to tell you about my opinion on this matter. Before I do that, I…

  • Don’t write your own tests?

    Don’t write your own tests. That is what they say. They refers to professional (software) tester and software testing boards. I don’t buy it. But let’s not follow along blindly to what…

  • Testing strategies – What to test and how to test

    I wrote to you about test management yesterday. My goal was to provide you with an idea of why test management (TM) might be something your projects could benefit from. What I…

  • Testing strategies – Test management

    You don’t need test management. You develop web applications. Your job is not rocket science. It’s demanding, and you are doing a fantastic part shipping features and making customers happy. Who needs…

  • Testing strategies – back to start

    On Friday I gave you a very quick intro on how you could increase your test coverage and confidence for an application that has no tests. You can consider this the quick…

  • Commit Message Template Download

    I wrote about using commit messages in an article on best practices for doing pull requests. You can find my Git templates on GitLab. Please feel free to clone the repository. I…

  • Testing strategies

    In an earlier email I asked you on your opinions as to what you would like to read more about. A bit like a “chose-your-own-adventure” style newsletter. BTW: Did you see that…